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Derby Police Respond To Report Of Shots Fired

by STAFF | Feb 21, 2018 11:04 pm | Comments (0)

Derby police are investigating a report of shots fired near Park Avenue and E Street.

There are no reported injuries.

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Warrant Details Fatal Crash Investigation

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 21, 2018 6:49 pm | Comments (0)

Moments after Nathan Torres sold $20 worth of crack to a Beacon Falls man, police allege he got into a car packed with five people, including three underage girls.

“You ready?” Torres asked.

A 16-year-old girl in the car later told police “his eyes were ‘bugging out’ and he sounded like the devil when he said it.”

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Sen. Logan: Domestic Violence Is Never Acceptable

by Press Release | Feb 19, 2018 5:28 pm | Comments (0)

State Rep. Dr. William A. Petit, Jr., Brad Drazen, State Sen. George S. Logan and many other Men Against Violence joined together on Feb. 14 at the Legislative Office Building to spread the message that domestic violence and abuse is never acceptable.

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Narcan-Opioids Community Training Session

by Press Release | Feb 19, 2018 8:27 am | Comments (0)

The Naugatuck Valley Overdose Prevention & Education (N.O.P.E.) Campaign is hosting an upcoming Narcan & Opioids Community Training Session on February 22nd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Griffin Hospital (Meditation Learning Center).

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Derby Church To Host Panel On Human Trafficking

by Press Release | Feb 16, 2018 7:52 am | Comments (0)

Walnut Hill Community Church, located at the corner of Smith and Ninth Streets in Derby is hosting a community awareness event in order to help raise awareness of the human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children in the Valley, Connecticut and around the world.

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Derby RTC Endorses Gray For Treasurer

by Press Release | Feb 15, 2018 7:33 am | Comments (0)

Republican candidate for state Treasurer Thad Gray last Wednesday received the endorsement of the Derby Republican Town Committee.

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Coffee With Sen. Logan Feb. 16 In Derby

by Press Release | Feb 15, 2018 7:33 am | Comments (0)

Sen. George S. Logan will host a coffee hour on Friday, Feb. 16 at Valley Diner Restaurant, 636 New Haven Ave., Derby.

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Derby PD Looking For Cell Phone Bandit

by STAFF | Feb 15, 2018 7:20 am | Comments (0)

Update: Derby police said Thursday they may have identified the person in the photo above.

“Based on tips to the PD, we believe we have the suspect identified. The cases remain under investigation so we cannot comment further at this time. THANK YOU community for your help!,” police said.

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Rochelle Enters 104th District Race

by STAFF | Feb 14, 2018 9:07 am | Comments (0)

The president of the Naugatuck Valley Young Democrats filed paperwork Tuesday (Feb. 13) to run for state representative in the 104th District this November.

Derby’s Kara Rochelle is the second candidate in the race to succeed Democrat Linda Gentile, who represented the district covering Ansonia and part of west Derby since 2004.

Republican Ansonia Alderman Joseph Jaumann announced his candidacy last week.

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Big Drug Seizure In Derby Lands Derby Man In Jail

by STAFF | Feb 14, 2018 6:11 am | Comments (0)

State Police Photo A 24-year-old Derby man was part of a pair arrested on a string of drug charges after state police pulled over a car in Orange.

Jonathan Brito of Summit Street is charged with: conspiracy to commit possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of cocaine within 1,500 feet of a school or daycare, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of marijuana, and two counts of possession of untaxed marijuana.

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