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Shelton Cops Charge Ansonia Resident With Cruelty To Animals

by STAFF | Sep 1, 2015 2:06 pm | Comments (0)

Shelton police charged an Ansonia woman with cruelty to animals after they said investigators found a dead puppy at a residence on Soundview Avenue and four other animals “living in unsanitary conditions without adequate food, water, or heat.”

Police in a prepared statement said 31-year-old Charlotte D’Amico used to live at the residence and was responsible for the animals’ care.

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Shelton Police Still Want To Talk To Motorist

by STAFF | Sep 1, 2015 9:26 am | Comments (0)

Shelton police are asking the public for help in identifying the driver of a second vehicle they believe was present during a downtown hit and run accident Aug. 14.

Police released a photo Friday (Aug. 28) and also conducted a checkpoint near the scene of the accident, at Howe Avenue and Bridge Street, to talk with motorists who might have witnessed the accident.

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Ansonia Forming Block Watch After Hilltop Burglaries

by Press Release | City Of Ansonia | Aug 26, 2015 12:15 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti, Police Chief Kevin Hale, Officer Rick Esposito along with Aldermen Patrick Henri, Matthew Edo, Dave Blackwell and Frank DeLibero will host a Neighborhood Block Watch Meeting for residents of the Hilltop area.

The meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. at Hilltop Hose Company No. 5, 80 Pulaski Highway,

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More Nighttime Burglaries Reported In Ansonia

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2015 11:45 am | Comments (0)

There have been 10 burglaries or attempted burglaries in the Hilltop section of Ansonia since Aug. 6, police said Friday.

The crimes are happening in the overnight hours.

“We are asking that all residents make efforts to secure their homes by locking all windows and doors at all times, more importantly in the overnight hours,” police said in a prepared statement.

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Shelton Police Ask For Public’s Help In Hit-And-Run

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2015 11:03 am | Comments (0)

Shelton police are asking the public for help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that might have been involved in a hit-and-run accident last week.

Cops released a surveillance photo of a black vehicle “believed to be present at the time of the accident,” according to a prepared statement from the police department released Friday.

The statement did not say whether police believe the vehicle pictured struck a 49-year-old cyclist from Milford at the intersection of Howe Avenue and Bridge Street about 10 p.m. Friday (Aug. 14).

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Road Closures In Shelton Aug. 23 For Road Race

by Press Release | Shelton Police Department | Aug 18, 2015 2:31 pm | Comments (0)

On Sunday, (Aug. 23) the annual 10K, 5K, and 1 mile Sunset Run For The Warriors road race will take place in the Huntington section of Shelton.

Several streets will be temporarily closed to accommodate approximately 600 participants in the event.

The race route will start on Huntington Street and continue onto Isinglas Road, Nichols Avenue, and end at Church Street. The 5K will cut across Blueberry Lane to Nichols Avenue.

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Update: Police Identify Man Who Died In Shelton

by STAFF | Aug 14, 2015 8:30 pm | Comments (0)

photo:eugene driscollUpdate, 8:22 p.m.:Police identified the man as Richard Briercheck, 46, of 62 Howe Ave.

“This is an active investigation,” state police said in a press release.

Update 4:15 p.m.: In a prepared statement, state police said detectives from the Central District Major Crime Squad have taken over the investigation of a man found dead inside a Howe Avenue home in Shelton Friday.

The statement said detectives “have determined a tentative identification but are withholding the identification pending positive ID and notification to the next of kin.”

An autopsy will be performed on the body to determine the cause and manner of death, police said.

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Ansonia Police Probing Hilltop Burglaries

by STAFF | Aug 12, 2015 3:50 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia police are asking residents to be on the lookout after three burglaries in the city’s Hilltop area early Wednesday.

In a prepared statement, police said a burglar entered a home on Reservoir Drive but was frightened away by a resident. Police also reported an attempted burglary at another Reservoir Drive home, as well as a third burglary at a home on Pin Oak Lane.

The break-ins occurred between 3 and 5 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 12), police said.

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Ansonia Cops Charge Man With Assault, Stabbing

by STAFF | Aug 11, 2015 8:21 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryUPDATE: Ansonia police issued the following press release Tuesday morning:

On 08-10-2015 at approximately 2:20 p.m. Ansonia Police Officers were sent to 20 Clifton Avenue for a report of physical dispute with a possible knife involved. Upon officer’s arrival, a male, who was holding a blanket on his neck, told police that he had been cut by another male.

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Man Accused Of Inappropriate Contact With Boy In Shelton

by STAFF | Aug 5, 2015 5:43 pm | Comments (0)

Shelton police charged a 34-year-old man with two misdemeanors after he allegedly “stuck his finger in his mouth and then stuck it in the ear of a 4-year-old boy” in the waiting area of a local business.

Police described the man, Michael Migani, as homeless.

The incident occurred about 3 p.m. Tuesday in the waiting room of an Center Street business police did not identify in a prepared statement. The boy was playing with his mother at the time.

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