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Shelton Cop And New Police Dog Graduate Training With An Award

by STAFF | May 28, 2015 12:49 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDShelton Police Officer Dan Loris and the department’s new police dog, Stryker, graduated Thursday as part of the Connecticut State Police’s 173rd Patrol Dog Training Troop.

Loris and Stryker have been training since February in the areas of tracking, handler protection, evidence recovery, building searches, obedience, and classroom education, according to a press release from state police.

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Ansonia Has A New Police Dog

by STAFF | May 21, 2015 6:27 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDAnsonia police announced Thursday that the department has a new police dog, a German Shepherd named Kane.

The one-and-a-half-year-old dog will begin 12 weeks of training in “handler protection and narcotics detection” beginning May 25, police said.

Officer Paul Smith has been selected has Kane’s handler. Smith has been with Ansonia police since March 2003.

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Ansonia Police Charge Two After Raids

by STAFF | May 12, 2015 4:01 pm | Comments (0)

Police arrested two people Saturday morning after conducting simultaneous raids at homes in Beacon Falls and Ansonia.

In a prepared statement, Ansonia Police Lt. Andrew Cota said the police department’s anti-crime unit, as well as detectives and patrol officers, executed search warrants about 8 a.m. May 8 at a first-floor apartment of 14 May St. in Ansonia and 14 Church St. in Beacon Falls.

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Ansonia Police Charge Two Teens In Stabbing, Robbery

by STAFF | May 12, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia police charged two teens Saturday with stabbing a man behind a North Main Street business.

Officers were dispatched about 8:30 p.m. May 9 to the area of Fourth and North Main streets on a report of an assault, according to a prepared statement from Ansonia Police Lt. Andrew Cota.

When they got there, they found a 45-year-old Ansonia man lying behind the Daily Mart on North Main Street suffering from “obvious signs that he had been assaulted” — facial wounds and cuts, as well as puncture wounds to his torso and arms.

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Milford Man Charged With Stalking Waitress In Shelton

by STAFF | May 12, 2015 8:48 am | Comments (0)

Shelton police charged a Milford man with stalking an 18-year-old waitress at a River Road restaurant in March.

The man, Kim Lariccia, 57, with third-degree stalking, second-degree breach of peace, and interfering with an officer.

The charges are misdemeanors. Lariccia, who police said works as a youth hockey coach, posted a $15,000 bond after cops served him with the warrant May 4 and is scheduled to appear at Superior Court in Derby May 18.

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Police: Shelton Man Takes Money But Does No Work

by STAFF | Apr 26, 2015 7:33 pm | Comments (0)

A 35-year-old Shelton man was charged Thursday with taking money for a kitchen renovation project, then never showing up to start the job.

According to a prepared statement from Milford police, Timothy Kovalsky was hired to do a kitchen job for a resident on Hauser Street in Milford.

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Shelton Cops Charge Two With Burglarizing Home

by STAFF | Apr 22, 2015 11:57 am | Comments (0)

Alert Shelton residents, cops, and a police dog joined forces Tuesday to nab two men police say broke into a home on Waverly Terrace.

Police said they received several calls about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday regarding a suspicious vehicle driving around Waverly Road and Sorghum Road.

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Shelton Police Receive Awards, Promotions

by Ethan Fry | Apr 1, 2015 5:05 pm | Comments (0)

Shelton police recognized several officers for meritorious service during a ceremony Thursday (March 26) and promoted several others, including the first female female detective in the department’s history.

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Derby Man Charged With Robbing Elderly Shelton Woman

by STAFF | Mar 13, 2015 12:17 pm | Comments (1)

Shelton police charged a Derby man Friday with the strongarm robbery of an elderly Shelton woman in her own garage.

Michael Dean, 55, was charged with first-degree burglary, third-degree robbery, second-degree larceny, and second-degree assault of an elderly person.

Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said in a prepared statement that the robbery was reported about 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 by the victim, a 73-year-old woman who lives off Coram Road.

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Shelton Police Announce Arrests In Liquor Store Robbery

by STAFF | Feb 20, 2015 5:42 pm | Comments (0)

A Bridgeport man accused of the gun-point robbery of a River Road convenience store last Christmas Eve will also face charges in the stickup of a liquor store, police said.

Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said Friday (Feb. 20) that detectives had obtained an arrest warrant charging 33-year-old Valentine Rodriguez, in the Dec. 16 robbery of Cleto’s Wine Spirits & Ale at 402 Howe Ave.

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