by STAFF | Jun 30, 2015 10:12 am | Comments (0)
Shelton police on Tuesday charged a Bridgeport man in a string of car burglaries along the Bridgeport Avenue corridor.
Jimmie Bennett, 48, was charged with four counts each of third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree larceny, and sixth-degree larceny.
by Press Release | Shelton Police Department | Jun 22, 2015 10:15 am | Comments (0)
On June 23 and June 24 Huntington Street will be closed for paving.
Residents are requested to find an alternative route and follow detours, which will be set up from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on both dates.
by STAFF | Jun 8, 2015 2:15 pm | Comments (0)
Two men were sent to the hospital after a dog attacked them early Monday on Ansonia’s Arch Street, police said.
Police said both men required medical attention and surgery to repair their injuries.
About 6:20 a.m. a nurse at Griffin Hospital called Ansonia police reporting two men had come to the ER after the attack, according to a prepared statement from Lt. Andrew Cota, the department’s spokesman.
Officers arrived to discover that two Ansonia men, 43 and 41, had been attacked by what police described as a “roaming pit bull.”
by STAFF | May 28, 2015 12:49 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton 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.
by STAFF | May 21, 2015 6:27 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.