by STAFF | Mar 5, 2014 6:41 pm | Comments (0)
Four Ansonia residents were arrested after police said they tried to break into a Shelton house Wednesday (March 5) morning.
About 9:30 a.m., the owner of a home on Foxhunt Road called 911 and reported that people were trying to break into the house, according to a prepared statement from police.
by Ethan Fry | Feb 25, 2014 4:06 pm | Comments (0)
An Ansonia man accused of shooting a distant cousin to death outside a Derby bar is due to go on trial April 1, and potential witnesses include cops and convicts involved in a massive police probe of a drug-dealing organization allegedly headed by the shooting victim.
Jury selection began Tuesday (Feb. 25) at Superior Court in Milford in the case of Cordaryl Silva, 26, accused of murdering Javon Zimmerman, who was 22 when he was killed outside RJ’s Cafe on Elizabeth Street in the early morning hours of May 12, 2012.
by Ethan Fry | Feb 12, 2014 10:54 am | Comments (1)
The Seymour Police Department was restructured Monday under a plan that Chief Michael Metzler said increases supervision of police officers, bolsters the department’s chain of command, and reduces something called “sergeant shopping.”
The chief also said the reorganization could speed up the process of naming a new School Resource Officer, as well as restoring the position of Community Police Officer to the department.
by STAFF | Jan 29, 2014 2:37 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia police on Wednesday (Jan. 29) announced several recent drug arrests made in connection with warrants obtained by the department’s Anti-Crime Unit.
“Each one of these arrests were related to complaints received from residents and involved the possession and sale of cocaine/crack,” Ansonia Police Lt. Andrew Cota said in a prepared statement. “These cases were initiated by the Anti-Crime Unit and also involved uniformed patrol officers.”
by Ethan Fry | Jan 16, 2014 9:21 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia Aldermen on Tuesday approved the police department’s hiring of a new sergeant.
The move comes in response to the discovery last year of “irregularities” regarding the processing of evidence at the department that is the subject of an ongoing state police investigation.
by STAFF | Jan 10, 2014 3:58 pm | Comments (0)
A Bridgeport man is due in court next week on charges he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl in Shelton last August.
Kristal Turman, 36, was arrested Dec. 31 on a warrant charging him with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor, Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said in a prepared statement Friday.
The statement said Turman’s arrest “stems from an investigation that began in August 2013 when an allegation of sexual contact with a child was reported to police.”
by STAFF | Jan 8, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (1)
Shelton police on Wednesday charged a Providence Avenue woman with falsely reporting a robbery last month because she wanted a ride home.
Tiffany Lopez, 20, faces charges of second-degree falsely reporting an incident and misuse of the emergency 911 system.
by STAFF | Dec 11, 2013 1:48 pm | Comments (0)
December marks the first month of winter parking rules in Shelton.
Click here to read the city’s winter parking ordinance.
The rules basically state that from December to March, parking from midnight to 6 a.m. is restricted to one side of city streets.
by Press Release | Dec 6, 2013 11:33 am | Comments (0)
The Shelton Police Department has teamed up with Outback Steakhouse of Shelton for the annual toy drive.
People are asked to bring new unwrapped toys that will be distributed to local families in need. The toys can be dropped off at the Shelton Police Department, located at 85 Wheeler St., or Outback Steakhouse of Shelton, located at 698 Bridgeport Ave.
All toys must be received by Thursday, Dec. 19.
by Press Release | Seymour Police Department | Nov 27, 2013 4:10 pm | Comments (0)
This year the Winter Parking Ban will be in effect from DECEMBER 1, 2013 thru MARCH 31, 2014.
Since 2013 is an ODD year, Parking will only be allowed on the ODD side of the street for the entire winter season (December 2013, January 2014, February 2014 and March 2014).