by STAFF | Jun 22, 2016 5:53 pm | Comments (0)
A Waterbury man was charged Tuesday with leading a Shelton detective on a chase into Derby afternoon in a van that had been stolen at gunpoint in New Haven.
by STAFF | Jun 22, 2016 11:33 am | Comments (0)
State police are searching for a car that struck a boom lift on Route 8 in Naugatuck on Wednesday, injuring two workers.
Both workers were sent to Waterbury Hospital. Police described their injuries as “minor.”
by Ethan Fry | Jun 21, 2016 1:42 pm | Comments (0)
The Ansonia High School student accused of authoring an anonymous threat to shoot up the school confessed to writing the post but said “he had no intention of shooting inside the school and had no access to any guns.”
by Ethan Fry | Jun 8, 2016 2:30 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia was on edge as summer drew to a close.
A serial burglar had been plaguing the city’s hilltop neighborhood, committing a series of audacious break-ins in the wee hours of the morning, in some cases while residents were home.
But the spree ended one morning in September after a Derby resident reported a burglary in progress — and a detail of Ansonia cops assigned to the case had him in cuffs within minutes.
by Ansonia Police Department | Jun 6, 2016 3:33 pm | Comments (0)
The Ansonia Police Department will be holding its annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday (June 7) at 7 p.m.
It will take place at the Ansonia High School at 20 Pulaski Highway.
by STAFF | Jun 3, 2016 2:35 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia police charged a 19-year-old city resident Friday with making a threat on a smartphone app that resulted in public schools being closed for a day last week.
GianCarlos Diaz was charged with first-degree threatening, second-degree threatening, and second-degree breach of peace.
by STAFF | Jun 1, 2016 2:31 pm | Comments (0)
A Shelton grandmother and her son were arrested on drug charges Wednesday.
by Ethan Fry | May 18, 2016 5:37 pm | Comments (0)
It’s the type of call every cop dreads hearing over the radio — a fire at an apartment building for senior citizens.
But for Ansonia Police Officer Nathan Anderson, who retired Wednesday after 26 years on the job, the quick thinking and bravery displayed by police at a fire last week in the James J. O’Donnell apartments showed he’s leaving the department in good hands.
by STAFF | May 18, 2016 1:39 pm | Comments (0)
An off-duty Shelton cop foiled a purse-snatching at Wal-Mart Wednesday (May 18), police said.
According to a prepared statement from Detective Richard Bango, Officer Nicholas Ardizzone was pulling into the parking lot of the store on Bridgeport Avenue about 11 a.m. when he saw a man running across the parking lot with a purse.
The man — later identified as 26-year-old Shane Kral, of Trumbull — was being chased by a 70-year-old woman.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 22, 2016 6:56 am | Comments (0)
Derby police responded about 1 p.m. Wednesday to a report of shots fired in the area of Anson and Lafayette streets.
A bevy of officers and detectives scoured the area, and an alert was sent to surrounding towns to be on the lookout for a person riding a moped who may have been connected to the incident.
Derby police did not release information on the incident as of 7 a.m. Thursday.