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.
by STAFF | Apr 21, 2016 6:52 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton cops arrested a 27-year-old local man Wednesday (April 20) after a month-long drug investigation, police said in a prepared statement.
The man, Michael Neudeck, faces three counts of possession of narcotics with intent to sell and one count of possession of narcotics.
by STAFF | Apr 21, 2016 11:40 am | Comments (0)
Derby police are trying to track down a suspect who robbed the Wal-Mart on Route 34 Wednesday (April 20).
Police released a photo Thursday captured from a surveillance camera.
by STAFF | Apr 15, 2016 12:24 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia police arrested a Waterbury man after allegedly finding heroin, crack cocaine, and about $17,000 in cash while raiding a Howard Avenue residence Thursday.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 10, 2016 7:37 am | Comments (0)
Two people contacted the Valley Indy over the weekend to report property crimes.
A resident of Alcott Street in Ansonia said someone stole about $3,000 worth of her possessions sometime Friday between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.
by STAFF | Apr 6, 2016 8:57 pm | Comments (0)
A Fairfield man accused of hitting two police vehicles at the conclusion of a wrong-way chase up Route 8 during which he was allegedly impaired has applied for diversionary programs that, if granted, may eventually result in the charges against him being dismissed.
The man, 55-year-old Thomas Plesz, appeared briefly before Judge Peter Brown at Superior Court in Derby Wednesday (April 6).
by STAFF | Apr 6, 2016 8:40 pm | Comments (0)
A manhunt in downtown Shelton Wednesday led to the arrest of a 29-year-old man on charges he broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house and seriously injured her during an assault.
The man, Jesse Smith, is due in court Thursday (April 7) to face charges of home invasion, second-degree assault, and disorderly conduct.
by STAFF | Apr 2, 2016 2:09 pm | Comments (0)
A 35-year-old man is due in court April 8 for allegedly assaulting a Seymour police officer.
According to a press release from police, officers and EMS were sent to Reservoir Manor March 26 for a report of a highly intoxicated man.
Police said Shawn Lonergan, of Washington Avenue, would not listen to commands and started fighting.