by STAFF | Jul 29, 2015 11:02 am | Comments (0)
An Ansonia man who saved an elderly woman from a 2012 fire in Derby was arrested in Orange Monday (July 27).
by STAFF | Jul 13, 2015 10:17 am | Comments (0)
Shelton police have made a fifth arrest in connection to a stabbing at a party in May.
On Saturday Jamar Smith, a 21-year-old Derby man for whom Shelton police had an arrest warrant, was charged after a motor vehicle stop in Bridgeport, police said in a prepared statement.
Cops have charged a total of five people in connection to the stabbing, which occurred outside a party May 2. Police said no further arrests are expected.
by Press Release | Jul 9, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton police have filed charges against four people in connection to a stabbing at a party in May.
In a prepared statement, Shelton Police Detective Christopher Nugent said staff at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport contacted Shelton cops May 2 shortly after midnight “regarding a 19 year old female that came into the hospital suffering from a stab wound which was reported to have occurred in Shelton.”
by STAFF | Jul 8, 2015 2:36 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton police asked residents to take precautions after several residents reported black bear sightings Wednesday.
In a prepared statement, Detective Christopher Nugent said residents of Sinsabaugh Heights, Cynthia Lane, Country Walk condominiums, and Blacks Hill Road called police “throughout the morning and early afternoon” reporting seeing a black bear.
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.