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.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 1, 2015 5:05 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton police recognized several officers for meritorious service during a ceremony Thursday (March 26) and promoted several others, including the first female female detective in the department’s history.
by STAFF | Mar 13, 2015 12:17 pm | Comments (1)
Shelton police charged a Derby man Friday with the strongarm robbery of an elderly Shelton woman in her own garage.
Michael Dean, 55, was charged with first-degree burglary, third-degree robbery, second-degree larceny, and second-degree assault of an elderly person.
Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said in a prepared statement that the robbery was reported about 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 by the victim, a 73-year-old woman who lives off Coram Road.
by STAFF | Feb 20, 2015 5:42 pm | Comments (0)
A Bridgeport man accused of the gun-point robbery of a River Road convenience store last Christmas Eve will also face charges in the stickup of a liquor store, police said.
Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said Friday (Feb. 20) that detectives had obtained an arrest warrant charging 33-year-old Valentine Rodriguez, in the Dec. 16 robbery of Cleto’s Wine Spirits & Ale at 402 Howe Ave.