by STAFF | May 15, 2018 10:36 pm
Daniel J. Hayes became the City of Ansonia’s first police chief in 1880.
But within months he would pay the ultimate sacrifice while protecting his fellow citizens after being shot while arresting a disorderly drunk.
Hayes died Dec. 27, 1880.
On Tuesday (May 15), the city honored his memory by renaming Railroad Avenue, where he was mortally wounded nearly 140 years ago, as Chief Daniel J. Hayes Drive.
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by STAFF | May 14, 2018 3:11 pm
Shelton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying someone who stole a purse from an 86-year-old woman.
In a prepared statement, Detective Richard Bango said the woman was shopping at the Shop Rite store at 875 Bridgeport Ave. about 3:30 p.m. May 8 and walked away from her cart, leaving her purse inside.
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by Press Release | May 11, 2018 4:31 pm
The Ansonia Police Department will be hosting two events in conjunction with National Police Week, May 13, 2018 to May 19, 2018.
Continue reading ‘Ansonia Police Plan Street Renaming, Awards Cermonies’
by STAFF | Apr 20, 2018 5:23 pm
A California man is facing a child pornography charge after an investigation by Ansonia and Seymour cops.
In a prepared statement, Ansonia Police Lt. Patrick Lynch said Ansonia and Seymour detectives began an investigation of 36-year-old Aaron Bresky in November 2009.
At the time, Bresky lived in Ansonia.
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by STAFF | Apr 20, 2018 5:01 pm
An Ansonia woman was arrested Thursday (April 19) after police investigating a burglary at her home last month allegedly found marijuana there.
According to a prepared statement from Ansonia Police Lt. Patrick Lynch, 37-year-old Heather Swanson reported the break-in at her Platt Street home March 8.
Continue reading ‘Drug Charges Lodged In Ansonia’
by STAFF | Apr 5, 2018 6:45 am
Shelton police filed more charges Wednesday against a Torrington man first accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in January.
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by STAFF | Mar 23, 2018 5:01 pm
An Ansonia woman was arrested after police said she left her 2-year-old son home alone.
Julie Sherman, 36, faces a charge of risk of injury to a minor in the case. The child had been spotted walking alone, police said.
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by STAFF | Mar 23, 2018 1:03 pm
Updated story here.
Ansonia police expect to file charges after finding a toddler wandering on a city street Friday morning.
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by STAFF | Mar 23, 2018 11:45 am
Two Shelton men were arrested Friday after police searched their home and allegedly found drugs.
The arrests were the result of a “lengthy narcotics investigation,” according to a prepared statement from Detective Christopher Nugent.
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by STAFF | Mar 20, 2018 11:48 am
An Ansonia woman and three men have been charged after cops investigated prostitution allegations in two separate cases.
In a prepared statement, Ansonia Police Lt. Patrick Lynch said the first arrests came Saturday (March 17) after police “investigated a suspicious person, possibly threatening case at 23 Beverly Drive.”
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