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Ansonia Man Faces Gun, Drug Charges After Chase

by STAFF | Oct 20, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia police arrested a South Street man Friday after they said he eluded officers trying to stop his car.

A prepared statement issued Monday by police spokesman Lt. Andrew Cota said that on Friday officers saw 21-year-old Howard Rumley, “who was known to be operating a motor vehicle without a license,” and tried to stop him in the area of South Street.

Rumley fled, Cota’s statement said.

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Shelton Cops Charge Third Suspect In Hotel Stickup

by STAFF | Oct 14, 2014 11:50 am | Comments (0)

Shelton police have charged the third man they say perpetrated a stickup at a Bridgeport Avenue hotel in June.

The man, Derrick Gilliam, 28, was charged with first-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny.

In July police arrested two other Bridgeport residents, Anthony Santiago and Lancelot Supersad, on identical charges in connection with the heist.

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Shelton Standoff Resolved Peacefully

by Ethan Fry | Oct 2, 2014 6:55 pm | Comments (0)

A 41-year-old Shelton man surrendered to police after a standoff at his Longview Road home that lasted nearly three hours Thursday.

The man, who was not identified by police, was not injured, but was taken in an ambulance to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.

The man was in the backyard of his home during the standoff, and no other people were involved or threatened by him, police said.

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Police: Man Who Pulled Gun On Ansonia Cop In Custody

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2014 3:31 pm | Comments (1)

photo:ethan fryA man who allegedly pulled a gun on a police officer last week was taken into custody Thursday (Aug. 21) after police say he led cops on a Route 8 chase from Ansonia to Shelton.

The man, Kelvin Whitehurst, 27, now faces charges in connection with last week’s incident as well as Thursday’s pursuit, and was held by police on $350,000 bond to appear Friday at Superior Court in Derby.

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Shelton Cops Charge Bridgeport Men In Hotel Stickup

by STAFF | Jul 22, 2014 7:30 am | Comments (0)

Supersad

Update: Shelton police announced this morning (Tuesday, July 22) the arrest of Anthony Santiago, the second suspect in the hotel robbery.

Santiago, 20, was charged with first-degree larceny and sixth-degree larceny.

He was being held on a $75,000 bond pending a court date in Derby later today.

The original post from July 21 follows:

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Derby-Shelton Fireworks: What You Need To Know

by STAFF | Jul 3, 2014 12:23 pm | Comments (0)

The cities of Derby and Shelton will hold their annual dueling fireworks shows Saturday, July 5.

The pyrotechnic celebration of the 238th anniversary of our forefathers telling the Brits to take their monarchy and stuff it will start about 9 p.m. after downtown concerts on both sides of the Housatonic River.

Click here to read suggestions from Valley Indy readers on the best viewing spots.

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Ansonia Police Ask Judge To Toss Lawsuit Filed By Mustafa Salahuddin

by Ethan Fry | Jul 2, 2014 8:27 pm | Comments (1)

FILEMore than six years after a $25 garden hose allegedly went missing for five days at the Ansonia police station, the city is still locked in a legal battle with the cop accused and later acquitted of stealing it.

The former officer, Mustafa Salahuddin, filed a federal lawsuit against Police Chief Kevin Hale last year alleging the chief and others conspired to have him arrested because they wanted to force him out of the department.

In April, a lawyer representing the police asked a judge to toss the lawsuit out of court, saying they are protected from the lawsuit by a legal doctrine that protects public officials from being sued.

Salahuddin’s lawyers have until Monday (July 7) to respond to the city’s request.

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Thor, Ansonia’s Police Dog, Retires

by Ethan Fry | Jun 29, 2014 10:15 pm | Comments (0)

FACEBOOK PHOTOAfter nine years and more than 10,000 calls for service, Ansonia’s Police Dog, Thor, took his last ride as a member of the city’s finest in the back of Officer Steven Martins’ cruiser Monday (June 23).

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One Charged, One At Large After Ansonia Stickup, Assault

by STAFF | May 21, 2014 10:55 am | Comments (1)

Ansonia police arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a gunpoint robbery and assault at a Hill Street store Sunday (May 18) night.

The stickup occurred about 9:15 p.m. at GQ Mart, police said in a prepared statement Wednesday (May 21).

Police said two men entered the store, one armed with a handgun and another with a “Taser type weapon.”

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Seymour Police: Beware Of Scammers Pretending To Be IRS

by Inspector Joseph DeNigris | Seymour Police Department | May 12, 2014 4:53 pm | Comments (0)

The Seymour Police Department has received complaints relating to telephone scams from individuals claiming to be from the IRS.

The caller can be particularly aggressive and victims are threatened with arrest.

Callers are frequently insulting or hostile — apparently to scare their potential victims.

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