by STAFF | Oct 9, 2015 12:33 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia has hired two new cops.
Allen Luna, 29, of Naugatuck, and Brian Caruso, 22, of Ansonia, were sworn in by Mayor David Cassetti Oct. 7 at the monthly meeting of the Board of Police Commissioners.
by STAFF | Oct 9, 2015 11:28 am | Comments (0)
Shelton police said a section of Long Hill Cross Road will be closed to traffic for about two weeks beginning Monday (Oct. 12).
The road will be closed between the Route 8 overpass and Bridgeport Avenue.
by STAFF | Oct 8, 2015 4:58 pm | Comments (0)
Seymour police arrested an Ansonia woman Tuesday afternoon after they said she “inappropriately touched and fondled” a teenager at the Seymour Skate Park and made sexual comments to other juveniles.
Jennifer Johnson, 37, of Fitzpatrick Road, was charged with five counts of risk of injury to a minor, as well as single counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, attempted second-degree sexual assault, and second-degree breach of peace.
by STAFF | Oct 7, 2015 11:31 am | Comments (0)
Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman is retiring this month after nearly 40 years with the department, the Connecticut Post reported.
Captain Shawn Sequeira, a former state police detective hired earlier this year, will take over the chief’s job on an interim basis.
by STAFF | Oct 5, 2015 12:30 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton police have charged four people who they say planned to rob a local man by having a 17-year-old girl get him intoxicated.
In a prepared statement, Detective Richard Bango said on Sept. 8 a Shelton man called police saying he had been beaten in the driveway of his home.
Cops responded and found the man “bleeding profusely” from a serious head wound, Bango’s statement said. The man was hospitalized for treatment.
by STAFF | Oct 5, 2015 10:54 am | Comments (0)
Shelton police arrested a registered sex offender Saturday after obtaining an arrest warrant charging him with exposing himself to a jogger in May.
Richard Hammond, 52, of Stratford, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and public indecency. He is scheduled to appear at Superior Court in Derby Oct. 19.
In a prepared statement, Shelton Police Detective Richard Bango said the charges stem from a complaint cops received May 10.
by Ethan Fry | Sep 18, 2015 2:57 pm | Comments (0)
A drug-addicted city cop was ripping open evidence bags to grab cocaine and raiding medicine “drop-off boxes” to get painkillers, according to an arrest warrant from state police.
by STAFF | Sep 9, 2015 10:35 am | Comments (0)
Shelton police charged a former high school math teacher with disorderly conduct in connection with a dinner he had with a student last April.
In a prepared statement police said George Perduta, 57, of Kensington, surrendered to police Tuesday and was released after posting a $500 bond. He is scheduled to appear at Superior Court in Derby Sept. 22.
by Ethan Fry | Sep 8, 2015 9:19 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia Aldermen on Tuesday unanimously approved a request from the police commission to buy 25 body cameras for use by the department’s patrol officers.
by STAFF | Sep 2, 2015 12:22 pm | Comments (0)
Update 2 p.m.: Shelton police released surveillance video of the burglary Wednesday afternoon. Click the play button on the video to see the burglary.
Original post follows below.
Three semi-automatic handguns were stolen from a downtown Shelton gun store early Wednesday.
In a prepared statement, Shelton Detective Richard Bango said police responded to an alarm at Valley Firearms, 549 Howe Ave., about 4:30 a.m.