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Serious Crash On Route 8 In Shelton

by STAFF | Jul 27, 2017 10:02 am | Comments (0)

Two people were seriously injured after a van crossed the median of Route 8 in Shelton and collided head-on with another vehicle Thursday.

The crash closed down the highway’s northbound lanes for hours as police, fire, and EMS responded.

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Shelton Police: Man Grabbed Children By Their Necks

by STAFF | Jul 25, 2017 12:39 pm | Comments (0)

A man facing an attempted murder charge in Oxford was arrested by Shelton police in a separate incident after allegedly grabbing two children by their necks.

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State Police Ask For Help Locating Missing Oxford Man

by Press Release | Jul 20, 2017 1:12 pm | Comments (0)

State Police detectives assigned to Western District Major Crime (WDMC) are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Oxford man.

State Police detectives issued a Silver Alert for John “Jack” Fairhurst in January 2016 after he was reported missing by family and friends. WDMC detectives and troopers have been investigating and following leads into the whereabouts of Jack Fairhurst, however his whereabouts remain unknown.

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Stratford Man Dies In Shelton

by STAFF | Jul 19, 2017 5:27 pm | Comments (0)

A 46-year-old Stratford man died in Shelton Wednesday after he went missing while in the Housatonic River, police said.

Detectives are investigating.

In a prepared statement, Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said police received several 911 calls about 2 p.m. “reporting a male in the water who appeared to be distressed by the Sunnyside Boat Ramp.”

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Ansonia Man Charged With Trafficking Pot From California

by STAFF | Jul 19, 2017 2:00 pm | Comments (0)

Federal prosecutors say an Ansonia man and two others schemed to fly thousands of pounds of marijuana to the state over the past three years.

The feds say the plot came to an end last month when 38-year-old Scott “Pep” Bodnar and an alleged accomplice from Milford took delivery of more than 800 pounds of pot in a duffel bag during a sting in Derby.

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Update: City Vehicle Stolen In Ansonia, Crashed In Seymour

by STAFF | Jul 12, 2017 10:57 am | Comments (0)

ethan fry photo A 15-year-old boy stole a city car used by Ansonia’s blight inspector in the north end Wednesday morning and led police on a chase before driving it onto the Metro-North Railroad tracks into Seymour, according to police.

The suspect was captured after he ditched the vehicle once it became inoperable.

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Police: Shelton ‘Porch Pirate’ Identified

by STAFF | Jul 10, 2017 1:16 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTED Shelton police say they’ve identified a woman caught on video swiping a parcel from a resident’s front porch in broad daylight.

The alleged crime occurred Thursday (July 6) afternoon, according to the victim, who reached out to the Valley Indy via Facebook and asked not to be identified.

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New Police Officer Hired In Ansonia

by STAFF | Jul 6, 2017 1:51 pm | Comments (0)

ethan fry photo Joseph Pereira has dreamed of becoming a police officer his entire life.

On Wednesday the Ansonia Police Commission gave the 39-year-old Meriden resident the chance to fulfill that wish.

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Detective Rick Esposito Is Ansonia’s Cop Of The Year

by STAFF | Jul 5, 2017 6:17 pm | Comments (0)

ethan fry photo The Ansonia Police Commission named Detective Rick Esposito the police department’s officer of the year.

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Shelton Police: Lock Your Cars

by Shelton Police Department | Jun 29, 2017 12:52 pm | Comments (0)

The Shelton Police Department has responded to different areas of town over the past few weeks for unlocked vehicles being gone through during the overnight hours.

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