Drug Charges Lodged In Ansonia

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.

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Shelton Police Charge Firefighter With Arson

by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 2:44 pm

Shelton PD Shelton police charged a volunteer firefighter with setting a fire in the back of a pickup truck outside the firehouse last month.

In a prepared statement Friday, Detective Christopher Nugent said 57-year-old William Tortora had been charged with second-degree arson, second-degree reckless endangerment, and second-degree criminal mischief, as well as three counts of conspiracy.

Another arrest is expected, according to police.

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