Crime

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AP
January 17, 2019 - 2:40 pm
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - The former president of a nonprofit rehabilitation center for pit bulls has been charged in connection with the death of five dogs. Police say 31-year-old Heidi Lueders faces five counts of animal cruelty. The Hour reports police say the arrest stems from the discovery of...
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AP
January 16, 2019 - 11:41 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Federal authorities have intercepted more than 30 pounds of cocaine shipped from Puerto Rico to Connecticut. According to court documents unsealed Monday, U.S. Postal Service and Drug Enforcement Administration agents working an eight-month investigation tracked 60 packages...
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Edgar Maldonado. Photo courtesy of the Hartford Police Department.
Bill Pearse
January 15, 2019 - 9:12 pm
(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC Radio) - A man charged with attempted murder and kidnapping in a violent domestic assault on Natick Street in Hartford early New Year's morning has been extradited from New York.23 year old Edgar Maldanado is accused of stabbing a woman more than 30 times and abducting her 6...
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John Silva
January 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm
(Stratford, Conn./WTIC) - There's a murder investigation underway in the town of Stratford. Police say officers were dispatched a little after 2:00 a.m. to Regency Terrace, not far from the Bridgeport city line on a report of a shooting. On arrival, they found a male suffering from a gunshot wound...
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Bill Pearse
January 11, 2019 - 7:38 pm
(GLASTONBURY,Conn./WTIC Radio) - Glastonbury Police have made an arrest in an armed carjacking on Spring Street Thursday.The victim had been selling the vehicle on the website OfferUp and was contacted by a potential buyer who wanted to take the vehicle for a test drive.During the test drive the...
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