Crime

Bill Pearse
August 21, 2019 - 9:52 pm
(MERIDEN,Conn./WTIC) - Meriden Police Detectives with assistance from Connecticut State Police and the Waterbury Police Department have found human remains in Waterbury as they investigate the disappearance of Perrie Mason.The woman was reported missing earlier this week. Police say no positive...
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Photo from Bridgeport Police Dept web site
AP
August 21, 2019 - 8:16 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut police officer with a history of domestic violence arrests has been fired. Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez announced that Officer Steven Figueroa had been terminated, effective Wednesday afternoon. In a statement, Perez said an investigation determined...
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Bill Pearse
August 20, 2019 - 7:52 pm
(BRISTOL,Conn./WTIC) - Bristol Police have made three arrests in connection with a serious assault which occurred during a party at 76 Bartholomew Street Monday night.When officers arrived around 11 pm they found the victim on the ground suffering from a serious head wound.The victim, whose name...
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Photo from Twitter feed of Lt. Terry Blake
AP
August 16, 2019 - 6:22 pm
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ A 22-year-old Central Connecticut State University student who authorities say showed interest in committing a mass shooting has been arraigned on state weapons charges. Brandon Washol, of Norwalk, remained jailed Friday on $250,000 bond after appearing in Superior Court,...
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AP
August 14, 2019 - 6:40 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) _ A former nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison in connection with a patient abuse scandal at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital. A judge on Wednesday sentenced Mark Cusson, a former nurse at the state-run Whiting Forensic Hospital in...
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