Crime

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John Silva
March 15, 2018 - 10:39 am
(West Haven, Conn./WTIC Radio) - A man is under arrest and facing charges in connection with multiple armed robberies this week in West Hartford. The first occurred on Tuesday just before 10:30 a.m. at a New Britain Avenue Dunkin Donuts. Officers say 34-year-old Phiron Noun Mann made off with cash...
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AP
March 14, 2018 - 3:20 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A University of Connecticut medical school official has been disciplined in the case of a professor who continued to receive payment for months after he was slain. An internal UConn investigation found that Melinda Sanders had no contact over several months with professor...
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John Silva
March 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
(Milford, Conn./WTIC Radio) - Narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized in a Tuesday raid in Milford, police said. Around 1:00 p.m., Bridgeport DEA agents, along with those from Milford and Stamford Police narcotics divisions descended on the Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in...
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John Silva
March 14, 2018 - 10:12 am
(Manchester, Conn./WTIC Radio) - A man is being charged after State Police say he was traveling well over 100 mph as they conducted motor vehicle enforcement along Interstate 384 in Manchester on Monday. Troopers say they spotted an Acura speeding at 124 mph in a 65 mph stretch near exit 4 on the...
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John Silva
March 13, 2018 - 4:53 pm
(South Windsor, Conn./WTIC Radio) - A month long investigation has netted local law enforcement officials an arrest in connection with a large scale marijuana operation in a South Windsor business. Officers from the East Central Narcotics Task Force was able to determine that packages shipped from...
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Vernon, Connecticut
Matt Dwyer
March 12, 2018 - 3:43 pm
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who accidentally shot his friend in the head has been sentenced to five years in prison. The Journal Inquirer reports that 20-year-old Joeseph Maddox, of Vernon, was also sentenced Friday to three years' probation after pleading guilty to second-degree assault...
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AP
March 11, 2018 - 4:18 pm
A white former Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her black roommate's belongings is set to go before a judge for a hearing on her request for a probation program.
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