Connecticut State Police

File photo of a police officer on a highway. (Evgen_Prozhyrko iStock / Getty Images Plus)
Matt Dwyer
August 31, 2019 - 4:47 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police are sending extra troopers out on the highways this Labor Day weekend to target drunken drivers, distracted drivers and other hazards. The beefed-up patrols started at midnight Friday and will run through Monday night. Impaired driving checkpoints...
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John Silva
August 15, 2019 - 10:22 am
(Windsor Locks, Conn./WTIC) - A New Haven man is charged with trying to pass through security at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks with brass knuckles. TSA officials say 33-year-old Matthew Lamar Smith was caught with the knuckles while attempting to pass through screening just after 5:30 p.m...
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August 01, 2019 - 8:07 pm
EAST HAMPTON, Conn. (WTIC) – Two suspects in an armed robbery Thursday afternoon have been apprehended and taken into custody by state authorities. Connecticut State Police tweeted the increased police activity was due to an armed robbery out of East Hampton. Two suspects were apprehended and...
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John Silva
July 25, 2019 - 3:50 pm
(West Haven, Conn./WTIC) - Two Tennessee men are facing charges after a traffic stop that turned into arrests for drugs and weapons. Troopers say they stopped a black Nissan on Kimberly Avenue in West Haven a little before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. Suspecting that something was amiss, the troopers...
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July 16, 2019 - 11:19 am
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut State Police trooper charged with assaulting his wife has been ordered by a judge to surrender all his weapons. The Hartford Courant reports that 42-year-old Gregory Smith was freed on $50,000 bond after appearing in court Monday on charges including felony...
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July 09, 2019 - 4:16 pm
DURHAM, Conn. (WTIC) – State Police are investigating after Troopers from Troop F in Westbrook were dispatched to reports of a shooting Monday, July 8th at 10:25 p.m. The Troopers responded to a residence on 49 Mountain Road in Durham where it was reported the homeowner had arrived and noticed a...
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