Connecticut State Police

John Silva
November 12, 2018 - 10:40 am
(Prospect, Conn./WTIC) - One person died and another was injured in a weekend crash in Prospect. Just after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, state police were called to the scene just north of Greenwood Drive. Troopers say a 2007 GMC Sierra hit a utility pole head-on before rolling over on its side. The...
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John Silva
November 05, 2018 - 3:21 pm
(Colchester, Conn./WTIC) - State Police have released the name of the man they say was stabbed last week in Colchester. Joseph Kolodnicki was 42. Troopers say the Oakdale man was stabbed in the parking lot of 55 Renee Drive on October 30. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Under arrest for the...
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John Silva
November 03, 2018 - 10:25 am
(Thomaston, Conn./WTIC) - State Police continue to investigate a crash on Route 8 in Thomaston. The call came in around 8:00 to the area northbound at exit 40. The scene approaching exit 41 in Harwinton is closed. At this point, theres no word on the extent of injuries. Troopers are advising...
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John Silva
October 31, 2018 - 2:46 pm
(West Haven, Conn./WTIC) - The onetime public information officer for the West Haven police department is facing 87 counts of forgery. State Police say former Sergeant David Tammarro, who has since retired, falsified overtime in his position pio. In a memorandum from retired West Haven Police...
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John Silva
October 29, 2018 - 4:26 pm
(East Hampton, Conn./WTIC) - State Police say a driver who struck a school bus this morning later led officers on a pursuit before crashing his vehicle into several other vehicles. Troopers say it started in East Hampton when the suspect hit the school bus and fled the scene. Waterbury Police...
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John Silva
October 25, 2018 - 4:50 pm
(Salisbury, Conn./WTIC) - State Police are charging a Salisbury man after they say he entered a home in town and installed cameras within the residence this week. Under arrest is 57-year-old Christopher Pelgrift. Trooper says a little after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, they responded to the Main Street...
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John Silva
October 23, 2018 - 10:47 am
(Stafford, Conn./WTIC) - State Police are investigating an early morning burglary at a Stafford gas station. Around 4:00 a.m., troopers say suspect smashed the front door of the Eagle Mart Sunoco station in town. Investigators say merchandise and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the...
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John Silva
October 18, 2018 - 12:29 pm
(Windsor Locks, Conn.WTIC) - State Police are charging a man after they say he caused a disturbance aboard an inbound flight Wednesday to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Under arrest is 31-year-old Jeffrey Levasseur of Sandy Hook. According to police, United Flight 1887 out of...
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AP
October 15, 2018 - 2:38 pm
WESTBROOK, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say a woman has been killed in a rollover crash in Interstate 95. Authorities say the Jeep the woman was riding in swerved to the left, rolled over and struck a jersey barrier in Westbrook at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The woman, 48-year-old Angela Ford...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 10, 2018 - 2:34 pm
NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 25-year-old woman who was injured in a hit-and-run has died. Krystal Riske succumbed to her injuries Wednesday morning. Police say the woman from the Pawcatuck section of Stonington was walking along state Route 2 in North Stonington on...
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