Connecticut State Police

March 09, 2019 - 5:49 pm
ENFIELD, Conn. (WTIC) - Connecticut State Police are searching for a missing inmate in Enfield. 45-year old Christopher Somsky, who is serving a nine-year prison sentence at the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institute, walked away from a Department of Correctional day program at Asnuntuck Community...
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John Silva
March 08, 2019 - 1:42 pm
(Plainfield, Conn./WTIC) - State Police are investigating a fatal overnight crash in Plainfield. Troopers say they were dispatched a little after 1:00 a.m. to northbound Interstate 395 near exit 32. Investigators say a vehicle traveling south in the northbound lanes struck another traveling in the...
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Police salute at Trooper First Class Kevin Miller's funeral at Pratt and Whitney Stadium in East Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
March 06, 2019 - 5:06 pm
TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say a trooper who died on duty when his cruiser struck the back of a tractor-trailer last year was speeding and not wearing a seat belt, but had no alcohol or drugs in his system. State police on Wednesday released a 603-page report on the accident...
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AP
February 27, 2019 - 11:19 am
LEBANON, Conn. (AP) - A man has died in a crash that shut down Route 87 in Connecticut. State police say the single-vehicle crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in Lebanon. Firefighters say the man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released. Route 87, also known as...
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John Silva
February 20, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) - State Police say the suspect shot by officers following a car chase through several towns has died. The chase started at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in Norwich where the suspect ,39 year old Kyron Marcell Sands of Hartford ,was attempting to break into a house. Trooper Josue...
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Connecticut State Police
John Silva
January 30, 2019 - 2:22 pm
(New Haven, Conn./WTIC) - A man is facing charges that he put a hit out on his brother-in-law from behind bars. Authorities say 29-year-old Joseph Arroyo was already in the New Haven Correctional Center on unrelated charges when he was arrested Tuesday by State Police. The investigation into the...
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January 27, 2019 - 6:48 am
OLD LYME, Conn. (WTIC Radio) _ One man is dead, one man rescued after falling through the Rogers Lake ice in Old Lyme Saturday afternoon. Harry Jewett, 59, of Old Lyme, fell through the ice and his body was later recovered in what's being called an accidental death. He was skating with hockey...
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Morgan Cunningham
January 17, 2019 - 3:20 am
PUTNAM, CT (WTIC Radio)_ State Police with help from area police departments arrested 30-year-old Melissa Carroll of Putnam, CT after they executed a narcotics-related search and seizure warrant on her person and on her home. A lengthy investigation revealed that carroll was allegedly sellign...
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John Silva
January 02, 2019 - 11:10 am
(Middletown, Conn./WTIC) - State Police have released numbers from their recently concluded New Year's enforcement detail. Troopers say speeding and seatbelt violations were down this year from last, with DUI arrests up. There were 480 tickets issued for speeding. Fourteen were written up for not...
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John Silva
December 14, 2018 - 2:25 pm
(Lebanon, Conn./WTIC) - State Police say a Colchester man died in a late Thursday night crash in Lebanon. It was just after 11:30 p.m. when troopers received the call to Clubhouse Road in town. They say 22-year-old Michael Anselmo died when his car rolled over after sliding off the road and hitting...
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