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The headstone for David Paul in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden. The newborn was found frozen to death in Meriden on January 2, 1988. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
January 02, 2019 - 1:47 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- On a small hill in Meriden's Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden Police today gathered to pay tribute to a newborn baby who died thirty-one years ago. Newborn David Paul froze to death on a bitterly cold January second, 1988. Meriden Police gather annually on the anniversary of his death...
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Matt Dwyer
December 27, 2018 - 4:51 pm
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Meriden police are mourning the death of a 33-year veteran of the force. The department tells the Record Journal that 57-year-old Lt. Lawrence Guidobono died on Christmas Day after an illness. The department did not provide details, but said it would make a statement about the...
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John Silva
December 18, 2018 - 10:45 am
(Meriden, Conn./WTIC) - State Police are investigating after they say a vehicle went down an embankment along Interstate 691 in Meriden this morning. Troopers say the crash occurred just before 9:00 on the eastbond side of the highway near exit 5. Witnesses reported the crash. The operator was...
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AP
December 14, 2018 - 2:20 pm
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) - Police say a Connecticut city councilman has been arrested during an immigration protest at a courthouse. Meriden City Councilman Miguel Castro was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of assault on public safety personnel and first-degree rioting. Police say Castro...
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John Silva
December 10, 2018 - 3:39 pm
(Meriden, Conn./WTIC) - Meriden Police have released the name of a man killed in a weekend crash in the city. According to investigators, 53-year-old Leopold Dishereits was riding a motorcycle in the area of Hubbard Park around 5:00 p.m. Sunday when he collided with an SUV. Officers say Dishereits...
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Jose Luis Gonzalez makes an initial appearance in Meriden Superior Court to face a murder charge in the death of Felix Rodriguez. Courtroom Pool Photo by Lauren Sellew.
Matt Dwyer
December 04, 2018 - 5:27 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- An arrest has been made, in a 2016 murder in Meriden. Felix Rodriguez's body was found by a relative in Rodriguez's home on Willow Street. Forty-seven year-old Jose Gonzalez made an initial court appearance in the case today. Meriden Police Sergeant Christopher Fry says Detective John...
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