meriden

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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State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting on East Main Street in Meriden. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
October 19, 2018 - 4:42 am
(WTIC-AM) -- A Meriden Police officer opened fire during an incident last night on East Main Street. Investigators say a suspect was shot. That person is expected to survive. The incident took place at a CVS Pharmacy. At one point, investigators huddled at the front entrance to the drugstore, while...
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AP
September 27, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a bar shooting that left another man with serious injuries. The Record-Journal reports that 28-year-old Vincequan Wright was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree assault...
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September 12, 2018 - 10:00 am
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school teacher and swim coach has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student. The Record-Journal reports that 29-year-old Michael Cwirka, of Meriden, was released on $75,000 bond after his arraignment Tuesday on charges including second-...
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