Connecticut Crime & Safety


Two Killed In Crash At Busy Intersection In Connecticut

Two people were killed in a crash at a busy Connecticut intersection in which one of the vehicles caught fire. The crash took place in Hartford County at 4:43 p.m., Monday, August 2, at the intersection of Windsor Avenue at Park Avenue in Windsor, said Capt. Andrew Power. With the...
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Man Follows Woman From NYC To Connecticut, Attacks Her, Police Say

A Fairfield County man has been nabbed for allegedly following a woman home from New York City and assaulting her. The incident ended on Wednesday, June 9, in Norwalk. An off-duty Norwalk Police Officer observed Andrew Delarosa, age 20, of Stamford, push the victim on the sidewalk, Norwalk PD Lt. Terrence Blake said.
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Woman Critically Injured in Fall From Connecticut Cliff

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A woman was critically injured Tuesday in a fall from a cliff at a popular park for hiking in Connecticut. Ken Morgan, Meriden's fire chief, said the hiker fell 65 feet (19.8 meters) from the cliff above Castle Craig at Hubbard Park and tumbled another 120 feet (36.6 meters).
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Connecticut State Police seeking identity of bank robbery suspect

SHARON, Conn. (WWLP) – Police need your help identifying a suspect who robbed the Salisbury Bank in Sharon Monday afternoon. Connecticut State Police said the robbery occurred at the branch located at 5 Gay Street around 12:37 p.m. The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic man, small to medium build with dark hair. He left the bank on foot and drove off in a gray or silver sedan parked nearby.
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Watch: Runaway vehicle carrier loses brakes smashes through neighborhood

TORRINGTON, CT – The Connecticut State Police reported a runaway car carrier speeding through a residential neighborhood. “After this truck lost its brakes on a local road, Torrington Police called in the State Police Truck Squad to conduct an inspection. This frightening video serves as a reminder to all Connecticut drivers to be aware of their surroundings and the traffic around them at all times,” the Connecticut State Police said. “Thankfully the driver in front of this runaway truck was able to avoid being struck and pulled off the road safely because they were paying attention. The State Police Truck Squad actively conducts enforcement on highways, conducting inspections on trucks to prevent incidents like this!”
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SILVER ALERT: 70-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing From Manchester

Connecticut State Police have issued a Silver Alert for a woman who is missing from Manchester. Troopers said Mildred Bibbins has been missing since Monday and was last seen wearing a gray sweater. She uses a walker, authorities added. She is 5-foot 5-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. Bibbins has...
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Police: Motorcyclist fled after rear-ending other driver in Waterford

WATERFORD — Connecticut State Police are asking for help to identify the driver of a motorcycle that allegedly rear-ended another driver last week and fled. Troopers responded to a reported multi-vehicle crash near Exit 82 of Route 85 around 4:50 p.m. July 30 and found that a motorcycle had rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped in traffic for an unrelated accident, state police from the Troop E barracks said.