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Ludlow Police charge two men after hundreds of marijuana plants are seized.

LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Two Connecticut men are facing criminal charges after Ludlow Police seized hundreds of marijuana plants. The two men, 40-year-old Peter Capece of Middletown and 34-year-old Sanmiguel Baez-Infante of New Britain, face charges of Cultivation of Marijuana and Drug Possession. Police say officers were made aware of...
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Journal Inquirer

Judge OKs murder trial in young South Windsor mother’s death

There is enough evidence to proceed to trial on the accusation that Tahj H. Hutchinson murdered his wife, Jessica Edwards, in their South Windsor condominium unit on May 10, 2021, a judge ruled Wednesday in Hartford Superior Court. The ruling by Senior Judge Frank M. D’Addabbo Jr. came after a...
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Eyewitness News

$25,000 reward offered in 10-year-old Middletown cold case

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WFSB) - A New Britain mother was brutally murdered back in 2012. On Wednesday, Governor Lamont offered a reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest. Diana Eichler was murdered in 2012. Her mother and daughter are still hoping to get answers. “It’s a nightmare that I...

Hartford PD investigate late-night shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Hartford police officers responded to reports of a shooting late Monday night. Officials said the call came just before midnight, reporting that a gunshot victim had been admitted to St. Francis Hospital for treatment. The victim is a male in his twenties, according to police, and he has been suffering non-life-threatening […]
NBC Connecticut

Police Investigate After Stabbing in Broad Daylight at Hartford Tire Shop

A person was injured after being stabbed in broad daylight on Walnut Street in Hartford, police said. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon at a tire shop. Authorities said one person is in custody. The person stabbed suffered minor injuries during the incident. Part of Walnut Street was closed while officials...

Waterbury man arrested in connection to shooting of a 2-year-old

Waterbury police arrested a man in connection to a shooting that injured a 2-year-old boy last week. Kharis Samuels, 20, of 37 Ridgeway Ave. in Waterbury, turned himself into police on Monday. He faces a slew of charges for allegedly firing a gun that left a 2-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his torso, according to the Waterbury Police Department. On June 21, the 2-year old was in a ...

Tractor-trailer crash shuts down I-91 in Rocky Hill

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTNH) – A crash between a car and two tractor-trailers has shut down parts of I-91 Northbound on Thursday morning. Officials stated that I-91 Northbound between exits 24 and 25 is partially closed due to this crash, with the left lane open to redirect traffic. Minor injuries have been reported on the […]

Meriden police arrest alleged home invasion and assault suspect

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – The Meriden Police Department arrested a man on Friday who was allegedly behind a March home invasion and assault. On March 2, Meriden police responded to a call that a female had been pistol-whipped in the head with a firearm at a Meriden residence. When officers arrived at the scene, they […]

East Hartford man accused of stalking coworker

A man convicted of sexual assault is accused of stalking a coworker days after starting a new job in East Hartford. The man, Allen Oakes, 34, was charged Friday with electronic stalking and second-degree harassment. He is being held in lieu of $10,000 bond and is to appear in Manchester Superior Court on July 25.
New Britain Herald

New Britain police holding sobriety checkpoint Thursday

NEW BRITAIN – Police will be arresting impaired drivers ahead of and over the upcoming holiday weekend. A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted by New Britain Police this Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 10 p.m. on Martin Luther King Boulevard, between East Main Street and North Street. “It...

Man found guilty after 2017 kidnapping, attack in Lowell

NEWPORT — Following a jury trial last week, a man was found guilty of kidnapping and assaulting a confidential informant working with the Vermont Drug Task Force in Lowell. David Vaz, 32, of Springfield, Mass., was found guilty of attempted aggravated assault, kidnapping, and unlawful restraint charges. According to...