Milford, CT

Waterbury police: 4,000 bags of heroin, other drugs found Wednesday

WATERBURY — Officers seized more than 4,000 bags of heroin and other drugs from three Waterbury homes Wednesday, according to the Waterbury Police Department. Around 7 a.m. Wednesday, the Waterbury Police Department’s Vice and Intelligence Division, along with the Street Crimes Unit, Gang Task Force and Drug Enforcement Agency, raided three Waterbury homes connected to an ongoing narcotics investigation, officials said. The homes were on Lounsbury Street, Oak Street and Industry Lane.
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Eyewitness News

Three Waterbury residents arrested, accused of selling heroin

WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) – Three Waterbury residents are facing charges, accused of selling heroin throughout the city. Amid an ongoing effort to combat the heroin and fentanyl crisis, Waterbury Police Department’s Vice and Intelligence Division, Street Crimes Unit (SCU), Gang Task Force (GTF) and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) executed search warrants on three homes Wednesday morning.
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New Haven Register

Police: Norwalk man shot in New Haven early Thursday

NEW HAVEN — A 22-year-old Norwalk man was shot after midnight Thursday on Sargent Drive, according to the New Haven Police Department. Around 12:22 a.m., a New Haven police officer heard gunshots on Sargent Drive between Food Terminal Plaza and Church Street Extension, the police department said. Officers then saw...
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Connecticut Post

Public urination complaint in Shelton leads to fugitive charge

SHELTON — A report of public urination downtown led to the arrest of a Bridgeport man who is allegedly a fugitive from justice, police said. David Moore, 54, was arrested Sept. 17 and charged with fugitive from justice after police learned there was a warrant for his arrest in New York for second-degree grand larceny. Police also learned that he was wanted by Stratford police for failure to report an infraction.
Connecticut Post

Bridgeport council candidate fired from job over his candidacy

BRIDGEPORT — Democrat Raymond Collette not only lost his City Council primary last week, but he is out of his job with the public housing authority because of his campaign. Three days after receiving the fewest votes in the Sept. 14 race for the 133rd District, Collette was notified by his boss at the city’s housing authority — called Park City Communities — that, as a result of his campaign, he was “terminated” for engaging in a conflict of interest, violating company policy and “possibly federal law.”
Register Citizen

Soup kitchens in Greater New Haven

Meals for people who need them are available at a broad range of sites around New Haven. This list names some but not all of the sites. Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen: Serving all dinners as “grab-and-go” in take-out containers or bags. Serving Sunday through Thursday at 5 p.m. The organization does not require any documentation or proof of eligibility or residence.
Eyewitness News

Technical Discussion: Partial clearing later today

****A FLOOD WARNING is in effect for The Still River at Brookfield through tonight****. The threat for severe weather is just about over here in Connecticut. While we still have some lingering showers in parts of SE and NE portions of the state, the heaviest of the rain has made its way out to the Northeast. We've seen some pretty impressive rainfall totals since this latest round of rain began late last night. Over 4 inches fell in parts of Fairfield County! That's a lot of rain!

Multiple teens missing from Little Flower

Six teenagers have been reported missing from Little Flower Children’s Services in Wading River. All six were reported missing yesterday, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release. They all left the facility at the same time. No foul play is suspected, police said. The missing youth were identified and...