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McDonald’s drive-thru dispute leads to firearm arrest in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man has been arrested after a verbal argument in a drive-thru early Friday morning lead to the discovery of an illegal firearm. Around 1 a.m. Friday morning, officers received a call of a person with a gun at the McDonald’s on Main Street, according to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh. A victim told police there was a verbal argument in the drive-thru where the suspect, 33-year-old Michael Centeno of Springfield, allegedly implied he had a gun.
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West Hartford Police make weapons arrest

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_West Hartford Police make an arrest in connection with a weapons incident Friday. Police went to the area of 127 Hillcrest Avenue on a fight or disturbance around 5:21 p.m., allegedly involving Bobby Boyd, 42, of Hartford, pointing a handgun. A search of the area was...
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Gunshot victim located after shots fired on Grant Street in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A person was shot and seriously injured on Grant Street in Springfield Friday night. Officers from the Springfield Police Department were called to Grant Street for reports of shots fired shortly after 7:30 p.m., according to spokesman Ryan Walsh. The gunshot victim was located in the area and taken to Baystate Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Man Killed When Car Crashes Into Tree On CT Roadway

Connecticut State Police are asking the public for help in regards to a single-vehicle crash that left an area man dead.It happened about 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in Windham County, on Route 66, in the Town of Windham, according to state police.Following the crash, Fernandez Felix Salgado, …
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Springfield police arrest Chicopee suspect in possession of firearm

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee man was arrested during a traffic stop conducted by Springfield police Thursday. According to the Springfield Police Department’s Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, the Firearms Investigation Unit had information that 19-year-old Eric White of Chicopee was in possession of a firearm and conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Windemere Street and Carew Street at around 5 p.m.

Chaplin man killed in Windham crash

(WINDHAM, Conn./WTIC) - A man is dead and state police are investigating after they say he crashed his car into a tree Thursday afternoon. A little before 3:30, troopers responded to Route 66 and Scott Road in Windham. That's where they found 54-year-old Fernandez Salgado of Chaplin suffering from serious...

Woman accused of assaulting Navy sailor she accused of wearing fake uniform at Conn. restaurant

BERLIN, Conn. (WHDH) — A woman who allegedly accused a United States Navy sailor of wearing a fake uniform at a Connecticut restaurant is now facing an assault charge. Lori Desjardins, 45, of Southington, turned herself in at Berlin police headquarters on Thursday, where she was served an active arrest warrant for third-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace, authorities said.
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The Big E sees over 80,000 fairgoers on first day

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – More than 80,000 fairgoers enjoyed the sites and sound on the opening day of The Big E Friday night, with the midway open for about an hour longer. Earlier in the day, 22News was at the great state fair as crowds descended on the fairgrounds....

Norwich police investigating robbery at Shell gas station, suspects may be linked to 10 other gas station larcenies

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) – The Norwich Police Department is investigating a gas station robbery that may be connected to other larcenies in towns across the state. On Sept. 10, police received a 911 call just before midnight about a reported robbery at the Shell gas station on West Town Road. The clerk reported that two black males entered the store, implied they had weapons, and locked the clerk in the bathroom.

Springfield gunshot victim transported with serious injuries

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A gunshot victim was transported Friday night. At approximately 7:35 p.m. Springfield Police officers responded to Grant Street for a report of shots fired. According to Springfield Police Department Spokesperson Ryan Walsh a gunshot victim was located and transported to Baystate with serious injuries. The Springfield...

Police investigate possible shooting threat at Weaver High in Hartford

Hartford police said they are investigating a possible social media threat at Weaver High School Friday. “Somebody said they’d shoot up the school,” Lt. Aaron Boisvert said shortly after 7:30 a.m. Students were not allowed into the school at 415 Granby St. in the Blue Hills neighborhood until they were checked by security staff, said John Fergus, spokesman for Hartford Public Schools. Staff ...