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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Canton Police ID Victim of Hit and Run

Canton Police ID Victim of Hit and Run

Victim is in stable condition.
Canton Police Make Arrest in Hit and Run

Canton Police Make Arrest in Hit and Run

Joshua Lacomb, 26, of New Hartford, was charged with evading responsibility.
Pedestrian Struck in Front of Canton High School Tuesday Evening

Pedestrian Struck in Front of Canton High School Tuesday Evening

Simonds Ave. is closed as Canton Police investigate the scene.
Prosecutors Appeal Ruling that Overturned Skakel Conviction in Moxley Murder

Prosecutors Appeal Ruling that Overturned Skakel Conviction in Moxley Murder

The state is seeking to reinstate the 2002 murder conviction of Kennedy nephew Michael Skakel.
[UPDATED] CT National Guard Soldier Who Died in Thursday's Crash in Rye, NY ID'd

[UPDATED] CT National Guard Soldier Who Died in Thursday's Crash in Rye, NY ID'd

Ronald Patterson Jr., 43, of Bridgeport, CT was killed Thursday when the military truck he was traveling in rolled over after a crash on I95
Fatal Accident Involving CT Military Vehicle on I-95S in Rye, NY Causes Injuries, Traffic Nightmare

Fatal Accident Involving CT Military Vehicle on I-95S in Rye, NY Causes Injuries, Traffic Nightmare

The off ramp at Exit 21 in Rye, NY is closed due to a fatal accident involving a CT military vehicle
Canton Tip-a-Firefighter/EMT Scheduled for August 21

Canton Tip-a-Firefighter/EMT Scheduled for August 21

Canton's volunteer firefighters and EMTs are ready to serve hungry patrons on Thursday, August 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Canton Ambulance to Carry New Drug to Reverse Heroin Overdoses

Canton Ambulance to Carry New Drug to Reverse Heroin Overdoses

UCONN Health Emergency Medical Services is partnering with Canton Ambulance to carry a drug that will reduce opiate overdoses.
Canton Volunteer Fire Association Gears Up for Lobster Fest 2014

Canton Volunteer Fire Association Gears Up for Lobster Fest 2014

Mark your calendars for hot drawn butter, lemon slices, meaty lobster and fun on August 15, 16, 17.
Grenade Found Near Body in Canton Condo

Grenade Found Near Body in Canton Condo

Police don't believe the grenade had anything to do with the death of Kent Sears, 67.
Kayaker Rescued Monday from Satan's Kingdom Gorge

Kayaker Rescued Monday from Satan's Kingdom Gorge

The man was transported to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Do You Know This Man? Farmington Police Hope You Do

Do You Know This Man? Farmington Police Hope You Do

If you know this man, Farmington Police want to hear from you.
Car Fire Extinguished Wednesday on Route 179 in Canton

Car Fire Extinguished Wednesday on Route 179 in Canton

The fire started while the car was stopped at a red light.
Marijuana Distribution Investigation in Canton Results in Arrest

Marijuana Distribution Investigation in Canton Results in Arrest

A Canton man was arrested on several charges, including the sale of marijuana within 1,500 feet of a school or daycare.
Coffee with the Canton Cops Coming Up

Coffee with the Canton Cops Coming Up

Internet fraud and pedestrian safety are just two of the topics that will be discussed.
Canton Police: 'Let Us Continue to Carry the Flame of Hope'

Canton Police: 'Let Us Continue to Carry the Flame of Hope'

Canton Police will once again join many other departments across the state this year, in volunteering their time to raise awareness and funds for the Connecticut Special Olympics program.

LISTEN: Recording of Simsbury Bank Phishing Scam Phone Call

Police made this recording of a phishing call made to the department's communications center.
Phishing Scam Targets Simsbury Bank Customers

Phishing Scam Targets Simsbury Bank Customers

Bank says customers should never get calls asking for personal account information.
Avon Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patients Continues Practicing Medicine

Avon Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patients Continues Practicing Medicine

Dr. Khosro Pourkavoos, of Avon, claims he is innocent.