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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Blood Drive Honors Late Middlesex County Police Sergeant

Blood Drive Honors Late Middlesex County Police Sergeant

The drive will take place on Friday, August 29.
16-Year-Old Clinton Teen Still Missing

16-Year-Old Clinton Teen Still Missing

Have you seen 16-year-old Samuel Foley? Clinton Police issued a Silver Alert for the missing teenager.
Malloy Signs New Law That Expands Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Malloy Signs New Law That Expands Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Governor signs bipartisan bill in Fairfield that requires installation of ignition locks after first drunk driving offense.
CT National Guard Soldier Killed in Accident Identified

CT National Guard Soldier Killed in Accident Identified

The 43-year-old man was killed Thursday, August 7, when the military truck he was traveling in rolled over after a crash on I-95.
Millstone Power Station Conducting Security Drill August 5

Millstone Power Station Conducting Security Drill August 5

Community members will see increased police, fire and EMS presence at the Millstone Power Station due to a rehearsal drill.
East Hampton Man Survives Scary Accident in Meriden

East Hampton Man Survives Scary Accident in Meriden

The man was treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Portland HS Basketball Coach Faces DWI Charge

Portland HS Basketball Coach Faces DWI Charge

Police claim two officers narrowly escaped from being hit by the coach's car.
11 Tips to Lower the Chances You'll be Burglarized

11 Tips to Lower the Chances You'll be Burglarized

And another tip from police: Never intervene yourself, contact the police.
Animal Importer Arrested in Madison Faces Slew of Cruelty Charges

Animal Importer Arrested in Madison Faces Slew of Cruelty Charges

Donna Lee Carswell, 64, of Grovetown, GA was arrested and accused by the state Department of Agriculture of placing sick animals into adoptions in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Troop F Police Blotter — Arrests Ending Jan. 12

Troop F Police Blotter — Arrests Ending Jan. 12

Here is the round-up of arrests, investigations and police incidents from Durham, Middlefield and the surrounding region.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Who Had the Most DUIs in CT This Holiday Season?

Who Had the Most DUIs in CT This Holiday Season?

The ranking is based on arrests per capita.
PD: Man Backs Car into Local Gas Station; Steals Banana From Inside

PD: Man Backs Car into Local Gas Station; Steals Banana From Inside

He ate the banana and then fled the scene, not taking anything else, police said.
By the Numbers: State Police Holiday Enforcement

By the Numbers: State Police Holiday Enforcement

All in all, a pretty safe holiday driving season.
Got a Buzz? You're Bait for the Fuzz

Got a Buzz? You're Bait for the Fuzz

It doesn't take much to qualify you for a DUI.
Troop F Blotter — Arrests Ending Dec. 29

Troop F Blotter — Arrests Ending Dec. 29

Recent arrests from around the region, including Durham and Middlefield.
Connecticut State Police Release Sandy Hook Shooting Report

Connecticut State Police Release Sandy Hook Shooting Report

The report includes thousands of pages of documents, videos, photos and audio clips that were gathered during the investigation into the shootings on Dec. 14, 2012.
State Police Stats From Christmas Enforcement

State Police Stats From Christmas Enforcement

Connecticut State Police issued more than 600 hazardous moving violations, among other tickets. Here's the complete rundown.