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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Police: Manchester Robber Found Hiding in Closet

Police: Manchester Robber Found Hiding in Closet

Manchester police say they were out looking for a robber and found him hiding in a closet.
2 AM Call to State Police: People with Weapons in My Columbia Home

2 AM Call to State Police: People with Weapons in My Columbia Home

A home invasion was reported to state police as armed people were in a home in Columbia.
David Billings Named New Manchester Fire Chief

David Billings Named New Manchester Fire Chief

David Billings, a 30-year veteran of Manchester Fire/Rescue/EMS and formerly the assistant chief, has just been named chief of the town department.
Police Release Name of Man Killed Sunday in Mansfield Motorcycle Crash

Police Release Name of Man Killed Sunday in Mansfield Motorcycle Crash

A 32-year-old Ellington man was fatally injured in Sunday's motorcycle crash in Mansfield Depot, according to reports.
Motorcycle Rider Killed in Crash at Railroad Crossing on Rt. 44

Motorcycle Rider Killed in Crash at Railroad Crossing on Rt. 44

State police haven't yet released the name of the motorcyclist who died Saturday in a crash in Mansfield Depot.
Man Stabbed Sunday at Vernon Pines Apartments

Man Stabbed Sunday at Vernon Pines Apartments

A 24-year-old man stabbed Sunday required surgery at Hartford Hospital.
Former CT Fire Chief Headed To Prison for Sex With a Minor

Former CT Fire Chief Headed To Prison for Sex With a Minor

The victim was a female junior volunteer firefighter.
Cops: Manchester Raid Results in $20K in Narcotics & Shotgun, Arrest of 2

Cops: Manchester Raid Results in $20K in Narcotics & Shotgun, Arrest of 2

A Manchester man and woman were charged with selling drugs, and a shotgun, BMW and pickup truck were seized Wednesday, according to reports.
Manchester Teen Seriously Injured After Hitting Tree

Manchester Teen Seriously Injured After Hitting Tree

Safwaan Dalal, 18, of Manchester was reportedly in critical condition following a car crash at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Passenger Dies from June 19 Car Crash in Manchester

Passenger Dies from June 19 Car Crash in Manchester

Shelton Johnson was treated for second- and third-degree burns, but he died Sunday from his injuries.
Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled This Weekend

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled This Weekend

Law enforcement will be conducting a checkpoint on Buckland Hills Drive.
Southington Teen Faces Manslaughter Charge in Fatal Fire

Southington Teen Faces Manslaughter Charge in Fatal Fire

The suspect reportedly tossed a lit sparkler through an open window which caused the deadly fire.
Man with Machete Enters Drive-Thru Window at Dunkin' Donuts

Man with Machete Enters Drive-Thru Window at Dunkin' Donuts

The suspect stole an unknown amount of money, and no one was hurt.
Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic Saturday in South Windsor

Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic Saturday in South Windsor

The event will take place May 17 at the South Windsor Fire Headquarters.
100 Heroin Packets Seized During Manchester Surveillance

100 Heroin Packets Seized During Manchester Surveillance

After two Hartford-area residents reportedly sped out of the Manchester Inn parking lot while police conducted surveillance, the two were arrested on drug and motor vehicle charges.