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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
East Haven Police Department Cracking Down on ATV Abuses

East Haven Police Department Cracking Down on ATV Abuses

So far the Police Department has responded to 230 calls for service this year.
Branford/East Haven Police Departments Team Up To Prevent Theft of a Vehicle

Branford/East Haven Police Departments Team Up To Prevent Theft of a Vehicle

Police officers also recovered a stolen car as well.
North Branford Teen, 16 Missing, Police Say

North Branford Teen, 16 Missing, Police Say

The teen was last seen last Thursday.
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.
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.
Man and Teen Accused of Riding ATVs, Throwing Rocks At Cars in East Haven

Man and Teen Accused of Riding ATVs, Throwing Rocks At Cars in East Haven

East Haven police say they were wearing masks while driving around town.
A Connecticut Community in Mourning

A Connecticut Community in Mourning

The Greenwich Board of Selectmen pay respects to Greenwich High School victims of boating accident.
Man Shot with Stun Gun, Arrested While Trying to Push Past Security at Bradley Airport

Man Shot with Stun Gun, Arrested While Trying to Push Past Security at Bradley Airport

Deshommes Flynn, 20, of Arizona allegedly walked past TSA officers and approached the full-body scanner with no intention of stopping.
Branford Paralegal Who Defrauded Mortgage Lenders Out Of $1.8 Million SENTENCED

Branford Paralegal Who Defrauded Mortgage Lenders Out Of $1.8 Million SENTENCED

The Branford residents will serve 12 months and one day in prison.
Branford Police Arrests Include Multiple Larcenies

Branford Police Arrests Include Multiple Larcenies

Your weekly Branford police arrest log.
Report: Maren Sanchez Stabbing Suspect Appears In Court

Report: Maren Sanchez Stabbing Suspect Appears In Court

Christopher Plaskon has been charged with murder as an adult in the beloved Milford teen's brutal slaying in a hallway of Jonathan Law High School last Friday.
Police: Shoreline Spa Front for Prostitution Ring

Police: Shoreline Spa Front for Prostitution Ring

Two East Lyme women were arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation into Rainforest Spa.
Westbrook Man Charged In Yale Gunman 911 Hoax Call

Westbrook Man Charged In Yale Gunman 911 Hoax Call

The 50-year-old has been arrested by New Haven Police for allegedly making the anonymous call on Nov. 25 that claimed a gunman was headed to the Yale University campus.
Have You Thanked Your Public Safety Dispatchers Today?

Have You Thanked Your Public Safety Dispatchers Today?

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week 2014 runs from April 13-19. And that makes this week the perfect time to thank the first responders of our first responders.
North Branford Police Blotter: DUIs, Sexual Assault, Carrying Firearm While Under the Influence

North Branford Police Blotter: DUIs, Sexual Assault, Carrying Firearm While Under the Influence

The following arrest information was provided by the North Branford Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.
Police: Shoreline Man Arrested for Child Pornography

Police: Shoreline Man Arrested for Child Pornography

An investigation led to the discovery of more than 100 child pornography images on the 24-year-old suspect's home computer, Guilford Police said.
Police: 12 Tips to Prevent Home Burglary

Police: 12 Tips to Prevent Home Burglary

Most important: never intervene yourself, contact the police.
North Branford Man Charged With Arson In Branford Woman's Death

North Branford Man Charged With Arson In Branford Woman's Death

Steven Martone, of North Branford, and John Vailette are accused of lighting a fire that led to the death of Kathy Hardy in March 2006.
Gun Store Owners Plead Guilty to Violating Firearms Laws

Gun Store Owners Plead Guilty to Violating Firearms Laws

According to federal officials, the BMG gun store had several firearms, including machine guns and guns with silencers, without changing the registration.