23 Aug 2014
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The latest on local crime and public safety.
A Connecticut Catholic Monsignor Awaiting Sentencing for Running Meth Ring

A Connecticut Catholic Monsignor Awaiting Sentencing for Running Meth Ring

A woman was sentenced for supplying meth for the Connecticut drug ring.
Route 34 Closed Late Wednesday in Oxford

Route 34 Closed Late Wednesday in Oxford

A fallen tree limb knocked out power to some residents.
Naugatuck Man Lucky To Be Alive After Southington Hit-And-Run Accident

Naugatuck Man Lucky To Be Alive After Southington Hit-And-Run Accident

Police are searching for the black pick up truck that hit his vehicle.
Oxford Man Facing Life In Prison For Seven Bank Robberies

Oxford Man Facing Life In Prison For Seven Bank Robberies

He robed banks in four states and locally in Ridgefield, Southbury and Waterbury.
Former Oxford Tax Collectors Bid for Parole Denied

Former Oxford Tax Collectors Bid for Parole Denied

Former Oxford Tax Collector Karen Guillet is in prison for embezzling millions from the town.
Oxford Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Dragging Student Down Hall

Oxford Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Dragging Student Down Hall

Fairfield Ludlowe Aide John Nuzzolo, 24, of Oxford arrested on a warrant in connection with May incident.
Oxford First Selectman Wants Former Tax Collector To Remain In Prison

Oxford First Selectman Wants Former Tax Collector To Remain In Prison

Officials estimate Karen Guillet embezzled more than $4.5 million from taxpayers over 15 years.
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.
Oxford Man Injured After Falling Off His Motorcycle

Oxford Man Injured After Falling Off His Motorcycle

The man suffered a broken leg.
Waterbury Man Who Stole Jeep Dies in Crash in Middlebury

Waterbury Man Who Stole Jeep Dies in Crash in Middlebury

Police say the man stole the Jeep in Derby, which triggered a pursuit.
Corn Thieves Target Connecticut Farm

Corn Thieves Target Connecticut Farm

Ten rows of corn were stolen from a farm in Bristol.
Connecticut DCF Vows Changes After Infant Deaths

Connecticut DCF Vows Changes After Infant Deaths

Five children who were placed with families involved with DCF have been killed this year.
Oxford Murder Suspect Case Continued Until October

Oxford Murder Suspect Case Continued Until October

The victim's family also received the car the suspect fled in initially.

Prospect Man, 84, Dies in Motor Vehicle Crash

The man was driving just a short distance from his house.
Oxford Man Attempts to Rob a Walgreens With a Towel on His Head, Cops Say

Oxford Man Attempts to Rob a Walgreens With a Towel on His Head, Cops Say

The man grew impatient and left the store where he was arrested.
Oxford Dad Charged With DUI While Picking Up Son Who Was In Police Custody

Oxford Dad Charged With DUI While Picking Up Son Who Was In Police Custody

The man's son and three of his friends were too young to be riding scooters on town roads, the DEEP said.
No Jail Time in Fatal Accident Involving Oxford Girl, 3

No Jail Time in Fatal Accident Involving Oxford Girl, 3

The man received one year probation for his role in the fatal accident.
Connecticut State Police Hand Out 4,000 Tickets This Holiday Weekend

Connecticut State Police Hand Out 4,000 Tickets This Holiday Weekend

More than 1,200 speeding tickets were issued.