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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Southbury Police Officers Acquiring More Body Cameras

Southbury Police Officers Acquiring More Body Cameras

The cameras preserve evidence in a secure manner.
Southbury Firefighters Stop a Propane Tank Leak

Southbury Firefighters Stop a Propane Tank Leak

The leak was reported in Heritage Village.
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.
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.
Truck Fire Contained At O&G Industries in Southbury (Updated 3:30 p.m.)

Truck Fire Contained At O&G Industries in Southbury (Updated 3:30 p.m.)

The Waterbury Republican-American reports the fire is under control.
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.
Southbury Looks To Hire A Police Officer

Southbury Looks To Hire A Police Officer

This would be the department's 22nd officer.
Louisiana Man Claims 'Sovereign Right' To Drive in Southbury

Louisiana Man Claims 'Sovereign Right' To Drive in Southbury

Police pulled the man over for failing to yield the right of way.
Police Searching for Van That Triggered Traffic Nightmare in Southbury

Police Searching for Van That Triggered Traffic Nightmare in Southbury

The accident tied up traffic for hours on Tuesday.
Stolen Jeep in Southbury Leads to High-Speed Chase

Stolen Jeep in Southbury Leads to High-Speed Chase

The Waterbury teen was apprehended once he was tased.
Traffic Nightmare in Southbury

Traffic Nightmare in Southbury

Rollover truck crash on I-84 westbound.
Wizard of Oz This Weekend in Southbury

Wizard of Oz This Weekend in Southbury

Performance run Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
16-Year-Old Cited in Southbury Accident

16-Year-Old Cited in Southbury Accident

The other driver suffered a minor arm injury.
Man Charged With Literally Drinking and Driving in Southbury

Man Charged With Literally Drinking and Driving in Southbury

A trucker witnessed the driver allegedly holding a beer in his hand.
Extra Police Patrols in Southbury This Weekend

Extra Police Patrols in Southbury This Weekend

It's not exactly a DUI checkpoint, but there will be extra police presence out on the roads.
Southbury Police Union Receives 2.27 Percent Pay Increase

Southbury Police Union Receives 2.27 Percent Pay Increase

The average salary of a Southbury police officer is $50,000.
Burglary Investigated in Southbury

Burglary Investigated in Southbury

Police are asking if you witnessed anything.