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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Trumbull Resident Charged With DUI in Milford After An Accident

Trumbull Resident Charged With DUI in Milford After An Accident

The accident and arrest happened on Thursday evening.
Trumbull Police Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming Victim of Car Burglaries

Trumbull Police Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming Victim of Car Burglaries

"Car burglaries are easily prevented but very difficult to solve," according to police.
17 CT Towns with Highest and Lowest Crime Rates

17 CT Towns with Highest and Lowest Crime Rates

Counting down the towns by the number of major crimes per person.
Thieves Stealing Items, Garage Door Remotes from Trumbull Cars

Thieves Stealing Items, Garage Door Remotes from Trumbull Cars

The Trumbull Police Department said items have been stolen from unlocked vehicles in the past two weeks
UPDATED: Trumbull Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Several Youths

UPDATED: Trumbull Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Several Youths

Local man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting three underaged family members.
Trumbull Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam

Trumbull Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam

Scammers are using the stress surrounding tax time to con people out of personal information.
Trumbull Resident Found Dead in Hofstra University Dorm Friday

Trumbull Resident Found Dead in Hofstra University Dorm Friday

No foul play suspected in death of 20-year-old Hofstra student from Connecticut.
Shelton Police 'Working Tirelessly' on Teen Shooting Investigation

Shelton Police 'Working Tirelessly' on Teen Shooting Investigation

Police say they are aware of threats that were reportedly made against the 15-year-old who was shot and killed, Kristjan Ndoj.
Trumbull Accountant Indicted in Property Management Fraud

Trumbull Accountant Indicted in Property Management Fraud

Account faces maximum of 20 years in prison for role in "rent rolls" fraud.
UPDATE: Man Robs Newtown Savings Bank at Gunpoint, Flees in Stolen Car

UPDATE: Man Robs Newtown Savings Bank at Gunpoint, Flees in Stolen Car

Trumbull police are looking for witnesses that might have seen the stolen green Honda at the bank or nearby commuter lot.
Trumbull Man Admits to Straw Buyer Mortgage Scheme

Trumbull Man Admits to Straw Buyer Mortgage Scheme

Man obtained fraudulent mortgages for dozens of properties in Fairfield County.
[Photos] East Harlem Explosion Takes Down Building

[Photos] East Harlem Explosion Takes Down Building

An explosion inside a building in East Harlem has brought Metro-North service to a halt Wednesday morning.
Emaciated Dog Found Roaming in Shelton

Emaciated Dog Found Roaming in Shelton

With an investigation underway, police release photos in hopes that someone may know who the dog belongs to.
Report: Driver of Fatal Crash in Trumbull Was Drunk

Report: Driver of Fatal Crash in Trumbull Was Drunk

Multiple news outlets are reporting that an East Haven man has been arrested in connection with the crash that killed a Naugatuck man.
Cops Clip Red Bull Bandit's Wings

Cops Clip Red Bull Bandit's Wings

The arrest in Fairfield comes on the heels of charges in Trumbull, Danbury, and Bethel.
Potential Tragedy Averted When Fairfield Fire Quickly Extinguished

Potential Tragedy Averted When Fairfield Fire Quickly Extinguished

Fireplace ashes ignited in a wooden garbage can container attached to a home on Redding Road.