Recent Crime News
Friday Mar 27 | via WTNH
Police say 48-year-old Michael Jensen of New Haven tried to rob that victim while she was taking out money from the Bank of America on West Main Street. They Jensen grabbed the 37-year-old woman from behind and demanded money, but she hadn't withdrawn any yet. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Patch.com
Branford Police Detectives are attempting to locate and apprehend a New Haven man who police say attempted to commit a robbery outside Bank of America located on West Main Street today. A 37-year-old woman was attempting to remove funds from the outdoor ATM when Michael Jensen, 48 allegedly walked up and grabbed her from behind and ordered the victim to hand over the money however the woman had not withdrawn the funds yet. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Patch.com
All of the information was provided by the Branford Police Department and all of the charges are allegations at this time. Ayesha S. Adams, 36, of Maple Street was charged with DUI, following too close, and illegal possession of a controlled substance. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Patch.com
Layna Y. Caln, 67, of Walden Hill Road in Guilford is charged with DUI, driving in the right hand lane, and unsafe passing. Michael Kastancuk, 51, of Aceto Street is charged with third-degree criminal mischief, interfering with an officer, assault on a peace office, and disorderly conduct. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via The Day
This week came word of another Taser-related death of a person in police custody, just days after New London learned it likely will be sued in connection with a stun-gun homicide by police last October. The intent of these weapons, which use an electric jolt to render a person helpless, is to avoid a dangerous physical struggle and provide a supposedly non-lethal alternative to bullets. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via The Hartford Courant
Connecticut State Police and the state's attorney office are investigating the death of an unidentified man who died after a Taser was used on him by Branford police Sunday. Connecticut State Police spokesman Lt. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Patch.com
Branford police say they charged an 18-year-old teen after he allegedly threatened to harm his girlfriend, who is a Branford High School student. Police Chief Kevin Halloran and Superintendent of Schools Hamlet Hernandez said police and school officials worked closely together to ensure the case was quickly resolved and to ensure the safety of all students. Comment?
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