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12 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Larry Dildy, the 56-year-old Hamden man who was shot and later died at the hospital following a dispute at his Circular Avenue home, was attacked by a man who knocked on his door and then got into an argument with him, according to the New Haven Register. The Register reports that while Dildy, who was also possibly stabbed during the altercation, and the man were fighting, a family member came to Dildy's aid and struck the attacker with a broomstick and he ran out of the back of the house. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via WTNH
Hamden police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on Circular Avenue Sunday. What exactly led up to the gunfire is still under investigation but authorities say it all began with an argument of some sort. Comment?
Sunday | via WTNH
Police say there was a shooting at 397 Circular Avenue just after 1 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via WTNH
Police say a pizza delivery driver was robbed by two people, one with a shotgun, the other with a handgun, on Woodin Street. They say the suspect with a shotgun threatened to shoot the driver if he didn't give him his belongings. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via Patch.com
Hamden police are investigating the armed robbery of a 23-year-old New Haven man who was making a pizza delivery on Woodin Street on Tuesday night. Police responded to the 700 block of Woodin Street at about 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 on the report of an armed street robbery. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Patch.com
A New Haven man faces several charges after his 5-year-old daughter, who lives in Hamden, found a gun beneath her pillow when she spent the night at his home. Shaquan Hayes, 32, was arrested Oct. 6 on charges of criminal possession of a firearm. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Patch.com
A man armed with a gun robbed the "Snack Plus" store on Putnam Avenue on Wednesday and Hamden police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect. Police responded to 75 Putnam Avenue on the reports of an armed robbery at about 9:15 p.m. on Oct. 8, according to a police press release. Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via WTNH
Police say Jonathan Mills of Hamden forced a man from his back porch into his home on Fountain Street. According to police, Mills showed a handgun and demanded money from the man and his wife. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via WTNH
Hamden Police responded to a burglary in progress early Wednesday morning. When officers arrived on scene at 975 Mix Avenue, the victim told police he had met a woman on a dating website and scheduled to meet at his apartment early Wednesday morning, but it turned in to an assault. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via Patch.com
Hamden police responded to a home invasion on Mix Avenue this morning in which a resident was assaulted by two men while he was in his bedroom with a woman he met on an internet dating site. Police responded to 975 Mix Avenue at about 1 a.m. this morning on the report of a burglary in progress, according to a police press release. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via Patch.com
Hamden police arrested a Milford woman in connection with a May burglary of a Mix Avenue home in which electronic equipment was stolen. Angela Ferraiolo, 35, of 365 New Haven Avenue, Apartment A, was arrested on a warrant on Sept. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Patch.com
The parents of a 14-year-old girl in Hamden that got on a plane with a 29-year-old man she allegedly met over the internet and flew all the way to California, are suing the airline for not doing enough to protect their daughter , according to WFSB 3. WFSB reports that Nathan Salas was arrested for kidnapping and that he met the victim while playing an online video game and flew from California to pick her up at her home in the middle of the night. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Patch.com
A Hamden man that allegedly fired a gunshot into the air to "break up" a fight was arrested on gun charges, according to a police press release. Officers responded to the area of 145 First Street on Sept. Comment?
Sep 18, 2014 | via Patch.com
A North Haven man was recently arrested after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home in Hamden and later fighting with police, including "wiping his feces all over the holding cell and window pane" after being apprehended, according to a police press release. After arriving on the scene, officers learned that the 45 year-old victim was lying in bed when her ex-boyfriend approached her open bedroom window. Comment?
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