Madison Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Yale To Investigate After Student Says He Was Held A...

    Tuesday Jan 27 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Yale University says the university police will conduct an internal investigation into an incident Saturday, where a Yale University student was detained during an investigation of a series of burglaries at the university. The student told his father he was detained at gunpoint and ordered to lay on the ground.


    Related Topix: Yale University, Madison, CT

  • Mom, Boyfriend Sentenced In Child Death; Case Expose...

    Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Hartford Courant 

    A Willimantic mother and her live-in boyfriend were sentenced Tuesday in the 2011 death of 3-year-old Athena Angeles, a case that was shocking for its brutality and exposed weaknesses in the state's child-protection system. The boyfriend, Fredy Alexander Chingo Riz, 27, received a 29-year sentence in the beating death of Athena, and the mother, Rosa Gladis Diaz-Mendez, 28, was sentenced to a term of six years in Danielson Superior Court.


    Related Topix: Willimantic, CT, Windham, CT, Madison, CT

  • Madison School Board Settles Sex Assault Lawsuit

    Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Hartford Courant 

    School board lawyers have agreed to settle a lawsuit by a former student who accused officials of allowing several boys who sexually assaulted her to remain at her middle school and to traumatize her for weeks. The settlement was reached in federal court in Hartford last week and awaits final approval by the Madison Board of Education, lawyers in the case confirmed Tuesday.


    Related Topix: Madison, CT

  • Manchester Woman Faces Trial In Connection With East...

    Monday Jan 19 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for the trial of Candace Bednarz, a Manchester woman accused of tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in connection with a Thanksgiving 2010 triple murder in East Hartford. Bednarz, 56, had the cell phones of two people murdered at her mother's home at 154 Naomi Drive, East Hartford, in the trunk of a car she was driving.


    Related Topix: East Hartford, CT, Manchester, CT, Madison, CT

  • Accused Child-Sex Trafficker To Stand Trial In Hartford

    Thursday Jan 15 | via The Hartford Courant 

    A federal trial begins in Hartford today for accused sex-trafficker and pimp Edward "Fire" Thomas, who, with his female accomplice, Kayla Walters, recruited two girls from Oregon and forced them to work as prostitutes throughout Connecticut and neighboring states from September 2012 to August 2013. A federal trial begins in Hartford Thursday for accused sex-trafficker and pimp Edward "Fire" Thomas, who, with his female accomplice, Kayla Walters, allegedly recruited two girls from Oregon and forced them to work as prostitutes throughout Connecticut and neighboring states from September 2012 to August 2013.


    Related Topix: Milford, CT, Madison, CT

Madison Law

I am now going for a part time teaching job and need a finger print and background check. Will that dui show up on my background check?
It is not supposed to. That is a pretty great result getting AR for a DUI since that is not allowed but maybe they...
Single car accident and I went to the hospital. I don't know what my blood alcohol level was. It was 12 years ago. I have registered both my vehicles and I have a Connecticut license. Should I fight the charges? Do I have a case?
Yes you should fight the charges. The argument will be that the warrant was stale and therefore, unless there was good...
Does it change state to state
DUI, or driving under the influence can vary from DWI, which is driving while intoxicated. While interchangeable in...
My husband was arrested for DUI and driving with a suspended license. He needs an attorney,what the fee estimates and defense options or chances.
Asking what his chances are is the equivalent of calling a doctor, tell him what your temperature is and asking him...
had a party with a care accident and underage drinking
You need an attorney. Call me tomorrow
I recently asked about hiring a lawyer for a cell phone ticket (a moving violation) that could cause me to lose my license for 30 days. The only way I will not lose my license is if the charge is dropped to a non moving violation or nollied. A local lawyer that does a high volume of cases for low cost told me not to waste my money on representation because this court was no longer accepting donations for nollies.This means I can try to bargain for a non moving violation or play hard ball and take it to trial. I got a 2nd opinion;however, she is very pricy and not promising anything besides trying for donation and taking it to trial. Is the 2nd opinion worth hiring or is she just trying to get my business? Do you always have a better chance with a lawyer?
I do believe it is always better to have a lawyer--unless you possess the exact same skill set as an experienced...
I was driving drunk, impaired, crashed the car. Police arrived and had the car towed, handcuffed me to hospital. At the scene they took a breath test. I was subconscious, but had crashed the car before police arrived. I rested in the hospital overnight, no blood drawn, released in the morning. Got my car released from tow company to my insurance company. Searched the car, did not find any citation there. Now I am puzzled what is going to happen next?
Well it will depend on what the breath test showed at this stage and it does not sound like you know that answer. It...