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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Sep 24 | via The Hartford Courant
A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting at a cookout in June, police said. Tayshawn "Kanye" Simms, of Hartford, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with murder. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Hartford Courant
A woman who accused her former boyfriend of raping her, causing him to be arrested and jailed for more than a month before she recanted, was sentenced Friday to 45 days in jail. Pansie Saddler, 53, pleaded no contest earlier to falsely reporting an incident and making a false statement to police. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 17 | via The Hartford Courant
During their initial tour of the town, leaders of a development team who were seeking places that characterized Manchester discovered Center Springs Park. "The one thing that blew our minds was that park," Max Reim, head of LiveWorkLearnPlay, told an audience Tuesday night. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Patch.com
An early morning fire at an apartment complex in Manchester has displaced dozens and resulted in one death, NBC Connecticut reports . The fire broke out at 54 Chesnut Street early Thursday morning around 12:30 a.m., damaging multiple units at the Centennial Apartment complex. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via Boston.com
There are several ways to buy a television from Sears. You can go online. You can go to the store. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via The Hartford Courant
A man who punched a blind relative in Manchester last year and tried to steal his money was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday in Superior Court. Carlton Chandler, 39, pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary, criminal attempt to commit second-degree larceny, third-degree assault and third-degree assault on a blind person. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via The Hartford Courant
A pair of school bus drivers were arraigned in separate courtrooms Friday on charges of drug possession, operating a drug factory and risk of injury to a minor. The pair, Jorge "Wapito" Aviles, 28, and Ashley Byrdsong, 29, were arrested Thursday when officers from the East Central Narcotics Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Agency simultaneously searched their homes in Vernon and Manchester and Aviles vehicle. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via Patch.com
Two South Windsor school bus drivers are on unpaid administrative leave after allegedly operating an illegal drug business, Eyewitness News reports . Jorge Aviles, 28, and Ashley Byrdsong, 30, face charges of operating a drug factory and three counts of risk of injury to a minor. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via CTNow.com
Jessica Solomon, 37, of Webster Street was arrested on a warrant at Superior Court in Manchester, police said Friday. She was charged with first-degree identity theft, second-degree forgery, third-degree larceny and other charges, they said. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via WTNH
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. - Police say a DATTCO bus driver was selling heroin out of his Manchester house and even though he's been pulled off the road by the bus company, parents are very concerned. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via The Hartford Courant
George Harasz, 51, was arrested after East Hartford police said he was found outside the home of one of the victims he is alleged to have sexually assaulted. He's expected to go on trial for those charges later this month. Comment?
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