Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Manchester, CT or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Tuesday Mar 4 | via The Hartford Courant
A convicted rapist had five years added to his sentence in Superior Court on Tuesday because he wrote letters to his victim, violating a no-contact order. Comment?
Thursday Feb 20 | via The Hartford Courant
When Det. Max Cohen shows up in the detective bureau alone, his fellow investigators always ask, "Where's your little buddy?" The men joined the force on the same day in 1981 and both will retire on March 1 after 33 years with the Manchester Police Department. Comment?
Monday Feb 17 | via Patch.com
A 21-year-old Manchester man is in police custody after he allegedly broke into a Park Street apartment building Jan. 18, where he sexually assaulted and fatally beat the 56-year-old female occupant - and then set her on fire, according to a Hartford Courant repor t. Comment?
Monday Feb 17 | via The Hartford Courant
For some reason, Durdek, 21, was drawn to a Park Street apartment building about three-tenths of a mile from his home at 180 Chestnut St., police Lt. Comment?
Saturday Feb 15 | via MassLive.com
MANCHESTER, Conn. — A 21-year-old Connecticut man is behind bars on serious charges after a police investigation into an intentionally set fire which claimed the life of a Manchester woman last month. Comment?
Friday Feb 14 | via CTNow.com
Steven Durdek Jr., 21, of Manchester was charged with felony murder, murder, first-degree arson, first-degree burglary and tampering with physical evidence. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 11 | via NBC Connecticut
Authorities have raided at least two businesses in connection with a three-month investigation into internet sweepstakes cafes operating in the state, and one employee has been arrested. Comment?