Recent Crime News
Wednesday Mar 11 | via NBC Connecticut
Dennis Martinez, 36, has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed a 51-year-old woman in Newington late last month. The driver suspected in a high-speed hit-and-run crash that killed a New Britain mom in Newington late last month was involved in another hit-and-run crash earlier that day, according to the warrant for his arrest. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via The Hartford Courant
Dennis Martinez was fleeing from a hit-and-run accident Feb. 27 when he barreled through a red light at more than 80 mph, striking a vehicle driven by Sonya Atkins and killing her, according to an arrest affidavit. Martinez, who fled on foot after the crash, turned himself in to Newington police Tuesday and was charged first-degree manslaughter, evading responsibility and reckless driving. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via The Hartford Courant
Family, friends and most of the Wethersfield police department said good-bye Friday to longtime dispatcher Barry T. Skipp Sr., who died unexpectedly earlier this week. Skipp tread an unusual path to his second career as a 911 dispatcher. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via WTNH
Hartford police say 30-year-old Wilson Velez was shot near Albany Avenue and Chestnut Street shortly after noon. Responding officers found Velez laying in the road, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. Comment?
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