Recent Crime News
Wednesday Mar 25 | via News Times
Inmate Gary Castonguay listens to victim impact statements during a hearing inside MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Suffield, Conn. Castonguay, is serving a sentence of 25 years to life in prison for the shooting of Plainville police Officer Robert Holcomb during a burglary. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Hartford Courant
Inmate Gary Castonguay listens during a hearing inside MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Suffield. Castonguay is serving a sentence of 25 years to life in prison for the 1977 shooting of Plainville police Officer Robert Holcomb during a burglary. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Daily Mail
Gary Castonguay is serving 25 years to life in prison for gunning down Plainville, Connecticut Officer Robert Holcomb during a 1977 burglary In January, a parole board voted to release him this July - but Holcomb's family argued that they had not been told about the hearing A parole board that ruled a cop killer could walk free has revoked its decision after outcry from the victim's family and prosecutors. Dozens of police officers from around Connecticut lined up outside the MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield on Wednesday for a parole board hearing for Gary Castonguay. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
It was the same house where Lanza began his December 2012 rampage by killing his mother before driving to Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 children and six adults before shooting himself. Manafort Brothers of Plainville, Connecticut, volunteered to carry out the demolition. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via WPLR
Brian Preleski, State's Attorney - New Britain Judicial Distric and Police Chief Matthew Catania from Plainville came in today to talk about a potential cop killer to be paroled and they need our help. Plainville police officer and Vietnam veteran Robert Holcomb was executed by Gary Castonguay while investigating a burglary on the evening of Nov. 21, 1977. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via The Hartford Courant
Gullibility and an unwillingness to look carefully at the facts ought to disqualify anyone from serving on Connecticut's Board of Pardons and Paroles. But apparently not. Comment?
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