Recent Crime News
Friday | via Patch.com
April 18th, Ham & Bean Dinner : Noah Charpentier is a State Champion winner of the Knights Hoop Shoot Tournament , and a member of the Portland Travel Basketball Program. The Portland Travel Basketball Club and the Knights are co-sponsoring a Ham & Bean Dinner on Saturday, April 18th to continue support of this successful sporting program and other Knights charities. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via The Hartford Courant
Mayor Ken Cockayne was on vacation in Florida when he got a call moments after Bristol native Aaron Hernandez was found guilty in a Massachusetts courtroom of first-degree murder in the death of Odin Lloyd. "I feel bad for the Odin Lloyd family. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Patch.com
Miroslaw Barcikowski, 51, of Middletown was arrested April 2 and charged with seven counts of failure to pay wages on termination of employment. Charlie Johnson, 26, of Portland was arrested April 2 and charged with third-degree criminal mischief after he allegedly kicked in his girlfriend's door while she was at work. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via The Hartford Courant
It is Good Friday. Richard Lapointe's hearing aids are set so high they are whistling. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via The Hartford Courant
Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, cries as she testifies in court during Hernandez's murder trial, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, cries as she testifies in court during Hernandez's murder trial, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via The Hartford Courant
Former state legislator Rob Heagney was stunned as he drove to work this past week and heard the name of a classmate he had not seen in more than 43 years. As a member of the Simsbury High School Class of 1971, Heagney knew the story that had captivated his class for decades: the disappearance of 18-year-old Lynne Schulze without a trace from the Middlebury College campus in Vermont during final exams of her freshman year in college. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via The Hartford Courant
Investigators on Friday arrested Robert P. Tarkowski and charges of first-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a minor. Police said they received a complaint Thursday about an abused infant. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Patch.com
Joe Leopizzo, 30, of Portland was arrested March 24 and charged with third-degree criminal mischief, threatening and disorderly conduct after he allegedly dumped water on a victim's laptop and threatened a woman. Daniel Vargas, 30, of Bronx, NY was arrested March 26 and charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass and second-degree larceny. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Hartford Courant
According to police, the clash happened about 4 p.m. on Norman Road when two troopers who were working undercover approached a man who they believed had heroin on him. When the suspect realized what was going on, the man - who had just arrived home - returned to his car and put it in reverse, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Hartford Courant
In total, about 9 grams of cocaine, 6 grams of cocaine, 4 ounces of marijuana and 53 grams of MDMA were seized from an apartment on Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford Wednesday. Three men were arrested. Comment?
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