Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Wethersfield, CT or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Thursday May 14 | via TheDay.Com
This undated booking photo provided by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows inmate William Devin Howell. New Britain - William Devin Howell, a drifter with a lengthy criminal record, was working odd jobs around central Connecticut in the summer of 2003 when several people, some of them women with histories of substance abuse, began to vanish. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
This undated booking photo provided by the Connecticut Department of Correction on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 shows inmate William Devin Howell. On Tuesday, a government official said Howell, 45, who has been behind bars for a decade for killing a woman is suspected in the slayings of seven people whose bodies were found buried in the woods behind a Connecticut shopping center. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via WTNH
Two more people have been identified after their remains were found behind the West Farms shopping center on Hartford Road in New Britain, bringing the total number of bodies recovered from the site to seven. Police say they have identified 44-year-old Danny Lee Whistnant of New Britain and 33-year-old Nilsa Arizmendi of Wethersfield after their remains were recovered. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via NBC Connecticut
Clues as to how at least seven people died may hide in the criminal past of the alleged suspect. Howell is serving a 15-year sentence for manslaughter in connection with the death of Wethersfield resident Nilsa Arizmendi, who was last seen getting into Howell's Ford Econoline van in July 2003. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via Golf World
Slow play is a scourge, but in one case earlier this week it became a dangerous scourge when a golfer confronted about his pace of play brandished a gun. It happened at Stanley Golf Course, a public facility in New Britain, Conn. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via The Hartford Courant
An East Hartford man accused of stealing about $40,000 in cash off a counter at the state Department of Motor Vehicles will soon go to trial. Pretrial proceedings against Edgardo Casas, who faces a first-degree larceny charge, will begin May 21, according to court records. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Boston.com
Pace of play on the golf course is always the biggest driver of conflict between players, said Kyle Hedstrom, head golf pro at the Stanley Golf Course in Connecticut. But in his 12 years on the job, he's never seen anything like what played out at the Hartford-area course this week. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via NBC Connecticut
A man is facing threatening and breach of peace charges, after police say he pulled out a gun at Stanley Golf Course in New Britain over a golf etiquette dispute. Alejandro Baeza, 22, of Wethersfield, was arrested after course management said he grew agitated when the group of golfers behind him complained about the pace his group was playing their game. Comment?
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC