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Craig Zac July 22, 2014 at 07:42 am
was he "Smashed" when the cops found him?
Chris Knipstein July 22, 2014 at 10:20 am
Maybe he was trying to Catch a Break..
chuck July 23, 2014 at 03:54 am
Appropriate address for this fool.
chuck July 23, 2014 at 04:01 am
Let's "face" it...poor Jessica won't be a brain surgeon anytime soon. Dumb as a stump....
Photo credit: Orange Police Department
Krista Foster Heard July 21, 2014 at 01:32 am
God Bless , What a tragic loss . How was this K- 9 baby not secure. This K-9 was an officer of theRead More law and has died and hopefully the investigation shows it was no fault of his handler. John people are not laying blame , they simple want to know and are speculating , this is also a financial loss for Orange as well as loosing a trained officer and fur friend.
fatmancarruthers July 21, 2014 at 07:52 am
Whatever you do, dont question a cop's judgment. Theyre always right
Craig Zac July 22, 2014 at 07:46 am
poor dog... that sux. Sorry to hear of its loss. As for the Officer, Im sure they were using the dogRead More to sniff for drugs or something, whatever the case, the dog was only doing what it was trained for and weather or not the Handling officer "Needed" it there really does not matter.
Daisy Wilson July 19, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Its time that we began to bring the illness of hoarding out for open discussion. Too oftn peopleRead More know there's a problem but don't want to get involved.
Thomas Johnson July 19, 2014 at 12:01 pm
The Barney Fife Division of the Thomaston Police Department announced today that anyone observedRead More with a banana that has ripened to the point of turning black would be arrested and tried for "possession of an object that could be mistaken for a firearm"...
chuck July 19, 2014 at 11:33 pm
This story is really the pits....
chuck July 19, 2014 at 06:33 am
What did he assault?? His gas pedal?? Simple assault??
Dragonflies July 19, 2014 at 10:19 pm
Simple assault or not, behind bars is where he belongs.. Perhaps you haven't looked him up on theRead More judicial website yet??
Robert Lee July 19, 2014 at 06:16 pm
Seems STRANGE that young woman would take off an engagement ring in her purse. I thought theyRead More usually wore them to show others that she is about to get hitched....
Robert Lee July 19, 2014 at 06:18 pm
Seems strange that a young woman would take off her engagement ring and leave it in her purse. IRead More would have thought it was her pride and joy to have....
chuck July 19, 2014 at 11:42 pm
Scare of a lifetime?? Huh??
eileen July 17, 2014 at 07:17 am
9 months? Really? That's a joke. People that look at child porn or that abuse a child should beRead More locked up FOREVER!!! It would most certainly keep our children from harm. Almost every time that you hear of a child being kidnapped and killed, the suspect is almost always what? Someone who's been arrested for child porn, abuse or molesting. Lock them away people, save our kids!!!!!
chuck July 17, 2014 at 06:41 pm
Eileen for President!
eileen July 17, 2014 at 06:56 pm
Thanks, Chuck!
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Voice of Reason July 14, 2014 at 07:34 pm
Interesting. As they're listed above a quick check of the half dozen Towns/Cities with the highestRead More crime rates are also near the bottom of the list of citizens with pistol permits. New London #166. New Britain #152. Waterbury #153. Bridgeport #158. New Haven #168 and Hartford #169 of 169 Towns in CT. Any correlation?
David Parsons July 14, 2014 at 11:22 pm
Small towns have a larger percentage of people with permits but a far lower number of permits.Read More Canaan has the highest 13.5% and there are a whopping 167 permits. Bridgeport, on the other hand, only has 2.8% that amounts to 4,031 permits.
Shirley B. Backus July 15, 2014 at 11:34 pm
I thought I read somewhere that most armed robberies were committed with guns that were stolen fromRead More homes. If you feel you must own a gun, don't advertise it. That alone could be the reason your home gets broken into! Obvious alarms and locks could make thieves wonder what's so valuable that it needs all that security. Again, don't advertise how secure your home is, and what valuables are inside.
IOU July 14, 2014 at 10:33 am
I never trust crime numbers. The police supply the data and it's in the best interest of the policeRead More if the crime rate is very low. It makes residents feel safe. It gives job security to the police if the residents are led to believe the police are doing a good job. There was an incident in my town a few years ago where a man murdered his wife. But the crime stats said there were no murders. I lost interest in our police stats at that point.
John Q. Public July 14, 2014 at 12:21 pm
The more police officers a town has per person, the more 'crime' gets reported!
Ken Anderson July 15, 2014 at 09:22 am
Whoever compiled this shouldn't be taken seriously. They've got five different Hartfords demarcatedRead More (all with the same stats though--?) and yet they forgot at least one whole town. I'm not going to say which one--that's their job, but if I had to remark on the State of Union, I'd just say "very, very swollen." C'mon, if they're going to offer stats like this at least get the flipping map right! Sheesh.
Cpl. Jessie Peterson of the Highland Village Police Department only lasted 30 minutes in quickly-rising temperatures of the car before he had to get out and recover.
Ron Drew July 16, 2014 at 09:03 am
Cars have alerts when you do not have your seat belt clicked. Why not alerts if the seat belt isRead More clicked in the back seat and the door is opened to alert the parent? If the door is closed without the seat belt un-click the horn would blow until un-clicked. Hows that for a new invention car manufacturers?
Igor July 16, 2014 at 11:09 am
How about people just pay attention to what they are doing? It's not not just with children. TheyRead More drive, walk the same way. With their heads up their butts. Why should it fall on the auto makers (thus increasing the cost to the consumer) to do what the parents should be doing?
Dylan Anthony July 17, 2014 at 02:25 pm
was the title pun seriously necessary?
J. Michael Farren, a former New Canaan resident and former White House lawyer (2010 press pool photo)
Bill Payer July 13, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Hey David, "Dou-Bag", what does Bush and Bin Laden have to do with a personal criminalRead More case? Besides, Bin Laden is dead and nothing has changed. The occupant in the W.H. will be on trial soon as well, don't worry!
Amy S. July 19, 2014 at 01:18 pm
not if he is playing golf.
do cons ever work? July 23, 2014 at 12:14 pm
Have you ever noticed that when tragedy strikes this country the Republican presidents are always onRead More vacation and the Democratic presidents are always in the White House? Funny. Even with Katrina, the war criminal was in Crawford on his month-long (5th) vacation.
Chinook and Cheyenne. Photo provided by CT Department of Agriculture
Dana July 13, 2014 at 06:12 pm
It's unlikely they will put the horses down if their only issue is a lack of groceries. However,Read More they have obviously been starved on and off for at LEAST a few years if it was first reported in 2011. Like most mammals, this kind of malnutrition can destroy the internal organs. Horses a especially subseptable. I hope the court denies any appeal she makes, because what ever her issue is, she obviously either won't or can't properly care for them.
BARBARA July 14, 2014 at 10:52 am
It says nothing about putting them down. Hopefully they will be fed and cared for then put up forRead More adoption. Poor horses at the mercy of an unfit human to take care of them !
nana of 5 July 21, 2014 at 11:22 am
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE !!!!!! Why have them if you can't care for them
citizen July 9, 2014 at 11:42 am
I'm sure he personally emptied the bottle before the incident, hence the violence.
chuck July 9, 2014 at 10:39 pm
Thirty-three years old. Bashing women's heads in with bottles. Thinking the woods was a good option.Read More Should I continue? Twenty years in prison for this loser. It's not like he's going to be finding a cure for cancer. Get him outta here....
SILENT WOLF July 10, 2014 at 11:05 pm
for the record there is no 685 Anderson....
Brownie Destiny July 10, 2014 at 04:59 am
hmmm when it happend she swore it was the dr cause they changed the formula which I knew was a crockRead More cause my daughter had the same issues with formula....then it was she was found unresponsive in her crib....now its determined finally it was over laying ....unless the mother was laying in the crib clearly she moved the baby after she found her how someone could do that I have no idea...but im glad the truth has finally come out ...
Heather Brown July 11, 2014 at 10:38 pm
@brownie destiny u shouldnt always believe what you read the autopsy isn`t even back yet youRead More shouldnt comment on something you know nothing about just last week they said it was the dad who rolled on her before then it was a piece of hair now they are saying the mother when they get their story straight then u can judge untill then mind your business and worry about your own kids!
Michael Mott, 34 of 411 Chestnut Hill Road (Credit: New Haven Police Department)
1 July 8, 2014 at 11:25 pm
A few lessons here. 1) mind your business or you may get punched in the face. 2) always have aRead More backup credit card in your own name. Especially if you are unfortunate enough to marry a spendthrift. 3) don't punch a person in the face where you just tried using a credit card - the cops can track you down that way.
Bert Marchael July 9, 2014 at 06:54 am
After looking at the picture of Mott, I doubt he could read, let alone read anything McCann wrote.Read More As they say, "No good Deed goes unpunished."
Bobbie July 9, 2014 at 11:23 am
Judging a book by its cover? We know nothing about Mr. Mott. And by what you wrote, Bert, I knowRead More that you are an uptight snob.
L.A. July 14, 2014 at 05:19 pm
Back seated or front seated car seat.... my question is: how in the WORLD can these parents goRead More hours, and hours throughtout the day without thinking about their baby??? Don't they think about their child like: what is he/she doing right now, is he sleeping or playing with his friends, is he eating right now? Is he ok????etc...). Don't they call each other (mom/dad) to ask how the daycare drop off went??? My God!!! I think they should have the same punishment.
Ron Drew July 16, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Rita is correct in her response but what I am saying is to be consistent. New Haven should notRead More arrest a parent for accidentally leaving a child in the car and Ridgefield not arrest. Also Igor indicated not to put the burden on the car makers. Yet they now have computer chips to stop the car before it hits something and beeps at the driver if they move across the center line. All these are good things so how about something that helps solve this problem.
johndoe July 17, 2014 at 02:46 pm
OK. so what is the verdict??? why is it taking so F***** long to convict a father who killed hisRead More baby!
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Molly Woonsocket July 8, 2014 at 07:34 am
Swinging his arms and breaking a windshield? Who is he..Iron Man?
chuck July 8, 2014 at 07:51 pm
Guess he was "well armed." Who writes these things?
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chuck July 9, 2014 at 07:01 am
This article offers NO info. Pitiful Patch. How about a few more sentences?
Naugatuck Resident July 9, 2014 at 07:04 am
Because no one is covering Patch anymore. They fired almost their entire staff. There are a fewRead More people left who cobble together bits and pieces of information for all 169 cities and towns in CT and that's why we get this low quality "reporting".
lou banger July 10, 2014 at 02:58 am
My guess is this guy broke into a vacant house and decided not to pay the classy gal, she thenRead More called the cops to get her money which got Mathew two charges because he decided to save himself $20. Jezebel got off because she ratted and Mr. Ham got off because of Jezebel :)
chuck July 13, 2014 at 06:37 am
Wonder how many of these people were already breaking the law by being here illegally. Remember...CTRead More passes out driver's licenses to people here illegally like popcorn at the movies. What a joke.
Robert Lederhilger July 14, 2014 at 05:36 pm
JYD July 14, 2014 at 11:44 pm
For all those patting the state police on the back, keep in mind that numbers were down about 30%Read More compared to 2013. And based on my observations, it wasn't because drivers were suddenly obeying traffic laws. Definitely less of a police presence on the roads this time around.
Phil July 6, 2014 at 11:20 pm
Looks like he committed the crime in Hamden and then moved to Naugatuck, where he was arrested. DoRead More you have any supporting facts to support your comment "why are there so many in our town?". Please post your data to support your claim. Is the arrest rate for people who commit these crimes higher in Naugatuck then elsewhere? Have you corrected for situations like this where the crime was committed in one jurisdiction but the arrest occurred in another? Looking forward to your analysis, but not holding my breadth.
chuck July 6, 2014 at 11:38 pm
So are we to assume he found God after moving to Naugatuck and stopped his perverse, disgustingRead More ways? Of course not. The guy is a diddler. I have no stats or evidence but I'm sure he has been on the same path as he was on in Hamden while here in Naugatuck. Phil...tell me he hasn't been scoping out little kids here in Naugatuck. And yes, Susan...it seems to me as well that I'm reading about these losers too frequently in Naugatuck news. Instead of worrying about stats and analysis, lets worry about how the hell we're gonna remove this tree jumper from society.
MAC July 7, 2014 at 01:20 pm
What a scumbag! Idle hands are the devil's workshop, as we know. Look into this sad excuse forRead More 'manhood,' and you will probably find parents (maybe just an uneducated single mom) who did NOT teach their son to WORK, to live according to the Golden Rule, and to be a charitable, responsible good human being.
Robert Lee July 5, 2014 at 02:29 pm
I am at a loss; residue?? I used to duck hunt and never thought I had residue on my hands. TheRead More shot exits the end of the barrel. Now if the person was using a black powdered rifle with a ball; I could believe that as the black powder does have a blow back on antique fire arms.
Phil July 5, 2014 at 05:25 pm
Yes, GSW from a center fire cartridge. Sorry you have to copy and paste the link, Patch does notRead More allow hyperlinks http://tinyurl.com/ch9qs2x
Phil July 5, 2014 at 07:06 pm
Yes, GSR from a center fire cartridge. Sorry you have to copy and paste the link, Patch does notRead More allow hyperlinks http://tinyurl.com/ch9qs2x
An officer talks to a driver during a DWI Checkpoint in East Haven, CT. (Credit: versageek, Flickr creative commons)
Thomas Paine July 10, 2014 at 03:45 pm
Igor - It is the rare human being who does not do what you describe. >>> Porter - My pointRead More is that those who complain about profiling point to disproportionate stops/arrests/etc compared to representation in the general population rather than looking at historical data on incidents, etc. Such people will ignore that the white stops are nearly equal to their representation; they will point to the black stops being higher than their population representation and yet ignore that that cohort is more likely than the others to be violators. In traffic stops, particularly on highways, LEOs stop those who violate or act suspiciously, not those who fit a certain profile. As has been pointed out by others, rarely is the race of a driver known until they are pulled over.
John Desota July 17, 2014 at 11:44 pm
Get them monkeys!
Craig Zac July 22, 2014 at 08:02 am
I dunno, are cops here in CT really that bored that they can go out and just pick on minorities?Read More also, what about when a cop is taking radar on the side of the road and some car speeds by, does the cop have time to sit and go, was he black? Hispanic? white? ... I think that if you get pulled over, its for a reason, speeding, failing to stop at a red light or stop sign, or maybe some of these people being pulled over are in the inner cities and the cops know them or who they are and suspect them of something? (I know its wrong to assume someone is guilty of something that you don't have proof of but...) maybe some cops are targeting blacks and Hispanics... what id like to know is, are these people also getting fined or ticketed for anything or are they being let go with a warning?
Bruce July 3, 2014 at 10:21 am
(Checks calendar)....(Mourns what's left of the Patch)
blah blah blah July 3, 2014 at 02:30 pm
I think Brian McCready is doing a good job trying to make Naugatuck Patch relevant once again. WhenRead More did you start, Brian?
chuck July 3, 2014 at 09:09 pm
D&D has their own parking lot? Where is Sherwin-Williams parking lot in Mountview Plaza?
chuck July 1, 2014 at 11:11 pm
This kid has a bright future. Can't wait til he becomes an "adult."
Dave G July 3, 2014 at 06:43 am
Useless teenager
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