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Connecticut Crime

Human Remains Stolen From Cemetery Found In Man's Home, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.07.2015 | Crime

Everyone has a few skeletons in the closet, but police say that Amador Medina had five. The 32-year-old man is in custody after police report he brok...

Slain Couple's Son Allegedly Texted Girlfriend 'Perfect Plan' To Kill Parents

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.02.2015 | Crime

A "piece of crap" is how authorities say 27-year-old Kyle Navin referred to his father in a series of text messages with his girlfriend in the months ...

Camera Captures Teen's Jump From Alleged Abductor's Car

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.08.2015 | Crime

A 17-year-old girl narrowly escaped abduction by jumping from a moving car, according to police in Connecticut. Authorities said the victim, a Bridgep...

'Sick Ripper' Called Van His 'Murder Mobile,' Court Documents Say

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.24.2015 | Crime

William Devin Howell, a drifter who has been imprisoned for eight years, may be Connecticut's most prolific killer in nearly three decades, authoritie...

Missing Dad Texted Son, 'Did You Hurt Mom?'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.11.2015 | Crime

A missing Connecticut man told his son in a text message that he was worried the son was setting him up for murder, according to court documents. The ...

Police Reportedly Search Home Of Wealthy Missing Couple's Son

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.20.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Connecticut reportedly executed a search warrant Wednesday night in connection with the disappearance of a wealthy Easton couple. Accor...

Samantha Lachman

Report: Connecticut Gun Control Law Sharply Reduced Gun-Related Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

A 1995 law that made it more difficult to purchase a handgun in Connecticut radically reduced gun-related homicides in the state, according to a Johns...

Mother, Insurance Executive Murdered While Out For Late Jog

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Crime

Detectives in Connecticut are investigating the death of a woman who police say was fatally stabbed in the chest while out for an evening jog. Mel...

Man Arrested For Alleged Aggressive Mopping

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.15.2014 | Weird News

When John Thornton visited the Double Tree Hotel in Bristol, Connecticut, on Monday night, he apparently did not like the mop job being done by a fema...

Cop Answers For Stealing Dead Motorcyclist's Crucifix, Cash

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

A 19-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police has accepted responsibility for stealing cash and jewelry from a deceased accident victim. Aaron ...

Dad Drugged Daughter With Benadryl So He Could Rape Her Friend: Cops

Posted 11.12.2013 | Crime

A Connecticut father allegedly drugged his daughter with Benadryl so he could rape her 12-year-old friend. Robert Chesters, a widowed father of th...

Sex Offender Abuses Girl She Is Babysitting, Films It: Cops

Posted 10.07.2013 | Crime

A registered sex offender was arrested again last month after allegedly filming herself abusing a 3-year-old girl she was babysitting. Angela Mart...

'I Just Lost It': Man Allegedly Beats Wife's Head With Baseball Bat

Posted 09.13.2013 | Crime

Police say a wealthy Connecticut man who viciously beat his wife with a baseball bat told them he "just lost it." Michael DeMaio, 55, was charged w...

Biker Shot Self, Blamed Made-Up, Hoodie-Wearing Gang

Posted 08.30.2013 | Weird News

Talk about shooting yourself in the foot -- or the leg, as the case may be. Police say Wendell Docteur, 22, accidentally shot himself while riding ...

'This Time I'm Not Admitting It,' Says Accused Child Rapist: Cops

Posted 05.15.2013 | Crime

A Connecticut man accused of raping a 10-year-old girl allegedly told police that "this time" he won't admit to the crime. Gary Gray, 42, was livi...

WATCH: Mom Chucks Baby Aside For Brawl On Bus

Posted 04.15.2013 | Weird News

The babies on the bus go fly-y-ying. Police in Hartford, Conn., are investigating a video that shows a woman tossing a child aside on the bus befor...

Here's What Happens When You Mix Booze, An Ax, And Dunkin' Donuts

Posted 03.08.2013 | Weird News

Most of America runs on Dunkin' -- this guy runs through the coffee shop smashing things with his ax. Wilfred Levine, 63, was apparently angry when...

David Lohr

PHOTOS: 71-Old Woman Arrested For Prostitution In Connecticut

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.28.2013 | Crime

Connecticut authorities arrested an elderly woman on prostitution charges following a raid at a Glastonbury hotel. According to agent James Kennedy...

Assault Suspect Busted While Seeking Flu Shot

Posted 01.16.2013 | Weird News

Nathaniel Chambers is feeling a little under the weather. The 27-year-old Connecticut man was busted one week after allegedly committing a violent ...

Man Hid Cameras In Bathrooms At Work, Church: Police

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.02.2013 | Crime

A man arrested last Thursday on suspicion of setting up cameras in the women's bathroom at his work allegedly admitted to pulling the same creepy voye...

David Lohr

Police 'Indefinitely' Seize Sandy Hook Crime Scenes

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime

Connecticut State Police announced Monday they will be holding all crimes scenes connected to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting for the forese...

You Won't Believe How This Sneaky Thief Stole Credit Cards

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

This thief acted like a real snake. Between 2008 and 2010, Anthony Johnson spent his weekends slithering underneath movie theater seats and steali...

Man Stomps On, Breaks 3-Year-Old's Leg: Cops

Posted 09.24.2012 | Crime

A Connecticut man has been jailed for allegedly stomping on and breaking the leg of a 3-year-old girl. Monserate Perez, 53, is also charged with hi...

Virgin Mary Statue Beheaded; Owner Calls It A Hate Crime

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.06.2012 | Weird News

Usually, gnome news is good news, but it's terrible for Darlene Fraga -- and her Virgin Mary statue. Vandals snuck on to Fraga's property in Windso...

Drunk Driver Used Daughter To Pass Breathalyzer, Cops Say

Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime

A Connecticut man is accused of making his 11-year-old daughter take an alcohol breath test so he could start his truck. Cops said that Robert Bren...