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Connecticut Crime

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 Leaves Toddler In Idling Car, Toddler Puts Car In Drive: Police

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Crime

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is in custody after police say he left his 2-year-old daughter alone in his idling car and she put the...

Inmate Wins $12,000 In Court Over Filthy Mattress

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 01.31.2014 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut prisoner forced to sleep on a mattress that smelled of mildew and missing much of its stuffing was awarded $12...

Newtown Gunman's Father Meets With Connecticut Officials

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Crime

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of the gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings has met with a Connecticut official and agreed to help ...

Private Investigator Gets Prison For Bribing Witness

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A former private investigator has been sentenced to four years in prison for bribing a witness to recant testimony in a murd...

Man Named Noel Arrested For Climbing Christmas Tree

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | Weird News

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man named Noel who climbed a tree decorated with Christmas lights has been arrested. The electricity for the ...

Convicted Killer Released After 27 Years

AP | Posted 11.15.2013 | Crime

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who spent 27 years in prison for the murder of a pregnant woman was released Friday — four years early...

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...

Florida Man Committed To Psychiatric Hospital In Cannibalism Case

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Florida man who killed a vagrant with an ax and ate his brain and eyes has been committed to a maximum-security psychiatri...

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 ...

Woman Arrested After Calling Cops On Her Pimp

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Weird News

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — A woman has been charged with prostitution in Connecticut after calling police to complain about how she was being treated b...

'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...

High School Football Players Accused Of Sexual Assault

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 05.20.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Two Connecticut high school football players have been charged in sexual assault cases that, like a recent high-profile Ohio rape c...

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...

Prosecutor Fights Kennedy Cousin Appealing Murder Conviction

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

VERNON, Conn. — An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel said Thursday he was within his rights and had strategic considerations in waiting...

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...

Mass Shooting At Elementary School

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 02.13.2013 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. — A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside an elementary school, massacring 26 people, including ...

This Is The Largest Art Heist In History

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 01.14.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. — A 76-year-old reputed Connecticut mobster said to have information about the largest art heist in history was expected to plea...

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...