Hamden Police Officer Mark Gery dies

Hamden Police Officer Mark Gery dies

HAMDEN – After a long battle with cancer, Hamden Police Officer Mark Gery passed away Sunday evening. Gery retired after a 20-year career in law enforcement in 2016, a year after the Hamden Elks honored him as Police Officer of the Year. He served on the Hamden Police Department for 10 years and with the […]

Dominick Pestone, 83, of Hamden

Dominick Pestone, 83, of Hamden

Dominick Charles Pestone, 83, of Hamden, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Born in New Haven on June 22, 1934, he was the son of late Salvatore and Angelina Pestone. He was a graduate of West Haven High School, Class of 1952. Dom was a pharmacist for over 50 years, […]

Chase between two cars ends with gunshots in Hamden

Chase between two cars ends with gunshots in Hamden

HAMDEN – Three people reported to police that the car they were in was shot up Wednesday afternoon in the area of Woodin Street. The incident began at around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, when they were parked in the lot at Putnam Place on Dixwell Avenue, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. “An individual […]

Hamden Police find “marijuana grow operation” at Whitney Avenue home

Hamden Police find “marijuana grow operation” at Whitney Avenue home

HAMDEN — Members of the Hamden Police Department Street Interdiction Team executed a search and seizure warrant at 1608 Whitney Avenue on Tuesday, where they found “a sophisticated marijuana grow operation.” Hamden Police seized 16 marijuana plants, which had a collective weight of 1,126.7 grams, and 9 THC 100mg “Gummies”, weighing 255.5 grams, according to […]

Pixie the Persian saved from electrical recliner chair

Pixie the Persian saved from electrical recliner chair

HAMDEN – A cat is recovering after getting stuck in a recliner at a residence on Vantage Road. On Feb. 6, Hamden Animal Control got a call for help at the home when the tail of Pixie, a Persian cat, became entwined between a motor and a cross bar in the electrical recliner, Hamden Police […]

Wallingford man charged with stealing jewelry from North Haven home

Wallingford man charged with stealing jewelry from North Haven home

NORTH HAVEN – A Wallingford man is facing larceny charges in connection with an incident that occurred last fall. Troy Tondalo, 41, of Wallingford, was charged Monday with first-degree larceny and offering home improvements without a license, according to North Haven police. On Sept. 23, 2017, a Clintonville Road resident reported to police that about […]

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