Shooting injures man Sunday morning in Hamden

Shooting injures man Sunday morning in Hamden

HAMDEN – A shooting sent Hamden Police officers to the 1500 block of Dixwell Avenue Sunday morning. The report of a shooting came in around 10 a.m. Sunday, according to police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. “Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 30 year-old victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg,” Smith […]

Last Call for the Hamden Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy

Last Call for the Hamden Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy

The Hamden Police Department is sponsoring a Citizens Police Academy that starts Wednesday, Sept. 13. The deadline to sign up is Monday, Sept. 11. The purpose of this academy is to provide local residents and business/property owners with information as it relates to the function and activities of the Hamden Police Department. It is the […]

Recent Hamden Arrests: Aug. 27 – Sept. 6

Recent Hamden Arrests: Aug. 27 – Sept. 6

Aug. 25: — Vincent Anthony Townsend, 29, of 831 Elm St., New Haven, was charged with sixth-degree larceny. He was arraigned Sept. 8 in Meriden Superior Court. — Justin M. Tompkins, 36, of 275 Evening Star Drive, Naugatuck, was charged with second-degree failure to appear in court. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bond and arraigned Sept. 7 in […]

Hamden man among nine charged with abuse of patient at CVH

Hamden man among nine charged with abuse of patient at CVH

A Hamden man is one of nine people facing charges after a State Police investigation into reported abuse of a patient at Whiting Forensic Division of the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown. Carl Benjamin, 39, of 25311 Town Walk Road in Hamden was charged with six counts of cruelty to persons and six counts of disorderly conduct, […]

North Haven Police: East Haven man fired BB gun in bar

North Haven Police: East Haven man fired BB gun in bar

NORTH HAVEN – A man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly shot several rounds from a BB gun in a local cafe. The incident happened on Saturday at Vic’s Cafe on Quinnipiac Avenue, according to police, who were called to the bar on reports of someone with a gun. “The investigation revealed that an […]

Fatal motorcycle accidents in Hamden, North Haven

Fatal motorcycle accidents in Hamden, North Haven

Accidents claimed two people in Hamden and North Haven on Monday, and both involved motorcycles. In North Haven, police are advising motorists to stay clear of Maple Avenue, which was closed between Laydon Avenue and Sackett Point Road around 10 p.m. after a fatal accident involving a motorcycle. Police have not yet released details about that […]

Hamden woman charged after fight breaks out at nail salon

Hamden woman charged after fight breaks out at nail salon

HAMDEN – Violence broke out Sunday at a Dixwell Avenue business that led to the arrest of a Hamden woman, according to police. The incident happened at about 1 p.m. at the Nail Spa at 1869 Dixwell Ave., according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. Katerah Edmundson, 19, of 64 Marne St., Hamden, reportedly […]

Hamden Police: New York man tried to pass fake bills at Kohls

Hamden Police: New York man tried to pass fake bills at Kohls

HAMDEN – A New York man is facing forgery charges after he allegedly tried to pass fake $100 bills as the real thing. The incident happened last week, when the man, identified as James Oliver, 38, of New York City, tried to purchase items at Kohl’s on Dixwell Avenue with the counterfeit bills, according to Hamden […]

Hamden woman, New Haven man charged after drug investigation

Hamden woman, New Haven man charged after drug investigation

HAMDEN – A “lengthy” drug investigation resulted in the arrest of two people last month, according to police. Lashaun Lawrence, 51, of 229 Goodrich St., Hamden, and Armando Johnson, 27, of 385 Blatchley Ave., New Haven, each was charged with the sale of narcotics on Aug. 18, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. The […]