Hamden Police search for two armed robbers

Hamden Police search for two armed robbers

HAMDEN – Police are investigating two robberies that happened in the last week, both involving handguns. The first occurred on Dec. 7 at about 3:30 p.m. at Snack Plus, 75 Putnam Ave., where a black man robbed the store at gunpoint, making off with cigarettes and money, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. […]

Hamden Police: ‘Tis the season to get ripped off

Hamden Police: ‘Tis the season to get ripped off

From the Hamden Police Department: The Hamden Police Department has responded to several suspicious activity complaints during the past week. During an incident on Filbert Street, a black male, 5’11”, wearing brown pants and a leather jacket, was observed attempting to enter several parked motor vehicles On Dec. 5, a white male was observed on […]

New Haven man found dead on State Street in Hamden

New Haven man found dead on State Street in Hamden

HAMDEN – Police here are investigating the death of a New Haven man. Robert Tyson, 40, of New Haven, was found dead Saturday evening in the back of a building on State Street, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. Smith did not identify the exact address of where Tyson was found “unconscious lying on […]

Hamden Police arrest Goodrich Street man after drug investigation

Hamden Police arrest Goodrich Street man after drug investigation

HAMDEN – Members of the Hamden Police Department Street Interdiction Team, Patrol Division and Emergency Services Unit executed a search and seizure warrant on Dec. 1 on the first floor at 237 Goodrich St. regarding a drug investigation. Officers conducted an extensive investigation into drug sales at that address. A search of James Dickerson, who […]

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Hamden resident, QU professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to Jordan

Mohammad N. Elahee of Hamden, professor of international business at Quinnipiac University, will teach and conduct research in Jordan next semester on negotiating in a globalized world. His work will be funded with a Fulbright Scholar Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. “I am immensely happy […]

Hamden honors Spring Glen Hardware with annual ornament

Hamden honors Spring Glen Hardware with annual ornament

The Hamden Recreation Department is happy to introduce the official 2017 holiday ornament. This year’s selection features Spring Glen Hardware Store. Spring Glen Hardware, at 1666 Whitney Ave., was established in 1948 by Harry Landino and now deceased Frank and Anna Landino. While many big box stores have taken over smaller retailers, Harry and son’s […]

Eliminating car tax could prove problematic to municipalities

Eliminating car tax could prove problematic to municipalities

The latest state budget proposal that legislators announced last week is still shrouded in mystery, but one element of it that has become public is its intention to eliminate the motor vehicle tax in the fiscal year 2018-2019. While that may have some car owners cheering, it could have serious consequences for homeowners, whose property […]

Hamden Police Log: Sept. 7 to Sept. 16

Hamden Police Log: Sept. 7 to Sept. 16

Thursday, Sept. 7: — Felicia Julianelle, 29, of 50 Sea Hill Road, North Branford, was charged with sixth-degree larceny. She was held in lieu of $1,000 bond and is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 20 in Meriden Superior Court. — Daryl McFadden, 27, of 17 Elmer Ave., Hamden, was charged with the illegal manufacture, distribution or sale of narcotics. He was […]

Three charged in Hamden with motor vehicle break-in

Three charged in Hamden with motor vehicle break-in

HAMDEN – Three New Haven residents, including two juveniles, were arrested Sunday night after they allegedly broke into a car on Albert Road. Police received a report of someone tampering with cars in the area of Albert Road about 11 p.m. Sunday, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. A “concerned citizen” reported that […]