Shelton News: Two Teens Arrested For Stealing Elderly Woman’s Purse

#Shelton CT--On 05/31/2023 at approximately 3:00 PM a 73-year-old Shelton woman was loading items in her vehicle at Walmart located on Bridgeport Ave in Shelton. A vehicle approached the woman and the passenger exited and stole her purse while pushing her. Eyewitnesses and video surveillance revealed the vehicle was Hyundai Tucson which was later discovered to be stolen. Shelton Police communicated with surrounding towns and the New Haven Police Department stopped the vehicle a short time later. Two 16-year-old New Haven teens were arrested. During the investigation, items from the Shelton woman’s purse were located in the vehicle. The two teens were charged with Robbery 2nd Degree , Conspiracy to commit Robbery 2 nd Degree, Larceny 4th Degree and Conspiracy…

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Shelton News: Cat Burglary

Cat Taken during Burglary Located On 1-22-23, Shelton Police took a report of a burglary from a hotel room. There wereno apparent signs of forced entry to the room. Several items were reported missingincluding the victim’s hairless cat Princess. Detectives conducted a thorough investigation which resulted in the arrest of 20-year-old Zyair Lopez and 24-year-old Toni Douglas-Alves in February. They were chargedwith Burglary 3 rd Degree, Larceny 3 rd Degree, Conspiracy to commit Burglary 3 rd Degree, and Conspiracy to commit Larceny 3 rd Degree. However, detectives were unable to locatethe cat. This week detectives received a call from a female in Massachusetts. The femalestated that she bought a hairless cat a few months ago in Bridgeport. She learned the…

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Threat Leads to Drug/Firearm Arrest

On 5-1-23, a male victim called the Shelton Police Department to say a person known to him sent a threatening message that he was coming to the victim’s house. The victim was not forthcoming with details. Police were sent to the area and while responding were told that the known person was now outside of the house in a red car. Police arrived and observed a male inside the red car. Police ordered the male to exit the car and come towards them. The male ran away and jumped into an adjacent river. Officers were able to get the male of out the river. Police located a gun and drugs inside the vehicle. A check revealed the gun was reported…

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Derby News: Structure Fire

Derby News: Structure Fire 2023-04-18 @ 12:00pm--#Derby CT-- Firefighters were called to a structure fire on New Haven Avenue. Firefighters quickly had the fire extinguished. The Red Cross has been called to handle the immediate needs of 2 adults and 1 child who lived there. This news report is made possible by:

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Ansonia News: Homicide Arrest

On April 6, 2023, Errol Salkey, age 18, of Ansonia was arraigned at Milford Superior Court for his involvement in the April 5, 2022 homicide of Johnny Class. Salkey, who was 17 at the time of the homicide, was taken into custody by the Orange Police Department on March 16, 2023 during an unrelated investigation and turned over to the Ansonia Police Department. Salkey was arraigned in Juvenile Court, where the case was transferred to adult court. Errol Salkey was charged with Felony Murder, Criminal Attempt at Robbery First Degree, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery First Degree. Salkey is being held on a $1,250,000.00 bond and his next court date is June 2, 2023. The investigation is ongoing and additional…

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Ansonia News: Narcotics Arrest

#Ansonia CT--On March 29, 2023, the Ansonia Police Department and DEA New Haven Task Force with the assistance of the New Haven Police Department Criminal Intelligence Unit & Shooting Task Force and Connecticut State Police Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant on Howard Avenue in Ansonia. The warrant was the result of a joint investigation into the distribution of narcotics. During the service of the warrant, a large number of drugs and cash were recovered and the target of the investigation was arrested. Seized during the warrant were 448 grams of cocaine, 186 grams of crack, 10 grams of Fentanyl, and $100,000.00 in cash. Daqwon Graham, age 28, of Ansonia was arrested and charged with Possession of Narcotics,…

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