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  • Police Investigating Rash Of Copper Thefts

    Police are investigating a recent series of copper thefts from various locations in town in seeking to learn who has stolen the copper piping and wiring for its scrap value.

    Police Captain Joe Rios told Police Commission members on May 6 that detectives have been investigating and have identified some suspects in the thefts.

    Town police have been working  with police from other law enforcement agencies in probing the thefts.

    Police hope to make arrests through warrants, according to Capt Rios.

  • Police Uncover Nighttime Burglary At Fairfield Hills

    Police report they arrested two alleged burglars inside Cochran House at Fairfield Hills early on the morning of Monday, October 28, after receiving a call informing them that light and noise were emanating from the third-floor of the massive masonry building.

    Police said they charged Paul Longo, 28, of New Haven, and Dale Hanley, 28, of Northford each with third-degree burglary, sixth-degree larceny, possession of burglary tools, and third-degree criminal mischief.