MILFORD – A man camped out at a local cemetery was reportedly attacked by a knife-wielding woman during the early morning hours on Thursday.
Police said the unidentified 56-year-old man was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries to his face, hand and leg. The woman, described as a white female in her early 20s with straight brown shoulder length hair and acne on her chin, was nowhere to be found.
The victim told police that she approached him, struck up conversation and left. She then reportedly came back and attacked him.
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HAMDEN – A Hamden man who reportedly ditched court eight times was arrested this week and is now due in court, again.
The man, Daniel Ardito, 48, allegedly ran from officers who were in the area of Newton Street and Dixwell Avenue on an unrelated threatening complaint. Police caught up with Ardito, located a knife in his pocket and placed him under arrest on charges of carrying a dangerous weapon and interfering with an officer.
Surprisingly, for a man who allegedly failed to appear in court eight times, Ardito was released on promise to appear in court for the Hamden charges. But, he was held in lieu of an $80,000 bond for the eight counts of failure to appear.
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MILFORD – A 29-year-old Southington man faces drug charges after police intercepted a delivery of 15 pounds of marijuana at a .
The arrest of Sean Hutton came after a month-long investigation into packages that were reportedly delivered from California to UPS mailboxes in Milford and Stratford. The mailboxes were created for a fictitious company registered in Hutton’s name, police said.
Hutton is scheduled to appear in court on April 19. In the meantime, you can read more about the alleged crime by clicking here.
NORTH HAVEN – A prescription drug trafficking ring allegedly operating in the New Haven area took a major hit this week when police busted 13 individuals and confiscated 2,000 pills of OxyCodone and $11,000 in cash.
“Prescription drug abuse is a major concern in Connecticut and throughout New England, and the DEA is committed to combating those who traffic these drugs," said Steven W. Derr, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New England Field Division, which led the multi-agency investigation.
More details including the list of names of the individuals allegedly involved in the drug ring can be found by clicking here.