Milford police officer charged in fatal Hamden pedestrian accident

A 28-year-old Milford police officer has been charged in a crash that left a pedestrian dead in Hamden last summer. Hamden police charged Courtney Bothwell, of North Haven, with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian and distracted driving. Police indicated in the charges that the distracted driving charge was … read more

Man arrested on kidnapping charges

Milford police charged a Massachusetts man with kidnapping when they apprehended him Dec. 30 in Milford. According to a police report, on Dec. 30 Milford police responded to the area of the I-95 Exit 40 off-ramp on the report of suspicious activity. Officers arrived in the area and found a female walking south on Woodmont Road away from a car … read more

CT State Troopers prepare for New Year’s highway enforcement

Connecticut State Troopers remind motorists that planning and responsible driving will lead to safer road trips for those driving over the New Year’s holiday. State police ask motorists to follow all motor vehicle laws, as their behavior on the roads is essential to keeping potential hazards at a distance while tens of thousands of drivers take to Connecticut roads. Troopers … read more

Holiday police stats: Crashes, DUIs, speeding all up

The Connecticut State Police was on duty this holiday week with increased patrols that began at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 and continued until December 26, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Troopers patrolled roads and highways across Connecticut focusing on drivers operating under the influence of alcoholic beverages and/or drugs as well as violations committed by aggressive drivers. The … read more