HAN News, June 15

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network, and is hosted by Kate Czaplinski. You can watch it on-demand later or see video below.


Below are some of the stories we are following on June 15:

A man Milford police said asked to use the phone at a local restaurant and called in a bomb threat to Chevrolet of Milford June 13 was arrested on a number of charges. Police say Dylan Esposito, 43, of Killingworth, called in the bomb scare because he had hoped to steal a truck while the dealership was being evacuated.

The Monroe community is mourning the loss of a 24 year-old volunteer firefighter, who died monday night when the motorcycle he was driving was involved in a crash on Main Street.

Milford firefighters located a man who had been stranded on Charles Island Tuesday and brought him to safety.

The Trumbull Police Department has lost one of its most highly regarded officers.

State Police Detectives seized firearms, narcotics and cash after serving a Search and Seizure warrant in Bridgeport.

Fairfield Animal Control is trying to locate the owner of a dog that bit a high school student on Monday morning in an effort to learn the dog’s rabies vaccination history.

After two months of making arrests, the Trumbull Police Department has closed its investigation into an employee theft ring that took place at the Home Depot on Monroe Turnpike between January and October of last year.

Stratford Residents in Districts 2 and 5 will go to the polls on Oct. 13 to fill a pair of vacant seats on the Town Council.

In Easton, Sacred Heart University will present its proposal for the town-owned South Park property at a Special Board of Selectmen meeting June 16 at 7 p.m. in the community room at the Easton Public Library. If time allows public questions and comments will be allowed, according to the agenda.

Friends and family members who are unable to attend the New Canaan High School graduation Wednesday, June 15, can watch the entire ceremony live at www.ncadvertiser.com.

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, as the first of two Free Fishing License Days scheduled for 2016. A second is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13.