Cop of the Week
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 7, 2015 12:15 pm | Comments (4)
Caitlin Zerella was cruising the neighborhood near the intersection of Derby Avenue and Mead Street when she saw a man riding his bike on the sidewalk.
Zerella debated with herself about whether to stop him.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 29, 2015 11:03 am | Comments (1)
Officer Derek Huelsman was cruising in his squad car on Day Street near George Street when he saw a white Toyota Avalon with four people in it traveling down George.
“As soon as they saw me, the two in the front,” Huelsman said, “looked as if they’d seen a ghost.”
by Paul Bass | Jul 2, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (5)
The veteran Hill patrolman shepherded the rookie across Congress Avenue. “I’m going to introduce you,” he said, “to the Pringles.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 11, 2015 11:57 am | Comments (12)
The B-squad officers were told at line-up: Look out for a late-model blue sedan. A man driving one was wanted for pulling a gun on store clerks and making off with high-end goods like generators.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 27, 2015 12:14 pm | Comments (3)
New Haven police officers Keron Bryce and Osvaldo Garcia were arresting a suspect and about to send him downtown in the prisoner transport van, when they heard a sound that neither man will ever forget.
by Paul Bass | Apr 10, 2015 2:42 pm
Another package disappeared from outside an East Rocker’s door. Thanks to a sharp-eyed citizen, Officer Matt Myers had information to work with.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 2, 2015 4:26 pm | Comments (19)
Three months into their new walking beat downtown, two rookie cops were heading down Temple Street when they noticed two young guys hanging out in front of a business under construction.
by Paul Bass | Feb 16, 2015 3:26 pm | Comments (8)
The copper thief confessed to hitting homes all over town. That meant Detective Joseph Aurora’s investigation was just beginning.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 26, 2014 1:52 pm | Comments (3)
Detective Bridget Brosnahan had been up until to 2 a.m. piecing together a case.When she thought she’d had it just about assembled, she got in her Jeep and headed for Valhalla, N.Y., to deliver the results.
by Paul Bass | Dec 19, 2014 3:07 pm | Comments (2)
The latest train traveler to get mugged at Church Street South couldn’t remember much about his attackers—at first.