COLCHESTER DRUG BUST

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Colchester, CT. (April 9, 2016): Troopers from Troop K-Colchester arrested one person for possession of narcotics, and DUI following a motor vehicle traffic stop on Route 2 near exit 18 in Colchester. On April 9, 2016 at approximately 2:10 a.m., troopers were conducting… Read More

Fired For Smoking Marijuana On The Job

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Gregory Linhoff, who was a state employee at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington in 2012, was fired after a police officer caught him smoking marijuana in a state vehicle. Linhoff, an employee in the maintenance department, who was seeking treatment… Read More

Killingly Proposed $14.5 Million Budget

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Killingly Town Manager Sean Hendricks released his $14.5 million general government budget proposal for 2016-17. The Board of Education has already released their $41.5 million spending plan. These combined budgets represent a 0.33 mill property tax rate decrease. The budgets will be discussed… Read More

President Commutes Life Sentences for Drug Offenses

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On Wednesday, President Barack Obama commuted the federal prison sentences of 61 drug offenders, more than 20 of which were serving life sentences as he works towards overhauling the U.S. criminal justice system. All of the inmates are serving time for drug possession,… Read More

Connecticut Officials Plans for Murder-Suicide Foiled

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First Selectman Glenn Pianka of Bozrah, threatened to kill his wife and commit suicide, but was prevented from following through when his daughter returned home, to find him with a loaded pistol, and was unable to carry through on his threat. Pianka mailed… Read More

Education Costs Face Sharp Increase

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The cost of tuition is going up at all 17 campuses of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system. The Board of Regents for Higher Education on Tuesday approved the increases. Plans call for a 5 percent increase at the four state universities,… Read More

***BREAKING*** SPEEDING STOP TURNS INTO DRUG BUST

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On March 26, 2016 at approximately 3:38 PM the Plainfield Police Department arrested 27 year old Jequon Francis of #15 Kinney Hill Rd Plainfield, CT.   Francis was observed on East Sheperd Hill Rd traveling at an excessive speed and was subsequently stopped by… Read More

Violent Fugitive Arrested

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Members of the Plainfield Police Department received information that a convicted felon with active felony arrest warrants was hiding out at 289 Gendron Road in Plainfield. The convicted felon, Benjamin A. Cook (Age 26) of 26 Second Street in Norwich, had 3 active… Read More

Plainfield Traffic Enforcement Nets Drug Bust

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On March 23, 2016 at approximately 11:34 P.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested Chad Tatsey, 33, of 11 Cone Ave, Moosup, CT. While conducting stationary traffic enforcement in the area of the Plainfield High School, Tatsey was pulled over for Traveling Unreasonably Fast.… Read More

PARKING BAN – PLAINFIELD

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A Parking ban will be in effect for all public roadways in the Town of Plainfield. The parking ban will begin when one (1) inch of snow has fallen and will remain in effect until the Highway Department has cleared the roadways, as… Read More

LOUD “BOOMS” REPORTED – POSSIBLE QUAKE?

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Loud BOOMS were reported throughout our listening area this afternoon. People are reporting that windows were rattled they were so loud. Some even claim it shook their entire homes. At this time, nothing is being blamed for the incidents of loud noise as… Read More

BUILDING CODE LEGISLATION GAINS TRACTION

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Rep. Paul Brycki (D-Griswold) is pleased to report that the Public Safety and Security Committee has voted in favor of SB 388 An Act Concerning the Department of Administrative Services’ Recommendations Regarding the Adoption of the State Building and Fire Codes. The legislation… Read More

Sexual Assault Arrest in Thompson

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Thompson, CT (March 15, 2016): Connecticut State Police Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime (EDMC) made an arrest in a sexual assault reported to Troop D-Danielson in 2015. On October 19, 2015 detectives from EDMC received a Department of Children and Families (DCF)… Read More