Tag Archives: Naugatuck Police Department

Man charged in armed robberies

NAUGATUCK — Police charged a 29-year-old man on Wednesday in connection with three armed robberies late last year. Michael Harris, who was arrested on three arrest warrants while at court,…

Commission OKs money for body cameras

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission last week approved $23,928 to reimburse the Naugatuck Police Department for body cameras worn by officers. The funds will cover the money the department…

Police request 3.1% increase in budget

NAUGATUCK — Police officials presented the department’s $7.38 million budget request for the 2017-18 fiscal year Monday night to the Board of Finance. The request would increase the police department’s…

Departments sharing mobile command vehicle

NAUGATUCK — There’s a new command vehicle in town. The Naugatuck, Middlebury, Wolcott and Watertown police departments recently received their new DUI/support command vehicle. The command vehicle, valued at around…

Borough, businesses collaborating for safe rides

NAUGATUCK — The number of options available in Naugatuck to get home safely after a night out on the town will grow by one before too long. The Naugatuck Police…

Split board OKs 2-year deal for chief

NAUGATUCK — Police Chief Christopher Edson will remain at the top of the Naugatuck Police Department for another two years. A divided Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved a two-year…

Police stepping up enforcement of distracted driving

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is continuing to crack down on distracted drivers. The department is participating in the “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY.” initiative, an effort to…

Small gesture goes a long way

NAUGATUCK — A small, anonymous gesture has left a large impression on the Naugatuck Police Department. Last Friday morning, officers found a bouquet of flowers at the base of the…

Police issue warning after rash of larcenies

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is warning people about a rash of larcenies from homes and businesses. Last Friday, lawn tools were reported stolen from School Street. On Saturday,…

Police announce spot check

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department announced that members of the Regional Traffic Team are conducting a DWI spot check Tuesday in Naugatuck. The spot check is from 8 p.m….