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Police raid gambling operation

Editor’s note: Below is an updated version of the story that was originally published July 29. NAUGATUCK — Police broke up what they called an illegal gambling operation Wednesday after…


Shooting suspect shoots self as police close in

Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the original post to reflect that James Michael Batista died Friday. NAUGATUCK — A man who police believe shot his estranged wife…


Police issue warning following thefts

NAUGATUCK — Police issued several warnings last week to residents about thefts from homes and motor vehicles scattered throughout Naugatuck. One of the most serious crimes reported was from a…


Update: Missing teen located

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck teenager who was reported missing has been found safe and unharmed, police said. Police announced at about 12:30 p.m. Monday that Amanda Stevens, 15, was located….


Hit-and-run injures construction workers

NAUGATUCK — A hit-and-run accident on Route 8 early Wednesday morning left three construction workers with injuries. The accident occurred at about 2:10 a.m. in a construction zone on Route…


Man charged with sexual assault

PROSPECT — A former Prospect man who is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl last summer was apprehended Tuesday in Massachusetts. Jirom Gibeau, 31, of 6 Gould St.,…


Six facing charges in connection to robbery

NAUGATUCK — Police have charged six people in connection with an armed robbery of two teenagers Sunday at Salem Park. Anthony Alvarado, 19, James Bridges, Jr., 22, Achaunti Strong, 18,…


Police investigating vandalism, break-ins

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating a rash of break-ins and vandalism complaints that include a theft from a little league clubhouse and damage to a building owned by a state…


Off-duty Prospect cop subdues man on train

PROSPECT — An off-duty Prospect police officer heading into New York City Friday afternoon stopped a man with a knife from harming himself and possibly hurting others. Officer Anthony Cipriano…


Police investigating accident involving cruiser

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating a five-car accident involving a Naugatuck police cruiser. The accident happened Sunday at the corner of Candee Road and New Haven Road after 2 p.m….