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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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.,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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….