Tag Archives: police


Officer struck by car

Police seeking public’s help to identify suspect NAUGATUCK — Borough police are searching for the driver of a car that hit a police officer Thursday night following Naugatuck’s fireworks display….


Police investigating burglaries

PROSPECT — Police are investigating two separate burglaries that occurred on back-to-back days in town. Officers responded to an alarm at the Sunoco Gas Station at 68 Waterbury Road during…


Bears spotted in Naugatuck, Beacon Falls

NAUGATUCK — Bears were spotted in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck on Wednesday morning. Naugatuck police said a bear was sighted in the area of Birch Lane at about 9:20 a.m….


Contractor facing charges for work without permit, license

NAUGATUCK — A Waterbury man is facing charges after police say he performed work at home in the borough without the proper permits or a license. Jose Canto, 55, of…


Prospect puts body cameras to use

PROSPECT — The Prospect Police Department is among the growing number of law enforcement agencies that are using body cameras. For nearly a year, Prospect officers have been required to…


Man charged with assault

NAUGATUCK — A New London man is accused of slashing his friend with a box cutter at a gas station here during a road trip to buy marijuana in Waterbury….


Police charge Waterbury man with sexual assault

NAUGATUCK — A 77-year-old Waterbury man was arrested Monday after police say he inappropriately touched a Naugatuck woman last summer. Police reported Richard Wood, of 62 Avalon Circle, Waterbury, was…


Drivers reminded to ‘click it or ticket’

PROSPECT — Prospect police are enforcing seat belt laws as part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign. Officers will ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt,…


PD announces spot check

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police along with members of the Regional Traffic Team are conducting a DWI spot check on Saturday. The spot check is from 6:30 p.m. Saturday to 2:30…


Police charge man with grabbing girl

NAUGATUCK — A 39-year-old borough man was arrested Friday night after police said he approached a teen downtown and inappropriately touched the girl. The 15-year-old girl was sitting on bench…