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Lawrence Hayden (Courtesy Branford Police)

Panhandler Accused Of Using Donations For Drugs

Branford’s police chief is urging people to be wary of panhandlers following the arrest of a man accused of using handouts to buy heroin.

10/16/2013

Lawrence Hayden Courtesy of Branford Police

Police: Street Solicitor Used Donations For Drugs

A man whom Branford police say is a fixture at a town intersection solicting roadside donations is facing drug charges. They say 63-year-old Lawrence Hayden used the donations he collected to buy drugs. Police say […]

10/16/2013

Vincent Mauro (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Branford Man Charged In DUI Crash That Killed His Wife

Branford police have arrested a man in connection with a drunk driving crash this summer that left his wife dead. Authorities are charging 31-year-old Vincent Mauro with second degree manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, […]

10/07/2013

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Traffic Signals Crash To The Ground In Branford, Nearly Hits Vehicle

The stoplights in a large intersection in Branford came crashing down today, narrowly missing a vehicle.

10/03/2013

William Cooper Courtesy of Branford Police

Branford Man Facing Drug, Weapons Charges

Branford police are charging a 38-year-old town man after they say he was found to have marijuana and weapons in his home. Authorities say it started with a search of William Cooper’s Leetes Island Road […]

09/26/2013

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Officer Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver

A Branford police officer is recovering after being struck by a vehicle while conducting a DUI enforcement Monday. It was around 8:30 p.m. when Sergeant Philip Ramsey’s cruiser was backed into by a suspected drunk […]

09/03/2013

Edward Crum, Thomas Schmidt (Courtesy Branford Police)

Argument Over Missing Cell Phone Escalates

Branford police say an argument over a missing cell phone became physical Sunday morning, as one participant was hit with a baseball bat when he tried to force his way into the other man’s trailer

09/02/2013

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State’s High Court Will Decide Whether To Pay For Defense Experts In Branford Shooting

The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the state should pay for defense experts in the trial of a former doctor charged with murdering a Yale University physician.

08/21/2013

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Woman Dies In Fiery Branford Crash

BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Branford police say a 28-year-old woman has died after being pulled from a burning car that had crashed into a tree. Police say Megan McAuliffe of Branford died late Sunday night […]

08/19/2013

A crash at a shopping plaza on West Main Street in Branford badly injured two women, one in a wheel chair. Photo courtesy of Branford Police.

Pedestrians Hit In Branford, One Was In A Wheelchair

Two women suffered life-threatening injuries today, when they were struck by a car at a West Main Street shopping plaza in Branford.

07/12/2013

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