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Police: Driver Fled Hit-and-Run With Victim Attached To Fender

A driver is accused of fleeing a hit-and-run accident with the victim still attached to his fender and fighting to get free.

06/14/2012

Cassandra Grant

Police: Woman Met Boy For Sex Using Playstation 3

Monroe Police have arrested a woman from Rockland, Maine on charges that she had sex with a 15-year-old boy she met using Playstation 3.

03/13/2012

Photo Credit: Scott Beck

Tavern Brings New Life to Lacking Monroe Bar Scene

The latest addition to restaurateur Scott Beck’s stable of trendy wine and dine hot spots is not located in Connecticut’s cultural epicenter. Head to Northern Fairfield County, and located off of Route 25, inconspicuously located between a shopping plaza and auto repair store is Beck and co-owner Derrick Lee’s latest foray into food, drink and a night out for friends and families: Tavern.

02/23/2012

Pippin (Courtesy SPCA of Connecticut website)

Shelter Issues Emergency Appeal For Homes For Dozens Of Dogs

The SPCA of Connecticut animal shelter in Monroe is issuing an emergency appeal for families to adopt some of the dogs housed there.

02/07/2012

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Arrest In Theft Of Veteran’s Identity, Awards

State Police say an identity thief who broke into a home in Prospect stole identity documents as well as an Eagle Scout Badge and military awards and citations which had been awarded to the victim.

09/26/2011

State Police say investigators found marijuana plants growing in a house at 17 Spinning Wheel Road in Monroe.  Photo from State Police.

180 Pot Plants Found In Monroe

When police arrived, they say 27-year-old Curt Porell admitted that he had ‘a few’ marijuana plants in the basement.

08/16/2011

John Joaquim courtesy of Monroe Police

Monroe Man Facing Computer Crimes Charges

Charges have been filed against a Monroe man after police there say he hacked into the computer accounts of a woman in town.

08/09/2011

Missing Monroe Boys Found Safe

Two boys who were the subject of an overnight search in Monroe have been found safe.

05/18/2011

Monroe Doctor Pleads Guilty To Illegally Prescribing Drugs

A doctor with an office in Monroe has pleaded guilty to federal charges of illegally writing prescriptions for narcotic painkillers for patients he never met or examined.

03/02/2011

Snow Cancellations Now Include Winter Break In At Least One Town

Monroe school officials say they’ve had seven weather-related closings already and expect more, so they are canceling winter break.

01/31/2011

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