Willimantic

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One Stabbed,Two Arrested In Willimantic

(WILLIMANTIC,Conn./CBS Connecticut) –  Two men have been arrested   following a Saturday night dispute on West Avenue in Willimantic in which one of the men was stabbed.23 year old  Robinson Acevedo was stabbed in the chest.He […]

08/30/2015

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Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

(Willimantic, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The suspect in an armed robbery of two woment this week in Willimantic has been arrested. Early this morning, police picked up 29-year-old Joshua Sauri. They say he’s the man who […]

08/26/2015

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Suspect Sought In Willimantic Standoff

(Willimantic, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Willimantic police say they have been in contact with the suspect in an armed robbery and standoff that ended this morning with the suspect eluding capture. Police Corporal Stan Parizo says […]

08/24/2015

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Police: Disturbance Suspect Stabbed Himself

(Willimantic, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is under arrest after Willimantic police responded to a domestic disturbance in which the suspect stabbed himself. It started around 5 p.m. when officers were called to a home […]

08/14/2015

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Police: Man Hit With Large Rock, Slashed With Machete

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating after they say a man was hit with a large rock and slashed with a machete in Willimantic. Police said they responded to an address on Milk Street […]

07/25/2015

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Willimantic Man Shocked Climbing Utility Pole

Police say a Connecticut man was hospitalized after he was shocked while climbing a telephone pole.

07/24/2015

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Arrest Made After Shots Fired

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a man has been arrested after firing several shots outside a bar as it was closing early Sunday morning. Police Corp. Stanley Parizo said the gunfire was reported outside […]

07/05/2015

Wayne Norman.  Willimantic Boom Box Parade (Courtesy Cheryl Rice)

Connecticut Town’s Boom Box Parade Celebrates 30th Year

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Willimantic’s annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks, and politicians. But, for the 30th consecutive year, there will […]

07/02/2015

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Police: Amber Alert Canceled After Boy Found Safe

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — An Amber Alert that was issued for a missing 3-year-old boy in western Connecticut who allegedly was taken by his father has been canceled. Willimantic police say Tony Juarez was found […]

06/20/2015

Marijuana. Image Courtesy of the East Central Narcotics Task Force.

Police Arrest 2 More People In Synthetic Marijuana Probe

Police in Connecticut have arrested two more people while investigating a batch of synthetic marijuana that sickened about a dozen people — bringing the total number of arrests to six.

05/07/2015

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