On the afternoon of September 24, 1998, 26-year-old Agnieszka Ziemlewski was shot to death at the Metropolitan District Commission Reservoir property within sight of Old Mountain Road in Farmington. It was a crime that rattled nerves in Farmington and it’s neighboring towns. The West Hartford resident had been found gravely wounded on a secluded walking path. At the time she was shot she had been walking her dog. That afternoon she had left her job at United Health Care in Hartford and ran some errands. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 22 2012
Jan 18 2012
Memorial Day 1981, it was just before 3:30 pm when 34-year-old Darien Patrol Officer Kenneth Bateman Jr. responded to burglar alarm at “Duchess”, a fast food restaurant on Post Road near I-95. When his back up officer arrived at the Duchess, near the border with Norwalk, Bateman was found bleeding from a gunshot wound to the neck. He died shortly afterwards. Read the rest of this entry »
Sep 11 2011
Update – September 5, 2012 – Matthew Pugh, 40, of Hamden, Conn., was charged Wednesday in the murder of Alexandra Ducsay, who was found with significant head trauma in her Milford, Conn., home on May 19, 2006, according to the Milford Police Department.
At 4:44 p.m on May 16, 2006, twenty-six year old Alexandra “Zandra” Ducsay was found in a stairwell in her home on Boothbay Street in the town of Milford, Conn.. She had been bludgeoned and died as a result of cranial and cerebral hemorrhaging. She had last been seen by friends that day at Bally’s Total Fitness in Stratford at 11am that day. While no suspect has been named, family members believe that someone she knew had been sending her threatening messages. Read the rest of this entry »
May 27 2011
Jessica Rose Keyworth was a sweet 16 year old girl with a sparkle in her almond shaped eyes and a smile that could steal your heart away. Jessica brought joy to everyone she encountered.
May 04 2011
A reward of up to $50,000 is offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the criminal or criminals responsible for the murder of Terrance Driffin. Funding for the reward comes from the state of Connecticut, and is rewarded to individuals who provide sufficient information to successfully arrest and convict a person responsible for a crime.
Jan 10 2011
A $25,000 reward has been posted in a Connecticut cold case murder dating back five years. State police announced the reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of 40-year-old Anthony Hamlin of Groton.
Dec 23 2010
Victor Manuel Gerena (born June 24, 1958) is an American wanted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for the armed robbery, in connection with the Los Macheteros group, of a Wells Fargo armored car facility. On May 14, 1984, he became the 386th fugitive to be placed on the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. He remains at large and, on April 11, 2010, became the fugitive to have spent the most time on the list, surpassing Donald Eugene Webb. He is believed to have lived in Cuba, but his exact whereabouts and fate are unknown. Read the rest of this entry »
Dec 11 2010
At about 9:45 p.m. on Dec. 4, 1998, a still-unidentified assailant stabbed Yale University Senior Suzanne Jovin 17 times in the head, neck and back. Less than 15 minutes later, police found her near death at the intersection of East Rock and Edgehill roads, a mile from central campus. The senior was a well liked and respected member of her class. She was active in volunteering and charitable work. The State of Connecticut and Yale University have offered rewards that together are worth a total of $150,000. Read the rest of this entry »
Dec 01 2010
Police say they believe Smolinski, a Waterbury resident who disappeared Aug. 24, 2004, at the age of 31, was murdered. Read the rest of this entry »
Oct 12 2010
Mary Badaracco was employed as a house cleaner in Sherman, Connecticut. She had a stormy relationship with her husband, Dominic Badaracco Sr, and left him for short periods of time in the past.