| Jul 7, 2011
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
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A woman we are calling Rosemary Wilson (she requested anonymity) contacted the Advocate after...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:05 AM
The New Haven Police Department says Joseph Donaby pulled a sawed-off rifle from his pants and chucked it over a fence in the backyard of 96 Blake Street before he was taken down.
A video first reported on by the Advocate shows 61 seconds of two cops...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 10:14 AM
Police have released the name of the so-called "East Coast" rapist arrested by U.S. Marshals Friday afternoon while walking near his home.
He's identified as Aaron Thomas, 39, of 120 Pendleton St., New Haven; he had been on the loose since 1997. DNA...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 6:25 PM
After years on his trail police say they have caught the man cops call the "East Coast Rapist."
Suspect Aaron Thomas, 39, was busted Friday in Connecticut. Lt. Julie Johnson of the New Haven Police Department told reporters, "Aaron Thomas was taken...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The man authorities believe to be the "East Coast Rapist" tried to hang himself Saturday in his jail cell, according to a Police Department spokesman.
Aaron Thomas, 39, was already under a suicide watch, when he was spotted on cameras trained on his...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:32 AM
Aaron Thomas, who was arrested Friday in connection with rapes in four states over 12 years, is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
Thomas, 39, is being held, with bail set at $1 million, at the Union Avenue jail, suspected in crimes...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:25 AM
It's a system that's been successful in places like New Haven, Boston, Chicago and even Afghanistan to track and target the really bad guys. It uses high-tech computer intelligence analysis and intense, low-tech, face-to-face coordination between cops,...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:48 AM
If you've been a victim of police misconduct, it's highly unlikely that anything will happen to the cop you've accused.
Unless someone caught it on film.
After a high-profile arrest and confiscation of Luis Luna's cellular phone — which he was...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A man who was hospitalized by police in June was slapped with federal gun charges Friday relating to his initial arrest on Blake Street. According to an affidavit released by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agent Kurt Wheeler, if the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Fairfield Fire Chief Richard Felner allegedly made comments about the way Assistant Chief George Gomola smells and also slapped him. An investigation report, viewed by the Fairfield Citizen, states that during a staff meeting, Felner brought up a “...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Sounds like New Haven Police Officer David Hartman finally had it with the media plaguing him for information this morning.
Here's an email he sent out just before midday:
"You're calling for info I'm trying to type up now. The more you call, the more...