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July 2024

 07/22/24 Brandon Letman Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2016 Murders of Ashley Spence and Cameron Mounds Jr. in Hartford

 07/18/24 New Haven Judicial District State's Attorney Moves to Vacate 1993 Sexual Assault and Burglary Convictions of New Haven Man Following Review by Conviction Integrity Unit; Division of Criminal Justice Initiates Review of Additional Cases Involving HLA-DQ-alpha DNA Testing - State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice Conviction Integrity Unit Review/Charles William Coleman

 07/16/24 Three-Judge Panel Commits Eugenio Vela III to Jurisdiction of Psychiatric Security Review Board for Up to 30 Years for 2021 Murder in Middletown

 07/12/24 Jury Finds Connecticut Man Guilty of Sexual Assault of College Student

 07/11/24 Division of Criminal Justice Statement on North Haven Democratic Town Committee Complaint Regarding State Senator Paul Cicarella

 07/09/24  Waterbury Judicial District State's Attorney's Office to Host July 13 Community Resource Fair / Resource Fair Layout / Resource Fair Directory

 07/02/24 Jury Finds Farmington Man Guilty of Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury to a Minor

 07/01/24 Judge Sentences Syshone Joyner to 34 Years in Prison for 2021 Fatal Shooting of Jamel Delpiero Hayden in Bridgeport

 07/01/24 New Haven Judicial District State's Attorney John P. Doyle, Jr. Statement on the Death of Department of Transportation Employee Andrew DiDomenico

June 2024

  06/28/24 Judge Sentences East Haven Man Convicted of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury Charges

 06/28/24 Jury Convicts Jacob Freeman of the 2017 Murder of Jajuan Benavides in Derby

 06/27/24 Judge Sentences Gregory Crichlow to Life in Prison for 2020 Fatal Shootings of Gregory Scott, Jr. and Jennifer Hicks in Manchester

 06/26/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Bristol on October 12, 2022

 06/25/24 Judge Sentences Manchester Man Convicted of Shooting One Teenager and Hitting Another Teen with Vehicle in 2022  

 06/24/24 Family of Elderly Fraud Victim Donates Restitution to Local Church In Effort to Raise Awareness About Financial Scams

 06/21/24 Waterbury Man Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 06/17/24 Jenigh Ward Pleads Guilty to 2022 Murder of Elijah Gomez in Hamden

 06/14/24 Division of Criminal Justice Association Bestows Annual Awards to Division of Criminal Justice Prosecutors, Staff Member

 06/14/24 Division of Criminal Justice Holds Annual Prosecutor Training Conference

 06/12/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force in Middletown on August 12, 2023

 06/11/24 Newington Man Sentenced for Financial Exploitation of Elderly Resident

 06/11/24 Four Charged Following Investigation into Handling of Absentee Ballots in 2019 Bridgeport Democratic Mayoral Primary

 06/07/24 New Haven Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 06/07/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Death of Bridgeport Man While in Custody of the Milford Police Department on June 5, 2024

 06/05/24 Jury Finds Leon Guerrero Guilty of the 2023 Murder of Tayna Rodriguez in New Haven

 06/03/24 Judge Sentences Meriden Man Convicted of Criminal Possession of a Firearm

 06/03/24 Newington Man Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Forgery

May 2024

   05/31/24 Michelle Troconis Sentenced to 14 ½ Years in Prison for Conspiring to Murder Jennifer Farber Dulos in May 2019

 05/31/24 Shaquan Lee-Seales Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Accessory to Attempted Murder and Other Charges

 05/31/24 Judge Sentences Winchester Man Convicted of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor Charges

 05/31/24 Chief State's Attorney Patrick J. Griffin Statement on the Death of Connecticut State Police Trooper First Class Aaron Pelletier

 05/29/24 Three Arrested in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid in Stamford

 05/29/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Death of New Britain Man While in Custody of the New Britain Police Department on August 28, 2023

 05/29/24 Division of Criminal Justice Announces Second Annual DCJ Camp Justice for Students

 05/24/24 Judge Sentences New Haven Man Convicted of Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury Charges

 05/24/24 Judge Sentences Waterbury Man Convicted of Criminal Possession of a Firearm

 05/23/24 Jury Convicts Bridgeport Man of Possession of Child Pornography

 05/22/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in East Hartford on May 19, 2024

 05/20/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Bridgeport on May 16, 2024

 05/16/24 Waterbury Woman Sentenced in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

 05/15/24 Jury Finds Branford Man Guilty of Multiple Counts of Threatening and Harassment 

 05/15/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force in Manchester on July 16, 2023

 05/10/24 Jury Convicts Shardel Ragin of 2017 Murder of Max Antoine in Bridgeport

 05/09/24 Brandon Letman Convicted of 2016 Murders of Ashley Spence and Cameron Mounds Jr. in Hartford

 05/09/24 Brookfield Man Sentenced for 2018 Sexual Assault in Danbury

 05/08/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force by Connecticut State Police in Wallingford on May 13, 2023

 05/07/24 Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Compensation Fraud

 05/06/24 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of Criminal Possession of a Revolver

 05/03/24 Judge Sentences Massachusetts Man Convicted of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor Charges

 05/02/24 West Haven Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for 2019 Burglary and Sexual Assault

 05/02/24 Ansonia/Milford Judicial District State’s Attorney Announces $50,000 Reward to Help Identify Killer of Jawara Stennett - May 2, 2024 Press Conference

 05/01/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Hartford on April 27, 2024

April 2024

   04/30/24 East Haven Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Minors

 04/29/24 Hartford Man Found Guilty of Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault

 04/29/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Naugatuck on April 25, 2024

 04/26/24 Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to Charges of Possession of Child Pornography, Risk of Injury to a Child

 04/25/24 Jury Finds Torrington Man Guilty of Burglary in the First Degree and Possession of a Controlled Substance

 04/24/24 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Colchester on April 18, 2024

 04/23/24 Judge Sentences Qinxuan Pan to 35 Years in Prison for 2021 Murder of Kevin Jiang in New Haven

 04/23/24 Judge Sentences Yamil Rohena to 45 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Kwadir Paris in Hartford

 04/23/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force by Connecticut State Police in Brooklyn on May 9, 2023

 04/17/24 East Hartford Man Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 04/16/24 Torrington Woman Pleads Guilty to Fabricating Physical Evidence

 04/10/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Death of Hartford Woman While In Custody of the Hartford Police Department

 04/09/24 Judge Sentences Woman to 27 Years in Prison for 2021 Fatal Shooting of Boyfriend in Middletown

 04/05/24 Judge Sentences Branford Man Convicted of Charges of Enticing a Minor, Risk of Injury to a Minor

 04/04/24 Jonnathan Jara-Aucapina Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Lizzbeth Aleman-Popoca

 04/03/24 Two Connecticut Women Charged with Stealing More Than $11,000 From Public Assistance Programs

 04/01/24 2023 Office of Inspector General Annual Report

March 2024

   03/28/24 Jury Finds Winsted Man Guilty of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor

 03/22/24 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force by the East Haven Police Department in Milford on January 5, 2023

 03/20/24 Jury Finds Gregory Crichlow Guilty of the 2020 Fatal Shootings of Gregory Scott, Jr. and Jennifer Hicks in Manchester

 03/19/24 Two Meriden Residents Sentenced in Medicaid Fraud Scheme

 03/13/24 Rocky Hill Woman Charged with Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

   03/11/24 Linda Kosuda-Bigazzi Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to 2017 Death of Pierluigi Bigazzi in Burlington

 03/07/24 Judge Sentences Kevin Bard to 70 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Catherine Streeto-Michaud in Bristol

 03/05/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Bolton on March 1, 2024 

 03/04/24 Dentist Sentenced for Larceny and Insurance Fraud in Medicaid Case

 03/04/24 Jury Finds New Haven Man Guilty of Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor

 03/01/24 Jury Finds Michelle Troconis Guilty of Conspiring to Murder Jennifer Farber Dulos in May 2019

February 2024

   02/29/24 Qinxuan Pan Pleads Guilty to 2021 Murder of Kevin Jiang in New Haven

 02/29/24 Report Regarding the Death of Katherine Colon on September 21, 2023 in the City of New Britain

 02/23/24 Judge Sentences Jose Soto to 30 Years in Prison for 2021 Fatal Shooting of Trevor Figueroa in Waterbury

 02/22/24 North Haven Woman Charged with Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

 02/21/24 Judge Sentences Hartford Man Convicted of Wounding Manchester Man in 2020 Shooting in Hartford

 02/20/24 Former New London Man Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Accessory to Attempted Murder and Other Charges

 02/20/24 Enfield Woman Sentenced for Larceny in Medicaid Case

 02/20/24 Massachusetts Man Convicted of 2020 Assault on State Judicial Marshals

 02/16/24 Connecticut Contractor Sentenced for Illegally Disposing Hazardous Materials on Town of Fairfield Property

 02/16/24 Hartford Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 02/09/24 Judge Sentences New Haven Man on Assault, Threatening, Reckless Endangerment, Breach of Peace and Weapons Charges

 02/09/24 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force by the Bridgeport Police Department in Ansonia on February 4, 2024

 02/08/24 Jonnathan Jara-Aucapina Pleads Guilty to 2020 Murder of Lizzbeth Aleman-Popoca

 02/06/24 Windham Woman Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Program

 02/06/24 New Haven Man Sentenced on Charges of Assault, Unlawful Restraint and Risk of Injury

 02/02/24 Naugatuck Woman Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Program

 02/02/24 Jury Convicts East Haven Man of Sexually Assaulting Minors

 02/02/24 Meriden Man Charged With Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny

January 2024

   01/26/24 Jury Finds Two Hartford Men Guilty of the 2020 Fatal Shooting of Junny Lara-Velazquez in Hartford

 01/24/24 Jury Finds Massachusetts Man Guilty of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor

 01/24/24 Joint Investigation Into Racketeering, Gang and Drug Activity in Willimantic Results in Multiple Arrests

 01/22/24 Judge Sentences Jason Watson to 30 Years in Prison for August 2019 Murder of Perrie Mason in Meriden

 01/22/24 Jury Finds Branford Man Guilty of Charges of Enticing a Minor, Risk of Injury to a Minor

 01/19/24 Judge Sentences Ainsley Panton to 33 Years in Prison for 2022 Murder of Moesha Watson Panton in Waterbury

 01/18/24 Emanuel Dominguez-VillaGomez Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for 2019 Murder of Monica Pinto Dominguez in Cheshire

 01/17/24 Judge Sentences Troy Hayes to 55 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Dyshawn Copeland and Assault of Second Victim in Hartford

 01/16/24 Connecticut Restaurant Owners Charged with Failure to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage

 01/12/24 Jury Finds Yamil Rohena Guilty of the 2020 Murder of Kwadir Paris in Hartford

 01/12/24 Judge Sentences Michael Mark to 28 Years in Prison for 2010 Murder of Arnaldo Gonzalez in Waterbury

 01/12/24 Hartford Man Sentenced in Deadly 2022 Motor Vehicle Crash in Hartford

 01/12/24 Meriden Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury to a Minor 

 01/09/24 New Britain Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Multiple Commercial Burglaries

 01/05/24 Shelton Man Sentenced on Charge of Cruelty to Persons

 01/05/24 Judge Sentences Daniel Baez to 48 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Elijah Ortega in Windsor Locks

 01/03/24 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Killingly on December 30, 2023

December 2023

   12/27/23 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Stonington on December 21, 2023

 12/19/23 Jury Finds Hartford Man Guilty of Wounding Manchester Man in 2020 Shooting in Hartford

 12/18/23 Jury Finds Kevin Bard Guilty of 2020 Murder of Catherine Streeto-Michaud in Bristol

 12/18/23 New Canaan Man Charged with Filing Hundreds of Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

 12/15/23 Connecticut Contractor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Disposing Hazardous Materials on Town of Fairfield Property

 12/15/23 Torrington Man Charged With Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor

 12/14/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding In-Custody Death at the South Windsor Police Department on December 26, 2022

 12/14/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force in New Haven on October 7, 2022

 12/13/23 New Haven Man Sentenced to 33 Years in Prison for Fatal July 2022 Shooting of New Haven Teen

 12/07/23 Jury Finds New Haven Man Guilty of Assault, Threatening, Reckless Endangerment, Breach of Peace and Weapons Charges

 12/06/23 Stamford Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

 12/05/23 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in West Haven on December 1, 2023

 12/04/23 New Haven Man Sentenced on Charges of Narcotics Possession with Intent to Sell and Criminal Possession of Ammunition 

 12/01/23 Judge Sentences Former Fairfield Town Official For Environmental Crimes and Conspiring with Others to Defraud Town

November 2023

   11/29/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in New London on November 26, 2023

 11/28/23 New Haven Man Sentenced for Robbery, Carjacking and Assault on a Police Officer

 11/28/23 Middletown Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

 11/27/23 Jason Watson Pleads Guilty to August 2019 Murder of Perrie Mason in Meriden

 11/22/23  Former Bridgeport Man Convicted on Charges of Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury, and Failure to Appear

 11/21/23 New Haven Man Sentenced to Prison For Charges Related to Fatal 2021 Crash in Roxbury

 11/20/23 New Haven Man Convicted on Charges of Assault, Unlawful Restraint and Risk of Injury

 11/17/23 Bridgeport Superior Court Jury Convicts Luiz Roman of 2019 Murder of Miguel Afzal

 11/14/23 Division of Criminal Justice Holds Training Initiative Addressing Gun Violence and Cannabis Regulation

 11/14/23 Pharoh Jackson Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for 2019 Murder of Corey Gomes

 11/10/23 Press Release From Fairfield Judicial District State’s Attorney Joseph T. Corradino 

 11/08/23 Four Connecticut Residents Charged with Stealing More Than $19,000 from Public Assistance Programs

 11/08/23 Danbury Man Convicted on Multiple Charges of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury

 11/07/23 New Britain Man Convicted on Charges of Sexual Assault, Threatening and Risk of Injury

 11/06/23 Jury Finds Daniel Baez Guilty of the 2020 Murder of Elijah Ortega in Windsor Locks

 11/03/23 Chief State’s Attorney Patrick J. Griffin Swears In State of Connecticut’s First Apprentice Prosecutor

 11/03/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Death of Wolcott Man While in Custody of the Wolcott Police Department

 11/01/23 Judge Sentences Franklin Robinson to 90 Years in Prison for 2022 Murder of Mabel Martinez Antongiorgi in Waterbury

October 2023

 10/25/23 Former Fairfield Town Official Pleads Guilty to Larceny and Forgery Charges

 10/24/23 Former West Hartford Attorney Sentenced on Forgery and Larceny Charges

 10/24/23 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Prospect on October 20, 2023

 10/20/23 Virginia Man Arraigned on Charges of Cyberstalking Three Connecticut Judges

 10/19/23 Jury Finds Orange Man Guilty of Larceny Charge

 10/18/23 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Hartford on October 16, 2023

 10/18/23 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Wallingford on October 16, 2023

 10/17/23 New Britain Man Charged With Unemployment Overpayment, Larceny

 10/13/23 Hartford Man Sentenced on Charge of Malicious Killing of an Animal

 10/12/23 Judge Sentences Bloomfield Man Convicted of Charges of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Arson and Evidence Tampering

 10/12/23 Jury Finds Florida Man Guilty of 2018 Sexual Assault of Child in Norwalk

 10/10/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force at the Bristol Police Department on October 5, 2023

 10/06/23 Jury Finds New Haven Man Guilty of Intentional Manslaughter and Firearms Charges

 10/05/23 New Britain Man Charged In Connection with 2017 Cold Case Murder in New Britain

 10/04/23 Judge Sentences Rashad Sellers to 50 Years in Prison for 2019 Murder of Stephon Walthrust in Stamford

 10/03/23 Torrington Woman Charged With Fabricating Physical Evidence and Forgery

 10/02/23 Judge Sentences Carlton Henderson to 70 Years in Prison For 2019 Murder of Brandia Irvin in Stonington

September 2023

   09/28/23 Division of Criminal Justice Holds Training Initiative Addressing Gun Violence

 09/26/23 Woodbridge Woman Charged With Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny and Perjury

 09/25/23 Jury Finds Troy Hayes Guilty of the 2020 Murder of Dyshawn Copeland in Hartford

 09/25/23 Judge Sentences New Haven Man For 2018 Sexual Assault

 09/25/23 Jury Finds East Hartford Man Guilty of Sexual Assault Charges

 09/25/23 Judge Sentences Joseph Thorpe to 50 Years in Prison For 2019 Murder of Roberto Vargas in Hartford

 09/22/23 Middletown Man Charged In Connection with 2017 Cold Case Murder in New Britain

 09/22/23 Jury Finds Bloomfield Man Guilty of 2019 Stabbing in New Britain

 09/18/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Orange on September 15, 2023

 09/18/23 Pharoh Jackson Pleads Guilty to 2019 Murder of Corey Gomes

 09/15/23 Law Enforcement Officials From Across the State Participate in 2023 John M. Bailey Seminar Hosted by the Division of Criminal Justice

 09/14/23 Jury Finds Danbury Man Guilty of Multiple Sexual Assault Charges and Possession of Child Pornography

 09/13/23 Meriden Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography and Sexual Exploitation Charges

 09/12/23 Jury Finds Waterbury Man Guilty of Sexual Assault

 09/07/23 Division of Criminal Justice Statement on the Death of Hartford Police Officer Robert C. Garten and Injured Officer Brian Kearney

August 2023

   08/31/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Force Resulting in Death by Connecticut State Police in Canterbury on August 24, 2022

 08/30/23 Office of Inspector General Press Release Regarding Financial Scam Alert

 08/30/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Death of New Britain Man While In Custody of the New Britain Police Department

 08/29/23 Judge Sentences Lazale Ashby to 46 1/2 Years in Prison for the 2002 Murder of Elizabeth Garcia in Hartford

 08/25/23 Former Fairfield Town Official Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crimes and Conspiring with Others to Defraud Town

 08/18/23 Jury Finds Jerry Thompson Guilty of the 2020 Murder of Victor King in Hartford

 08/18/23 Judge Sentences Manchester Man Convicted of Charges of Assault, Risk of Injury and Sexual Assault

 08/17/23 Casandra Nazario Sentenced For 2020 Murder of Rachel Lerato Sebetlela

 08/17/23 Inspector Charged with Evading Responsibility, Failure to Obey Traffic Control Signal

 08/15/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Middletown on August 12, 2023

 08/11/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in West Hartford on August 8, 2023Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in West Hartford on August 8, 2023

 08/10/23 Judge Sentences New Fairfield Man Convicted of Manslaughter

 08/09/23 Jury Finds Bloomfield Man Guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Arson and Evidence Tampering Charges

 08/08/23 Office of the Chief State's Attorney Holds Four-Day Detective School

 08/04/23 Rickey Traynham Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison For 2021 Murder of Rondell Atkinson in Woodbridge

 08/03/23 Hartford Home Day Care Provider Charged with Scamming Over $127,000 from Care4Kids

 08/02/23 Miles Johnson Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Rachel Lerato Sebetlela

   08/02/23 Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison For 1984 Kidnapping in Avon

July 2023

  07/31/23 Bridgeport Man Sentenced in 2017 Sexual Assault in West Haven

 07/31/23 Hamden Man Sentenced in 2021 Sexual Assault

 07/28/23 Portland Man Sentenced for Risk of Injury Charges

 07/28/23 Former Tolland High School Teacher Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Student 

 07/27/23 Jury Finds New London Man Guilty of Unlawful Restraint, Assault Charges

 07/26/23 Former East Hartford Man Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

 07/24/23 Former Fairfield Town Official Sentenced For Polluting Public Property

 07/24/23 Virginia Man Arrested for Cyberstalking Three Connecticut Judges

 07/24/23 Jury Convicts Norwalk Man of Manslaughter and Assault Charges in 2017 Killing of Bridgeport Man

 07/24/23 Jordan Hinton Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for 2017 Murder of Deon Rodney in Bridgeport

 07/21/23 Jury Finds Franklin Robinson Guilty of the 2022 Murder of Mabel Martinez Antongiorgi in Waterbury

 07/20/23 Jury Finds Rashad Sellers Guilty of the 2019 Murder of Stephon Walthrust in Stamford

 07/20/23 Division of Criminal Justice Releases "Moving Justice Forward: A Blueprint for the Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice"

 07/18/23 James Dexter Brown Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for 2008 Cold Case Murder of Kenny Sullivan in Hartford

 07/18/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Manchester on July 16, 2023

 07/13/23 Jury Finds Joseph Thorpe Guilty of 2019 Murder of Roberto Vargas in Hartford

 07/12/23 Davis Omar Roman Villanueva Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder of Casey Schoonover in Meriden

 07/05/23 Andover Man Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

June 2023

   06/29/23 West Hartford Woman Charged with Medicaid Fraud

 06/29/23 Chief State’s Attorney Applauds Governor’s Signing of Public Act No. 23-55

 06/28/23 Jury Finds Manchester Man Guilty of Abusing 10-Month-Old Boy

 06/27/23 Judge Sentences New Haven Man for 2019 Attempted Sexual Assault in New Haven

 06/23/23 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of 2018 Sexual Assault in New Haven

 06/23/23 Jury Finds Newington Man Guilty of Manslaughter, Driving Under the Influence and Other Charges in Fatal 2017 Crash in Farmington  

 06/23/23 Christopher Petteway Sentenced to 65 Years in Prison for 2018 Murder of Robert Parise in New London

 06/20/23 Ansonia Woman Charged With Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny

 06/16/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Torrington on March 23, 2022

 06/15/23 New Haven Man Sentenced in 2018 Sexual Assault

 06/15/23 Judge Sentences Glastonbury Woman in Domestic Assault Case

 06/15/23 Judge Sentences New York Man For Sexually Assaulting a Minor in Bridgeport

 06/14/23 Windham State’s Attorney, Willimantic Police Chief Announce $50,000 Reward to Help Identify Killer of William Alvarado

 06/09/23 Division of Criminal Justice Association Honors Division of Criminal Justice Prosecutors and Staff with Annual Awards

 06/08/23 Division of Criminal Justice Holds Annual Prosecutor Training Conference

 06/06/23 Jury Convicts Hamden Man of 2021 Sexual Assault in Hamden

 06/02/23 Judge Sentences Bolton Man For Violating Protective Orders

 06/01/23 Division of Criminal Justice Announces Inaugural 2023 DCJ Camp Justice For Students

May 2023

  05/31/23 South Windsor Woman Charged with Scamming Nearly $30,000 from Care4Kids

 05/31/23 Rickey Traynham Convicted in 2021 Murder of Rondell Atkinson in Woodbridge

 05/31/23 Waterbury State's Attorney's Office to Host Community Resource Fair June 3

 05/24/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Willimantic on May 30, 2022

 05/23/23 Winsted Man Convicted of Drug and Gun Charges

 05/22/23 Robert Simmons Sentenced to 85 Years in Prison for 2019 Home Invasion Murder of Isabella Mehner in Stamford

 05/17/23 Two Hartford Women Charged with Stealing Nearly $22,000 from Public Assistance Programs

 05/16/23 Jury Finds Massachusetts Man Guilty of 1984 Kidnapping in Avon

 05/12/23 Waterbury Woman Charged With Receiving SNAP Benefits Concurrently in Connecticut and Florida

 05/11/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Brooklyn on May 9, 2023

 05/10/23 Jury Finds Motorist Guilty of Evading Responsibility Charge in 2020 Death of Isaac Alvarez

 05/10/23 Judge Sentences New London Man For Fatal 2017 Shooting

 05/08/23 Waterbury Man Charged With Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny

 05/08/23 Judge Sentences Bloomfield Woman for Fatal 2021 Shooting

 05/04/23 Hartford Woman Charged with Defrauding Medicaid

 05/04/23 Jury Convicts New Fairfield Man of Manslaughter Charge

 05/03/23 Former Town Official Convicted of Polluting Public Property

 05/03/23 William Moore Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Fatal 2018 Shooting of Karlonzo Taylor

  05/03/23 Judge Sentences Charles Dzurenka Jr., Makenzie Bezio for Fatal 2020 Stabbings of Sandra Marci and Marianne Marci Dzurenka

April 2023

   04/27/23 Hartford Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 04/27/23 Two Connecticut Women Charged with Stealing Nearly $17,000 from Public Assistance Programs

 04/25/23 Brianna Triplett Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for 2021 Murder in New Haven

 04/24/23 Meriden Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury Charges

 04/21/23 Jury Convicts Miles Johnson of 2020 Murder of Rachel Lerato Sebetlela in Waterbury

 04/21/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding In-Custody Death at the Manchester Police Department on July 10, 2022 

 04/20/23 Peter Manfredonia Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison For 2020 Murder, Assault and Home Invasion 

 04/20/23 Six Connecticut Women Charged with Stealing Nearly $60,000 from Public Assistance Programs

 04/19/23 Peter Manfredonia Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison for 2020 Murder and Kidnapping 

 04/19/23 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of Attempted Sexual Assault, Burglary Charges

 04/19/23 Cromwell Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for 2020 Armed Robbery

 04/18/23 New Hampshire Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 04/12/23 Judge Sentences Jahmari Cooper to 45 Years in Prison for 2017 Murder of Jeri Kollock, Jr. in Bridgeport

 04/12/23 Brandon Jones Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for 2005 Murder of Dante Davis in Hartford 

 04/06/23 New Haven Man Sentenced for December 2018 Shooting in New Haven and 2019 Attempted Shooting of New Haven Police Officer

 04/05/23 Robert Parris Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for 2019 Murder of Michael Rosario in New Haven

   04/05/23 New Britain Man Convicted of 2018 Sexual Assault in New Britain

 04/05/23 Jury Finds Bolton Man Guilty of Criminal Violation of Protective Orders

 04/05/23 Garry Ramsey Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Fatal 2021 Stabbing of Robert Callahan

 04/04/23 Jury Finds Christopher Petteway Guilty of the 2018 Murder of Robert Parise in New London  

March 2023

     03/31/23 Tolland Man Charged with Insurance Fraud and Larceny

 03/29/23 Newtown Psychologist Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

 03/29/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Norwich on October 26, 2021

 03/23/23 Wethersfield Woman Charged With Scamming Public Assistance Program

 03/23/23 Middletown Man Charged With Scamming Public Assistance Program

 03/17/23 James Dexter Brown Convicted of 2008 Cold Case Murder of Kenny Sullivan in Hartford

 03/08/23 Antwon Barnes Sentenced to 50 Years In Prison for Fatal 2019 Shooting of Leroy Jefferson in Windsor Locks

 03/07/23 Groton Woman Charged With Felony Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny

 03/06/23 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of 2021 Assault 

 03/06/23 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of Sexual Assault Charges

 03/03/23 Jury Convicts John Bolton of 2019 Murder of Carl Spence in Hartford

   03/02/23 Jessica Keene and Quahzier Bouie Sentenced in 2018 Death of Michael Keene in Windsor Locks

 03/02/23 Davis Omar Roman Villanueva Convicted of 2020 Murder of Casey Schoonover in Meriden

February 2023

   02/27/23 Colebrook Woman Pleads Guilty to Charges of Larceny and Health Insurance Fraud

 02/24/23 Ellington Man Sentenced in 2021 Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Tolland

 02/23/23 Christopher Iverson Sentenced to 105 Years in Prison for 2018 Murder of Solita Billups, Attempted Murder, Arson and Burglary in Waterbury

 02/21/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding In-Custody Death at the Norwich Police Department on February 4, 2022 

 02/17/23 Jury Convicts Robert Simmons of the 2019 Home Invasion Murder of Isabella Mehner in Stamford

 02/16/23 Peter Manfredonia Pleads Guilty to Murder and Kidnapping Charges

 02/08/23 Jury Convicts Jahmari Cooper of the 2017 Murder of Jeri Kollock, Jr. in Bridgeport

 02/08/23 Peter Manfredonia Pleads Guilty to Murder, Assault and Home Invasion Charges

 02/08/23 Waterbury Man Convicted of 2018 Assault in Southington

 02/07/23 Jury Convicts Garry Ramsey of the 2021 Murder of Robert Callahan in Manchester

 02/07/23 Brianna Triplett Convicted of 2021 Murder in New Haven

 02/07/23 Division of Criminal Justice Participates in Recent Career Fairs to Boost Prosecutor Recruitment

 02/03/23 New Haven Man Sentenced on Assault, Cruelty to Persons Charges

 02/02/23 Stamford Man Charged With Felony Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny

 02/02/23 Stafford Woman Charged with Stealing More Than $4,500 from SNAP Assistance

January 2023

  01/31/23 Willie McFarland Sentenced to 120 years in Prison for the August 1987 Murders of Fred and Greg Harris in Hamden

 01/31/23 Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest in 2010 Cold Case Murder in Hartford

 01/30/23 2022 Office of Inspector General Annual Report

 01/27/23 Hamden Woman Sentenced on Manslaughter, Evading Responsibility Charges

 01/27/23 Cromwell Man Convicted of July 2020 Robbery 

 01/27/23 New Haven Man Sentenced on Manslaughter, Firearms and Witness Tampering Charges

 01/27/23 Rashod Newton Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for 2021 Murder of Alessia Mesquita in New Haven

 01/27/23 Robert Parris Convicted of 2019 Murder of Michael Rosario in New Haven

 01/25/23 Three Connecticut Women Charged with Scamming More Than $35,000 from Public Assistance Programs

 01/25/23 Branford Man Charged With Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny, and Identity Theft Crimes

 01/25/23 Hartford State’s Attorney’s Office, Connecticut Children’s Alliance Launch Regionalized Human Trafficking Recovery Taskforce 

 01/23/23 Waterbury Man Charged With Felony Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Larceny

 01/20/23 Bethel Man Convicted of Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury Charges

 01/20/23 New Fairfield Man Pleads Guilty to Murder, Sexual Assault and Larceny Charges 

 01/19/23 New Britain Man Convicted of Sexual Assault, Risk of Injury Charges

 01/17/23 Karin Ziolkowski Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Murder of 8-Year-Old Son, Elijah Ziolkowski

 01/13/23 Cornel Myers Sentenced to 57 Years in Prison for Murder of Middletown Woman

 01/13/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Bristol on January 12, 2023

 01/12/23 Brandon Jones Convicted of 2005 Murder of Dante Davis in Hartford

 01/09/23 Marlborough Man Sentenced to 72 Years In Prison for Charges Related to 1984 Kidnappings, Sexual Assaults

01/06/23 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force on I-95 in Milford on January 5, 2023

01/04/23 South Windsor Man Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud

01/03/23 Report of the Office of Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force by the Stratford Police Department on February 5, 2021

December 2022

    12/28/22 Two Connecticut Women Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Program

  12/28/22 Office of Inspector General Investigating Death of Massachusetts Man While in the Custody of the South Windsor Police Department

  12/23/22 New Haven Man Pleads Guilty to Charges of Manslaughter, Evading Responsibility 

  12/23/22 New Haven Man Pleads Guilty to January 2019 Attempted Assault on Police Officer, 2018 New Haven Shooting

  12/22/22 Meriden Couple Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

  12/20/22 Jarod Hamilton Convicted of 2017 Murder of Kahli Davis in Bridgeport

  12/16/22 Jury Finds Antoine Keaton Guilty of the 2019 Murder of Anthony Wright

  12/13/22 New Haven Man Sentenced for July 2019 Sexual Assault 

  12/09/22  Hartford Man Sentenced in Death of Infant Daughter

  12/09/22 Jury Finds Man Guilty of Manslaughter in 2019 Fatal Shooting in Windsor Locks

  12/09/22 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding Use of Force by the Connecticut State Police in Canterbury on August 24, 2022

  12/08/22 Newington Man Charged with Financial Exploitation of Elderly Resident

  12/07/22 Damond Bester Convicted of the 2018 Murder of William Smalls

  12/06/22 Meriden Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

  12/05/22 Two Manchester Women Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Program

  12/02/22 Fairfield Woman Charged With Multiple Larceny, Unemployment Compensation Fraud, and Identity Theft Crimes 

  12/01/22 Rashod Newton Pleads Guilty to March 2021 Murder of Alessia Mesquita in New Haven

November 2022

    11/30/22 Rocky Hill Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

  11/29/22 Bristol Woman Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Program

  11/28/22 Five New Haven Police Officers Charged Following State Police Investigation Into Injuries Sustained by Richard Cox

  11/25/22 Hartford Man Sentenced on Assault, Burglary, Fabrication of Evidence and Forgery Charges

  11/22/22 Jury Convicts Willie McFarland of the August 1987 Murders of Fred and Greg Harris in Hamden

  11/22/22 Sisters Charged With Larceny, Unemployment Compensation Fraud

  11/18/22 James Maharg Convicted of the 2019 Murder of Thomas Conley in Sherman

  11/18/22 State Police Participate in Chief State’s Attorney’s Training Initiative

  11/17/22 Report of the Office of Inspector General Concerning Use of Force by the United States Marshal Service in New Haven on January 13, 2022 

  11/14/22 Stamford Man Sentenced for Submitting Forged Absentee Ballot Applications and Ballots

  11/09/22 Jury Convicts Karin Ziolkowski of Murder, Arson Charges

  11/07/22 Former Fairfield Town Official Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crimes and Conspiring with Others to Defraud Town

  11/07/22 Former Coventry Man Sentenced for 2020 Sexual Assault

  11/07/22 Jury Convicts Cornel Myers of 2018 Murder in Middletown 

  11/02/22 Jury Convicts Marlborough Man of Kidnapping Charges Related to 1984 Cold Cases 

October 2022

    10/28/22 Former Coventry Man Sentenced on Charges of Risk of Injury to a Minor and Enticing a Minor

  10/27/22 Jean Jacques Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for the June 2015 Murder of Casey Chadwick

  10/26/22 Report of the Office of Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force at the Ansonia/Derby Town Line on April 26, 2021

  10/20/22 Stamford Man Sentenced to 37 Years in Prison for 2018 Homicide 

  10/17/22 Preliminary Report of the Office of Inspector General Regarding a Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Bristol on October 12, 2022 - Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Notification to Police

  10/16/22 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Deadly Force in Bristol on October 12, 2022 

  10/13/22 Chief State's Attorney Patrick J. Griffin Statement on the Deaths of Bristol Police Sergeant Dustin DeMonte and Officer Alex Hamzy and the Wounding of Officer Alec Iurato

  10/11/22 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of Sexual Assault in the First Degree

  10/07/22 Office of Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in New Haven on October 7, 2022

  10/05/22 Meriden Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting Minor

 10/04/22 Jury Convicts Manchester Man of Sexually Assaulting Minor

 10/03/22 Jury Finds Hartford Man Guilty of Manslaughter, Risk of Injury in Death of Infant Daughter

September 2022

   09/28/22  Office of Inspector General Meets With Organizations, Community Groups and Police Throughout Connecticut

   09/27/22  Division of Criminal Justice Holds Statewide Training Seminar on Ethics, Prosecutorial Impropriety, and Disclosure Obligations

   09/23/22  Division of Criminal Justice’s Regionalized Human Trafficking Recovery Taskforce of the Greater Hartford Region To Host Screening of Documentary "Sextortion: The Hidden Pandemic"  

   09/20/22  Massachusetts Man Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny and Perjury

   09/19/22  Meriden Man Sentenced for 2020 Carjacking, Shooting

   09/16/22 Nearly 700 Law Enforcement Officials Participate in 2022 John M. Bailey Seminar Hosted by the Division of Criminal Justice

   09/13/22 Manchester Man Charged with Kidnapping, Tampering with a Witness

   09/09/22 Division of Criminal Justice Helps Raise Awareness During National Suicide Prevention Month

   09/09/22 Report of the Office of the Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Meriden on February 12, 2021

   09/08/22 New Britain Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography in the First Degree

   09/07/22 Meriden Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for 2021 Stabbing Death of Wallingford Man 

   09/02/22 Vernon Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Multiple Sexual Assaults

August 2022

   08/30/22 New Britain Man Sentenced for Assaulting Relative

 08/29/22 New Britain Man Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Minor

   08/26/22 Report of the Office of the Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Bridgeport on June 15, 2021

   08/18/22 Richard Dabate Sentenced to 65 Years in Prison for the December 2015 Murder of His Wife, Connie Dabate

July 2022

   07/25/22 Lisa M. D’Angelo Appointed as Division of Criminal Justice’s First Director of Office of Ethics and Professional Standards

   07/20/22 Office of the Inspector General Investigating Death of New York Man While In Custody of the Manchester Police Department - Camera Footage 

   07/18/22 David R. Applegate Appointed State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Danbury

   07/13/22 Robert Honsch Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Murder of Daughter, Elizabeth Honsch

   07/12/22 Milford Man Charged with Larceny 

   07/12/22 Windsor Locks Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison For His Role in August 2020 Assault and Attempted Shooting of Juvenile

June 2022

   06/24/22 Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to Four Sexual Assaults in Manchester and Vernon

   06/24/22 Former Willimantic Man Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for 2018 Murder

   06/20/22 Criminal Justice Commission Appoints State’s Attorneys for New Britain, New Haven Judicial Districts

   06/20/22 John J. Russotto Reappointed as Deputy Chief State’s Attorney

   06/15/22 Hamden Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing More Than $300,000 from Investment Clients

   06/15/22 Report of the Office of the Inspector General Concerning the Use of Deadly Force by the Hartford Police Department Resulting in the Death of Shamar Ogman on December 26, 2020

   06/10/22 Criminal Justice Association Bestows Annual Awards to Division of Criminal Justice Prosecutors, Staff

   06/07/22 Meriden Gang Member Sentenced to 65 Years in Prison For Murder and Gun Charges

May 2022

   05/16/22Two Branford Residents, Stratford Woman Charged With Larceny, Unemployment Compensation Fraud

  05/12/22 Patrick J. Griffin Appointed Chief State's Attorney

05/11/22 Vernon Man Sentenced For August 2020 Assault and Attempted Shooting 

 05/10/22  Jury Convicts Richard Dabate of the December 2015 Murder of His Wife, Connie Dabate

   05/04/22 Sergio Correa Sentenced to Life In Prison Without Possibility of Parole, Ruth Correa Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Griswold Triple Murder

April 2022

   04/29/22 New Canaan Police Officer Arrested on Explosives and Weapons Charges

 04/26/22 Jury Convicts Brandon Roberts of the Murder of Emily Todd in Bridgeport

 04/20/22 Report of the Office of the Inspector General Concerning the Use of Deadly Force by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police, Resulting in the Death of Mubarak Soulemane on January 15, 2020 - Connecticut State Trooper Charged Following Deadly Use of Force Investigation

 04/19/22 Jury Convicts Hartford Man of Multiple Charges in September 2019 Shooting in Hartford

   04/08/22 Ashford Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Robberies

   04/06/22 Waterbury State's Attorney's Office to Host Community Resource Fair in May

   04/05/22 Colebrook Woman Charged With Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

March 2022

   03/25/22 Office of the Inspector General Investigating Police-Involved Use of Force in Torrington

   03/23/22 Milford Man Charged with Forgery, Larceny and Identity Theft

   03/22/22 David R. Shannon Appointed State's Attorney for Judicial District of Litchfield

   03/17/22 Jury Convicts Robert Honsch of the Murder of his Daughter

   03/17/22 Four People Charged In Connection with 2005 Cold Case Murder in Hartford

   03/15/22 Jury Finds New Haven Man Guilty of Manslaughter in Shooting Death of Girlfriend

   03/14/22 Cromwell Woman Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

   03/04/22 New Mexico Man Charged With 2008 Cold Case Murder in Hartford

   03/04/22 New Haven Man Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison for 2013 Homicide

   03/03/22 Division of Criminal Justice’s SAVED Program Helps Children Impacted by Violence - Press Conference Video 1 - Press Conference Video 2 

February 2022

   02/24/22 Jury Convicts Meriden Gang Member of Murder and Other Crimes Stemming from Gang-Related Killing 

   02/18/22 Office of the Inspector General Investigating In-Custody Death at the Norwich Police Department (Warning: Sensitive Video Content)

   02/16/22 Juvenile Pleads Guilty to Felony Murder in Connection with Death of Stamford Man

   02/09/22 Criminal Justice Commission Appoints John J. Russotto as acting Chief State’s Attorney 

   02/01/22 Division of Criminal Justice Launches "Moving Justice Forward" Project in Collaboration with The Center for Court Innovation 

January 2022

  01/28/22 Report of the Office of the Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Bridgeport on September 16, 2020

  01/24/22 Office of the Inspector General Investigating Use of Force by Deputy United States Marshal - Camera Footage 1 - Camera Footage 2

  01/13/22 Hamden Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge Related to April 2019 Shooting in New Haven

  01/11/22 Middletown Man Sentenced in September 2020 Home Invasion

December 2021

  12/29/21 Hartford Man Charged with Forgery, Fabrication of Physical Evidence

  12/27/21 Report of the Office of the Inspector General Concerning Police-Involved Use of Force in Naugatuck on September 14, 2020

  12/20/21 Colorado Man Charged with Filing Hundreds of Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

  12/15/21 Salem Man Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

12/15/21 Hartford Woman Charged with Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

  12/14/21 Jury Convicts Sergio Correa of Griswold Triple Murder

  12/10/21 Danbury Jury Convicts New York Man of Assault and Attempted Robbery Charges

    12/9/21 Jury Convicts New Haven Man of December 2013 Murder 

    12/8/21 Jury Convicts Stafford Man of Sexually Assaulting Minors

    12/2/21 West Hartford Man Charged with Stealing Union Funds

November 2021

   11/12/21 Coventry Man Sentenced for 2009 Sexual Assaults

         11/12/21Somers Man Pleads Guilty to Charges of Misconduct with Motor a Vehicle and Evading Responsibility in Connection With Death of Vernon Man

   11/3/21 Office of the Inspector General to Assume All Pending Investigations on the Use of Force by Police Officers

   11/3/21 Winsted Man Charged With Larceny, Unemployment Compensation Fraud

 11/1/21 Preliminary Report of the Office of the Inspector General Regarding an Officer-Involved Use of Force in Norwich on October 26, 2021 - Dispatch and Radio Transmissions - 911 call 1 - 911 call 2 - 911 call 3 - 911 call 4 - 911 call 5 - 911 call 6 - 911 call 7 - 911 call 8 - Body-worn Camera Footage - Dashboard Camera Footage 1 - Dashboard Camera Footage 2

October 2021

      10/29/21  Vernon Men Plead Guilty to Charges in Firearm Theft at Stafford Pawn Shop   

      10/22/21  Ellington Man Pleads Guilty to Charges in Deadly 2020 Crash in Vernon

      10/15/21  Division of Criminal Justice Assists Connecticut Department of Labor in Labor Violations Investigation, Recovery of Back Wages for Employees

  10/8/21  Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Assault and Robbery of Pizza Delivery Driver

10/5/21  New Britain Man Sentenced in Connection with Robbery and Assault Convictions 

September 2021

   9/30/21 Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Litchfield Concerning an Officer-Involved Use of Force in Waterbury on December 8, 2020 - Camera Footage 

   9/30/21 Division of Criminal Justice Presentation at September 30, 2021 Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission Meeting - Link to the Connecticut Network's broadcast of the meeting can be found here.

   9/27/21 Robert J. Devlin, Jr.  Appointed Deputy Chief State's Attorney, Inspector General

   9/24/21 Wallingford Woman Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

   9/20/21 New Britain State’s Attorney Announces $50,000 Reward to Help Identify Killer of Kelsey Mazzamaro - New Britain State's Attorney Brian W. Preleski's Statement from September 20, 2021 Press Conference in Burlington, Connecticut (Video)

   9/17/21 Indictment Charges Waterbury Gang Members with Murder and Drug Trafficking Offenses

   9/16/21 Bethel Man Sentenced in Connection with Sexual Assaults on Children

August 2021

  8/31/21 Suspect  Arraigned in 2019 Murder of Troy Clark and the Shooting of New Haven Police Captain Anthony Duff

  8/30/21 Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven Concerning an Officer-Involved Use of Deadly Physical Force on Enfield Street in Hartford on January 6, 2021 - Video and Audio Recordings

    8/4/21 Dentist Charged with Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

July 2021

  7/22/21State Marshal Charged with Larceny, Ethics Violation

 7/16/21Wallingford Woman Charged with Stealing Union Funds

 7/12/21New Haven Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 2018 Hamden Convenience Store Shootout with Police

   7/7/21 Danbury Man Charged with Filing Thousands of Fraudulent Medicaid Claims 

  7/1/21 Derby Man Arraigned For Murder of Man Found Dead in Woodbridge Park on June 8, 2021

June 2021

  6/28/21Winsted Woman Sentenced On Larceny and Forgery Charges

6/22/21North Franklin Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

  6/22/21Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., Reappointed Chief State's Attorney; Kevin D. Lawlor Reappointed Deputy Chief State’s Attorney for Operations

        6/18/21Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk Concerning Police Use of Force in Bridgeport - Camera Footage

6/10/21New Britain Man Receives 15-Year Sentence For Abusing Child

  6/3/21 New Haven Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Hamden Food Store Shootout with Police

  6/3/21 Plantsville Man Arraigned in Connection with Weekend Shooting Incidents

  6/1/21 Preston Woman Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

May 2021

  5/24/21 North Haven Woman Charged with Stealing State Adoption Subsidies

  5/18/21 Office of the Chief State's Attorney and Department of Labor Partner to Combat Unemployment Compensation Fraud

  5/12/21 Litchfield Attorney Sentenced for Embezzling Almost $1 Million from  Charity for Military Veterans and Their Families

  5/12/21 Rocky Hill Woman Charged With Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

April 2021

  4/29/21State Police Provide New Haven State's Attorney with Investigative Materials Related to Police Use of Force in Hartford on January 6, 2021

   4/28/21 Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Danbury Concerning Use of Force by a Derby Police Officer

  4/27/21 Hartford Police Officer Charged with Assault

  4/14/21 New Britain Man Sentenced in Connection with Sexual Assaults on Children

March 2021

   3/31/21 Joint Statement On Hate Crimes And Acts of Bias Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

  3/30/21 Student Arrested on a Fugitive Charge Related to Sexual Assault and Unlawful Restraint Charges

  3/18/21 Upgraded Charges Filed Against New Fairfield Woman In Connection with Incident at State Capitol

  3/15/21 Enfield Woman Charged with Filing Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

    3/9/21  Watertown Woman Charged with Larceny and Health Insurance Fraud

    3/5/21  Letter from the Chief State's Attorney and the 13 State's Attorneys of Connecticut: We Need Justice, Not Politics

    3/5/21  Willimantic Woman Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Drug Overdose Death

    3/5/21  New Hampshire Woman Charged with Larceny and Health Insurance Fraud

  3/2/21  New York Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid in Connecticut

February 2021

2/18/21 Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New London Concerning Police Use of Force in Meriden

 2/17/21 Trumbull Man Charged with Bribery, Hindering Prosecution and Interfering

 2/11/21 Hartford State's Attorney Releases Additional Information Concerning Police-Involved Shooting in Stratford - Dashboard Camera Video

  2/09/21 Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Hartford Concerning Police Use of Force in Stratford - Body-Worn Camera Video

  2/05/21 Bristol Man Charged In Human Trafficking Investigation

January 2021

  Paul J. Narducci Appointed State's Attorney for Judicial District of New London

   Waterbury Man Charged with Larceny and Health Insurance Fraud

   State Employee Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny and Perjury

University of Connecticut Employee Charged with Stalking and Harassment

Middlesex State’s Attorney Releases Statement Concerning Police-Involved Shooting in West Haven

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven Concerning Police Use of Force in Hartford

Litchfield State's Attorney Release Additional Information Concerning Police-Involved Shooting in Waterbury - Camera Footage of Incident

New Haven State’s Attorney Assigned to Officer-Involved Shooting in Hartford

Ansonia-Milford State's Attorney Releases Additional Information Concerning Police-Involved Shooting in Hartford

Bridgeport Man Arraigned on Manslaughter Charges in November 2019 Death of Baby in New Haven 

December 2020

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Ansonia/Milford Concerning Police Use of Force in Hartford - Body-Worn Camera Video

East Haven Man Arraigned for the Murder of His Domestic Partner Reported Missing in July

Report of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Danbury Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of Michael Gregory in Ansonia on January 2, 2020

Juvenile Detention Officer Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Litchfield Concerning Police Use of Force in Waterbury

New York City Man Charged In Scheme To Defraud Medicaid 

November 2020

Litchfield Attorney Charged with Embezzling Funds from Charity for Veterans

Ansonia Man Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Larceny in the First Degree and Perjury

Former, Current Town Officials and Local Licensed Environmental Contractor Charged with Polluting Public Property

Forensic Genetic Genealogy Helps Division of Criminal Justice Cold Case Unit Make Arrest in Four 1984 Sexual Assaults

Middletown Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for the Sale of Deadly Narcotics

University of Connecticut Police Officer Charged with Stalking, Computer Crime and Harassment

New Britain State's Attorney's Office, New Britain NAACP, St. James Missionary Baptist Church To Sponsor Virtual Forum on Connecticut's Pardon Process

October 2020

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Tolland Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of Jose Enrique Soto in Manchester on April 2, 2020.

Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice's Early Screening Program, Prosecutors Highlighted in New Book

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Windham Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of John J. Carras in East Hartford on September 5, 2019.

September 2020

Sharmese L. Walcott Appointed State's Attorney for Judicial District of Hartford

Criminal Justice Commission Refers Names of Inspector General Candidates to Legislature

Avon Attorney Charged with Forgery and Identity Theft

Owner of East Windsor Vocational Center Charged with Medicaid Fraud

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk Concerning Police Use of Force in Bridgeport

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Fairfield Concerning Police Use of Force in Naugatuck 

August 2020

New Haven Man Sentenced to 70 Years in Prison for Murder and Criminal Possession of a Firearm

Former New Haven Police Officer Charged with Assault and Breach of Peace

July 2020

State Trooper Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Britain Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of Edward R. Gendron, Jr., in Waterbury on January 20, 2020

June 2020

Criminal Justice Commission Reappoints State’s Attorney for Waterbury Judicial District

Gail P. Hardy to Lead Division of Criminal Justice Diversity Initiative

Statement of Chief State's Attorney Richard J. Colangelo, Jr. Regarding Death of George Floyd

May 2020

Criminal Justice Commission Appoints State’s Attorneys for Fairfield, Stamford/Norwalk Judicial Districts

April 2020

Tolland State’s Attorney Releases Video from Police-Involved Shooting in Manchester

Three Men Charged with Violent Robbery of Stamford Jeweler

Tolland State’s Attorney Releases Additional Information Concerning Police-Involved Shooting in Manchester

Statement of Tolland State’s Attorney Matthew C. Gedansky Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force on April 2, 2020, in Manchester

Status Report on the Investigation Concerning the Use of Deadly Force in Waterbury on January 20, 2020, Resulting the Death of Edward Gendron

March 2020

Report of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Hartford Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force on April 20, 2019, by Wethersfield Police Resulting in the Death of Anthony Vega Cruz

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Waterbury Concerning the Use of Deadly Force in Cromwell on March 17, 2020

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Ansonia/Milford Concerning the Death of Carl R. Talbot in New Haven on March 21, 2019

New Haven Man Convicted of 2011 Cold Case Murder

New Haven Man Convicted of Murder, Possession of Firearm

February 2020

Statement of Stamford/Norwalk State's Attorney Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., Concerning the Death of Steven Barrier

Waterbury Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

New Haven Woman Charged with Medicaid Fraud

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Middlesex Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force Resulting in the Death of Kryon Sands in Willimantic on February 20, 2019

January 2020

Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., Appointed Chief State's Attorney

Preliminary Report Issued Pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 19-90 Concerning the Death of Edward Gendron in Waterbury on January 20, 2020

Third Man Involved in 2009 Kidnapping and Murder Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison

Preliminary Report Issued Pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 19-90 Concerning the Death of Mubarak Soulemane in West Haven on January 15, 2020

Torrington Man Sentenced for Organized Retail Theft

Middlesex State’s Attorney to Assume West Haven Deadly Force Investigation

Division of Criminal Justice Will Lead Investigation into Officer-Involved Shooting

Interim Report Issued Pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 19-90 Concerning the Death of Michael Gregory in Ansonia on January 2, 2020

Criminal Justice Commission to Interview Four Candidates for Chief State's Attorney

East Hartford Man Charged with Filing Hundreds of Bogus Medicaid Claims

Former Correction Officer Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

Bloomfield Man Involved in 2009 Kidnapping and Murder Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison

Tolland State's Attorney Issues Report on Police-Involved Shooting in Hartford

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Tolland Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force Resulting in the Death of Alphonso Zaporta on July 26, 2019, in Hartford

December 2019

2019 Annual Joint Medicaid Report Required Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 17b-99b(a)

Hartford State’s Attorney Issues Reports on Police-Involved Shootings

Ellington Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

North Carolina Man Charged with Committing 3 Murders in Connecticut in November 2015

Meriden Woman Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Programs

Terryville Woman Charged in Scam to Defraud Medicaid 

Archives

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven Concerning an Officer-Involved Use of Deadly Physical Force in Meriden on October 18, 2018

Report to the Criminal Justice Commission Concerning Untimely Reports of Investigations of the Use of Deadly Force by Police Officers Resulting in Deaths in the Judicial District of Hartford

Governor Lamont Signs Law Increasing Public Access to Information within State's Criminal Justice System

Court’s Order Offers New Hope to Identify Victim of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven Concerning a Police Pursuit in New Haven on August 17, 2018

Governor Lamont Statement on the Retirement of Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane

Hartford State’s Attorney Gail P. Hardy Releases Video Recordings from April 20, 2019, Police-Involved Shooting

New Report Highlights Success of Criminal Justice Pilot Program

Sandy Hook Investigation

Danbury State's Attorney Releases Report on Sandy Hook Investigation (November 25, 2013)

State v. Michael Skakel

Michael Skakel v. Commissioner of Correction - Reply Brief of the Commissioner of Correction-Appellant - Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut S.C. 19251 S.C. 19251 X01

Follow this link to download the State's Post-Trial Brief in the Skakel habeas case (PDF format - Size 536K).

Respondent's Response to the Court's Inquiry, Objection to Petitioner's Request for Bond and Objection to Request to Terminate the Stay - PDF Format, Size 320K - (October 30, 2013)

Statement concerning the Decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Michael C. Skakel v. State of Connecticut (April 19, 2010) 

Michael C. Skakel v. State of Connecticut : Follow this link to read the "State's Response to Petitioner's Post-Trial Memoranda of Law and Proposed Findings of Fact," filed with the Court on September 14, 2007. 

July 16, 2007: Post-Trial Brief Filed in the Superior Court for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk in the Matter of Michael C. Skakel v. State of Connecticut (PDF Format, Size 450K)

October 2006: Brief Filed with the Supreme Court of the United States in the Matter of Michael Skakel v. State of Connecticut (PDF Format, Size 205K)

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut in State of Connecticut v. Michael Skakel

Miscellaneous

Statement of State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III on the March 25, 2018, Death of Jallen Jones at Garner Correctional Institution

Report of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Waterbury Concerning the Investigation Into the Death of Ethan Song in Guilford, CT on January 31, 2018

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford-Norwalk Concerning the 'Fatal Fire on December 25, 2011, at 2267 Shippan Avenue, Stamford (June 8, 2012)

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk in reference to the February 16, 2009, attack on Charla Nash in Stamford (December 7, 2009)