An arrest warrant has been issued for a 37-year-old man who allegedly struck and killed a 38-year-old male pedestrian. The pending charges against the man stemmed from an accident that occurred on the night of March 8 near the vicinity of Ernie's Market at the intersection of Williams Street and Albany Avenue.
A 57-year-old man from Kent, Connecticut, has been charged with a Class D felony for leaving the scene of a fatal auto accident in the town of Armenia, which sits on the Connecticut border.The charges stem from an incident that occurred around 8 p.m. on March 19 when the man allegedly struck a 36-year-old mother from Copake, New York, with his vehicle.
A 36-year-old East Hartford, Connecticut, man has been charged with first-degree manslaughter for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run crash in Newington that killed a 51-year-old women from New Britain. Police state that the man turned himself in after he was identified as the alleged driver. The identification came while police were investigating a cockfighting ring in East Windsor in which 45 people were arrested.
A bill that went before a public hearing during the last week of February could change Connecticut's open container law if it is passed. The law, which currently allows passengers in a moving vehicle to have an open container of alcohol, puts the state in a minority with 10 other states that still allow what is known as "drunk riding."
The Newington Police Department continues to search for the driver of a maroon or dark red 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck that was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident that occured on the night of February 27. The accident, which happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of Robbins and Williard avenues, was reportedly responsible for the death of a 51-year-old woman from New Britian.