Daily Blotter – Jan. 8

A Roundup of All Things Criminal in CT

Murder Suspect Arrested

A man suspected of a murder in Waterbury has been arrested in Miami. Parasurama Rabindranauth, 26, was arrested Wednesday morning at the Miami-Dade International Airport while trying to board a plane to his native country of Guyana, the Republican-American reports. Detectives said Rabindranauth shot and killed his ex-girlfriend's cousin, Michael Sembltudyal, earlier this month.  Police believe the shooting was the end result of a long-running family feud.

Woman Held for 16 Hours in Middletown

A Middletown man is charged with kidnapping a Wallingford woman and holding her against her will for 16 hours. Read more here.

Chores Spur Runaway in Clinton

An 11-year-old boy who ran away from his home after arguing with his mother has been found safe, Clinton police said. Police said the argument was over chores.  Steven Carr had been missing since about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities launched a search for the boy and found him early Wednesday afternoon. He apparently spent the night three houses away under a boat inside a temporary enclosure, police said. The boy was shivering when they found him and he was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.  Authorities said the search was an emotional one for the boy's parents, police and firefighters. Officers said finding him was difficult because he apparently doesn't have any friends or playmates in the area.

New Britain Police Could Get License Plate Scanner

Police could get scanner to track down scofflaws in New Britain, the Hartford Courant reports. Police want to mount cameras that could scan dozens of license plates per minute on police cars.  

Police: Special-ed Child Told to Remove Shirt

A special education teacher who previously worked at Dwight School in Fairfield has been charged with cruelty to a 6-year-old autistic child, the Connecticut Post reports. She is accused of making the child sit shirtless in a Dwight classroom for 20 minutes.

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