Daily Blotter – Nov. 11

A round-up of all things criminal in CT.

Body Found Behind Wal-Mart

A man walking through the woods found a man’s body behind a Wal-Mart in Norwich Tuesday morning. Police say the man looks to be in his 40s or 50s and appeared to have been there for a few days, or even a week. There was a gun near the body.

Man Accused of Using Daughter to Hide Drugs

A Jewett City man is under arrest on drug charges.  State police said Robert Kunkel, 23, used his 4-year-old daughter to hide heroin to help conceal his drug sales.

Police Aimed at During Hartford Melee

A Windsor man has been charged, accused of hitting seven vehicles and aiming his car at police during a melee in Hartford. Two people were wounded during the large fight in a Church Street parking lot. Harold Patterson, 26, was nabbed after police followed a track of debris from the collisions, police said.

Hartford Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Hartford police have accused a 21-year-old man with repeatedly sexually assaulting two young girls, ages 10 and 6.  Hector Torres is charged with 33 counts of first-degree sexual assault, 32 counts of fourth-degree sexual assault and 65 counts of impairing the morals of a minor, according to police.

New Haven Police Investigate Suspicious Death

New Haven police are continuing to look for clues in what they said is a suspicious death. A man's body was found near Orchard and Munson streets Monday afternoon. Witnesses told police  the 48-year-old had an argument with a man. He was found dead with a head wound a short time later.

Don’t Get Nailed by Phony Roofer 

A man is scamming businesses in Connecticut, posing as a roofer, State police said. At least six businesses along Route 44 in New Hartford, Barkhamsted and Winsted have been conned by the man and paid him thousands of dollars for work that's never been done, police said. The contractor claims to be from Bulldog Roofing, police said.

Moo-ve Out of The Way

A cow stalled drivers in Norwich Monday night when it stepped into Interstate 395, the Norwich Bulletin reports. Police corralled the animal but it backed up traffic for a couple miles.  

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