East Haven

  • East Haven May 23

    Man Arrested After Fleeing Scene of Accident in East Haven

    A man was arrested after rear-ending a car and driving off in East Haven. The incident occurred in the area of Foxon Road on Tuesday. Ruben Guerra-Rivera, 24, of New Haven, struck a car and drove off with front end damage and a smoking engine, according to police. Witnesses told police that the car initially drove down a dead-end road…

  • beaches May 23

    East Haven Beaches Open to Residents Only

    The East Haven Town beach will reopen this weekend with restrictions, including allowing only residents, Mayor Joseph Carfora announced Friday. Beachgoers will have to show a valid photo ID with an East Haven address to beach monitors at the entrance to be admitted. These monitors will also help residents find a spot to sit and help maintain social distancing. The…

  • East Haven Apr 11

    First “East Haven Strong” Motorcade

    The community of East Haven showed off their pride Saturday with their “East Haven Strong” motorcade.

  • COVID-19 Apr 7

    ‘Significant COVID-19 Outbreak’ at Nursing Home in East Haven: Mayor

    East Haven officials said there is a “significant COVID-19 outbreak” at Whispering Pines, a nursing home and rehabilitation center. ” I can confirm six deaths at this time, though we’re aware there may be others,” East Haven Mayor Joseph Carfora said in a video posted on YouTube, The first patient was identified on March 31 and local officials contacted local…

  • East Haven Mar 27

    East Haven Resident Dies of Coronavirus

    An 80-year-old woman from East Haven has died from the coronavirus, town officials confirmed Thursday. “We are deeply saddened to announce that an East Haven resident has died as a result of his contracting COVID-19. This terrible virus has taken a life in our community, and that loss of life gives each of us pause and fills us with sorrow….

  • East Haven Mar 8

    Police ID Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident in East Haven

    Police have identified a woman who died after a pedestrian accident in East Haven on Sunday morning. Officers were called to Frontage Road in front of Carmax after getting a report of a body in the roadway. When police arrived, they said they found a woman, later identified as 38-year-old Amber Neal, of Clinton, suffering from serious injuries in the…

  • East Haven Mar 3

    4 Children Sent to Hospital After Crash Involving School Bus in East Haven

    Several children were sent to the hospital after a school bus was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in East Haven on Tuesday morning. East Haven police said the crash involved a school bus, a tractor-trailer and a car and happened on Hemingway Avenue around 7:40 a.m. Four students were taken to the hospital, according to the police. They are expected…

  • East Haven Feb 26

    Burr Street in East Haven Closed After Car Hits Pole

    Part of Burr Street in East Haven is closed after a vehicle hit a utility pole. Police said a car rolled over in the area of Burr and James streets and the vehicle landed on its side. Utility companies have been called and Burr Street is closed between Haines Street and Gerrish Avenue.  Police said firefighters extricated the driver,...

  • East Haven Feb 17

    Grandson Helps Police ID Man Suspected of Stealing Grandmother’s Wallet

    East Haven police have arrested a suspect in a wallet snatching and said a photo the victim’s grandson took helped lead them to the man. Officers responded to Stop & Shop at 370 Hemingway Ave. around 8 p.m. Saturday to investigate a report that an elderly woman had been robbed. The victim was with her grandson and told police that…

  • East Haven Feb 8

    Former East Haven Mayoral Candidate Facing Drug Charges

    A former East Haven mayoral candidate and retired professor wrestler was arrested Friday after authorities say they found more than 200 oxycodone pills in his car. Officers had pulled Steven “Big Steve” Tracey over for a motor vehicle violation in New Haven when they found the pills, officials said. Tracey, a retired professional wrestler who once faced off against Hulk…

  • East Haven Jan 30

    Bank Robbery Suspect Held Door for Person While Fleeing: Police

    East Haven police have arrested a suspect in a bank robbery and said the man held the bank door open for another person as he fled. That person helped identify the suspect, according to police. Officers responded to Key Bank, at 245 Main St., just after 9 a.m. Thursday after an employee called 911 to report a robbery.  The employee…

  • East Haven Jan 20

    Husband Admitted to Stabbing Wife in East Haven: Police

    East Haven police arrested a man after they say he admitted to stabbing his wife. Officers went to a home on Hilton Avenue on Sunday after getting a call from the victim’s sister who told police her sister had just reported being stabbed by her husband. According to police, When the officers arrived, they found 52-year-old Robert Cassidy who...

  • East Haven Jan 7

    East Haven Police Seek Suspects Involved in Armed Bank Robbery

    East Haven police are searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a local bank Tuesday. Police said a suspect brandishing a black revolver entered the Citizen’s Bank at 430 Foxon Road around 2:50 p.m. He was wearing a mask, gloves, a black or dark blue hoodie, black pants or jeans, and basketball sneakers. During the robbery, the…

  • East Haven Jan 4

    Man Accused of Intentionally Setting Fire at His Former House in East Haven

    East Haven police have arrested a man who is accused of intentionally setting a fire at his former home on Friday. The East Haven Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 911 call from someone saying she had just returned to her foreclosed property on Henry Street and could smell smoke. She said she could also hear the smoke detectors going…

  • East Haven Jan 2

    ‘We Love You, Trenton’: East Haven Comes Together for Boy With Inoperable Tumor

    The mayor of East Haven, Joseph Carfora, has proclaimed Jan. 2 as “Trenton Day” for Trenton O’Brien. Doctors found a tumor in the 7-year-old’s brain and he was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, otherwise known as a DIPG. It is inoperable and incurable, according to Jess O’Brien, a family friend. To show support, Trenton’s classmates and teachers at...

  • East Haven Jan 2

    East Haven Comes Together for Boy With Inoperable Tumor

    The mayor of East Haven, Joseph Carfora, has proclaimed Jan. 2 as “Trenton Day” for Trenton O’Brien. Doctors found a tumor in the 7-year-old’s brain and he was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, otherwise known as a DIPG. It is inoperable and incurable, according to Jess O’Brien, a family friend.

  • East Haven Dec 14, 2019

    Carjacking Suspect Accused of Hitting Police Car in East Haven Arrested

    East Haven police have arrested a carjacking suspect who is also accused of hitting a police car on Monday. On Monday night, New Haven Police Department sent on a broadcast to surrounding towns regarding a carjacking. The vehicle was described as being a red Hyundai Elantra. According to police, an East Haven officer spotted the red Elantra heading westbound on…

  • East Haven Dec 14, 2019

    Man Wanted by U.S. Marshals Service Found in Stolen Car in East Haven: Police

    East Haven police have arrested a man who was allegedly found in a stolen car on Thursday and was wanted by the United States Marshals Office. An officer was patrolling Main Street in a police vehicle equipped with a license plate reader when it alerted him to a possible stolen vehicle. When the officer turned around to catch up with…

  • hit-and-run Aug 30, 2019

    Police Search for Driver in East Haven Hit and Run

  • East Haven Nov 6, 2019

    Several Pets Die in Fire in East Haven

    Five dogs, a couple of cats and a rabbit died in a fire on Windsor Street in East Haven Wednesday, according to fire officials.

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