Man Arrested After Being Accused of Sexually Assaulting Children in Meriden
A man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting multiple children in Meriden earlier this year, police said. According to investigators, 35-year-old Adam Fountain sexually assaulted several kids in July 2022. Police obtained a warrant for his arrest and he was taken into custody on Friday. Fountain faces several charges for sexual assault. He is being held on a $150,000…
Man Arrested in Connection to Serious Injury Pedestrian Crash in Meriden
A man has been arrested in connection with a 2021 pedestrian crash near a Meriden pub that resulted in serious injuries, police said. Officials said 51-year-old Jose Marrero was arrested on June 24 following a police investigation into the incident. Officials said a person on the sidewalk near Scotty O’Boyles Pub was intentionally struck by a car. The incident happened…
Man Arrested After Home Invasion in Meriden
A man was arrested in connection with a home invasion that happened in Meriden in February, police said. Officials said they were called by a woman that reported she’d been pistol whipped in the head by a man that broke into her home. The incident happened at about 6:15 a.m. on Feb. 2. Responding officers found a woman with a…
Meriden Gang Member Sentenced to Prison After Deadly Inn Shooting
A gang member in Meriden has been sentenced to 65 years in prison on murder and gun charges, according to Acting New Haven State’s Attorney Lisa D’Angelo. Authorities said 35-year-old Trevor Outlaw murdered 24-year-old Giovanni Rodriguez two years ago. Outlaw allegedly shot Rodriguez to death at the Comfort Inn in Meriden in June 2020. He was found guilty of murder…
Body Found in Car on Broad Street in Meriden: Mayor
Authorities are investigating after a body was found inside of a vehicle on Broad Street in Meriden. Officials said they believe the person was homeless and possibly living out of the car at the time. There is no criminal aspect to the person’s death, according to Mayor Kevin Scarpati. Their identity was not immediately released. No additional information was...
Woman Seriously Hurt After Domestic Stabbing in Meriden
A woman was flown by LifeStar to the hospital on Monday after a man she was in a relationship with allegedly stabbed her, police said. On Monday around 7:32 p.m., authorities said they received a call about a woman stumbling in a parking lot on Colony Street in Meriden. Responding officers said they found a woman with multiple stab wounds…
Meriden Teen Arrested After Pursuit With Police Stemming From Domestic Dispute
A teen was arrested after being accused of assaulting and driving off with a woman in Meriden, police said. Meriden police responded to what appeared to be a domestic violence incident. When officers got to the scene, they said an 18-year-old allegedly threatened a woman with a firearm, assaulted her, and then drove off with the woman inside his car….
Meriden Police Warn of Uptick in Catalytic Converter Thefts
Police in Meriden are warning residents to be cautious amid an uptick in catalytic converter thefts across the state and specifically in the city. The police department said the “rash of catalytic converter thefts” has been happening on a regular basis. Authorities said most of these thefts happen during the overnight hours and they’re most often committed in the...
Curbing Catalytic Converter Crimes
For the past two years, law enforcement has tried to put the brakes on a worldwide wave of catalytic converter thefts.