• Plainfield December 28, 2022 2:53 pm

    Man Accused of Physically Assaulting, Sexually Assaulting Someone at Plainfield Home

    Police have arrested a man who is accused of physically assaulting and sexually assaulting someone at a home in the Moosup section of Plainfield last year. Officers received a complaint on September 14, 2021, from someone reporting that they had been physically and sexually assaulted at a home in Moosup. During the investigation, authorities said they identified 42-year-old Mark Canales….

  • Plainfield November 23, 2022 9:11 am

    Man Accused of Severely Injuring 5-Month-Old Baby in Plainfield

    Police have arrested a man who is accused of severely injuring a baby in Plainfield after a months-long investigation. On August 10, 2022, around 11 p.m., officers received a report from the state Dept. of Children and Families about a 5-month-old infant that was admitted to Connecticut Children’s. According to police, the DCF reporter told them that the infant suffered…

  • Plainfield October 12, 2022 4:52 am

    Motorcyclist Taken to Hospital After Colliding With Deer in Plainfield

    A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after colliding with a deer in Plainfield on Tuesday night. Emergency crews were called to Dow Road around 10:24 p.m. after getting a report of a collision involving a motorcycle and a deer. According to investigators, a 22-year-old Plainfield man was traveling eastbound on his Harley-Davidson on Dow Road when he was struck…

  • Plainfield October 5, 2022 8:35 pm

    Owners of Viral ‘Stranger Things' Home Reveal Future of Display

    It’s official: The viral “Stranger Things” home will carry on for the Halloween season following an incident that nearly forced them to shut down.

  • Plainfield October 4, 2022 3:27 pm

    Owners of Viral ‘Stranger Things' Home Plan Update After Nearly Closing Due to Incident

    The owners of the viral “Stranger Things” home said they aren’t giving up just yet on their haunted display after nearly tearing down their decorations and closing following an incident with a neighbor.

  • Halloween September 30, 2022 6:26 pm

    This ‘Stranger Things' Halloween Display Is Epic

    It appears an Illinois family just won Halloween.

  • Plainfield September 22, 2022 5:21 pm

    Man Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping, Assaulting Girlfriend in Plainfield: Police

    A Plainfield man was arrested after being accused of kidnapping and assaulting his girlfriend in August, resulting in serious injuries, police said. Officials said 25-year-old Matteo Ortiz was arrested on a warrant Thursday while appearing in court. On Aug. 25, police received a report that a woman had been kidnapped and beaten by Ortiz, who was her boyfriend at the…

  • Plainfield September 17, 2022 9:55 am

    15-Year-Old Driving a Dirt Bike Strikes, Injures Pedestrian in Plainfield

    A 15-year-old who was driving a dirt bike struck and injured a pedestrian in Plainfield on Friday night. Emergency crews were called to Front Street around 9:30 p.m. after getting a report of a motorcycle crash with injuries. Investigators said a 15-year-old from Central Village was driving a dirt bike eastbound on Front Street and struck a 60-year-old woman who…

  • Plainfield August 23, 2022 3:42 pm

    I-395 North Reopens in Plainfield

    Interstate 395 North was closed in Plainfield, just before exit 32 because of a jackknifed tractor-trailer, but has reopened.

  • Plainfield August 11, 2022 9:02 pm

    Police Investigating After Baby Suffers Serious Injuries in Plainfield

    Plainfield Police are investigating after a baby was seriously injured in the Wauregan section of town Wednesday night. Officials said they executed a search warrant on South Chestnut Street after getting a report that a five-month-old had severe injuries. The Department of Children and Families reported that the baby was admitted to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut State Police...

  • Plainfield August 6, 2022 9:18 am

    2 Injured in Plainfield Motorcycle Crash

    Two people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Plainfield late Friday night. Emergency crews were called to Norwich Road near Hank’s Dairy Bar shortly before midnight after getting a report of a motorcycle crash with injuries. Police said they learned a man from Jewett City was driving a Harley Davidson southbound on Norwich Road when he went off...

  • Plainfield June 15, 2022 8:08 pm

    ‘Desperate Need': Plainfield Police Hiring Part-Time Dispatchers

    The Plainfield Police Department is hiring part-time dispatchers. In the last year, the department lost 75% of their part-time staff, going from six part-time dispatchers to one. “Over the years we have had our ups and downs, but currently there is a more desperate need. There are not many applicants coming in and some of the applicants are not qualified…

  • Plainfield June 13, 2022 7:49 pm

    3 Taken to Hospital After Plainfield Crash

    Fire officials said three people were taken to the hospital with injuries after a car crash in Plainfield. Firefighters said the crash happened on Interstate 395 North at exit 28 on Monday afternoon. The accident involved two cars, officials said. The extent of injuries for those transported to the hospital are unknown. The scene has since cleared. No additional information…

  • Plainfield June 13, 2022 5:32 pm

    Man Bites Officer During Arrest in Plainfield: Police

    A man accused of trying to “settle a dispute” with a knife allegedly bit a police officer during his arrest, police said. Officials said they tried to arrest a man after observing suspicious activity at the Valero gas station on East Main Street in the Central Village section of Plainfield. Authorities tried to speak with the man, but he fled…

  • Plainfield June 14, 2022 3:29 pm

    Man Found Dead in Driveway in Plainfield Was Struck By Vehicle: Police

    Police believe a man found dead in a Plainfield driveway this weekend was injured when he was struck by his vehicle. Officials said they received a call reporting an unconscious man on Ward Avenue in the Moosup section of town early Sunday morning. Responding officers found 56-year-old Michael Roberts and he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced…

  • Plainfield May 15, 2022 10:02 pm

    Plainfield Police Investigating After Two People Allegedly Stole From Business

    Police are investigating after a Plainfield business owner reported that a motor vehicle that had allegedly stolen from his property before had returned. On Sunday around 3:44 a.m., the Plainfield Police Department received a call from the owner stating that the suspicious motor vehicle was back on his property. Police said the business owner was able to locate the vehicle…

  • Plainfield May 13, 2022 10:47 am

    30-Year-Old Taken to Hospital After Motorcycle Crash in Plainfield

    A man was taken to the hospital on Thursday after losing control and falling off his motorcycle in Plainfield. According to the Plainfield Police Department, around 8:25 a.m., emergency crew members responded to the area of 49 Canterbury Road for a report of a motorcycle crash. Police said a 30-year-old male from Danielson was traveling eastbound on Canterbury Road when…

  • Plainfield April 6, 2022 6:24 pm

    Plainfield Police Look for UHaul With Stolen Motorcycles

    Police in Plainfield are looking for a UHaul that has two stolen motorcycles in the back. Officials said the motorcycles were taken from a business called Motorsports Nation on Norwich Road at approximately 5:45 a.m. The two motorcycles stolen were a green 2022 Kawasaki KLX 140 and a black 2022 Kawasaki BR 125, according to authorities. Two men allegedly loaded…

  • Plainfield March 22, 2022 3:40 pm

    Plainfield Town Computer System Hit by Ransomware Attack

    The Town of Plainfield’s computer system suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, according to police. The attack is affecting the police department and some town administration computers, according to Deputy Police Chief William Wolfburg. Plainfield police currently have no access to electronic records, no access to view or download bodycam video, can’t perform fingerprinting services, and have limited...

  • Plainfield Police Department March 18, 2022 11:10 pm

    Youth Shot With BB Gun Before Getting His Bike Stolen in Plainfield

    A youth is injured after being shot with a BB gun in Plainfield on Friday, according to police. Around 6:30 p.m., several crews responded to the area of South Walnut Street in the Wauregan section after getting a report that a youth had been shot with a BB gun. According to officials, the youth was riding his bicycle when a…

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