• Shelton July 20, 2024 12:53 pm

    Two injured in serious motorcycle crash in Shelton

    Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries Friday after their motorcycle collided with another vehicle in Shelton. According to Shelton police, emergency crews responded just after 10 p.m. Friday to several reports of a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle in the area of Walnut Tree Hill Road and Thompson Street. Investigators found that the motorcycle had been traveling south on…

  • Shelton July 6, 2024 3:46 pm

    1 taken to hospital after truck crashes into staircase of building in Shelton

    One person was taken to the hospital after a truck crashed into the staircase of a building in Shelton on Friday night. Emergency crews responded to the 1000 block of Bridgeport Avenue around 6 p.m. for a report of a vehicle that had hit a building and it was reported that someone was pinned in the vehicle. Firefighters said the…

  • Shelton June 27, 2024 5:47 pm

    Firefighters intentionally burn Shelton home full of fireworks

    Firefighters in Shelton intentionally set fire to a home on Bruce Drive on Thursday because there was a large number of fireworks in the residence.

  • Shelton June 27, 2024 5:49 pm

    Firefighters intentionally burn Shelton home full of fireworks

    Firefighters in Shelton intentionally set fire to a home on Bruce Drive on Thursday because there was a large number of fireworks in the residence. The Shelton Fire Department and Shelton police initially responded to the home on Saturday for a fire located in the garage. Fireworks were actively going off while firefighters battled the blaze. After firefighters were able…

  • Shelton June 26, 2024 12:49 pm

    Police ID man killed in fiery crash in Shelton

    A 24-year-old man died after a fiery crash in Shelton on Sunday night. On Wednesday, police identified the man as 24-year-old Mauricio Sierra Zapata, of Shelton. Firefighters and police officers responded to reports of a car fire in the area of Commerce Drive and Research Drive around 11:30 p.m. Sunday and found that a vehicle had crashed and it was…

  • Shelton April 26, 2024 9:32 pm

    Man arrested for sexually assaulting neighbor in Shelton: police

    A man has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted his next-door neighbor in Shelton, police said. Dennis Barry, 76, was arrested on Wednesday. Police said they received a complaint from a 29-year-old woman that her neighbor had sexually assaulted her. The woman told police that she went next door to see if her package was mistakenly delivered to him….

  • Shelton April 25, 2024 9:10 am

    Man suspected of stabbing and choking woman in Shelton taken into custody

    Police have arrested a man who is suspected of stabbing and choking a woman in Shelton.   The victim, a 35-year-old woman, was stabbed at a home on Walnut Tree Hill Road in Shelton on Tuesday night, police said. Two teenagers were also in the home when it happened and they were not injured. Officers and medics responded to the…

  • Shelton April 24, 2024 11:16 am

    Woman strangled, stabbed during argument at Shelton home

    A woman was strangled and stabbed during an argument at a home in Shelton on Tuesday night and the suspect fled before police arrived. Emergency crews were called to a home on Walnut Tree Hill Road around 7:45 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. Authorities said while there, they found a 35-year-old woman who had been stabbed. She was…

  • Shelton April 16, 2024 11:26 am

    Firefighter injured when vehicle crashes through condo in Shelton

    A vehicle crashed through a condo in Shelton on Tuesday morning and a firefighter was injured, according to police. Police said the crash happened at Daybreak Ridge condos on River Road around 9:30 a.m. The driver was not hurt, but a firefighter suffered injuries that was not life-threatening, according to police.

  • Shelton March 26, 2024 5:57 pm

    Worker in critical condition after tree accident in Shelton

    A worker has critical injuries after a tree accident in Shelton Tuesday afternoon, police said. The police department said they were called to Meghan Court just after 1:30 p.m. Authorities said a tree worker was reportedly stuck 40 feet in a tree with traumatic injuries. Firefighters tried to reach the worker with a ladder but were unsuccessful. That’s when crews…

  • UConn February 22, 2024 4:13 pm

    UConn Child Care Center partners with Shelton company for energy efficiency

    As the University of Connecticut healthcare system works to achieve net zero carbon emissions, the Child Care Center has brought on a Shelton Company to save energy, Gov. Ned Lamont announced today. UConn Health’s Child Care Center in Farmington is partnering with Budderfly, an energy management company. During the 12-month pilot program, the company will install high-performance heating, ventilation...

  • Shelton February 12, 2024 8:28 am

    Employee of tree company dies after being struck by work vehicle in Shelton

    A man working for a tree company has died after being struck by a work vehicle in Shelton on Friday. Emergency crews responded to School Street around 1 p.m. after getting a report of a pedestrian that had been struck. Once in the area, police said they found a man who was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene….

  • Shelton February 9, 2024 3:09 pm

    Person hit and killed by vehicle in Shelton

    A person was killed after being hit by a vehicle in Shelton Friday afternoon. It happened on School Street near Monroe Street around 1 p.m., according to police. The victim’s identity is not being released until next of kin is notified. It’s unclear if the driver stayed at the scene. The Shelton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating...

  • Shelton January 26, 2024 9:27 am

    Police arrest teen suspected in Shelton hit-and-run that killed woman

    A 64-year-old woman died after she was hit by a driver in Shelton who left the scene, according to police, and they arrested a suspect. Officers found 64-year-old Stephanie Peterson lying in the road when they responded to the area of Howe Avenue and White Street around 12:15 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6. She was unresponsive and brought to Bridgeport…

  • Shelton January 1, 2024 11:47 am

    One seriously injured when vehicle goes into ravine in Shelton

    One person has serious injuries after a vehicle went into a ravine off of Route 8 in Shelton on New Year’s Eve. The Shelton Fire Department responded to Route 8 North, near the exit 13 on-ramp, at 11:12 p.m. Sunday and found one person pinned in a vehicle that had gone around 300 feet off the road and landed in…

  • Shelton December 12, 2023 3:20 pm

    Illegal after-hours bar in Shelton shut down amid investigation: police

    Police said they have shut down an illegal after-hours bar in Shelton after investigating an armed robbery outside the bar. The armed robbery happened in October and police said the victim told police that two people approached him after he left an after-hours bar, pointed a gun at him and demanded his belongings. They stole jewelry, a phone, credit cards…

  • Shelton December 11, 2023 6:06 am

    500 vehicles from multiple states traveled to Shelton for attempted street takeover

    Shelton police learned about a street takeover that was planned on Research Drive on Saturday. Officers from other departments including Derby, Milford, Orange and Trumbull, troopers from Connecticut State Police and federal officials mobilized along the Bridgeport Avenue corridor. There were also officers on Research Drive. According to police, approximately 500 vehicles arrived in Shelton around 8 p.m. Some of…

  • Shelton December 9, 2023 1:48 pm

    State police warn of potential street takeover in Shelton

    Connecticut State Police are warning residents about a potential street takeover in Shelton on Saturday night. Troopers said a street takeover event is anticipated on Research Drive around 8 p.m. At this time, state, local and federal agencies are actively monitoring and investigating.

  • Shelton December 8, 2023 4:41 pm

    Man stalked woman at Shelton gym, professed love in letter: police

    A man was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman at a gym in Shelton. He allegedly professed his love in a letter and sent flowers to her house, police said. The police department said they arrested an Ansonia man after getting a complaint that he had been stalking a woman in her 30s. The woman told officers that she received…

  • Shelton December 2, 2023 10:30 am

    State police work to ID person killed in crash on Route 8 North in Shelton

    Connecticut State Police are working to identify a person that was killed in a crash on Route 8 North in Shelton early Saturday morning. State police said a 2013 Nissan Rogue was traveling on Route 8 North near exit 14 around 3:40 a.m. when it left the road and collided with a tree. After hitting the tree, investigators said the…

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