• silver alert Dec 27, 2020

    28-Year-Old Reported Missing From Waterbury

    A Silver Alert has been issued for a 28-year-old who was reported missing from Waterbury six days ago. Police said Luis Pella-Alicea went missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Dec. 20. They say it is unknown if Pella-Alicea has been taking his required medication. He has a beard, wears glasses, has musical notes tattooed on both forearms, “Love” on knuckles,…

  • Waterbury Dec 9, 2020

    Waterbury Police Officer Shot; 4 Suspects in Custody

    A Waterbury police officer is recovering after being shot while investigating a stolen car complaint Tuesday.

  • Waterbury Dec 8, 2020

    Waterbury Police Provide Update on Officer Who Was Shot

    Waterbury police provided an update Tuesday evening after an officer was shot earlier in the day during a stolen vehicle investigation.

  • Waterbury Nov 10, 2020

    1 Dead, 1 Injured in Waterbury Convenience Store Shooting

    A man was shot at a Waterbury convenience store Sunday night and later died, according to police. The victim was inside the store at 173 Willow Street just before 11 p.m. when multiple gunshots were fired, police said. Investigators determined there had been several people in the store having a loud discussion when the shots rang out. The victim, who…

  • Waterbury Nov 10, 2020

    Police Make Arrest in Waterbury Homicide

    Police have arrested a man following a homicide in Waterbury last month. Jacob Morales, 24, was arrested at approximately 9 a.m. on Nov. 9 following the Oct. 7 homicide, police said. Officials said Morales was wanted for the shooting death of 27-year-old Luis Robert Vazquez. Vazquez was found with gunshot wounds after a car crash on Walnut Avenue Wednesday. He died...

  • Waterbury Nov 4, 2020

    Suspect Charged in Deadly Waterbury Hit-and-Run

    Police have arrested a man charged in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Waterbury last month. On October 22, 67-year-old James Gatlin was hit while pushing a shopping ard and trying to cross Wolcott Street near Pep Boys Auto Parts, according to police. Investigators said the car that hit him did not stop and kept driving with Gaitlin still on the…

  • Waterbury Oct 27, 2020

    Police Look For Suspect in Waterbury Assault

    Police are looking for a man who they believe shot a woman in Waterbury on Oct. 24. The shooting happened at approximately 1:05 a.m. in the area of 327 Willow St. Officials are looking for 28-year-old Yadeil Figueroa after he allegedly shot a 25-year-old woman in the left hip area. Figueroa and the woman allegedly got into an argument outside…

  • Waterbury Oct 25, 2020

    Man Dies After Being Struck by Evading Vehicle in Waterbury

    A man has died after he was struck by a vehicle that evaded the scene in Waterbury on Thursday. Officers were called to Wolcott Street around 8:15 p.m. after getting a report of a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian. According to police, the suspect vehicle was driving northbound on Wolcott Street and hit a pedestrian, who was pushing a shopping…

  • Waterbury Oct 24, 2020

    One Seriously Injured After Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash in Waterbury

    A person was seriously injured after they were hit by a car which then fled in Waterbury, police said. The crash happened on Oct. 22 at approximately 8:14 p.m. in the area of 760 Wolcott St. Police said the suspect vehicle was traveling northbound on Wolcott Street when it hit a pedestrian. The pedestrian was pushing a shopping cart while…

  • Waterbury Oct 5, 2020

    Waterbury Police Arrest Suspect in July Homicide

    Police have arrested a man accused of killing a Waterbury resident on July 18. Police were looking for 21-year-old Justin Cabrera in relation to the July homicide and said Monday that he has been arrested. Officers believe Cabrera killed Kayson Langhorn in a parking lot at 577 Chase Ave. Cabrera was charged with murder, first degree reckless endangerment, criminal use…

  • Waterbury Oct 5, 2020

    Waterbury Police Chief, Mayor's Aide Test Positive For COVID-19

    Waterbury’s police chief and a mayor’s aide have both tested positive for COVID-19, according to police. Chief Fernando Spagnolo has not been hospitalized and is being self quarantined at home, police said. A spokesperson for the police department said Spagnolo had some mild symptoms including a slight cough and chills. “His spirits are good, I just spoke with him,...

  • Waterbury Jul 5, 2020

    Waterbury Police Investigate After Christopher Columbus Statue Is Beheaded

    Protesters have been asking for the removal of the statue that stands outside of Waterbury’s City Hall.

  • Waterbury Jun 18, 2020

    State's Attorney Won't Pursue Charges Against Waterbury Protesters

    The Waterbury State’s Attorney said she is not pursuing charges against several people arrested during George Floyd protests in Waterbury. Twenty-eight people, including two juveniles, were arrested on May 31 amid Black Lives Matter protests calling for justice for George Floyd, a Black man who died after a white officer in Minneapolis pressed his knee into his neck for several…

  • Waterbury May 13, 2020

    Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Waterbury Crash

    Waterbury police have arrested a man in connection to a fatal crash that happened last month. Police said 26-year-old Jamall Smith, of Waterbury, turned himself into the Waterbury Police Department on Wednesday at 6 a.m. He was wanted in connection to a fatal crash that happened on April 22 on East Main Street, according to officials. Smith was arrested by…

  • Waterbury May 4, 2020

    Man Arrested After Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident in Waterbury

    Waterbury police have arrested a man after a fatal hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian last week. Officers were called to Baldwin and Scovill streets on Friday around 8:45 p.m. after getting a report of an evading crash involving a pedestrian. A dark-colored SUV traveling south on Baldwin Street hit a pedestrian crossing in the area of Scoville Street. After the…

  • Waterbury May 3, 2020

    Man Wanted by Waterbury Police in Connection to 2 Shots Fired Incidents

    Waterbury police are searching for a suspect who is wanted in connection to two recent incidents where shots were fired in the city. Police said they have gotten two arrest warrants signed for 29-year-old Joseph Grimsley after two shots fired incidents that happened on Pine Street and Cliff Street. Investigators said the first incident took place on Friday shortly before…

  • Waterbury Feb 13, 2020

    Man Accused of Stealing Waterbury Police Cruiser

    Waterbury police have arrested a man accused of stealing a police cruiser and other crimes in their city.

  • Waterbury Jan 21, 2020

    Police ID Man Killed in Waterbury Police Shooting

    Waterbury police shot and killed a man during a call for a welfare check on Monday afternoon and they have identified him as Edward Gendron, 57, of Waterbury. Officers were called to 81 Craigie Ave. just before 12:30 p.m. to check the condition of a person at that location after the property manager called police to report that a bullet…

  • shooting Nov 27, 2019

    Police Make Another Arrest in Shooting Death of Waterbury Mother

    Waterbury police have arrested another person in connection with the shooting death of a local mother in October 2018 who they said was an innocent bystander caught up in a gang rivalry.

  • Gabriella Iannetta Nov 22, 2019

    Man and Woman Found Dead of Apparent Gunshot Wounds in Waterbury Condo

    Waterbury police are investigating after a man and a woman were found dead in a condominium Thursday.

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