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Wed
13
Sep
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73-year-old Hamden Woman accused of Shoplifting

Milford Police

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne

Email:  lucy@thethinkering.com

 

A Hamden woman is accused of shoplifting at a Milford Whole Foods story. 

Dorothy Hart, 73, was accused of stealing more than $110 worth items and giving the police a fake name and began to damage items that she had stolen once taken into custody.  Hart later urinated on the floor of the jail after refusing to sigh her arrest paperwork. 

The woman lives at 125 Putnam Ave, in Hamden.  The fake name she gave to police is Dori Burligh, the “hot handed granma” then began to damage items as police insisted that she be arrested.  She was then found to have an open warrant for her arrest after failing to appear in court on a larceny charge on 5 September. 

She was charged with 6th degree Larceny, Criminal mischief 3rd, interfering with arrest and failure to appear in court, she was held on a $500 bond.  

Mon
11
Sep
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Hamden's Clandestine Police Operation

Hamden Police Operation

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne

Email:  lucy@thethinkering.com

 

The Hamden Police Department set up a clandestine operation on the corner of Treadwell and Dixwell.   Officials were not willing to discuss the whys’ concerning the Sunday set up. 

The street was blocked off and officers were directing traffic, the Hamden Police Department is expected to send out an explanation for the impromptu operation.  

Fri
08
Sep
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The Rock Lottery Performance @ The Ballroom

The Outer Space

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: samuel@thethinkering.com

 

 

The Ball at Outer Space is holding an interesting event called the Rock Lottery Performance @ The Ballroom.

OK, here is how this works, a pool of local vocalist, drummers, bass players, guitarists and other players are chosen to form a super group.

The process is impromptu, the each player is drawn randomly. According to the venues website, If you’ve been part of this event in the past, you know it is a blast. You, and other area musicians, who you may or may not know, form a one-off band as the result of a random drawing. You’ll be given a few musical challenges, and a minimal amount of practice time (approximately three weeks), then perform before a live audience.”

The first round of performance dates will be on Friday night at The Outer Space/ The Ball room.

Thu
07
Sep
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Hamden Man and 8 Others arrested in Patient Abuse

Middletown Hospital

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne

Email:   lucy@thethinkering.com

 

Nine people are currently facing charges after they allegedly abused a patient at the Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown. 

The Connecticut State Police Major Crime Squad of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction services police began executing arrest warrants for staff members at the Whiting Forensic Division of the Connecticut Valley Hospital.  Staff is accused of abusing a patient there according to authorities. 

Police arrested 39-year-old Carl Benjamin of Hamden, on Friday around noon.  He is facing charges of Cruelty to persons, six counts of disorderly conduct.  His bond is $75,000. 

Mark Cusson of Southington was arrested on Friday around 11 a.m. He is facing Cruelty to persons, eight separate counts. 

Gregory Giantonia of Deep River facing three counts of disorderly conduct. 

Wed
06
Sep
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Newspaper Sign Theft in Hamden

The Thinkering News Signs

Scribe: N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

The Thinkering News has suffered a loss.  10 signs were cut down overnight, bearing the name The Thinkering News and the telephone number.  Officers at the company noticed the signs were down around 8 a.m. on Wednesday. 

The theft has been reported to the Hamden Police Department and according to Officer Andrew Lipford Jr. he will be checking with the City Departments to see if there is an innocent reason for the signs to have been taken. 

Other theories include, someone disliked the content of the publication, a childish prank or competitive angst.   No theories have yet been proven. 

If you have any information about the whereabouts of the signs, contact the Hamden Police Department at 203.230.4000.

Wed
06
Sep
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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Mix Avenue

Motorcycle Crash

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne

Email:  lucy@thethinkering.com

 

38-year-old William Evans, of New Haven was killed after being hit head on by an SUB on Mix Avenue on Monday.  In early findings the Hamden Police say a 70-year-old woman traveling northbound on Mix Avenue made a left turn and hit Evans’ motorcycle. 

Emergency workers pronounced Evans dead and his body was taken to the office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington according to reports. 

Police have not yet said whether charges would be filed, the traffic division is continuing a investigation.  Hamden Police Investigators are asking if anyone has any information about the incident to contact Officer Gregg Curran at 203.230.4036

Tue
05
Sep
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Woman held on Assault Charges after Spa fight

Katerah Edmundson, 19

Scribe:  Samuel Otis

Email:  samuel@thethinkering.com

 

A 19-year-old Hamden woman has been arrested and is facing charges after attempting to stab another woman in a local hair salon on Friday. 

Katerah Edmundson, was apprehended after an argument with two other women at the Nail Spa.  According to reports Edmundson pulled a knife and tried to stab one of the women, police say she also used an electronic weapon that was discharged and hit a by-stander. 

The incident happened at 1869 Dixwell Ave, the investigation continues.  Emundson is facing charges of Reckless Endangerment and Assault charges. 

She is expected to be in court on 15 September and was being held on a $5,000 bond. 

Fri
01
Sep
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Eric Dittleman Mindreader SCSU

Dittleman

Scribe:  Samuel Otis

Email:  samuel@thethinkering.com

 

In July of 2012 a young mindreader was featured on America’s got Talent and blew the panelist minds with his ability to know what they were thinking. 

Mr. Eric Dittleman has decided to bring his talents to Hamden, Connecticut on Friday night.  He will be on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University, to entertain students and the general public.  Dittleman has been reading minds at comedy clubs, theaters and colleges around the country. 

 He was nominated "Fastest Rising Star" and won 2015's "Best Male Performer Award" by Campus Activities Magazine.

The show will begin at 8 p.m. at the John Lyman Center for the Performing Art on the SCSU campus.  Admission is $5. And free for SCSU students and staff as long as you present your ID.  

Thu
31
Aug
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Springsteen tribute band Town Center Park

Tramps Like Us

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne

Email: lucy@thethinkering.com

 

Ain't no party like a Springsteen party, cause a Springsteen party don't Stop!

The StarCatcher Musicfest is scheduled for Friday night at Town Center Park.  The event is a benefit concert raising funds for Connecticut Cancer Charities, Tommy Fundy for Childhood Cancer and the Circle of Care.           

If you enjoy the musical stylings of Bruce Springsteen, you will enjoy this show.  Tramps Like Us is a Springsteen cover band they said of the event,        “We are honored to be involved in such a special event to help bring awareness to, and to help children overcome and beat this horrible disease.” Tramps like us is considered the #1 Springsteen tribute band in the world.          

Wed
30
Aug
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Knife Wielding man Robs Clothing Store

Plato's Closet

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne’

Email:  lucy@thethinkering.com

 

A local business was robbed last weekend as a man with a knife and face covered entered the establishment demanding money. 

Plato’s Closet is a used clothing store robbed on Saturday in the 2300 block of Dixwell Avenue.  The man was described as a white male, tattoos on his left arm, thin build and 5ft, 8 inches tall.   The man left the store and reportedly got into a dark red or “burgundy” Buick.    The company also purchases used clothing for cash payment.   According to their website they are the #1 ranked teen resale franchise according to Entrepreneur Magazine.

Police are asking for your help.  Anyone that can proved information about this robbery are asked to contact the Detective Division of the Hamden Police Department, 203.230.4040.

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