Winsted man accused of trespassing in fire-damaged Torrington home

TORRINGTON >> A Winsted man is facing charges after being found trespassing in a fire-damaged Torrington home with prescription drugs in his possession, police said. Scott H. Centrella, 28, of 176 Torringford Road, Winchester, was arrested July 15 and charged with first-degree criminal trespassing and sixth-degree larceny. Read More of  Winsted man accused of trespassing in fire-damaged Torrington home

Winchester association receives preservation grant for Little Red School House

A $15,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation in cooperation with the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation was recently awarded to The Little Red School House Association of Winchester, Inc. Association president David N. Battista reported that the grant will enable the association to hire preservation specialists to work on restoring the structural condition of the building in order to preserve the schoolhouse with the goal of opening the schoolhouse to visitors and local school children to experience education as it was in the later part of the 19th century. Read Read More …

Police: Danielson pilot died in New Hampshire plane crash

WINCHESTER, N.H. – A Danielson man died after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Hampshire Thursday morning, Winchester Police Department told The Bulletin on Friday. Police said John E. Everson, 65, who was piloting a single-occupant plane crashed into a heavily-wooded area off of New Hampshire State Route 78. Police say they received multiple reports of the crash around 11:25 a.m. and an upward of ten departments responded to the scene including: […] Read more of  Police: Danielson pilot died in New Hampshire plane crash

Winsted arrests for July 7, 2017

The Winchester Police Department reported the following arrests: DUI: Gregory J. Reynolds, 27, of 120 Birge Park Road, Harwinton, was arrested June 9 and charged with driving under the influence and evading responsibility. He was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Bantam Superior Court on June 19. Read More of  Winsted arrests for July 7, 2017

Hamden Police found narcotics on New Haven man after traffic stop

HAMDEN >> Hamden Police arrested a New Haven man on June 15 following a traffic stop where it was discovered he had narcotics in the vehicle. Charles Tyson, 38, of 766 Winchester Ave., New Haven was stopped on June 15 after the vehicle proceeded through a stop sign at the intersection of Shepard St. Read more of  Hamden Police found narcotics on New Haven man after traffic stop

Winsted welcomes three new officers to town

WINSTED >> Residents gathered at town hall on Wednesday morning as three new officers with the Winchester Police Department were sworn in. Bryan Failla, Joshua Blass, and Justin Waltzer were honored as the newest members of the police department. Read More of  Winsted welcomes three new officers to town

Winsted police warn residents not to use illegal fireworks

Winsted >> The Winchester Police Department and Fire Marshal’s Office remind residents that all fireworks with the exception of sparklers and fountains are illegal in Connecticut, and “may not be sold, purchased, or used, with the exception of regulated fireworks displays by state licensed, professional pyro technicians at sites which have been approved by state and local officials,” according to a press release. Read More of  Winsted police warn residents not to use illegal fireworks

Winsted police officers to be sworn in Wednesday, June 28

Winsted >> The Winchester Police recently announced the hiring of Joshua Blass and Justin Waltzer, as the newest members of the Winchester Police Department. Both officers will be attending the POST Training Academy Class 358 on July 7. A ceremony for the Oath of Office will be held on, Wednesday June 28 at 10 a. Read More of  Winsted police officers to be sworn in Wednesday, June 28