Ben Lambert, New Haven Register

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Torrington, CT, United States

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Past articles by Ben:

Wallingford attorney pleads guilty to tax evasion, agrees to pay $750K

Mark Carbutti, of Wallingford, faces up to five years in prison after avoiding the government's requests to pay taxes on more than $585,000, prosecutors said. → Read More

New Haven police release photos of TD Bank robbery suspect

New Haven police released photos of a man they say robbed a TD Bank on Foxon Boulevard on Oct. 29. → Read More

New Haven police release photo of person who might know about 2020 homicide

New Haven police have released a photo of a person they say "may have information" regarding the slaying of Nathaniel Henry on Whalley Avenue in March 2020. → Read More

New Britain man gets 6 years for stealing 14 firearms from Portland gun shop

Kenney Cotto, of New Britain, and a Hartford man stole 14 guns from Central Connecticut Arms in Portland and only three of them were recovered, officials said. → Read More

Guilford business owner gets 15 months and repays $2 million for tax fraud

Christopher Jardine, of Branford, a part-owner of D&A Construction Management, used more than $1 million in company funds for personal expenses, officials said. → Read More

New Haven officers involved in Randy Cox case claim immunity

The officers argued they were immune from liability in a lawsuit over the treatment of Randy Cox, who was paralyzed in June while in New Haven police custody. → Read More

Police: Ansonia man pulled trooper after caught drag racing on Route 9 in Middletown and Cromwell

Nathan Delvalle, of Ansonia, is facing numerous charges after state police say he was caught drag racing on Route 9 in Middletown and Cromwell early Saturday. → Read More

State police investigate person found dead in Litchfield

Connecticut State Police said they responded to a medical aid call on Hopkins Road in Litchfield Saturday morning and found a person dead. → Read More

Police: 545 traffic citations and 24 DUI arrests on CT state roads so far over Thanksgiving weekend

Connecticut State Police say they have responded to more than 4,000 calls for service and have issued 545 citations so far over Thanksgiving holiday weekend. → Read More

Police: 2 Hartford-area men killed after car hits tree off Route 15 in Wallingford

Adejah Valentine, of Hartford, and Tajay Walsh, of Manchester, were killed early Saturday after their car hit a tree off Route 15 in Wallingford, police said. → Read More

Crashes close parts of I-95 in Milford and West Haven, officials say

Portions of Interstate 95 North in Milford and I-95 South in West Haven were closed Saturday morning due to overnight crashes, the DOT said. → Read More

New Haven man, 18, shot Thanksgiving morning in Newhallville, police say

The man was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he was treated and deemed stable, according to New Haven police. → Read More

Meriden man gets nearly 8 years for selling drugs out of New Haven store

Kevin Diaz and his girlfriend, Alba Nieves, distributed cocaine and marijuana from Nino’s Mini Market and Middletown Cafe in New Haven, officials said. → Read More

Torrington woman, 60, killed in New Hartford crash, police say

Gina Hartzell, of Torrington, was killed Friday when she crossed into the oncoming lane on Route 202 and crashed into a truck in New Hartford, police said. → Read More

Naugatuck felon wanted for killing child, 1, spotted in New Haven, police say

Christopher Francisquini, 31, who is wanted for killing a girl, 1, on Millville Avenue in Naugatuck, was seen on Quinnipiac Avenue in New Haven, police said. → Read More

New Have firefighters battle blaze 'through the roof' of Westville home

New Haven firefighters had to evacuate from the Brooklawn Circle home Saturday as they encountered flames "through the roof and all floors," officials said. → Read More

East Haven man gets 5 years in jail after caught with guns and drugs

Luis Salaman, 20, of East Haven, traded marijuana for two handguns in 2020, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for Connecticut. → Read More

New Haven police release photo of suspect in Yale Bowl Liquor Store robbery

New Haven police released surveillance photos Thursday of a person they say shot a 53-year-old man at the Yale Bowl Liquor Store on Derby Avenue on Saturday. → Read More

New Haven leader of 'extensive' drug operation faces at least 10 years in prison

Jose Genera, of New Haven, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine, federal prosecutors said. → Read More

Trio accused of selling fentanyl and crack in New Haven area, officials say

Three New Haven men conspired to sell fentanyl and crack cocaine in the area between April and October, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for Connecticut. → Read More