• Bristol January 13, 2023 5:16 pm

    Connecticut Police Officer Shot Man Suspected in 2 Carjackings, Theft of Police Car: Official

    A Bristol police officer shot a man in the leg who is suspected of committing two carjackings and stealing a police vehicle Thursday, according to the Office of Inspector General. Bristol police officers were investigating a report that a man with a knife carjacked a Toyota in Farmington after carjacking another car in Hartford earlier, according to the Office of…

  • Bristol January 13, 2023 8:29 am

    Stolen Police Vehicle Crashes Into Diner in Connecticut

    A police vehicle was stolen during an investigation into a carjacking Thursday afternoon and the suspect crashed into a Bristol diner, according to Bristol police. Around 12:18 p.m., the Bristol Police Department was investigating a carjacking that occurred in Farmington when a police vehicle was stolen and there was a pursuit, Bristol police said. The suspect, who was driving the…

  • New England Patriots October 24, 2022 11:17 pm

    New England Patriots Honor Fallen Bristol Police Officers

    It was an incredibly special start to Monday Night Football. Loved ones of the two Bristol Police officers who died in the line of duty took to the sidelines in Foxborough, Mass. The New England Patriots paid tribute to two fallen Bristol police officers, Lieutenant Dustin DeMonte and Sergeant Alex Hamzy, with a moment of silence. As the Patriots took…

  • Bristol October 22, 2022 8:34 am

    Thousands Say Final Farewell to Bristol's Fallen Heroes

    Tens of thousands of people paid their respects at the funeral service for Lt. Dustin DeMonte and Sgt. Alex Hamzy, two Bristol police officers who were killed in the line of duty last week. The funeral was held at Rentschler Field at Pratt and Whitney Stadium. DeMonte, 35, of North Haven, was a 10-and-a-half-year veteran of the Bristol Police Department….

  • Bristol October 20, 2022 2:27 pm

    Funeral for Fallen Bristol, Conn. Police Officers to Be Held Friday

     The funeral service for Lt. Dustin DeMonte and Sgt. Alex Hamzy, two Bristol police officers who were killed in the line of duty last week, will be held Friday at Rentschler Field at Pratt and Whitney Stadium on Silver Lane in East Hartford. The service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, DeMonte, 35, of North Haven, was a 10-and-a-half-year veteran…

  • Bristol October 19, 2022 11:59 am

    Calling Hours for Fallen Bristol, Conn. Officer Take Place Today

    Police are advising people in the Bristol and Plymouth area to expect traffic delays Wednesday during calling hours for Officer Alex Hamzy, who died in an ambush-style attack in Bristol last week. Calling hours will be from noon to 8 p.m. at the Lyceum Banquet Hall in Terryville. Connecticut State Police said part of Route 6 will be shut down….

  • Bristol police October 18, 2022 2:49 pm

    Bristol, Conn. Police Want to Thank Everyone Who Has Shown Support Since Shooting That Killed 2 Officers

    Flowers, candles, balloons and notes fill the space in front of the Bristol police department as people search for ways to show support and sympathy after the shooting last week that took the lives of two police officers and injured the surviving officer as they were responding to a 911 call. People from all over the country have contributed to…

  • Bristol October 18, 2022 8:01 am

    Bristol, Conn. Police Thank Community, Promote Fund for Families of Fallen Officers

    Bristol Police are expressing their thanks to the community for the support during this difficult time. “This is just unbelievable. Never thought this was ever going to happen in Bristol,” resident Shannon Rogers said. Community members stopped by Bristol Police headquarters to pay tribute to two fallen officers. “It’s just absolutely amazing to see all this and all the...

  • Bristol October 18, 2022 7:57 am

    Tributes for Fallen Bristol, Conn. Officers Reach National Level

    As a procession of police escorted the body of Bristol Police Officer Alex Hamzy Friday, many stood in somber attention. Among those solemnly watching was ESPN Anchor Gary Striewski and his father, a 20-year Colorado State Patrol veteran. “Unfortunately, that’s not the first time, you know, he’s had to stand at arms for a fallen officer,” he said. Hamzy...

  • Bristol October 17, 2022 12:01 pm

    How to Donate to Help Families of 2 Fallen Bristol, Conn. Police Officers

    Two fundraisers have been set up to help the families of the two Bristol police officers who were killed in the line of duty while responding to a 911 call last week. The fundraisers are “Fund the First” and “Bristol Police Heroes Fund”. Three police officers, Officer Alex Hamzy, Sgt. Dustin DeMonte and Officer Alec Iurato, responded to a 911…

  • Bristol October 17, 2022 6:57 am

    Nicholas Brutcher Fired Over 80 Rounds at Officers During Shooting in Bristol, Conn.: IG Report

    The Connecticut Office of the Inspector General has released a preliminary report about the shooting that killed two Bristol police officers and seriously injured a third last week. Sergeant Dustin DeMonte, Officer Alex Hamzy and Officer Alec Iurato responded to a home on Redstone Hill Road on Wednesday around 10:42 p.m. after getting a 911 call believed to have been…

  • Miami Dolphins October 17, 2022 8:19 am

    Miami Dolphins Honor Fallen Bristol, Conn. Police Sergeant

    The Miami Dolphins honored fallen Bristol police sergeant Dustin DeMonte at the game on Sunday. In a tweet, the Miami Dolphins said DeMonte was a life-long Dolphins fan and was planning to attend Sunday’s game at Hard Rock Stadium in Florida. The team also posted a photo of a Dolphins jersey with DeMonte’s last name on it. DeMonte was...

  • Bristol police October 19, 2022 1:58 pm

    Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Bristol, Conn. Officers

    Funeral arrangements have been set for two Bristol police officers who died in the line of duty last week. The funeral services for Lt. Dustin DeMonte and Sgt. Alex Hamzy are being held at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Friday, October 21 at 11 a.m. Members of the community who want to attend the...

  • Bristol October 16, 2022 8:43 am

    Injured Bristol, Conn. Officer Fatally Shot Suspect Who Killed 2 Other Officers

    Police have released new information about the ambush-style shooting in Bristol earlier this week that killed two officers and seriously injured another. Officers were called to a home on Redstone Hill Road on Wednesday night after getting a report of a domestic disturbance. State police said preliminary information appears to point to the 911 call being a deliberate act to…

  • Bristol October 14, 2022 4:14 pm

    Support Pours in for Bristol, Conn. Police After Shooting That Killed 2 Officers, Injured One

    The signs of support for Bristol police are growing in the lobby of the police department after the tragic shooting Wednesday night that took the lives of two police officers and sent another to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries. The officers, 34-year-old Officer Alex Hamzy, 35-year-old Sgt. Dustin DeMonte, and 26-year-old Alec Iurato were responding to a…

  • Connecticut October 13, 2022 6:46 pm

    CT Cops Shot in Ambush After Fake 911 Call; Sergeant With Baby on Way Among 2 Dead

    Three police officers were shot in an apparent ambush-style attack involving a fake 911 call reporting a disturbance at a private home in Connecticut, killing two of them, law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of the case say. The third officer underwent surgery for his gunshot wound and was later released from the hospital. The gunfire in Bristol erupted in…

  • Bristol October 13, 2022 6:45 pm

    2 Police Officers Killed, 1 Released From Hospital After Shooting in Bristol, Conn.

    Two Bristol police officers are dead and another has been released from the hospital after surgery for serious injuries after they responded to a 911 call Wednesday night that state police said appears to have been a deliberate act to lure law enforcement to the scene. After being kicked out of a bar, the suspect went home, got into a…

  • Bristol September 12, 2022 10:15 am

    ATV Driver Killed After Overturning in Vermont Woods: Troopers

    A man riding an ATV in Bristol, Vermont, died Sunday night after it flipped over and landed on him, according to Vermont State Police. Troopers responded just before 8 p.m. Sunday to the woods off Colin Drive, south of the Cove Road intersection. The driver, who has been identified as 54-year-old Matthew White, of Bristol, was driving up a hill…

  • Bristol September 7, 2022 10:53 am

    Person Photographs Kids at Bus Stop, Offers to Take Them to School in Conn.: Officials

    Update: Bristol police say this incident appears to have been a misunderstanding. Police are investigating after a person appears to have approached children at a bus stop in Bristol, taking photos and offering to drive them to school. In a statement, school officials said a group of middle school students reported that they were approached by an unknown person driving…

  • Bristol August 21, 2022 6:08 pm

    Swimmer Dead Following Possible Drowning at Profile Falls in New Hampshire

    A possible drowning at Profile Falls in Bristol prompted an emergency response from several New Hampshire agencies Saturday afternoon, according to police. New Hampshire State Police got a call around 12:40 p.m. Saturday, and once first responders arrived, witnesses said a male was swimming in the falls and went underwater, according to a news release from the Marine Patrol division…

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