Weston police chief to address Kiwanis Club this Saturday

Weston Police Chief Edwin Henion will speak to the Kiwanis Club of Weston on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Norfield Parish Hall, 64 Norfield Road. Chief Henion will discuss updates to the Weston Police Department, and answer questions from the audience. Breakfast will be served and members of the public are welcome to the event, which begins at 8:30. The chief joined the Weston Police Department in September 2017 after 28 years with the Connecticut State Police where he served as lieutenant colonel and directed the Office of Professional Standards and Support Services. For more information and to learn how to … Read more

Missing Redding teen found after first responders search all night

A 19-year-old male was found at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, after first responders from across Connecticut spent the night searching for him.  Between midnight and around 1 a.m., Redding police received a call from the teen’s friends, who said they were worried about him, according to a member of the Redding volunteer fire department. The caller stated his friend was threatening suicide. The caller also said his friend had threatened to hurt himself on prior occasions. At around 2 a.m., after police had been searching for at least one hour, they contacted all three Redding volunteer fire departments for assistance in … Read more

Police Log for Redding, Easton, Weston: Accident, domestic dispute, fraud

Weston Two-car accident Police responded to a call about a two-car motor vehicle accident on Wednesday, Sept. 5, shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Lyons Plain Road near the intersection of Davis Hill Road. Steven Knapp, 60, of 360 Lyons Plain Road, told police that as he was exiting his driveway, a Toyota Sienna driven by Kieran Wynn, 22, of Treadwell Lane, came around the corner at a high rate of speed and struck the front end of his vehicle, causing it to spin clockwise and come to stop in bushes on the side of the road. Wynn said after his … Read more

Weston emergency responders deal with ‘disaster’

With continuous news about school violence and natural disasters, Weston’s emergency responders held a training session to help ensure safety at the town’s schools. Active shooter simulations and safety seminars were part of Weston’s Joint Incident Response Training, day-long session for police, fire and emergency-services personnel. Having all three safety-related departments on hand for the exercise was vital, according to Weston Police Chief Ed Henion. “Joint incident responses mean a coordinated effort among police, firefighters and EMS,” said Henion. “The purpose is to better protect the Weston school campus from any sort of adverse incident — which could be a … Read more

Weston man’s shoes melt while working on roof

A Weston man may have thought he had stepped into a scene from The Wizard of Oz last week when he discovered his sneakers were melting. At about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Weston Volunteer Fire Department received a call from a man on Trails End Road who reported his shoes had melted while he was working on his roof. According to Jason Greenfield, a volunteer with the department, after doing some work on his roof, the man looked at his feet to discover the bottom of his sneakers had melted. “He told us they had melted because … Read more

Police Log for Redding, Easton, Weston: Fraud, motor vehicle accident, disorderly conduct

Redding Fraud On Monday, Aug. 27, at about noon, a Redding Road resident reported that someone fraudulently accessed her Kohl’s credit card to purchase $82.30 worth of merchandise. The card was canceled. There was no monetary loss. On Wednesday, Aug. 29, at about 12:40 p.m., a resident came to the police department to report debit card fraud. There was a withdrawal of $47.84 to a Walmart in Hamden. The card was canceled. There was no monetary loss. On Friday, Aug. 31, at about 11:20 a.m., a Rock House Road resident reported that someone attempted to open a credit card in … Read more

Police Log for Redding, Easton, Weston: Public indecency, arrests

Redding Public indecency On Friday, Aug 24, on the corner of Giles Hill Road and Black Rock Turnpike, police received a complaint from a women that a male on motorcycle exposed himself to her as she drove by him. She described him as a male with a white and blue helmet on a red motorcycle. He was last seen on Black Rock Turnpike headed northbound toward Bethel. This is still under investigation. Disorderly conduct On Friday, Aug. 24, at 5:31 p.m., a Huckleberry Road resident reported that she is being harassed by her daughter and son-in-law. She said they are … Read more

Police Log for Easton, Redding, Weston: Vandalism, car crash

Redding Vandalism On Thursday, Aug. 16, at about 10:30 p.m., a Stepney Road resident reported that someone had damaged her mailbox and drove off. The area was checked by officers and the vehicle was gone prior to their arrival. There was no description of the vehicle. On Saturday, Aug. 18, at 12:45 p.m., a Sport Hill Road resident reported that her mailbox was damaged sometime overnight. There was no vehicle description at the time of the report. Youth gathering On Tuesday, Aug. 14, at about 6 p.m., dispatch received a complaint that there were youths in a vehicle in the … Read more

Workers get sick in Easton home from inhaling cleaning supplies

Workers became sick Sunday after inhaling chemicals while cleaning a home. — Easton EMS photo

Two workers who were cleaning a new home in Easton became very sick from inhaling chemicals, and had to go to the hospital. At 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19, Easton EMS workers received a 911 call from a man who reported some of his employees were feeling sick while cleaning a two-story house in Easton. “We sent police and ambulances over to the house, which was new and had just been purchased,” said Sgt. Jonathan Arnold, communications division supervisor with the Easton Police Department.“When EMS workers arrived, they found two men there, who were disoriented.” They were dizzy, sick to … Read more

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