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74-Year-Old Charged with Assaulting Disabled Clients; A Fight on a School Bus; Intoxicated Man Wanders Into House; Robbery Video Reveals Struggle

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HAMDEN – A 74-year-old state employee was arrested Friday on charges that she physically and sexually assaulted four mentally disabled clients.

Police said Victoria Moreau, of Hamden, abused the three women and one man over the course of several months.

"Further investigation revealed that all four disabled clients sustained physical injuries, which range from broken bones, to visible scarring to extremely poor hygiene," said Hamden police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. "Two of the females and the male client were sexually assaulted when their private parts were manipulated in an aggressive and torturous manner."

Investigators found that Moreau made them sleep on the floor and hit them with a cane if they tried to get up, Smith said. She also locked them in a closet for long periods of time, he said, and subjected them to extremely hot or cold baths, apparently to punish them for eating too slowly or having problems using the bathroom, Smith said.

The woman’s daughter was also arrested in connection with the incident.

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BRANFORD – A fifth grader reportedly gave a seventh grader a bloody nose when the two got in a fight while aboard a school bus. Police responded to the incident at approximately 3 p.m. Thursday. The fifth grader was referred to juvenile court and the seventh grader was treated for minor injuries.

Here’s the full report.

STRATFORD – A Shelton man who was allegedly intoxicated was arrested Wednesday on burglary and larceny charges after he reportedly wandered into a Stonybrook Road residence and stole a purse.

Police responded to the scene after receiving reports that a man, identified as Anthony Mainiero, 46, appeared to be intoxicated and was walking through people’s back yards. Several witnesses provided statements about the incident. The stolen purse was recovered and nothing was missing from it, police said.

Here’s the full report

MILFORD – A store surveillance video shows a Macy’s employee struggling with a shotgun-wielding robber during a stick-up Monday at the retail store. No one was injured during the robbery, but the suspect made off with jewelry worth an undetermined amount of money.

Police are hoping the public might be able to identify the suspect from the footage. Check it out by clicking here.

Larissa Watt May 16, 2011 at 03:39 AM
In reference to the first article; were they living in her home or at a facility? You can't get lower than that--abusing those who cannot fend for themselves, children, elderly, handicapped, animals:-(

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