MILFORD - A Trumbull woman was arrested this week in connection to the hit-and-run death of Kevin Berhance in Milford last October. Police allege that Vicky Kloc, 49, was driving under the influence the night of the accident. Berhance, 44, a father of nine from Kansas City, Kansas died two days after the incident from injuries sustained in the crash. Kloc, who was initially charged with DWI and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, has now been booked on manslaughter with a motor vehicle in the second degree.
ORANGE - A dispute between two landscapers turned ugly this Tuesday when Ramiro Avila, 54, of New Haven attacked a co-worker with a weed whacker. The victim sustained head injuries from the power tool, and was transferred to Milford Hospital for treatment. Avila has been charged with second degree assault.
HAMDEN - A man and three women from Waterbury were arrested Monday after attempting to shoplift from a Bob's Stores clothing retailer in Hamden Plaza. When police arrived on the scene, they observed a man wrangling with a security guard. Before the suspect could be apprehended, he freed himself and ran from the building. Police later discovered Josiah Humphrey, 20, hiding underneath a car in a Mix Avenue garage, and subsequently charged him with third-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny, interfering with a police officer, third-degree forgery and criminal impersonation. Tiffany Hudson, 20, of New Haven, Angelica Blackwood, 18, of West Haven, and Jasmine Brown, 20, of New Haven were also charged in connection to the incident.