City sees drop in murders, overall crime numbers

For the tenth year in a row, crime in the Elm City is on the decline. The city crime rate dropped by 3 percent in 2002, according to the Uniform Crime Report prepared for the FBI. New Haven closed the year with nine murders — a decline of 55 percent from 2001, in which New […]

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Fabrizio ’01 killed in Waterford car accident

Peter A. Fabrizio ’01 died after he was struck by a car in Waterford Wednesday night, police said. The car hit Fabrizio after he left his car to help victims in a crash in which he was involved. The first accident occurred as Fabrizio lost control of his car while driving northbound on I-395 around […]

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Coliseum hosts mock bomb investigation

New Haven police, along with the FBI, investigated the aftermath of three bomb detonations Thursday at the New Haven Coliseum. But yesterday’s investigations were not part of a crime; they were part of the Coliseum Post Blast 2002 School. The investigations took up most of the fourth day of a weeklong program designed to train […]

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Buses collide en route to Game

Four Yale students were rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital and several others were taken to the Hospital of Saint Raphael Nov. 22 after two buses carrying Yale Glee Club members crashed en route to the Harvard-Yale game. Members suffered concussions, split lips, and nosebleeds, and more serious injuries such as a gash on a chin […]

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The usual suspects: theft, drugs, disturbances

Last Friday around 9:30 p.m., a woman went into University Health Services and reported that she was injured by her husband in an argument that turned physical, Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said. The altercation took place in an apartment at 100 York St. Chun-Cheng Kuo, a graduate student at the School of Architecture, was […]

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Judge closes Jovin files to public

Approximately 4,500 pages of documents related to the murder of Suzanne Jovin ’99 remain closed to the public, following a judge’s decision regarding the much-debated case files. In a memorandum of the decision filed on Oct. 31 in New Britain Superior Court, Judge George Levine cited “unlawful procedure” in reversing the decision of Connecticut’s Freedom […]

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This week: clean and dirty, cameras and drugs

At around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, police arrested a man for attempting to steal from the Yale Bookstore, Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Police said William Moeller, 64, of New Haven, tried to steal two cans of Lysol from the bookstore. On a previous visit to the bookstore, Moeller was asked by security guards not […]

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Beginning with Branford, Men of JE start campus conquest

Early Wednesday morning between midnight and 4 a.m, a group of Jonathan Edwards College students spread Vaseline on the handles of doors in the Branford College basement and posted hundreds of obscene flyers throughout the college. Earlier in the week, the group planted alarm clocks throughout Branford that sounded at various times of the day. […]

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Halloween hijinks and shrub-pulling

Early Sunday morning at around 1 a.m., a Berkeley College junior allegedly relieved himself on an unsuspecting late-night diner in the Ezra Stiles College dining hall. Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said Dustin West ’04, captain of the Yale men’s tennis team, entered the dining hall and proceeded to a gate that separates the serving […]

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Affidavit says voters did not know Montano

None of the nine people whose ballot applications bear the signature of Michael Montano ’03 actually recognized his name or were able to pick his picture out of a photo array, a signed affidavit states. According to the document, Montano’s signature appeared on the ballots to indicate that he assisted voters in completing the forms. […]

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Senior faces charges of ballot fraud

A Yale senior was arrested in late October and charged with nine counts of ballot fraud, city sources said Sunday. Michael Montano ’03, former campaign manager for Ward 16 Democratic Town Committee co-chair candidates Magda Natal and Denise Maldonado, is charged with falsely affirming that he aided nine Fair Haven voters in completing applications for […]

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