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  • 6 degrees of Connecticut larceny
    6 degrees of Connecticut larceny

    In some states, it's categorized as a different crime. In Connecticut, embezzlement is defined as larceny. The failure of Willimantic County prosecutors to prove several points can result in a ...

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  • Connecticut and federal medical marijuana legislation
    Connecticut and federal medical marijuana legislation

    A Connecticut medical marijuana proposal gained acceptance by state lawmakers in 2012, but according to a report in the New York Times, the state's population has been slow to accept neighborhood ...

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  • Shoplifting in Connecticut is a bigger deal than you think
    Shoplifting in Connecticut is a bigger deal than you think

    How do you think a Windham employer will react after discovering a potential employee has a history of stealing things? Connecticut laws differ over categories and punishments for theft crimes. ...

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  • What do I need to know about Connecticut sobriety checkpoints?
    What do I need to know about Connecticut sobriety checkpoints?

    It sounds counterproductive for police to announce where and when sobriety checkpoints take place. Drivers with questionable blood alcohol content levels may hear about the location and time and ...

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  • What are the penalties of operating under the influence?
    What are the penalties of operating under the influence?

    Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense in Connecticut, and the possible penalties depend on whether anyone was killed or injured in the accident and ...

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  • 2 face charges of heroin trafficking after traffic stop
    2 face charges of heroin trafficking after traffic stop

    Two 19-year-old Connecticut residents were arrested on charges of trafficking heroin after a routine traffic stop in another state. According to reports, the two men were driving on Interstate 84 in a ...

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