CT State Troopers
Investigation into Physical Altercation in Essex
(September 20, 2021) Preliminary reports show that at approximately 8:30 p.m., Troopers responded to the area of Main Street in Essex. Further investigation showed that a physical altercation occurred at the Sunoco gas station and two individuals were transported to area medical facilities for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are being evaluated and an immediate status is unavailable. Central District Major Crime Squad is responding, and the scene is active. The investigation is in its very early stages, and this is the only information available for release at this time.
Update: Investigation into Double Stabbing in Essex
State Police Central District Major Crime Squad is actively investigating a double stabbing that occurred at the Bestway Sunoco gas station located at 1 Saybrook Road in the Town of Essex. The below suspect and vehicle are sought in connection with this serious injury assault. The suspect is pictured below. The vehicle is possibly a dark colored, newer model Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Derek McGregor at Derek.McGregor@ct.gov or 860-883-0928.