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  1. Girl Caught Bringing Loaded BB Gun To School In Fairfield County

    Girl Caught Bringing Loaded BB Gun To School In Fairfield County

    A Fairfield County student was arrested after police found she had brought a loaded BB gun to school, according to the Shelton Police.Destiny Ryan, 18, was arrested early Monday after the Shelton Police Department responded to Shelton High School for a report of a student with a handgun, said Detective Richard Bango. School administrators were told by students that Ryan was showing what ...

  2. Services Set For Beloved Teacher From New Fairfield Killed In Storm

    Services Set For Beloved Teacher From New Fairfield Killed In Storm

    Services have been set for a Westchester native, beloved teacher in the North Salem Central School District and former Western Connecticut State softball standout who died Tuesday, May 15 when a tree hit the car she was driving near her home in New Fairfield during a fierce storm that swept through the area.Lauren June Svendsen, 41, spent 13 years teaching at North Salem Middle/High ...

  3. Six-Vehicle Crash On Merritt Parkway Causes Injuries

    Six-Vehicle Crash On Merritt Parkway Causes Injuries

    All lanes of the Merritt Parkway reopened for Monday's morning commute following a six-vehicle crash that closed the parkway for more than two hours.The crash, which took place around 2:10 p.m. Sunday near the Main Street exit in Trumbull, closed the northbound lanes of the highway for more than two hours as police from surrounding towns, including Bridgeport, Trumbull, and Fairfield, ...

  4. Driver Snaps Photo Of Cos Cob Man Exposing Himself At Stop Sign, Police Say

    Driver Snaps Photo Of Cos Cob Man Exposing Himself At Stop Sign, Police Say

    A Cos Cob man was arrested on public indecency charges after a report that he exposed himself and was masturbating at a stop light.James Wallis, 55, of Greenwich, was arrested Thursday after a driver in the vehicle next to him at a stop light watched him expose himself and then begin pleasuring himself at a stop light on East Putnam Avenue and Riverside Ave., Greenwich Poice said.The ...

  5. Westport Man Caught With Thousands Of Child Porn Images

    Westport Man Caught With Thousands Of Child Porn Images

    After receiving a tip from the Connecticut State Police, a Westport man has been arrested for possessing almost 5,000 images of child pornography.Michael Spero, 42, was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of child pornography after state police notified Westport Police in February of two cyber tips involving images of child pornography that had been uploaded to the internet, ...

  6. New DNA Technology Produces Sketch Of Cold Case Homicide Victim

    New DNA Technology Produces Sketch Of Cold Case Homicide Victim

    Bridgeport Police Officers released two detailed composite images they believe are of a female murder victim dating back to a 1993 homicide. The two images were derived from DNA taken from the victim using new technology to create a genealogical profile of the woman found dead on June 5, 1993. That day, Bridgeport Police discovered a body on a vacant lot at the intersection of Lafayette ...

  7. Police Intercept Heroin Delivery In Stamford

    Police Intercept Heroin Delivery In Stamford

    Members of the Stamford Police Department's Narcotics and Organized Crime Squad intercepted a city man as he made a heroin delivery in town. Squad members arrested Justine Riviera, 31, around 9 p.m. Wednesday, after receiving intel that he would be bringing drugs to the area, said Capt. Richard Conklin.Police set-up a watch of the area he was expected and were able to grab him on Canal ...

  8. Cocaine Discovered In Stamford Variety Store Search

    Cocaine Discovered In Stamford Variety Store Search

    A Stamford man was nabbed by members of the Stamford Police Department's narc squad while on his way to making a drug deal, according to Stamford Police.Richard Salinas-Gonzalez, 21, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after members of the Narcotics and Organized Crime squad received the information he was on his way to make a drug deal, said Capt. Richard Conklin.Officers with the unit ...

  9. Greenwich Gas Station Clerk Allegedly Made Physical Contact With Customer

    Greenwich Gas Station Clerk Allegedly Made Physical Contact With Customer

    A Greenwich gas station employee was arrested after having physical contact with a customer, according to Greenwich Police.The incident took place around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday at the station on East Putnam Avenue when Raza Jafri, 53, of Stamford, had words with a customer and allegedly grabbed the customer by the shirt, police said.Jafri was charged with disorderly conduct and ...

  10. Hardest Hit Areas Should Have Power By Sunday, Eversource Says

    Hardest Hit Areas Should Have Power By Sunday, Eversource Says

    Eversource officials are reporting that the hardest hit areas with significant damage should have power restored by Sunday.With more than 100,000 customers restored late Thursday, Eversource crews continue working around-the-clock, facing tough conditions, to restore power to customers, said officials.Helicopters are being used to identify damage in remote areas and in some cases, ...

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