Friday, Oct 22, 2021 - 01:24:08
1000 results - (0.003 seconds)

Fairfield County:

mail: [NewsMag]

latest news at page 1:
    A former volunteer for the 2018 Connecticut State Senate campaign of Dennis Bradley has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud in a scheme to obtain public funds for the campaign.  Tina Manus, age 42, of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud related to the scheme, according to an announcement from Leonard Boyle,...
    A group of minors are at large after allegedly stealing a BMW SUV in Fairfield County and going on a joy ride, police said. A Dubois Street resident in Darien reported to police that her 2021 white BMW X7 had been stolen overnight on Monday, Oct. 11 after she left it unlocked with the keys in the center console. According...
    A Fairfield County man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a child and home invasion after an intense manhunt.  The incident took place during the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 9, in Norwalk. The Norwalk Police Department said it received a 911 call from a resident who reported that an intruder had entered their home, sexually assaulted a juvenile...
    A 16-year-old has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of another teen while a group played with a gun in Fairfield County The incident took place on Monday, Oct. 11, when 16-year-old Nigel Powell sustained a fatal gunshot wound while inside a residence on Valley Avenue in Bridgeport. According to Detective Thomas Harper, of the Bridgeport...
    A Fairfield County man has been nabbed in connection with a string of seven burglaries of area businesses within the past month.  Fabio Martinez-Rodriguez, age 51, of Stamford, was arrested around 3:15 a.m., Monday, Oct. 18, by police following a reported break-in at a variety store in downtown Stamford. That's when officers responded to a break-in at Parkview Variety, 233...
    Sevens were wild for one lucky Connecticut lotto player who cashed in a winning “Mega 7s” CT Lottery to the tune of $77,000. On Thursday, Oct. 14, Fairfield County resident William Parrott III, of Stamford, was feeling lucky when he cashed in the winning ticket that was sold at the Belltown Superette on Belltown Road in Stamford. According to...
    A pair of school districts in Connecticut are among the top in the nation, according to a newly released ranking. Each year, Niche issues its rankings of the top districts across the US, factoring in reviews from parents, students, and data from the US Department of Education. According to Niche, ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates,...
    A Fairfield County man has been charged with a hate crime after he allegedly accosted a masonry worker and yelled racist language at the man. Joseph Soracco, age 61, of Fairfield, was arrested on around 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16. Fairfield Police Chief Robert Kalamaras said the department received a complaint of a man threatening and using racial slurs, over a...
    Police in Fairfield County have alerted the public after several vehicles in the area were entered and items were stolen. The New Canaan Police Department reported that at about 4:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, officers responded to a report from a resident on Ramhorne Road that a locked vehicle was forcibly entered.  Police said the vehicle was parked in...
    A Fairfield County high school is conducting an investigation and has hired an attorney after a complaint was made against a staff member. The complaint came from Brookfield High School regarding the staffer associated with the school's cheer team and contains allegations involving the well-being of students. The school district has hired an attorney to conduct an investigation of the...
    A Fairfield County bridal shop was heavily damaged during a fire over the weekend. The fire started around 6 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Bridal and Evening Wear Shop located at 246 Post Road East in Westport. According to Assistant Fire Chief Philip Hessberger, the fire was discovered after the Westport Fire Department received a commercial automatic fire alarm. First arriving...
    FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — Police in Fairfield arrested three men from the East Bay and another man from Modesto suspected to be involved in a catalytic converter theft ring, after a chase last week into Napa County. The suspects were spotted the morning of Oct. 12 in the area of Beck and Woolner avenues in Fairfield, where officers noticed a...
    A Fairfield County man has been sentenced for evading paying more than $141,000 in taxes. Michael Monroe, age 48, of Norwalk, was sentenced on Friday, Oct. 15, to six months in prison and six months of home confinement, according to Leonard Boyle, acting United States attorney for the District of Connecticut. Monroe was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and...
    Though violent crimes spiked across the US during the COVID-19 pandemic, one Connecticut town ranked among the safest in the country according to a newly released report. Weston in Fairfield County was the highest-ranked community in Connecticut on the top 100 list of safest small towns, boasting a 0.0 crime rate per 1,000 residents, and a rate of 1.5 property...
    Police in a Fairfield County town have stepped up patrols after three homes were burglarized in the last 10 days. The first burglary took place on Butler Lane in New Canaan on Friday, Oct. 1, where a rear glass door was broken to enter the home. An initial report is that jewelry was stolen, said Chief Leon Krolikowski. The home, he...
    A woman was killed in a chain-reaction crash in Fairfield County. It happened just before 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 on Route 8 in Bridgeport. Toyota Corolla was traveling in the left lane southbound on Route 8 southbound as three other vehicles, a KIA Cadenza, Nissan Altima, and Toyota Camry, were traveling in the right lane near Exit 3, said...
    A call of shots fired at a Fairfield County school that sent multiple officers rushing to the scene ended up being a hoax. The incident took place around 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Roton School in Norwalk. According to Norwalk Police Sgt. Sofia Gulino, after receiving the call of shots fire, multiple police officers responded to the scene. ...
    A teen was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle while crossing a street in Fairfield County. The crash took place around 10 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14, on Washington Boulevard near Travis Avenue in Stamford. A 2020 Subaru sedan was traveling northbound on Washington Boulevard approaching the area of Travis Avenue when an 18-year-old female Stamford resident attempted to cross...
    One lucky food shopper in Fairfield County walked into an area Stop & Shop and walked out with groceries and a winning $50,000 Powerball ticket. One week after a $700 million prize was claimed on a Powerball drawing in California, a second $50,000 winning ticket was sold at top & Shop on Danbury Road in Ridgefield. Earlier story - $50,000 Powerball...
    Following an investigation that lasted more than a year, a Fairfield County man has been arrested for allegedly selling drugs, and faces charges associated with an overdose death. Rodney Spann, age 26, of Bridgeport, was arrested by Stamford Police on Wednesday, Oct. 13, on charges of the sale of narcotics and conspiracy to sell narcotics.  The investigation into Spann began...
    A man is accused of driving while intoxicated after police said he crossed the double yellow while driving in Fairfield County. Robert Oxer Sr., age 71, of Darien, is facing charges of operating under the influence and failure to drive right in the Sunday, Oct. 10, incident, according to the Darien Police Department. At about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday, an...
    A delivery driver was shot in the stomach during an attempted robbery in Fairfield County. The incident took place around 1 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14, at Miller Nissan in the Town of Fairfield. Officers responded to the Cumberland Farms on Kings Highway after receiving a call that a delivery man had stumbled into the store after being shot at the...
    A swerving driver was allegedly drunk after she was caught by police crossing over the double-yellow line on a busy roadway in Fairfield County. An officer from the New Canaan Police Department on patrol shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 initiated a traffic stop on Old Stamford Road when the driver was caught swerving and veering into the...
    A Fairfield County teen was shot and killed while a group of juveniles was playing with a gun. The incident took place around 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, in Bridgeport, on Valley Avenue. When officers arrived they located Nigel Powell, age 16, who had been shot in the head, according to Scott Appleby, the City of Bridgeport's Director of Emergency...
    A man has been apprehended after he threatened to shoot a restaurant employee in  Fairfield County in the face, police said. Orlando Torres, age 55, of the Town of Fairfield, was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 7, after police were called to the Southport Diner for reported harassing phone calls. According to Lt. Eddie Weihe, of the Fairfield Police, Torres had been...
    A person was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while crossing a busy Fairfield County roadway. The crash took place around 9 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, at North Avenue and French Street in Bridgeport near the Citgo gas station. According to Sergeant Gabe Meszaros, of the Bridgeport Police, a male pedestrian was crossing North Avenue from the south side...
    It took firefighters less than an hour to get a Fairfield County house fire under control over the weekend. The fire was reported just after 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10 in the upstairs bedroom of a home at 340 Haig. Ave., in Stamford. Crews from the Springdale Fire Department were first on the scene and found flames pouring from...
    Police are investigating after a person was stabbed during an altercation in Fairfield County. Authorities in Bridgeport received a report of several individuals fighting and a possible stabbing at about 2:10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, according to a report from the city. The Bridgeport Police Department and American Medical Response responded to the area of the 700 block of Kossuth Street...
    Five people aboard a boat in distress were rescued off the coast of Fairfield County. Just before 10:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, marine units in Bridgeport responded to the boat off the Penfield Lighthouse.  "Preliminary reports indicated that all parties were in the water due to their boat hitting the rocks," said Scott Appleby, the City of Bridgeport's Director of the Office of...
    A driver was allegedly intoxicated when he intentionally disobeyed traffic signs and drove through an active work zone in Fairfield County, police said. Shortly after 2 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, a New Canaan police officer on patrol spotted a driver ignoring traffic control signs, at which point he entered a road closed due to construction at the intersection of...
    A school in Fairfield County was temporarily put into lockdown after a student reported a threatening note to a teacher. In Stamford, Cloonan Middle School was temporarily locked down on Friday, Oct. 8, after a suspicious note detailing a school shooting was discovered and reported. At approximately 9 a.m. officials said that the school was locked down for less than...
    Two teens are facing a host of charges in Fairfield County following the investigation into a pair of crashes that happened minutes apart, authorities announced. At approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5, police in New Canaan responded to a pair of motor vehicle crashes that occurred within minutes of each other, both on Old Stamford Road. Police said that...
    A person was critically injured after being struck by a Jeep at an intersection in Fairfield County. It happened around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in Bridgeport. A pedestrian from Stratford was crossing Boston Avenue and Weber Avenue from the northeast corner heading southbound when a red Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling westbound on Boston Avenue, driven by a man...
    A woman fatally stabbed a man in Fairfield County while defending herself as he tried to rob her of drugs, according to police. Officers responded to a report that a man was stabbed at a Bridgeport residence located at 256 Cottage St. at about 3:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6. Bridgeport Police said 48-year-old Victor Cruz suffered a stab wound...
    A wanted man in Connecticut is facing a host of charges after being busted with an illegal handgun following an investigation and subsequent raid in Fairfield County, police announced. The Stamford Police Department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime unit announced that it launched an investigation earlier this month into resident Konstantinos E. Papadakos, age 20, who had a protective order that...
    A persistent fraudster worked around the clock to scheme and defraud a Fairfield County woman out of $30,000, police said. The Darien Police Department received a complaint on Saturday, Oct. 2 from a Goodwives River Road resident who said that she had been bilked out of $30,000 by a scammer who persistently called her to make several illegal money transfers....
    A man has been apprehended after arriving in Connecticut believing he was going to be having sex with a child, police announced. Detectives in Fairfield County from the Greenwich Police Department’s Special Victims Section had been engaged for several weeks in an internet undercover sexual predator investigation. The suspect believed one of the detectives was a 13-year old girl and began extensive conversations which...
    A 24-year-old Fairfield County man has admitted to participating in gang-related shootings, including a shooting in front of a state courthouse. Diomie Blackwell, of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty on Monday, Oct. 4, to one count of conspiracy to engage in a pattern of racketeering activity, according to Leonard Boyle, acting United States attorney for the District of Connecticut. The US Attorney's Office...
    Police have released tips for area residents to prevent burglaries after a home was burglarized in Fairfield County. Authorities investigated a burglary at an unoccupied house on Butler Lane at about 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, according to the New Canaan Police Department. Police recommended that residents do the following in order to prevent burglaries and break-ins: Check...
    FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Sideshows are keeping officers busy in Fairfield. In March, an innocent driver was hit head-on by a man who police say was part of a sideshow. A new Fairfield city ordinance will crackdown on the illegal sideshows making participating even as a spectator a crime. READ MORE: Two Sons Of Linda Stabbing Victim Say They Knew Suspect...
    Police are searching for the owner of a dog that bit a person who was attempting to remove the dog from the roadway in Fairfield County. The incident took place in New Canaan in the area of Ponus Ridge Road and Bennington Place. A small white dog with a black electric fence collar bit the person at about 4:30 p.m....
    A Fairfield County man was arrested for alleged fraud after he had his phone repaired and said a family member would pay for it. Nygel Joseph, age 25, of Stamford, was arrested on a warrant on Wednesday, Sept. 22, after he turned himself in to Darien Police. The incident took place in January when Darien Police responded to 115 Old...
    Multiple fire crews worked to extinguish a large fire that significantly damaged an unoccupied Fairfield County home. Authorities received a report of heavy smoke and a possible large open burn at a home in Stamford at about 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, according to the Stamford Fire Department. The fire was reported in the area of 579 Erskine Road....
    Police are investigating after a 29-year-old man was fatally shot during an altercation outside of a Fairfield County business. The Bridgeport Police Department reported that Jonathan Dasilva was fatally shot outside of the VIP Lounge at about 4:15 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2. The business is located at 1086 Pembroke St. in Bridgeport. Police said Dasilva was taken to the hospital...
    A Fairfield County man has been charged with alleged driving while under the influence after crashing his vehicle and landing on top of a rock wall. Charles Bazelais, age 26, of Stamford, was arrested on a warrant on Friday, Sept. 24 by Darien Police for the incident which took place in May. Officers were dispatched to Haskell Lane for the...
    A Fairfield County man has been sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison for selling fentanyl to a man who later died from an overdose. John Matthews, also known as “Jay” and “Gotti,” age 36, of Bridgeport, was sentenced on Thursday, Sept. 30 to prison time in addition to three years of supervised release, said Leonard C Boyle, Acting...
    A pedestrian was hit by a car in Fairfield County during the early-morning hours. The crash took place around 6:45 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29 on Atlantic and Henry streets in Stamford, police said. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Stamford Police said. The area was closed for an investigation but reopened a short time later. The...
    A Fairfield County man has been charged with selling at least two fake iPhones to people. Reginald Boyd Jr., age 27, of Shelton, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 28, following an investigation by the Shelton Police Department. On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the department received two separate complaints, where victims responded to online advertisements for Apple iPhones, according to Shelton PD Detective...
    A man from the area is facing multiple child exploitation charges in connection to an incident involving a 14-year-old girl who he transported across the country to his Fairfield County home. Danbury resident Wayne Marcell, age 35, has been accused of paying $2,000 to have the teenage victim transported from Lubbock, Texas, to Illinois, where he allegedly drove her back...
    Residents of a busy Fairfield County city street were ducking for cover when shots began flying during the morning commute. The shooting took place around 8 a.m., Monday, Sept. 27 near the corner of Richmond Hill Avenue and Mission Street in Stamford. According to Captain Richard Conklin, of the Stamford Police, police responded to the area after receiving multiple reports...