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Narcotics Arrest Made After Trumbull Domestic Disturbance: PD

TRUMBULL, CT - A Bridgeport man was arrested following a reported disturbance at an apartment on Avalon Gates, according to police. Police were called by a neighbor on Jan. 14 who reported hearing someone yell "help me," police said. Police went to an apartment and found two people there. Upon furth

PATCH - 2018-01-19 15:25:40

At close of Saugatuck revitalization study, residents debate future of parking, development near train station

WESTPORT - Westport received a $440,000 study grant from the state to revamp the Saugatuck Station area in June of 2016 and now, nearly 19 months later, the project's consultants have presented a draft report that pleases some residents and enrages others. One of the most controversial aspects of th

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:38:56

Bridgeport man arrested for stealing tools

Leonard Frascatore, 57, was arrested last Wednesday on a warrant on charges of third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree larceny. In November, police received a report of a van broken into with more than $2,000 worth of tools stolen from t

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2018-01-19 10:00:44

Sentence Handed Down In Old Greenwich Post Office Scam Case

BRIDGEPORT, CT - A 33-year-old Bridgeport man was sentenced to 30 months in prison, in addition to three years of supervised release, for his role in two fraud schemes that targeted the United States Postal Service in Old Greenwich and the state Department of Children and Families, according to U.S.

PATCH - 2018-01-19 16:08:40

Elmslie on staff of staffing firm

Erica Elmslie. Erica Elmslie of Fairfield is now a recruiting associate at Mackey & Guasco Staffing LLC in Southport. She joined the firm last year as an intern and recruiting assistant. She will be responsible for supporting the continued growth of the temporary division as well as assisting with b

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-01-19 16:40:13

Man lied to teen about age, now facing sex assault charges

Christopher Galvin (Shelton Police) A Torrington man is under arrest after police say he sexually assaulted and then harassed an ex-girlfriend. Shelton police have been investigating this for almost a year, and said Christopher Galvin, who is now 45, originally lied to the teen, telling her was just

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-18 23:57:00

Shelton's Fountain Square development reduced from 11 to 8 buildings

A rendering of the proposed development. Fountain Square, a proposed development at 801 Bridgeport Ave. in Shelton has been reduced from 11 to eight buildings. Shelton's Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended that the proposed development on the 19-acre site, once home to the United Illumina

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-01-19 16:27:46

Make Snowshoes at CT Audubon Fairfield, Feb. 3

Fairfield, CT - The Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield offers a Snowshoe Making workshop on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 2:30pm. Participants will construct their own decorative snowshoes -- and learn a useful winter survival skill. The event will be held at the CT Audubon's Center at Fa

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-01-19 00:21:00

Bridgeport police make drug bust at scene of fatal shooting

Police in Bridgeport are hoping they are one step closer to finding the killer of this week's homicide victim following a big drug bust at the bodega where he was killed. According to police, the Snack Shop on Newfield Avenue has caused nothing but trouble. Police say in the last year, two people we

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-19 14:06:00

Police: Killingly man operated drug factory with children in home

KILLINGLY - A Killingly man is facing numerous charges after police said he was operating a drug factory from his home while two children were present, according to a Friday press release. At 7:28 p.m., police say members of the Troop D Quality of Life Task Force, the Killingly Resident Trooper's Of

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-01-19 14:00:08

First weekend in weeks: No extreme weather

This is the first weekend in weeks that we won't have any severe weather-related conditions to face. No snow, heavy rain, strong winds, slippery roads, thick fog, cloudy skies or bitterly cold temperatures. Days will be sunny and temperatures will average above normal, climbing to lower 50s on Satur


Police investigate after fight leads to lock down at Stratford High School

Stratford High School (Photo: Jason Bagley) STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A high school in Stratford was on lock down after a fight allegedly involving a knife broke out on Friday morning. Police say officers responded to Stratford High School at 45 N Parade Street, after a fight broke out and someone

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 13:30:01

Police: Pair gets away with cash following Bridgeport armed robbery

Police say two convenience store workers were robbed at gunpoint in Bridgeport. It happened Thursday around 11:30 p.m. at the Citgo, near Reservoir and Woodrow avenues. According to a worker, a masked man came in, displayed a gun and demanded money from him and a co-worker. The worker says a second

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-19 16:55:00

Stratford Man Sentenced For Large-Scale 'Fencing' Operation

STRATFORD, CT - A Stratford man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a large-scale fencing operation that cost retailers more than $3.9 million, according to federal authorities. Matthew Harwood, 43, was also ordered to pay a $35,0

PATCH - 2018-01-18 20:00:45

Man sent to prison for running shoplifting operation

HARTFORD (AP) - A Stratford man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for running a large-scale fencing operation. Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Matthew Harwood will report to prison March 19 after being sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison. Hardwood pleaded guilty in 2016 to i


Man who helped woman who fell on tracks 'felt so bad for her'

Fellow commuters greet Martin Diaz with applause two days after he came to aid of a woman who the MTA said was punched on Central Islip platform. Martin Diaz of Islandia was greeted with applause at the Central Islip train platform on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, after he had come to the aid of a Smithtow

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 15:15:00

TV News Crew Tried Sneaking Fake Explosives Through Newark Airport Security, Arrested

Seven members of a cable television network were arrested Thursday after they tried to sneak through a security checkpoint at the Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, with a fake explosive device, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials said. A law enforcement officia


New Jersey Reentry Corporation Site Grand Opening in Union County on Friday

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals, will host a grand opening of their new reentry site in Union County on Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. The office is located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, N.J. There is a possibilit

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-18 20:35:00

Police: Woman crashes into parked car, plunges into river

NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) Police say they rescued a 79-year-old woman after her vehicle crashed through a fence and plunged into the icy Passaic River. Nutley Township police say the woman was driving in a parking lot Thursday afternoon when she suffered a medical problem and crashed into a parked car. The

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino admits he's guilty of tax evasion

Michael 'The Situation' Sorrentino, known for his role on the "Jersey Shore" TV show, admitted Friday to not paying taxes for three years for his business. The reality television star pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion in federal court in Newark before Judge Susan D. Wigenton as part of a p

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 17:12:00