Death Of Doug Sheffer In Helicopter Crash Tops Westport News This Week

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See the stories that topped the news in Westport this week.

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Westport this week:

  • Former Westport resident and owner of DBS helicopters Doug Sheffer was killed along with two others while piloting a helicopter that crashed south of Silt, Col.
  • Fairfield-Based firms Advanced Grow Labs LLC owned by Westport resident David Lipton, and CT Wellness Centers received state approval to produce medical marijuana in the state of Connecticut.
  • A Metro-North employee Manny Ramos, 34, was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a New Haven-bound Metro-North train.
  • A 20-year-old Westport woman was arrested after she failed to pay for a cab ride from Norwalk to Westport.
  • A 34-year-old Westport man is accused of spitting in his mother’s face during an argument. He was arrested and charged with harassment.
  • Westport's Great Cakes bake shop is closing its doors for good.

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