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  1. Suspect In Southbury Police Standoff Struck Trooper, Police Say

    Suspect In Southbury Police Standoff Struck Trooper, Police Say

    A man who held police at bay for more than 14 hours was arrested after striking a Connecticut State Trooper while surrendering to police. During a search of his home, troopers found numerous weapons.The incident began around 2 a.m. Monday when state police, along with Southbury officers, responded to a domestic violence call at the home of Joseph Michael Stotz, 38, of Southbury, said ...

  2. Man Who Punched Victim At Popular Harbor Point Bar Had Gun, Police Say

    Man Who Punched Victim At Popular Harbor Point Bar Had Gun, Police Say

    A Stamford man was arrested by police for punching another man in the face at a popular Harbor Point bar with a loaded gun in his pocket, according to Stamford Police.John Neenan, 48, who had a permit to carry the 9mm semi-automatic Smith & Wesson pistol, was charged with being intoxicated while carrying his gun, assault and illegal possession of a high capacity magazine. According ...

  3. Police Chase Down Four After Home Burglary Attempt In Fairfield County

    Police Chase Down Four After Home Burglary Attempt In Fairfield County

    Four Stratford residents were arrested after police managed to chase them down following a home burglary attempt, according to Stratford Police.Dontrel Flathers, 22, Jacob Ricco, 21, Jalenthen Feliciano, 22, and Sergio Barrera, 21, were arrested after police responded to 3rd Avenue in the Lordship area of Stratford on the report of a possible burglary in progress, said Capt. Frank ...

  4. Stamford Man Busted With 180 Bags Of Heroin Following Investigation

    Stamford Man Busted With 180 Bags Of Heroin Following Investigation

    A Stamford man was nabbed with 180 bags of heroin following a weeks-long investigation by the city's Narcotics and Organized Crime Squad.Capt. Richard Conklin said Paul Dushi, 25, was arrested around 1 p.m. Friday following an investigation into information that he was selling heroin in the Glenbrook-Springdale neighborhoods.The squad received intel that Dushi, who is well-known to ...

  5. 11-Year-Old Hit By Car Near School Bus Stop In Stamford

    11-Year-Old Hit By Car Near School Bus Stop In Stamford

    A Stamford boy was hit by a car near his school bus stop after he ran into traffic, according to Stamford Police.Sgt. Joseph Jarrett said the initial investigation shows the 11-year-old boy was hit at the corner of Daskam Place and Glenbrook Road.The boy, who was not in a crosswalk, was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, police said.The ...

  6. Six Ducklings Rescued After Being Stuck In Storm Drain Near Compo Point

    Six Ducklings Rescued After Being Stuck In Storm Drain Near Compo Point

    Westport firefighters were busy Saturday saving six ducklings from a storm drain.The department received a call about the ducklings and headed to Compo Road South to rescue the little guys.Westport Animal Control also responded to the scene.Working together, the two agencies managed to rescue all six ducklings.  A mother was not spotted in the area. 

  7. 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 ...

  8. Services Set For Beloved Teacher From Fairfield County Killed In Storm

    Services Set For Beloved Teacher From Fairfield County 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...

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