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  1. New Canaan, Norwalk Police Join Forces In Silvermine Detail

    New Canaan, Norwalk Police Join Forces In Silvermine Detail

    The number of citations written might not be in yet, but just the presence of officers from the New Canaan and Norwalk police departments in the Silvermine area let motorists know it's time to slow down."Anytime we can be visible to the public makes for a successful enforcement," said New Canaan Deputy Chief John DiFederico. "The number of tickets we issue isn't as ...

  2. Felon Caught With Gun In Stamford Park

    Felon Caught With Gun In Stamford Park

    Police nabbed a convicted felon for possession of a gun and drugs after receiving a tip that he would be at a Stamford park.Travis Vanterpool-Gordon, 22, of Stamford, was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of a hallucinogen, criminal possession of a gun and interfering with police following a search on Tuesday around 10:30 p.m., according to Capt. Richard Conklin.Officers ...

  3. Fairfield County Woman Caught After Stealing 84-Year-Old's Purse, Police Say

    Fairfield County Woman Caught After Stealing 84-Year-Old's Purse, Police Say

    Police nabbed a woman who ripped off a purse from an 84-year-old woman in May.Denise Purciello, 59, of Orange, was arrested Thursday in connection with the theft and use of the woman's credit card, according to Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango.The theft occurred while the elderly woman was shopping on May 8 at the ShopRite store in Shelton and had her purse in her cart, Bango said.The ...

  4. New Canaan Youth Sports Coach Killed In Massachusetts Crash

    New Canaan Youth Sports Coach Killed In Massachusetts Crash

    A New Canaan man died after crashing his truck on Interstate 195 in Dartmouth, Mass., on Friday.Richard Carroll was killed around 3 p.m. Friday, July 20, after his 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 4-by-4 pickup truck hit the Highland Avenue overpass bridge, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. He was the lone occupant of the vehicle.The crash is under investigation by the ...

  5. Convicted Felon Nabbed With Loaded Gun At Stamford Motel, Police Say

    Convicted Felon Nabbed With Loaded Gun At Stamford Motel, Police Say

    Stamford police nabbed a 25-year-old man with a long rap sheet with a 40-caliber pistol at the Red Carpet Inn.Joshua Hinton, of Stratford, was arrested Thursday, July 19, after officers with the Narcotics and Organized Crime Squad received intel that he planned to visit the motel with the gun, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin.Members of the squad, along with members of the ...

  6. ID Released For Man Killed After Truck Becomes Engulfed In Flames

    ID Released For Man Killed After Truck Becomes Engulfed In Flames

    The man killed when a tree fell, bringing down wires and causing the truck to catch fire on Tuesday has been identified by Danbury police as a local resident.Walter Cardenas Salinas, 45, of Danbury, was killed around 8:38 a.m. when a very large tree fell on the passenger side of the 2014 Dodge Ram truck he was riding in on Padanaram Road, said Danbury Police Det. Lt. Mark Williams. ...

  7. Two Police Officers Injured In Struggle With Teen Caught With Fake Credit Cards In Greenwich

    Two Police Officers Injured In Struggle With Teen Caught With Fake Credit Cards In Greenwich

    A Greenwich teen caught with more than 30 fake credit cards injured two police officers during a struggle as he resisted arrest.Glen Lamont Ragin, 19, was arrested around 6 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop for broken brake lights, said Greenwich Police Lt John Slusarz.According to police, during an investigation following the stop officers found numerous fraudulent credit cards and ...

  8. Suspects On Loose After Shots Fired At Police In Bridgeport

    Suspects On Loose After Shots Fired At Police In Bridgeport

    Bridgeport police are searching for the person or people who fired shots at officers early Wednesday.The incident took place around 1 a.m. in the area of Crescent and Kossuth streets, said Av Harris, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police.No one was injured, Harris said.This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

  9. Man Posed As Boston Bruins Owner, Scammed Business Owners, Wilton Police Say

    Man Posed As Boston Bruins Owner, Scammed Business Owners, Wilton Police Say

    A 37-year-old man was nabbed for posing as the owner of the Boston Bruins and scamming local business owners to have work done for free or at a reduced rate, Wilton Police said.Jeffrey Jacobs, of both Wilton and White Plains, was arrested Sunday, July 22, on an arrest warrant in Dutchess County and waived extradition, said the Wilton Police Department.Jacobs was arrested after Wilton ...

  10. Know Him? Suspect Who Tried Breaking Into Area Homes At Large

    Know Him? Suspect Who Tried Breaking Into Area Homes At Large

    Police are asking the public for help in identifying the man pictured who may be involved in attempted home break-ins in the area.The man reportedly broke in a home in the Cove area of Stamford on Monday, July 16 and then another home on Highland Avenue around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday.The man is described as being a light-skinned black male with a beard. Anyone with information is asked to ...

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