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  1. CT Man Charged With Stealing Credit Cards, Jewelry In NY Burglary

    CT Man Charged With Stealing Credit Cards, Jewelry In NY Burglary

    A 29-year-old man was arrested by New York State Police for burglarizing a Dover home getting away with credit cards, cash, and other valuables, according to Trooper AJ Hicks.Leslie G. Vannostrand III, of Waterbury, Conn., was charged with felony burglary in connection with a July 13 incident on Halls Corners Road, Hicks said.During the robbery Vannostrand allegedly illegally entered a ...

  2. Stamford Woman With Baby In Car Tased By Police

    Stamford Woman With Baby In Car Tased By Police

    A Stamford woman with her one-month-old child in the car was tased by Stamford Police after resisting arrest for not having a front license plate, Stamford Police said.Shyieca Bacchas, 34,  refused to roll down her window when first pulled over around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Sgt. Robert Shawinsky.Eventually, Bacchas rolled down the window and began immediately cursing at the ...

  3. Stamford Officials Settle $3.2M School Sex Assault Case

    Stamford Officials Settle $3.2M School Sex Assault Case

    Five men who claim they were sexually assaulted by a school gym teacher in the 70s and 80s settled a lawsuit with the city of Stamford, according to Libby Carlson, special assistant to Mayor David Martin.The city agreed to settle with the five men for $3.25 million on Thursday. The settlement was approved by Judge Barbara Bellis.The lawsuits claim that each of the men was under the age ...

  4. Woman With Five Kids Arrested After Apparent Danbury Kidnapping

    Woman With Five Kids Arrested After Apparent Danbury Kidnapping

    Connecticut State Police apprehended a woman wanted for kidnapping after locating her car at a Danbury gas station.The incident took place Tuesday after troopers received a notice to be on the lookout for a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer from Pittsfield, Mass., with a woman and five children, said Trooper Kelly Grant.According to officials, the woman, Shareen Tanna, 40, had taken her three ...

  5. Woman Charged With Spitting On Police Officers In Stamford

    Woman Charged With Spitting On Police Officers In Stamford

    A Stamford woman was arrested after sneaking into a private event and eating and then spitting in the face of two police officers who were sent to remove her.Paticia Johnson, 34, was charged with two counts of assault on a police officer, criminal trespass, breach of peace and resisting arrest, according to the Stamford Police.The incident took place around 7:20 p.m. Sunday when Johnson ...

  6. Man Charged With Domestic Abuse In Stamford

    Man Charged With Domestic Abuse In Stamford

    A Stamford man has been arrested for being a serial abuser of his girlfriend, according to the Stamford Police Department.Stamford Police Sgt. Joseph Kennedy said Jeisson Garcia, 22, was arrested for repeatedly beating his girlfriend going as far back as December or January from the evidence collected during a month-long investigation.Garcia was charged with strangulation, unlawful ...

  7. Details Emerge In Larceny Charge Against Bridgeport Police Lieutenant

    Details Emerge In Larceny Charge Against Bridgeport Police Lieutenant

    The arrest of a 34-year-veteran of the Bridgeport Police Department for larceny was apparently linked to stealing overtime money, according to numerous sources.Lt. Stephen Shuck, who joined the department in 1983, was arrested at his home Tuesday on a warrant after he failed to show up to turn himself in, according to the Connecticut Post.The investigation into Shuck's wrongdoings was ...

  8. Two Bridgeport Officers Suffer Injuries During Traffic Stop

    Two Bridgeport Officers Suffer Injuries During Traffic Stop

    Two Bridgeport police officers injured after being dragged during a traffic stop early Wednesday morning have been released from the hospital, according to Av Harris spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.The incident took place around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when three officers were attempting to remove an unidentified man from a white Dodge Challenger when he sped off dragging the ...

  9. Bridgeport Woman Arrested Again For Thefts

    Bridgeport Woman Arrested Again For Thefts

    A woman busted for stealing thousands from her Greenwich employer has been arrested again for violating the terms of her bail, according to the Greenwich police.Nicker Brown-Cameron, 38, of Grove Street, in Bridgeport, was first charged Wednesday, Jan. 31, with multiple felonies in connection with the thefts that took place last summer at her employer's home, police said. She bailed out ...

  10. Wrong Way Driver On Merritt Parkway Causes Three-Car Crash

    Wrong Way Driver On Merritt Parkway Causes Three-Car Crash

    A 59-year-old woman driving the wrong way on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield caused a three-car crash, sending three people to the hospital, according to Connecticut State Troopers.Ashley W. Cooper, of Bridgeport, was driving southbound in the left lane of the northbound side of the parkway in a Nissan Altima around 10:55 p.m. Tuesday when she ran head-on into a GMC Acadia, driven by ...

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