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New Info Released After 2 Boys, 2 Girls Pursued From Wilton Caught After Crash In Ridgefield New Info Released After 2 Boys, 2 Girls Pursued From Wilton Caught After Crash In Ridgefield
New Info Released After 2 Boys, 2 Girls Pursued From Wilton Caught After Crash In Ridgefield New information has been released regarding an incident in which two boys and two girls were apprehended by police after crashing in Fairfield County. At about 4:25 p.m. on Friday, May 27, a concerned citizen contacted the Wilton Police Department to report a young girl appeared to have been forced into a black Subaru station wagon with no plates by a male individual in the area of Ridgefield Road and Drum Hill Road. The vehicle had then left the area, heading towards Ridgefield, said Lieutenant Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police Department, who said that the&n…
4 Teens Caught Following Ridgefield Crash After Allegedly Abducting Girl In Wilton 4 Teens Caught Following Ridgefield Crash After Allegedly Abducting Girl In Wilton
4 Teens Caught Following Ridgefield Crash After Allegedly Abducting Girl In Wilton Four teens were apprehended after police say they allegedly abducted a girl in a quiet Connecticut town near the New York border. Click here for a new, updated story: New Info Released After 2 Boys, 2 Girls Pursued From Wilton Caught After Crash In Ridgefield At about 5:15 p.m. Friday, May 24, police officers in Fairfield County from the Ridgefield and Wilton police departments responded to Route 33 after a report of a possible abducted female juvenile in Wilton. The girl was able to exit the vehicle in the area of Tanglewood Court off Route 33 in Ridgefield, at which time the vehic…
Man Falls Asleep Behind Wheel While Holding Open Beer In Wilton Town Hall Parking Lot: Police Man Falls Asleep Behind Wheel While Holding Open Beer In Wilton Town Hall Parking Lot: Police
Man Falls Asleep Behind Wheel While Holding Open Beer In Wilton Town Hall Parking Lot: Police A man has been accused of operating under the influence after officers allegedly found him asleep behind the wheel with a bottle of beer in his hand in a town hall parking lot in Fairfield County. The Fairfield County incident occurred on Wednesday, May 15 in the town of Wilton. Ruben Williams, age 54, of Manhattan, was discovered in his car in the Town Hall parking lot, located at 238 Danbury Road. According to Wilton Police, Williams’ car was parked but still running. He had allegedly fallen asleep behind the wheel and was holding an open bottle of beer in his hand. Williams was arre…
Man Cashes Thousands In Checks Stolen From Mailboxes In Wilton, Police Say Man Cashes Thousands In Checks Stolen From Mailboxes In Wilton, Police Say
Man Cashes Thousands In Checks Stolen From Mailboxes In Wilton, Police Say A 35-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly stealing checks from Fairfield County mailboxes and changing the amount before cashing them. New York City resident Boris Vivies, age 35, of the Bronx, was arrested on Tuesday, May 7, for the incident in Wilton in September 2022. According to Lt. Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police, officers received complaints that checks had been stolen from mailboxes, altered, and then cashed for $4,000. An extensive investigation found that Vivies was responsible for thefts, and an arrest warrant was issued. On Thursday, May 2, Vivies was detained b…
Man Pulls Knife On Driver In Fairfield County: Police Man Pulls Knife On Driver In Fairfield County: Police
Man Pulls Knife On Driver In Fairfield County: Police A New York man is accused of pulling out a knife on another driver on a Connecticut roadway, police said. The Fairfield County incident occurred on Thursday, May 2 in Wilton, according to the Wilton Police Department. A witness reported that just after 5 p.m. that day in the area of Danbury Road and Arrowhead Road, a man in a gray 2015 Chrysler Town and Country pulled a knife on another driver. Police found the suspect — 36-year-old Matthew Kirchblum — driving south on Danbury Road, where he was pulled over. Kirchblum (who is from Hicksville, New York) reportedly admitted to police th…
Employee Nabbed For $385K Theft Of Electrical Supplies, Wilton Police Say Employee Nabbed For $385K Theft Of Electrical Supplies, Wilton Police Say
Employee Nabbed For $385K Theft Of Electrical Supplies, Wilton Police Say A 34-year-old New York man surrendered to police in Connecticut for allegedly stealing more than $385,000 in custom electrical components and specialized tools and pawning them. Northern Westchester County resident Ryan Jensen of South Salem turned himself in on Friday, May 3, in Fairfield County. According to Lt. Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police, Jensen was a foreman working for Mars Electric out of Bethel, who was contracted to perform a large electrical project at ASML at 77 Danbury Road (Route 7) in Wilton beginning in July 2022. In October 2023, a significant num…
DUI Arrest: Stratford Man Swerves In Road, Pops Tire In Wilton, Police Say DUI Arrest: Stratford Man Swerves In Road, Pops Tire In Wilton, Police Say
DUI Arrest: Stratford Man Swerves In Road, Pops Tire In Wilton, Police Say Police have arrested a Connecticut man for driving drunk after he was reportedly seen swerving on the roadway. The Fairfield County incident occurred in the town of Wilton on Friday, April 26. Just before 10:50 p.m., 72-year-old Ilia Demiraj was driving a gray Nissan Altima in the area of Ridgefield and Millstone Roads. Witnesses reported to police that Demiraj was swerving in and out of the roadway and had possibly struck a rock on the side of the road. When police arrived, they found Demiraj, who is from Stratford, in a driveway off Ridgefield Road with a flat tire on the front passen…
29-Year-Old Driving Drunk Caught Speeding On Route 7 In Wilton: Police 29-Year-Old Driving Drunk Caught Speeding On Route 7 In Wilton: Police
29-Year-Old Driving Drunk Caught Speeding On Route 7 In Wilton: Police A 29-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after he was seen speeding on a busy road in Fairfield County, police said. Bethel resident Jason Murillo was arrested on Sunday, April 28 after he was pulled over on Danbury Road (Route 7) in Wilton, Wilton Police announced.  According to the department, just before 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Murillo's red 2023 Genesis GV70 was pulled over by officers after it was allegedly seen speeding.  After officers began talking with Murillo, they saw that he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, authorities said. Murillo…
Stratford Man Nabbed For DUI After Driving Erratically In Wilton: Police Stratford Man Nabbed For DUI After Driving Erratically In Wilton: Police
Stratford Man Nabbed For DUI After Driving Erratically In Wilton: Police A 55-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after he was seen driving erratically in Fairfield County, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Friday, April 19 just before 8 p.m., when a vehicle was seen driving erratically on Route 7 in Wilton, according to Wilton Police.  Officers then pulled the car over and began talking with the driver, Stratford resident Piotr Fiedor, who soon failed a field sobriety test, police said.  Fiedor was then arrested and taken to police headquarters, where his blood alcohol content was found to be 0.2559 and 0.2696, according to th…
Wrong-Way Driver From Trumbull Punches, Kicks Officers After Chase, Crash: Police Wrong-Way Driver From Trumbull Punches, Kicks Officers After Chase, Crash: Police
Wrong-Way Driver From Trumbull Punches, Kicks Officers After Chase, Crash: Police A wrong-way Connecticut driver led police on a brief pursuit before crashing into two other cars, injuring a driver, and then assaulting two officers, police said. The Fairfield County incident happened at around 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in the town of Wilton. Wilton Police said Jorge Oliva, age 48, of Trumbull, was seen speeding in a Honda SUV going northbound in the southbound lanes of Route 7 (Danbury Road) near Ridgefield Road close to oncoming traffic. Officers initiated a pursuit, during which Oliva was allegedly seen throwing a baseball cap out his window. Police eventually term…
$248K Scheme: Wilton Man Gets Prison Time For Selling Fake Paintings $248K Scheme: Wilton Man Gets Prison Time For Selling Fake Paintings
$248K Scheme: Wilton Man Gets Prison Time For Selling Fake Paintings A 29-year-old Connecticut man will spend more than a year in prison for selling hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit paintings, federal officials said. Fairfield County resident Nicholas Hatch of Wilton was sentenced to 14 months in prison for selling counterfeit works of art purported to have been painted by artist Peter Max, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced on Wednesday, April 17. Earlier Report - $248K Scheme: Wilton Man Admits Selling 145 Fraudulent Paintings To Victims According to federal officials, Hatch had been the owner of N…
Ex-Court Employee Impersonated FBI Agent, Falsely Reported Domestic Incident In Wilton: Police Ex-Court Employee Impersonated FBI Agent, Falsely Reported Domestic Incident In Wilton: Police
Ex-Court Employee Impersonated FBI Agent, Falsely Reported Domestic Incident In Wilton: Police A former Connecticut court employee has found himself on the other side of the courtroom after allegedly impersonating an FBI agent. New Haven resident Perry Charnas, age 39, was arrested by New Haven Police on an open warrant Tuesday, April 9. According to Wilton Police, Charnas attempted to impersonate an FBI agent after making several phone calls to the agency in October 2022. During the calls, he allegedly made a false report about a domestic incident at an address in Wilton. No other details about the alleged crimes were released. Charnas is charged with criminal impersonation and …
Woman Charged With DUI In Wilton After Hitting Mailbox, Police Say Woman Charged With DUI In Wilton After Hitting Mailbox, Police Say
Woman Charged With DUI In Wilton After Hitting Mailbox, Police Say A Fairfield County woman has been accused of driving drunk after she allegedly backed into a mailbox and failed field sobriety tests. Kiana Diaz, age 26, of Newtown, was busted in Wilton on Range Road at 12:08 a.m. on Monday, April 1. According to Lt. Anna Tornello, of the Wilton Police, police on the scene found that Diaz had backed a 2024 blue Kia Seltos in a mailbox.  During an investigation, it was determined that Diaz was exhibiting several signs of alcohol impairment and was asked to perform field sobriety tests which she failed, Tornello said. Diaz was charged w…
Report Of Possible Weapon At School In Wilton Leads To Police Response Report Of Possible Weapon At School In Wilton Leads To Police Response
Report Of Possible Weapon At School In Wilton Leads To Police Response Police quickly responded to a school in Fairfield County after a report of a relative of a student who may have had a weapon. At around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 in Wilton, administrators at Middlebrook Middle School in Wilton received the report from a staff member, who believed he had overheard a student stating his brother had a weapon in his vehicle.  At that time, the location of the vehicle was unknown, and there was no indication it would be on school property. School administration called the Wilton Police Department and provided a description of the vehicle. …
3 Escape New Canaan House Fire Without Injury 3 Escape New Canaan House Fire Without Injury
3 Escape New Canaan House Fire Without Injury Three people were able to escape a Fairfield County house fire without injury. The fire occurred in New Canaan on White Shade Oak Lane around 11:40 p.m., Monday, April 8. According to Jill Stayman with the New Canaan Fire Department, the fire started at the rear of the two-car garage and extended into the attic area above it. The three occupants in the home were alerted to the fire when the smoke detector was activated. All were able to self-evacuate without injury, Stayman said.  New Canaan firefighters were able to quickly put out the fire and prevent its extension into …
Man Drives Drunk With Daughter In Passenger Seat In Wilton, Police Say Man Drives Drunk With Daughter In Passenger Seat In Wilton, Police Say
Man Drives Drunk With Daughter In Passenger Seat In Wilton, Police Say A father was arrested after police said he drove drunk down a Connecticut road with his young daughter in the passenger seat, police said. The Fairfield County incident occurred in Wilton on Friday, March 29. At approximately 1:30 a.m. that morning, 45-year-old Eduard Abukhovich was speeding, driving his gray 2022 Volvo XC90 north on Route 7 (Danbury Road) when he was pulled over. Abukhovich, who is from the town of Redding, reportedly admitted to police that he had consumed alcohol before getting behind the wheel. According to Wilton Police, Abukhovich’s juvenile daughter was sitting…
Redding Man Nabbed For DUI Following Wilton Crash, Police Say Redding Man Nabbed For DUI Following Wilton Crash, Police Say
Redding Man Nabbed For DUI Following Wilton Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County man has been charged with allegedly driving under the influence after running into the back of another car. The incident occurred in Wilton on Thursday, March 21 at the intersection of of Danbury Road and Grumman Hill Road. When police arrived, they found that a black 2013 Chevrolet Camaro had been rear-ended by a black 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, said Lt. Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police.  During an investigation, it was determined that the driver of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, identified as Bogdan Grynchak, age 39, of Redding, was e…
Woman Nabbed Going 20 MPH Over Speed Limit While Drunk On St. Pat's Day In Wilton, Police Say Woman Nabbed Going 20 MPH Over Speed Limit While Drunk On St. Pat's Day In Wilton, Police Say
Woman Nabbed Going 20 MPH Over Speed Limit While Drunk On St. Pat's Day In Wilton, Police Say A 35-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and speeding on a Connecticut road, authorities said. The Fairfield County incident happened on the night of St. Partick’s Day (Sunday, March 17) in the town of Wilton. Just before 10 p.m., 35-year-old Amanda Oboy was reportedly driving her Jeep down Danbury Road (Route 7) near Cricket Lane going 54 miles per hour (nearly 20 over the speed limit of 35). Police said Oboy, who is from Bethel, appeared to be under the influence and failed a sobriety test. She was arrested and her blood alcohol level was allegedly at 0.1033. O…
Storm With Damaging Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In CT Storm With Damaging Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In CT
Storm With Damaging Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In CT A potent storm system packed with damaging winds has knocked out power to thousands in Connecticut. At around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, Eversource reported around 3,400 customers with power statewide, and United Illuminated another 55. The most outages are in the following locations: Union (354), Wilton (221), West Hartford (216), Ridgefield (199), New Milford (145), Thompson (137), Greenwich (127), and Weston (101). The storm, ignited by a strong frontal system, has now pushed out off the East Coast. Thursday will be colder with a high temperature in the mid-30s, but wind-chill values…
'School-Aged' Person Who Wasn't Student Makes Way Into Wilton High School, Police Say 'School-Aged' Person Who Wasn't Student Makes Way Into Wilton High School, Police Say
'School-Aged' Person Who Wasn't Student Makes Way Into Wilton High School, Police Say Police in Fairfield County are investigating after a school-aged person who was not a student made their way inside a school. The incident occurred in Wilton on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Wilton High School. According to Lt. Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police, entry was not made through an unlocked door. As soon as the school administration was made aware that the teen was in the building, they enacted their security protocols. "The school-aged person was in the building for a brief time before leaving the property," Tornello said. The Wilton Police Department located the person off campus …
Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say
Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say A 45-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after being caught at more than twice the legal limit in Fairfield County, police said. The man was arrested on Monday, Feb. 12 on drunk driving charges in Wilton. According to the Wilton Police Department, on the day of Meija-Delpinal's arrest at around 1:45 a.m., officers pulled over a black 2020 Ford F-150 truck that had been traveling east on Grumman Hill Road.  The driver, identified as Carlos Meija-Delpinal, a resident of Wilton, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and admitted to drinking before driving. He then …
Wilton Man Nabbed For Possession Of Child Porn, Police Say Wilton Man Nabbed For Possession Of Child Porn, Police Say
Wilton Man Nabbed For Possession Of Child Porn, Police Say A Fairfield County man has been charged with possession of child pornography after police allegedly found 153 video files containing child sex abuse during a search of his home. Eduardo Barajas-Mendoza, age 37 of Wilton, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 30 by the Wilton Police following an intensive investigation. According to Lt. Anna Tornello, of the Wilton Police, the department received information from the Connecticut State Police task force reporting that the distribution of child sexual abuse material may have occurred in Wilton. A search warrant was completed for the IP Addr…
Fairfield County Woman Accused Of Cutting Jewish Federation Ribbons Off Trees Fairfield County Woman Accused Of Cutting Jewish Federation Ribbons Off Trees
Fairfield County Woman Accused Of Cutting Jewish Federation Ribbons Off Trees A Fairfield County woman was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly cutting down Jewish Federation blue ribbons at a town center. Sally Fattah, age 50, of Wilton, was charged on Tuesday, Jan. 23 by Wilton Police. According to Lt. Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police, Abdel was caught cutting blue ribbons off the trees at the Wilton Town Center put up by the Jewish Federation of Greater Fairfield County. The federation was permitted to hang the ribbons by the Wilton Board of Selectmen.  Through an investigation, Fattah was identified and was charged with one count of criminal misc…
Home Healthcare Assistant Forges Checks, Steals Money From Wilton Client: Police Home Healthcare Assistant Forges Checks, Steals Money From Wilton Client: Police
Home Healthcare Assistant Forges Checks, Steals Money From Wilton Client: Police A Connecticut woman was arrested after she allegedly stole from the person she was meant to be assisting. The Fairfield County incident originally took place in the town of Wilton in September 2023, according to officers at the Wilton Police Department. Christine Early, age 50, of New Fairfield, was reportedly employed as a visiting home healthcare assistant for a Wilton resident. While working, Early is said to have stolen cash from her patient. Police said she also forged a check that was given to her. Early turned herself in on an active arrest warrant on Thursday, Jan. 4, and she …
Wilton Man Charged In 'Brutal' Killing Of Uncle's Dog Wilton Man Charged In 'Brutal' Killing Of Uncle's Dog
Wilton Man Charged In 'Brutal' Killing Of Uncle's Dog A 23-year-old Fairfield County man was charged with malicious wounding/killing of an animal after his uncle's dog disappeared. Domenico Zaccone, of Wilton, was charged on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, for an incident that took place in August, 2020 on Own Home Avenue. According to Wilton Deputy Chief Robert Cipolla, during a call police learned that Zaccone may have been responsible for the alleged killing of his uncle's dog Paco, a 3-year-old German Shepherd. During an investigation, Paco was discovered brutally killed and concealed in the wooded area near the residential property, Cipol…
Baby New Year: Wilton Couple's Third Child First Newborn At Greenwich Hospital In 2024 Baby New Year: Wilton Couple's Third Child First Newborn At Greenwich Hospital In 2024
Baby New Year: Wilton Couple's Third Child First Newborn At Greenwich Hospital In 2024 It didn't take long after the clock struck midnight for the first baby to be born at Greenwich Hospital in 2024. Sloane Margaret Bristow entered the world at 12:57 am on Monday, Jan. 1. He is the third child for Caitlin and Daniel Bristow of Wilton.  The baby girl weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces. Greenwich Hospital delivered more than 2,500 babies in 2023.
Bomb Squad Called To Facility In Wilton After Former Employee Drops Off Bags: Police Bomb Squad Called To Facility In Wilton After Former Employee Drops Off Bags: Police
Bomb Squad Called To Facility In Wilton After Former Employee Drops Off Bags: Police A factory in Connecticut was the site of a bomb scare on Christmas after an ex-employee dropped off suspicious bags at the building, police said.  The incident happened in Fairfield County on Monday, Dec. 25 just after 2:45 p.m., when security personnel at the ASML facility in Wilton at 77 Danbury Rd. (Route 7) told Wilton Police that a man had illegally entered the building while carrying several bags.  According to Wilton Police, it became apparent that the man had left the bags behind inside the building after he left in an Uber. The building was then evacuated and the Stamford…
18-Year-Old Detained At Hospital After Stabbing Boy In Wilton: Police 18-Year-Old Detained At Hospital After Stabbing Boy In Wilton: Police
18-Year-Old Detained At Hospital After Stabbing Boy In Wilton: Police An 18-year-old man faces assault charges after allegedly stabbing a boy in Connecticut, causing them to be hospitalized, police announced.  The events leading up to the arrest began in Fairfield County on Saturday, Dec. 23 around 5 p.m., when Norwalk Police officers contacted the Wilton Police Department and alerted them that a boy had been taken to the Norwalk Hospital emergency rooms with stab wounds received in an incident believed to have happened in Wilton.  The suspect, identified as 18-year-old Aidan Cruickshank of Wilton, was also at the hospital with the victim and was de…
Hit-Run Suspect Dies In Crash Minutes After Officers Give Up Pursuit In Wilton: Police Hit-Run Suspect Dies In Crash Minutes After Officers Give Up Pursuit In Wilton: Police
Hit-Run Suspect Dies In Crash Minutes After Officers Give Up Pursuit In Wilton: Police A man who officers briefly followed after leaving the scene of a collision was killed in a crash in Fairfield County just minutes after authorities decided to end the pursuit, police said. Georgia resident Amir Maalyjah Goodall-Reid, age 28, was killed in a crash that happened in Wilton on Wednesday, Dec. 20 just after 8 p.m., according to Wilton Police Department Lt. Anna Tornello.  The events leading up to the crash began just after 7:50 p.m. when Wilton Police received a report from someone following a gray SUV that had struck their vehicle on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) and…
New Update: 48-Year-Old Victim ID'd After Being Struck, Killed Crossing Roadway In Stamford New Update: 48-Year-Old Victim ID'd After Being Struck, Killed Crossing Roadway In Stamford
New Update: 48-Year-Old Victim ID'd After Being Struck, Killed Crossing Roadway In Stamford A 48-year-old Fairfield County man was struck and killed while crossing a busy roadway in the early morning hours.  Original Rport - Traffic Alert: Road Closed After Person Struck In Stamford Cesar Cabrera-Guzman, of Stamford, was killed in Stamford around 6:50 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19 on High Ridge Road. Sgt. Jeffrey Booth, of the Stamford Police said Cabrera-Guzman was crossing High Ridge Road and was struck by a 2012 Chevy Suburban in the right southbound travel lane. The collision was witnessed by off-duty Stamford Police Lt. James Comstock, who was also traveling …
Speeding 22-Year-Old Nabbed In Wilton For DUI, Driving On Suspended License, Police Say Speeding 22-Year-Old Nabbed In Wilton For DUI, Driving On Suspended License, Police Say
Speeding 22-Year-Old Nabbed In Wilton For DUI, Driving On Suspended License, Police Say A speeding 22-year-old Fairfield County man was charged with allegedly driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license. Pedro Jesus Aguilar Madrid, of Stamford, was stopped on Thursday, Nov. 23, in Wilton driving a Ford Fusion for driving 68 mph in a 30 mph zone, said Wilton Police. During the stop, Madrid was found to be under the influence of alcohol, said Lt. Anna Tornello, of the Wilton Police. Tornello said in addition, Madrid's driver's license was suspended, due to a previous DUI arrest.  He was charged with: Speeding DUI Operating while under suspension Madri…