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New Update: Missing 57-Year-Old Ridgefield Man Found Dead, Police Say
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A missing Connecticut man who disappeared while trail hiking has been found dead.
Fairfield County resident Jack Gordon, age 57, had last been seen in his hometown of Ridgefield on Sunday, Dec. 3 was located deceased
Gordon had left home to go hiking in the Bennetts Farm Trail System area in Ridgefield,.
After 18 hours of searching the area on foot and with drones, K-9 dogs, and air support, he was located, said Capt. Jeff Raines, of the Ridgefield Police.
"The incident was not deemed suspicious and there is no danger to the public," Raines sa…
3 More Charged In CT Catalytic Converter Trafficking Ring Ran Out Of Recycling Warehouse: Feds
Three Connecticut men have been charged in connection with a catalytic converter trafficking ring that has already resulted in the arrests of five other people, federal officials announced.
The indictment of the three men was announced on Wednesday, Nov. 29 by the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut. The three defendants are identified as:
Yanquee Rodriguez, age 27, of West Hartford, also known as "Yankster Rodriguez";
Mervin Figueroa, age 26, of New Haven;
Michael Almodovar, age 30, of New Haven, also known as "Eme ElColorado".
Man Steals Item Worth $800 From Westport HomeGoods, Returns It For Store Credit: Police
A Westchester man faces a larceny charge after stealing an expensive item from a HomeGoods location in Fairfield County, returning it for store credit, and then using this credit to buy more products and ultimately receive a refund on his credit card, police said.
Mount Vernon resident Movado Thomas, age 25, was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 16 in connection with his alleged theft of an expensive item from a HomeGoods store in Westport at 1850 Post Rd. East (Route 1), Westport Police announced on Wednesday, Nov. 29.
According to the department, Thomas's arrest stemmed from an …
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:
Operating while under suspension