Wilton Man Accused Of Stealing 20 Israeli-Themed Yard Signs Wilton Man Accused Of Stealing 20 Israeli-Themed Yard Signs
Wilton Man Accused Of Stealing 20 Israeli-Themed Yard Signs A 20-year-old Fairfield County man has been charged with alleged larceny for stealing some 20 Israeli-themed yard signs. Emmett Miller of Wilton turned himself in to Wilton Police on Wednesday, June 12, on an active arrest warrant following an investigation into stolen Israeli yard signs from various areas within the town of Wilton.  According to Lt. Anna Tornello of the Wilton Police, from Oct. 2023 through March, the department received 17 individual complaints of stolen Israeli yard signs.  Miller was identified as a suspect and interviewed at his home. Dur…
Woman, 59, Hit, Killed Walking Near Cemetery In Norwalk Woman, 59, Hit, Killed Walking Near Cemetery In Norwalk
Woman, 59, Hit, Killed Walking Near Cemetery In Norwalk Police in Fairfield County are investigating after a 59-year-old woman was struck and killed while walking near a cemetery.  The incident occurred in Norwalk around 9:20 a.m., Friday, June 21, at 81 Riverside Ave. (Riverside Cemetery). According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, officers responded to the area following a 911 call of an accident with injuries in which a pedestrian was struck. Norwalk patrol officers arrived on the scene with Norwalk firefighters, who began providing medical aid to the pedestrian, identified as Kathleen Quigley-Cutting o…
CT Man With No ID Killed In Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police CT Man With No ID Killed In Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police
CT Man With No ID Killed In Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police A Connecticut man was killed in a New York crash after allegedly speeding in the opposite lane of traffic and striking another vehicle before hitting a tree, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, June 19 just before noon, when two cars collided on Route 311 just south of Caroline Drive in the town of Patterson, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Arriving Sheriff's deputies found both an Infiniti on the shoulder of the road as well as an Acura that had hit a tree.  The Infiniti's driver, a 35-year-old Patterson woman, told authorities t…
27-Year-Old Killed In Single-Vehicle CT Crash 27-Year-Old Killed In Single-Vehicle CT Crash
27-Year-Old Killed In Single-Vehicle CT Crash A 27-year-old Connecticut man died after failing to negotiate a right curve and striking a metal guardrail on Route 148. The crash occurred in Middlesex County just before 1:20 a.m., Thursday, June 20, near the Cedar Lake Road intersection in Chester. According to the Connecticut State Police, Sean Francis Guiheen of Killingworth was heading west on Route 148 on a 2007 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a right curve in the road and veered into the eastbound lane and struck a metal guardrail. Guiheen was thrown from the motorcycle during the crash. He…
21-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From CT Reservoir 21-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From CT Reservoir
21-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From CT Reservoir A 21-year-old Connecticut man died after being pulled from a reservoir designated not for swimming. The incident occurred in New Haven County on Thursday, June 20, at the Seymour Reservoir No. 2 in Oxford. According to Will Healey, spokesman for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, DEEP Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police, along with Oxford Police, Oxford Fire, and the Region 5 Dive Team, responded to a report of a swimmer who went underwater and did not resurface at the reservoir.  A 21-year-old man was recovered by the dive team unconscious and unresponsive …
Florida Man Nabbed In New Canaan For Drunk Driving, Police Say Florida Man Nabbed In New Canaan For Drunk Driving, Police Say
Florida Man Nabbed In New Canaan For Drunk Driving, Police Say An out-of-state man is facing a charge of drunk driving after he allegedly blew through a stop sign on a Connecticut road. The Fairfield County incident happened on Tuesday, June 18 in the town of New Canaan. Just after midnight, 40-year-old Carlos Manuel Fernandez was driving north on White Oak Shade Road when he reportedly accelerated through a stop sign near the intersection at Gerdes Road. When New Canaan Police pulled him over, officers noticed that the Palm Coast, Florida man had the smell of alcohol on his breath. Fernandez was also reportedly slurring his speech and showing oth…
Beloved Stratford Police Officer, 56, Dies Unexpectedly Beloved Stratford Police Officer, 56, Dies Unexpectedly
Beloved Stratford Police Officer, 56, Dies Unexpectedly Police, family, and friends are mourning the loss of a longtime and much beloved Fairfield County police officer who died unexpectedly.  Stratford Officer Ken Kubel, age 56, died earlier this week. He served with the Bridgeport Police Department for 25 years from 1990 to 2015, retiring with the rank of sergeant, said Capt. Robert Burroughs of the Stratford Police.  Kubel then continued on in his police career by serving another nine years as a Patrol Officer with the Stratford Police Department from 2015 to 2024. "Officer Kubel will be deeply missed by all who knew…
Attempted Murder: Man Critical Following Shooting, Suspect Charged In Bridgeport Attempted Murder: Man Critical Following Shooting, Suspect Charged In Bridgeport
Attempted Murder: Man Critical Following Shooting, Suspect Charged In Bridgeport A 24-year-old Fairfield County man is fighting for his life after being shot in the head on a city street. The incident occurred in Bridgeport around 9:20 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, in the 1200 block of Iranistan Avenue. According to Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police officers located the victim with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.  He was transported by AMR ambulance to an area hospital, where he was listed in critical condition on Thursday, June 20. The Detective Bureau Homicide Squad responded and took charge of the investigation. The suspected shooter, …
24-Year-Old Killed After Hitting Back Of Parked Tractor-Trailer On I-95 Stretch In CT 24-Year-Old Killed After Hitting Back Of Parked Tractor-Trailer On I-95 Stretch In CT
24-Year-Old Killed After Hitting Back Of Parked Tractor-Trailer On I-95 Stretch In CT A 24-year-old Connecticut man was killed after he veered off I-95 and hit the back of a parked tractor-trailer. The New Haven County crash happened around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, in Branford. According to Connecticut State Police, the tractor-trailer was parked just past a rest area on the shoulder when Josiah Lawrence Steinman, of New Haven, driving a 2019 Nissan Sentra north in the right lane, veered onto the shoulder "for an unknown reason," slamming into the back of the truck. He was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he later died from his injuries, state police sa…
New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons
New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons Singer Justin Timberlake has been released without bail after being held overnight on Long Island for alleged drunk driving charges. Clear here for a new, updated story - Mug Shot Released From Justin Timberlake's Overnight Stay In Hamptons Jail For DWI Charge Timberlake, age 43, of Franklin, Tennessee, was arrested around 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, after he was stopped driving a 2025 BMW southbound on Madison Avenue, according to the Sag Harbor Village Police. Police said Timberlake failed to stop at a stop sign and for "failing to maintain his lane of travel." An investigation dete…
CT 3-Year-Old ID'd As Drowning Victim CT 3-Year-Old ID'd As Drowning Victim
CT 3-Year-Old ID'd As Drowning Victim A 3-year-old Fairfield County child has been identified as the victim of a drowning in a backyard kiddie pool. Related: Infant Drowns At Bridgeport Home The incident occurred in Bridgeport around 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at a home on the city's west side. According to Tiadora Josef, spokeswoman for the Bridgeport Police, the child was found unresponsive in a small 3-foot children's pool. First responders immediately began CPR and other life-saving measures on the child, Josef said. The child was rushed to Bridgeport Hospital and later pronounced dead. The Detective Bureau res…
Man Charged With Burglary After Woman Finds Him In Her Norwalk Home Man Charged With Burglary After Woman Finds Him In Her Norwalk Home
Man Charged With Burglary After Woman Finds Him In Her Norwalk Home A Fairfield County man has been charged with alleged burglary after a resident woke up to find him in her home.  The incident occurred in Norwalk around 4:30 a.m., Saturday, June 15. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, the woman told officers she woke up and found a man standing in her home.  The man attempted to take the woman's phone as she tried to call 911 and then fled the scene prior to patrol officers’ arrival, Podgorski said. Podgorski said detectives processed the scene and reviewed video surveillance. As a result of their i…
Infant Drowns At Bridgeport Home Infant Drowns At Bridgeport Home
Infant Drowns At Bridgeport Home An infant drowned at a Fairfield County over the weekend. The incident occurred in Bridgeport around 9 p.m. Saturday, June 15, on Orland Street. According to Tiadora Josef, a spokesperson for Bridgeport, officers responded to the home after receiving a 911 call of a possible drowning of an infant. Police found the child, who was transported to Bridgeport Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, Josef said. Police did not provide any other details surrounding the incident. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends during this tragic time," Josef said. "This is an active…
CT Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash CT Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash
CT Woman Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash Police captured a 45-year-old Connecticut woman for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 47-year-old woman. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 10 p.m., Friday, in the area of Main Street and Boston Avenue in East Haven. East Haven Police said Gina LaVacca, of East Haven, was found suffering from life-threatening injuries and pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a sedan that fled the area. Witnesses told officers the sedan drove east on Main Street after striking LaVacca. Officers quickly conducted a canvass of the area and obtained surveillance video from a private…
4 Suspects On Run After Targeting Aisle Of Items At Darien Whole Foods 4 Suspects On Run After Targeting Aisle Of Items At Darien Whole Foods
4 Suspects On Run After Targeting Aisle Of Items At Darien Whole Foods Authorities are searching for four people involved in the coordinated theft of vitamins and supplements from a Connecticut Whole Foods supermarket.  The incident happened in Fairfield County on Thursday, June 6 around 6:15 p.m., when four people targeted the vitamin and supplement section at the Whole Foods in Darien at 150 Ledge Rd., Darien Police announced on Thursday, June 13. Surveillance footage of the incident revealed that a Hispanic woman in a white shirt and hair clip scouted the aisle while followed by two Hispanic men who acted as distractions.  One of the men was…
CT Man Carrying A Crossbow, Beer On Street Nabbed By Police CT Man Carrying A Crossbow, Beer On Street Nabbed By Police
CT Man Carrying A Crossbow, Beer On Street Nabbed By Police A Connecticut man walking on a city street with a crossbow and a beer was nabbed by patrol officers after receiving numerous 911 calls of a man carrying a rifle.  The incident occurred in New Haven County on Wednesday, June 12, around 5 p.m. on Main Street in Meriden. According to Sgt. Michael Boothroyd of the Meriden Police, the callers said the man was wearing a backpack and a bulletproof vest, had a rifle slung over his shoulder, and was carrying a beer.  The man told people in the parking lot that they should “kill themselves” and that he “was waiting for the police…
Stamford Man Driving Without Tire Nabbed For Drunk Driving In Darien, Police Say Stamford Man Driving Without Tire Nabbed For Drunk Driving In Darien, Police Say
Stamford Man Driving Without Tire Nabbed For Drunk Driving In Darien, Police Say A Fairfield County man was nabbed for alleged drunk driving after he was stopped for driving without a tire, with his hazard lights on. Stamford resident Edvin Palma, age 48, was charged on Sunday, June 9, on Noroton Avenue in Darien. According to Sgt. Mauricio Vigil of the Darien Police patrol officers spotted Palma driving a Honda Pilot northbound on Noroton Avenue with hazard lights on and emitting a loud thumping noise. During a traffic stop, the Pilot was found with extensive damage, including a missing front tire and a heavily damaged front rim, Vigil said. Palma also had&n…
Sherman Man Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer Sherman Man Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer
Sherman Man Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer Police are investigating after a 74-year-old Connecticut man was killed during a two-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Dutchess County at the intersection of Route 22 and Route 55 in the town of Dover, a hamlet of Wingdale, around 3:45 p.m., Thursday, June 13. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, a 2010 Chevrolet pickup was on Route 55 preparing to enter traffic on northbound Route 22 when it pulled into the path of a 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer. The collision killed the driver of the pickup, Northern Fairfie…
Girl Hospitalized After Supposed Keg Party In Darien: Police Girl Hospitalized After Supposed Keg Party In Darien: Police
Girl Hospitalized After Supposed Keg Party In Darien: Police A 19-year-old has been nabbed after police said he supplied other minors with a beer keg, leading one girl to be hospitalized. The Fairfield County incident occurred on Thursday, June 6 in Darien. At about 2:20 a.m., police arrived at a Long Neck Point Road home on reports of an intoxicated 18-year-old girl. A beer keg was found in the backyard of the house, which Ethan Eckert, age 19 of Darien, allegedly admitted to owning. The teen girl was taken to the hospital. Eckert was charged with a misdemeanor summons for permitting a minor to possess alcohol. Police added that no other s…
Explosion At Apartment Building Causes Evacuation In Bridgeport Explosion At Apartment Building Causes Evacuation In Bridgeport
Explosion At Apartment Building Causes Evacuation In Bridgeport Police, along with the FBI, are investigating an explosion in the hallway of an apartment complex in Fairfield County that sent residents scrambling for safety. Related: Person Of Interest Arrested In Bridgeport Apartment Explosion The explosion occurred in Bridgeport at around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, outside a third-floor apartment unit at 1512 North Ave. According to Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police, first responders discovered what appeared to be damage from an explosion that went off in the hallway outside one of the apartments on the third floor. No injur…
Construction Worker Killed By Reckless Driver On CT Roadway, Police Say Construction Worker Killed By Reckless Driver On CT Roadway, Police Say
Construction Worker Killed By Reckless Driver On CT Roadway, Police Say A Connecticut man is being held on a $1 million bond after hitting and killing a construction worker in a crash while allegedly driving recklessly.  Hartford County resident Jose Diaz-Nieves, age 54, of East Hartford, was killed around 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, after being hit by a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Tommy Nguyen, of Hartford. According to Lt. Aaron Boisvert of the Hartford Police, patrol officers responded to the area of West Boulevard at South Whitney Street on a report of a construction worker struck by a vehicle.  Officers located Diaz-Nieves, who s…
Fairfield County Man Shares Photo Of Himself Sexually Abusing 2-Year-Old Over Internet: Police Fairfield County Man Shares Photo Of Himself Sexually Abusing 2-Year-Old Over Internet: Police
Fairfield County Man Shares Photo Of Himself Sexually Abusing 2-Year-Old Over Internet: Police A 53-year-old Connecticut man faces charges after investigators discovered that several files containing child pornography had been downloaded from his computer, including one image of him allegedly sexually abusing a young toddler, police said. Fairfield County resident Ross DeLibro of Shelton was taken into custody at his residence on Tuesday, June 11 following a child pornography investigation, Connecticut State Police announced on Wednesday, June 12.  According to authorities, the events leading up to DeLibro's arrest began in January 2024, when state police began an inve…
Weston Man Accused Of Downloading Child Porn Weston Man Accused Of Downloading Child Porn
Weston Man Accused Of Downloading Child Porn A Fairfield County man was charged with possession of child pornography after police received a cyber tip. Robert Hahn, age unknown, of Weston, turned himself in on Tuesday, June 11, on a warrant following a two-month investigation. According to Weston Police, in April, the department received a federal cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children through the Connecticut State Police.  The tip involved the downloading of known images of child pornography. A lengthy and detailed investigation resulted in a warrant being issued for the arrest of Hahn, police sai…
19-Year-Old Nabbed For Norwalk Boat Burglaries, Police Say 19-Year-Old Nabbed For Norwalk Boat Burglaries, Police Say
19-Year-Old Nabbed For Norwalk Boat Burglaries, Police Say A 19-year-old Fairfield County man has been charged with allegedly breaking into a marina and two boats, stealing tools and alcohol. Christopher McClain, of Redding, was charged on Tuesday, June 11, by Norwalk Police for being one of two men who climbed the fence at the Cove Marina on Friday, May 17, to gain access to the docks.  According to Sgt. Ryan Evarts of the Norwalk Police, the two then broke into two docked boats and took tools and alcohol.  Officers gathered video and information, which led them to discover that Fairfield Police had a similar incident at …
Michael Brown Death: Bodycam Video Shows Struggle With Officers Before In-Custody CT Death Michael Brown Death: Bodycam Video Shows Struggle With Officers Before In-Custody CT Death
Michael Brown Death: Bodycam Video Shows Struggle With Officers Before In-Custody CT Death Newly released video shows a Connecticut man resisting arrest shortly before he died in police custody. The New Haven County incident happened at around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, in Milford, in the Big Y Grocery Store parking lot on Boston Post Road. Milford Police said officers approached 52-year-old Michael Brown, of Bridgeport, after store employees claimed he attempted to steal $648 worth of non-food items. A Stop and Shop loss prevention employee identified Brown as the suspect. Earlier Report: Man Dies While In Milford Police Custody At the time, Brown had eight outstanding ar…
Stamford Man Crushed By Food Truck Dies Stamford Man Crushed By Food Truck Dies
Stamford Man Crushed By Food Truck Dies A 31-year-old Fairfield County man who was crushed while working on a food truck has died from his injuries. The incident occurred in Stamford around 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, on West Avenue. According to Assistant Stamford Police Chief Richard Conklin, officers found  Jairon Milian-Milian of Stamford trapped underneath a Chevrolet food truck. Milian-Milian had just dropped the transmission on the truck, which allowed it to roll forward, crushing him, Conklin said. Just before the accident, Conklin said Milian-Milian had been talking with a friend who then left. When the friend return…
33-Year-Old ID'd As Victim Of Multi-Vehicle CT Crash 33-Year-Old ID'd As Victim Of Multi-Vehicle CT Crash
33-Year-Old ID'd As Victim Of Multi-Vehicle CT Crash A 33-year-old Connecticut man was killed in a three-vehicle crash on I-91. The collision occurred in Hartford County around 11:20 p.m., Monday, June 10, in the northbound lane south of Exit 38 in Windsor. According to Connecticut State Police, Jonathan Scott Schlagel, of Enfield, was driving a 2000 Triumph Sprint RS when he hit the rear of a 1999 Dodge Ram 3500. Schlagel was ejected from the motorcycle, state police said. He was then struck by a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV that was behind the pickup truck and the motorcycle. State police said Schlagel suffered injuries "not compatible …
Assault Arrest: Man Gropes Woman At CT Park, Police Say Assault Arrest: Man Gropes Woman At CT Park, Police Say
Assault Arrest: Man Gropes Woman At CT Park, Police Say A 36-year-old man has been arrested after authorities said he assaulted a woman in a Connecticut park. The Windham County incident occurred on Friday, June 7 in the town of Killingly. According to Connecticut State Police, Marc Kaczor, age 36, inappropriately and sexually touched a woman as she was walking in Owen Bell Park on Town Farm Road. The woman was able to snap a picture of Kaczor, who is from Dayville, during the interaction, and he fled on foot. Police conducted a K9 search, which led authorities directly to Kaczor, who was still wearing the same clothes as he was in the vict…
Fatal Overnight Crash: 57-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Danbury Fatal Overnight Crash: 57-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Danbury
Fatal Overnight Crash: 57-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Danbury A 57-year-old Fairfield County man was killed in a single-vehicle crash after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a rock embankment. The incident occurred in Danbury around 7:30 p.m., Monday, June 10, in the area of 39 Brushy Hill Road. According to Erin Henry, a spokesman for the Danbury Police, Charles Preston, of Danbury, was found in the roadway by patrol officers who responded to a reported accident in the area. Officers found a motorcycle had left the roadway, and Preston was severely injured and pronounced dead on the scene, Henry said. The initial investigation was completed…
2 Women Slashed In Neck On Bridgeport Street, Suspect Nabbed 2 Women Slashed In Neck On Bridgeport Street, Suspect Nabbed
2 Women Slashed In Neck On Bridgeport Street, Suspect Nabbed A Fairfield County man is behind bars after allegedly slashing two women in the neck with a sharp weapon as they walked along a city street. The incident occurred in Bridgeport around 4:50 a.m. on Sunday, June 9, on Knowlton Street.  According to Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police officers responded to an area hospital on reports of a 47-year-old woman in the emergency room with a laceration to the neck. A short time later, a second 33-year-old woman arrived in the emergency room with a laceration to the neck.  Both victims were assaulted by Keenan Corley, age 38…
27-Year-Old Drowning Victim Pulled From CT Lake 27-Year-Old Drowning Victim Pulled From CT Lake
27-Year-Old Drowning Victim Pulled From CT Lake A 27-year-old man drowned while swimming in a Connecticut lake at a campground. Related: Fundraiser: Meriden Man Drowns Saving Teen Caught In Current The incident occurred in Litchfield County at the Point Folly Campground in Bantam around 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 8. According to Will Healey, spokesman for the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, DEEP Conservation Police (EnCon) responded to a report of distressed swimmers at Bantam Lake.  A 16-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man, identified as New Haven County resident Kyree Dowd of Meriden, were involv…