FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — ICYMI: Here are the most-read stories of the past week in Fairfield County, as reported by Daily Voice.
Police responded after a car crashed into the building at 83 East Ave . in Norwalk. Nobody was seriously injured, but two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Bridgeport police said Cadell Moore, the 34-year-old man who was shot to death on Sixth Street , was not the intended target of the shooter. Moore was fatally shot in the head while working on his car, police said.
A convoy of state and Fairfield police — with lights flashing — escorted the team bus from the state line up to Sherman Green. T he Fairfield American team got a heroes' welcome as they returned from an exciting World Series run. Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau said: “I couldn’t be prouder of these young men. They’re the third team in the whole country. That’s remarkable.” An estimated 400 fans cheered and waved signs as the players high-fived youngsters crowding the sidewalk.
Caroline Dym, 18, a student at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, was killed by her father in a double murder/suicide in Pound Ridge, N.Y. Her mother was also killed.
Fairfield officers called to a crying baby locked in a parked car found a woman who appeared to have taken heroin slumped over in the driver’s seat of her car in the Stop & Shop parking lot, police said. Terri Torres, 25, was charged with possession of narcotics and risk of injury to a minor, police said.
Mark W. Errico, a 64-year-old Norwalk resident, will spend two years behind bars for embezzling over $800,000 from two local businesses and evading federal taxes for four years. He must also pay over $900,000 in restitution, back taxes and fines.
Michael Pinto, 56, the husband of a Stamford police officer, was arrested on charges of selling drugs out of their Monroe home , police said. Officers armed with a search warrant found cocaine packaged for sale, loose prescription medications, weapons, and cash in his home, police said.
A couple from Sherman said they won't shut down their new restaurant in New Milford after it was defaced with spray-painted racial slurs . David and Senka Thompson removed the racial slurs and swastika, and they opened up Thompson’s Fine Comfort Food that night for dinner.
Dozens of young people flocked to North East Barbershop, lining up for the shop’s annual free back-to-school haircut day . Owner Harvey Robertson estimated he and his staff would probably take their shears and shavers to 30 to 40 kid clients before the afternoon was out. “I do it to give back to the community and to take care of our children,” said Robertson, who has owned the shop since 2004.
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