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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. GHS Students Learned Lockdown Wasn't A Drill As Police Swept Into School

    GHS Students Learned Lockdown Wasn't A Drill As Police Swept Into School

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- When the lockdown alarm went off at Greenwich High School at noontime Wednesday, 12th-grader Scott Rusk and his fellow students thought it was just a drill."I heard the siren for the lockdown drill and it was going off for a while — and the next thing we knew we were being searched by policemen," he said. Rusk spoke late Wednesday afternoon as he waited for ...

  2. Greenwich Police Investigating Threat Written On Bathroom Wall At GHS

    Greenwich Police Investigating Threat Written On Bathroom Wall At GHS

    GREENWICH, Conn. — A threat written on a bathroom stall wall caused a nearly four-hour lockdown of Greenwich High School before students and staff were given the all clear at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday.The threat was discovered in the noon hour and school officials acted quickly, Greenwich Police Lt. Kraig Gray said."It was kind of specific to a time and location and that time was, when ...

  3. Greenwich High Students Dismissed After Threat Causes School Lockdown

    Greenwich High Students Dismissed After Threat Causes School Lockdown

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Students are being dismissed from Greenwich High School just before 4 p.m. Wednesday after a three-hour lockdown due to a threat reported at the school.Police said there were no injuries and the investigation was continuing.The school's regular dismissal time is 2:15 p.m. and motorists had lined up in Hillside Drive for hours waiting for the students to be ...

  4. Update: Lockdown Ends At Greenwich High; Students To Be Dismissed

    Update: Lockdown Ends At Greenwich High; Students To Be Dismissed

    UPDATE: GREENWICH, Conn. — The lockdown is over Wednesday afternoon at Greenwich High School, the police department announced via Twitter. Here is the full text of the Tweet [typos fixed], which was sent at about 4 p.m.:"GHS LockDown is over. No injuries. GPD investigation cont. Dismissal will be followed per BOE transportation plan. Thank You for your cooperation."The ...

  5. Greenwich High School On Lockdown After Threat

    Greenwich High School On Lockdown After Threat

    UPDATE: GREENWICH, Conn. — The lockdown is over Wednesday afternoon at Greenwich High School, the police department announced via Twitter.Here is the full text of the Tweet [typos fixed], which was sent at about 4 p.m.:"GHS LockDown is over. No injuries. GPD investigation cont. Dismissal will be followed per BOE transportation plan. Thank You for your cooperation."The school ...

  6. Car Burglars Call Westport Police on Themselves, Get Arrested

    Car Burglars Call Westport Police on Themselves, Get Arrested

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- How embarrassing.Three car burglars called the police to report a motor vehicle accident early Wednesday but wound up arrested when police discovered in their car GPS units that had been just stolen, Westport Police said.At around 1:15 a.m. police were called to two car accident on North Avenue between Easton Road and Coleytown Road.When police arrived three people in ...

  7. Monroe Cops: Heavyset Man Steals Dietary Supplements From Pharmacy

    Monroe Cops: Heavyset Man Steals Dietary Supplements From Pharmacy

    MONROE, Conn. -- Maybe he's thinner now.A heavyset man stole about $350 in dietary supplements from a Walgreens last month, Monroe Police said as they released a surveillance photo of the man in the pharmacy.The man with a mustache and beard stubble stole Prevagen dietary supplements on Feb. 27, police said. The theft occurred between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The suspect is about 5 feet 6 ...

  8. Norwalk Registered Sex Offender Charged With Sex Assault Of Child

    Norwalk Registered Sex Offender Charged With Sex Assault Of Child

    NORWALK, Conn. -- A registered sex offender who was charged last year with severely abusing a 2-year-old girl after luring her family from California is facing a new sex abuse charge, police said.Pedro Salinas, 32, of 2 Lincoln Ave., was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a child Tuesday during a court appearance on other charges. He is currently jailed on ...

  9. Witness Tails Teen In Car To Help New Canaan Police Make Arrest

    Witness Tails Teen In Car To Help New Canaan Police Make Arrest

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- A 17-year-old New Canaan resident is facing a pair of drug charges and driving with a suspended license after being spotted smoking marijuana near a school playground Sunday afternoon.Police said they were called after a report of a pair of teens smoking marijuana near Saxe Middle School around 2:30 p.m. When they arrived the teens were no longer there but a witness ...

  10. Norwalk Middle School Student Faces Charges Over Bomb Threat

    Norwalk Middle School Student Faces Charges Over Bomb Threat

    NORWALK, Conn. — A student at Nathan Hale Middle School in Norwalk was charged after a bomb threat was emailed to a school administrator Monday morning, police said.The student, who police didn't identify because of their age, was charged with two counts of second-degree uttering threats and breach of peace.Police were called to the school at 10:44 a.m. Monday after the email was ...

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