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Man Charged With Abusing Child On School Bus In Darien Man Charged With Abusing Child On School Bus In Darien
Man Charged With Abusing Child On School Bus In Darien A Fairfield County man has been charged with assault and risk of injury to a child after he was seen on video biting, licking, and hitting a young boy on a school bus. Juan Carlos Rodriguez, age 27, of Bridgeport, was arrested on Monday, June 17, by Darien Police for the incident that occurred in April on a school bus. According to Sgt. Mauricio Vigil of the Darien Police, on Thursday, April 4, the Trumbull Police Department alerted the department about an incident that occurred on a school bus while it was in Darien transporting students from a private special education school in Stam…
Man Nabbed After Firing Gun At Playground In Bridgeport: Police Man Nabbed After Firing Gun At Playground In Bridgeport: Police
Man Nabbed After Firing Gun At Playground In Bridgeport: Police A Fairfield County man has been charged with risk of injury to a child after allegedly firing a gun near the entrance of a playground where numerous children and residents were due to warm, sunny weather. The 28-year-old was charged on Monday, May 6, for the incident in Bridgeport around 4 p.m. in the 200 block of Granfield Avenue. According to Sgt. Julio C. Diez of the Bridgeport Police, multiple officers arrived on the scene and immediately began searching for victims and suspects.  Officers were tipped off by a resident of a vehicle speeding off from the area and a man in all …
Westport Man Charged With OUI With Children In Car After Crash, Police Say Westport Man Charged With OUI With Children In Car After Crash, Police Say
Westport Man Charged With OUI With Children In Car After Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County man is facing a host of charges, including operating under the influence, following a crash with his children in the car in which he had to be revived with Narcan, police say. The incident occurred on I-95 in Westport on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. Alexander Gomez, age 33, of Westport, was charged on Thursday, April 11, by Connecticut State Police following an investigation. According to the arrest report, a state police officer was patrolling I-95 in Westport when he saw a grey Infiniti travel across all three travel lanes into the grassy area of the Exit 18 gore area. The…
Norwalk Man Busted In Wilton For Driving Recklessly In School Lot, Pursuit, Police Say Norwalk Man Busted In Wilton For Driving Recklessly In School Lot, Pursuit, Police Say
Norwalk Man Busted In Wilton For Driving Recklessly In School Lot, Pursuit, Police Say A Fairfield County man was busted for allegedly driving recklessly through an elementary school parking lot and then taking police on a pursuit. Jared Taylor, age 40 of Norwalk was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, for that incident that occurred in October 2023 in Monroe.  Taylor is accused of driving recklessly through an elementary school parking lot and then engaging officers in pursuit in a 1990 Ford F350 pickup truck with a juvenile in the back seat of the vehicle, said Deputy Chief Robert Cipolla of the Wilton Police.  He was charged with the following: R…
Man Nabbed For Sexual Assault Of Young Relative In Stratford, Police Say Man Nabbed For Sexual Assault Of Young Relative In Stratford, Police Say
Man Nabbed For Sexual Assault Of Young Relative In Stratford, Police Say A Connecticut man has been charged with the sexual assault of a young relative for several years in Fairfield County.  New Haven County resident Luis Bonilla, age 31, of Ansonia, turned himself in to Stratford Police on Tuesday, Sept. 5 following a two-month investigation. According to Lt. Robert Burroughs, of the Stratford Police, an adult woman filed a complaint with the department in July alleging she was sexually assaulted by Bonila for several years. The woman accused Bonilla of sexually assaulting her since the age of 14 years old. After an investigation into the alleg…
Norwalk Man High On Drugs Attempts To Kidnap Child From Car, Police Say Norwalk Man High On Drugs Attempts To Kidnap Child From Car, Police Say
Norwalk Man High On Drugs Attempts To Kidnap Child From Car, Police Say A Fairfield County man who police say was high on drugs was captured after allegedly attempting to take a child out of a car and from a woman. The incident occurred in Norwalk around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6 in front of a home on Bouton Street. Norwalk Police patrol officers responded to a report of a man who tried to take a child out of a vehicle. The woman told police that once she unbuckled the child’s seatbelt in the rear of the vehicle, an unknown man reached into the vehicle and began to remove the child from the car, said Lt. Joe Dinho of the Norwalk Police Department. The woman …
Passenger Assaults Jeep Driver In Front Of Child While Traveling On I-95 In Greenwich: Police Passenger Assaults Jeep Driver In Front Of Child While Traveling On I-95 In Greenwich: Police
Passenger Assaults Jeep Driver In Front Of Child While Traveling On I-95 In Greenwich: Police A Westchester man faces assault charges after striking the driver of the vehicle they were both in while traveling on a highway in Fairfield County, police said.  The incident happened on Thursday, July 27 around 5:50 p.m., when Connecticut State Police received numerous 911 calls that reported an active assault occurring inside a Jeep traveling on Interstate 95 northbound in Greenwich in the area of Exit 5.  According to state police, the callers told troopers that the male passenger inside the Jeep was striking the driver, who was yelling to passing cars that they needed help.&n…
Attempted Student Kidnapper Charged In New Incident After Victim IDs Photo: Bridgeport PD Attempted Student Kidnapper Charged In New Incident After Victim IDs Photo: Bridgeport PD
Attempted Student Kidnapper Charged In New Incident After Victim IDs Photo: Bridgeport PD A Connecticut man who allegedly attempted to kidnap two girls near a high school has been arrested again for a third attempt after the victim recognized his picture. The Bridgeport resident who was arrested last month for allegedly trying to kidnap two girls on separate dates at Central High School has been charged after a new victim recognized his picture from a press release. Antonio Dossantos, age 36, was arrested on Thursday, April 27, for the first two incidents in which he confessed to attempting to grab two girls and force them into his vehicle.  Both victims were able to break…
Norwalk Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Child Under 13, Police Say Norwalk Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Child Under 13, Police Say
Norwalk Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Child Under 13, Police Say A Norwalk man has been charged with the alleged sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. The arrest of Ronal Reniery Sanchez, age 34, of Norwalk, took place on Friday, April 21 following a months-long investigation, said Lt. Joe Dinho of the Norwalk Police. In November of 2022, the Special Victims Unit began investigating the sexual assault of a juvenile. After a lengthy investigation, an arrest warrant was issued in March for Sanchez, Dinho said. Norwalk detectives conducted many hours of surveillance at different locations in an attempt to locate and arrest Sanchez. …
Hidden Camera: Naugatuck Man Nabbed Spying On Child, Police Say Hidden Camera: Naugatuck Man Nabbed Spying On Child, Police Say
Hidden Camera: Naugatuck Man Nabbed Spying On Child, Police Say A 35-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with alleged voyeurism with malice after a hidden video camera was discovered in a child's bedroom. The incident took place in New Haven County in Naugatuck on Saturday, Feb. 18 when the officers responded to a home for a possible voyeurism complaint. The caller told officers she had found a hidden camera in a juvenile's bedroom, police said. An investigation led officers to arrest Andrew Lovene, of Naugatuck, after he admitted to placing the hidden camera, police added. Lovene was charged with risk of injury to a child and voyeurism with mal…
Suspect Nabbed After 'Targeted' CT Attack Leaves Woman Dead, Police Say Suspect Nabbed After 'Targeted' CT Attack Leaves Woman Dead, Police Say
Suspect Nabbed After 'Targeted' CT Attack Leaves Woman Dead, Police Say Police in Connecticut have captured a man who allegedly killed a woman in a "targeted attack" who had an order of protection and a restraining order against him. The incident took place in New Haven County around 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6 at a condo complex at 76 Salem Walk in Milford. According to Milford police, Ewen Dewitt, age 42, of Milford, was taken into custody without incident for the murder of 40-year-old Julie Minogue, of Milford. He was charged with: Murder Criminal violation of a protective order Criminal violation of a restraining order  Risk of injury to a child Reck…
Fairfield County Man Nabbed In Online Sex Chat Sting With Minor, Police Say Fairfield County Man Nabbed In Online Sex Chat Sting With Minor, Police Say
Fairfield County Man Nabbed In Online Sex Chat Sting With Minor, Police Say A Fairfield County man has been charged with allegedly attempting to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in an online sex chat sting run by the police. David Boyd Rewcastle, age 59, of Darien, was arrested on Friday, Sept. 23, by Greenwich Police. According to Greenwich Police, for over a week, the Greenwich Police Department's Special Victims Section conducted an undercover operation where a detective pretended to be a 14-year-old girl from Greenwich and was eventually befriended by Rewcastle. Over the course of the investigation Rewcastle began to steer the conversation as they became more …
Man Accused Of Exposing Himself To Group Of Girls In Fairfield County Man Accused Of Exposing Himself To Group Of Girls In Fairfield County
Man Accused Of Exposing Himself To Group Of Girls In Fairfield County A Fairfield County man has been charged with allegedly exposing his genitals to three young teens on a street. The incident took place in Westport around 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, in the area of 49 Main St., police said. Westport Police officers responded to 49 Main Street on a report of indecent exposure. The suspect, Pema Tamang, age 39, address unknown, was quickly located and detained, said Lt. David Wolf.  It was alleged that Tamang exposed his genitals while staring at three females under the age of 16, Wolf said. Tamang denied the conduct, but officers purportedly observed th…
Fairfield County Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Student Fairfield County Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Student
Fairfield County Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Student A 72-year-old Fairfield County teacher has been charged with sexual assault for allegedly touching a student inappropriately at an area middle school last year. The incident took place in Westport at Bedford Middle School on Thursday, Jan. 27, said Lt. David Wolf of the Westport Police Department. Following the accusation, in which a student told police that engineering and design teacher Arthur Ellis, age 72, of Westerly, Rhode Island, had inappropriately touched them in December 2021, an extensive investigation began, Wolf said. Following the accusation, Ellis was immediately placed on l…
IDs Released For Man Charged, Victim Fatally Shot While Lying In Bed In CT Neighborhood IDs Released For Man Charged, Victim Fatally Shot While Lying In Bed In CT Neighborhood
IDs Released For Man Charged, Victim Fatally Shot While Lying In Bed In CT Neighborhood Police have identified a Connecticut man who was shot and killed while lying in bed with his pregnant fiancé. The Hartford County incident happened around 11 p.m., Wednesday, March 16 in the borough of Unionville, located in the Town of Farmington. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Jorge Tejada Camacho, age 32, lying in bed with multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead, McKenzie said, said Lt. Tim McKenzie, of the Farmington Police. He was allegedly shot by 24-year-old Deondre Linder, also of Unionville. Linder is …
Man Shot While Lying In Bed In Residential CT Neighborhood Man Shot While Lying In Bed In Residential CT Neighborhood
Man Shot While Lying In Bed In Residential CT Neighborhood A man was shot to death while lying in his bed at a Connecticut home. The 32-year-old Hartford County man was found around when police responded to a Unionville home for a report of a shooting at around 11 p.m., Wednesday, March 16. When officers responded to the home on Sunset Terrace they discovered the man lying in bed with multiple gunshot wounds, said Lt. Tim McKenzie, of the Farmington Police. Medical personnel from the Police and Fire Departments and AMR ambulance began lifesaving medical care for the victim, who has not been identified pending notification of next of…
CT Man Pours Boiling Water On Sleeping Woman, Baby, Police Say CT Man Pours Boiling Water On Sleeping Woman, Baby, Police Say
CT Man Pours Boiling Water On Sleeping Woman, Baby, Police Say A Connecticut man is behind bars after allegedly pouring boiling water on a woman and a baby, police announced. Tiston Ellis, age 25, of Hartford, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 17, and charged with:  Assault; Risk of injury to a child; Reckless endangerment. The incident took place when the woman and infant were sleeping, said Lt. Aaron Boisvert, of the Hartford Police. Both suffered first and second-degree burns, he said. Boisvert would not release any more information due to the domestic nature of the crime. Ellis is being held on a $500,000 bond at the Hartford Correctional Cente…
Teen Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Image Of High School Student In Fairfield County Teen Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Image Of High School Student In Fairfield County
Teen Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Image Of High School Student In Fairfield County A Fairfield County teen has been arrested for allegedly sending an inappropriate photo of a student at an area high school throughout the school. Julian Krieg, age 18, of Monroe, was arrested on Friday, Nov. 12, for his involvement in an incident at Masuk High School, said Lieutenant Stephen Corrone, of the Monroe Police. According to Corrone, on Sept. 23, the Monroe Police Department received information from the administrative staff at Masuk High School in Monroe that an inappropriate picture of a student was being circulated throughout the school. During an investigation …
Teen Home Invasion Suspect Caught After Chase In Fairfield County Teen Home Invasion Suspect Caught After Chase In Fairfield County
Teen Home Invasion Suspect Caught After Chase In Fairfield County A teen is facing a variety of charges after allegedly forcing his way into a Fairfield County home with several other men. Levin Placencia, age 19, was arrested following the incident on Friday, March 12, after he and several other men forced their way into a home on Main Street in Danbury, said Det. Lt. Mark Williams. While inside the residence, Placencia, of Danbury, and the other men assaulted an adult resident, and damaged property before being forced from the residence as police arrived on the scene, Williams said. One of the responding officers temporarily stopped two of the me…
Hudson Valley Resident Accused Of Assaulting Another Man At Fairfield County Shopping Center Hudson Valley Resident Accused Of Assaulting Another Man At Fairfield County Shopping Center
Hudson Valley Resident Accused Of Assaulting Another Man At Fairfield County Shopping Center A Hudson Valley man was arrested for assault after allegedly attacking another man at a Fairfield County shopping center. Rockland County resident Dane Kurt Fender, 31, of Garnerville, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 19 by Greenwich Police at the Riverside Commons Shopping Center, Riverside, said Captain Mark E. Zuccerella. According to Zuccerella, Greenwich Police responded to the shopping center on a report of two men fighting. When they arrived on the scene, an investigation found that Fender had allegedly pushed his way past a pregnant woman in order to assault another man by tackl…
Former Priest In Fairfield County Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Minor Former Priest In Fairfield County Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Minor
Former Priest In Fairfield County Accused Of Sexually Assaulting A Minor A former Fairfield County priest remains behind bars after turning himself in to police for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. The Rev. Jaime Marin-Cardona, 51, has been charged with three counts of illegal sexual contact, three counts of sexual assault and of risk of injury to a child, said the Diocese of Bridgeport. According to the diocese, Marin-Cardona was removed from ministry in September 2019, after the diocese received a letter from the minor's parents voicing concerns about his contact with a family member. Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said most recently Marin-Cardona served at&n…
Prominent Fairfield Eye Doctor Arrested For Sex Assault In Front Of Child, Police Say Prominent Fairfield Eye Doctor Arrested For Sex Assault In Front Of Child, Police Say
Prominent Fairfield Eye Doctor Arrested For Sex Assault In Front Of Child, Police Say A prominent Fairfield eye doctor has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and risk of injury to a child, police said. Ian Gorovoy, 35, of Fairfield, was arrested Saturday, Jan. 11, and charged after he allegedly had unwanted sexual contact with an adult female victim in the presence of a child, said Fairfield Police Capt. Robert Kalamaras. Gorovoy turned himself in at Fairfield Police Headquarters on Saturday where he was processed and released on a no-contact protective order after posting a $150,000 court set bond, Kalamaras said.
Prominent Fairfield Eye Doctor Arrested For Sex Assault In Front Of Child, Police Say Prominent Fairfield Eye Doctor Arrested For Sex Assault In Front Of Child, Police Say
Prominent Fairfield Eye Doctor Arrested For Sex Assault In Front Of Child, Police Say This story has been updated. A prominent Fairfield eye doctor has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and risk of injury to a child, Fairfield Police said. Ian Gorovoy, 35, of Fairfield, was arrested Saturday, Jan. 11, and charged after he allegedly had unwanted sexual contact with an adult female victim in the presence of a child, said Fairfield Police Capt. Robert Kalamaras. Gorovoy turned himself in at Fairfield Police Headquarters on Saturday where he was processed and released on a no-contact protective order after posting a $150,000 court set bond…
Man Wanted For Alleged Sexual Assault Of New Canaan Juvenile Nabbed Man Wanted For Alleged Sexual Assault Of New Canaan Juvenile Nabbed
Man Wanted For Alleged Sexual Assault Of New Canaan Juvenile Nabbed A Westchester man wanted for the sexual assault of a minor has been extradited back to Fairfield County after being picked up by the FBI. Leland Robinson, 31, of Mount Vernon, was arrested on Monday, Jan. 6, on a warrant out of New Canaan for the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile, said, Lt. Jason Ferraro of the New Canaan Police. Robinson was first arrested by New Canaan Police in October of last year when officers responded to a home for a report of a suspicious man in a driveway. When New Canaan Police made contact with the man, later learned to be Robinson, he provided police with a …
Man Wanted For Alleged Sexual Assault Of Juvenile In Norwalk Extridated From South Florida Man Wanted For Alleged Sexual Assault Of Juvenile In Norwalk Extridated From South Florida
Man Wanted For Alleged Sexual Assault Of Juvenile In Norwalk Extridated From South Florida A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile. Eddie Gonzalez, address unknown, was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 17, by the Norwalk Special Victim’s Unit detectives for an incident that began in October 2018, said Norwalk Police Lt. Terrence Blake. According to Blake, police began an investigation into Gonzalez after the Patrol Division received a complaint that a juvenile had been sexually assaulted.  Detective Kristina LaPak, who was the lead investigator, quickly determined that Gonzalez was the suspect and was able to track him to Southern Florida, …
Boyfriend Attacks Woman At Stamford Medical Office In Front Of Patients, Police Say Boyfriend Attacks Woman At Stamford Medical Office In Front Of Patients, Police Say
Boyfriend Attacks Woman At Stamford Medical Office In Front Of Patients, Police Say A 44-year-old area man is behind bars after walking into a doctor's office where his girlfriend works and dragging her by her hair and attacking her in front of patients. The incident took place around 3:25 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, when Dwayne Keel, of Bridgeport, entered the medical office located in the 12- block of High Ridge Road, Stamford Police Sgt. Robert Shawinsky said. Keel was arrested after police were called to office during the attack. Once on the scene, the woman said that Keel, her boyfriend for 20 years, went into the employee-only area of the office and chased her to the rear…
Woman Driving Drunk Leaves Scene Of Crash With Three Kids In Car, Greenwich Police Say Woman Driving Drunk Leaves Scene Of Crash With Three Kids In Car, Greenwich Police Say
Woman Driving Drunk Leaves Scene Of Crash With Three Kids In Car, Greenwich Police Say A woman suspected of driving drunk and leaving the scene of a crash with three children in the car is facing a host of charges, according to police. Greenwich Police say they were dispatched to the area of Valley Road and Gregory Road in Cos Cob on a report of a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, Oct. 19 around 10:50 p.m. Upon arrival, officers allegedly located a vehicle with no driver in sight. After checking the area, it was determined that the operator had left the scene of the crash with three children, police say. While talking with the driver, identified as Nina Castellana, 30, of …
Man Arrested For Disturbance On School Bus, Police Say Man Arrested For Disturbance On School Bus, Police Say
Man Arrested For Disturbance On School Bus, Police Say A 74-year-old man was arrested for stopping in front of a school bus, getting on board and then arguing with the driver in front of children in Fairfield County. Donald Hutchinson, 74, was arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 18, when the Shelton Police were called to Indian Wells Road for a man causing a disturbance on a Shelton school bus, said Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango. Once on the scene, officers found that Hutchinson stopped the bus with his personal vehicle by stopping in front of it, Bango said. Hutchinson then boarded the bus and engaged the female bus driver in an a…
State Police Make Arrest Related to Guns/Drugs/Cash Seizure in Bridgeport State Police Make Arrest Related to Guns/Drugs/Cash Seizure in Bridgeport
State Police Make Arrest Related to Guns/Drugs/Cash Seizure in Bridgeport A 43-year-old man was arrested by Connecticut State Police on alleged gun charges after he was handed over by Bridgeport Police where he was wanted for domestic violence. Gregory Thompson, 43, of Bridgeport, was first arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 3, when state police detectives assigned to the Crime Control Task Force, along with the Statewide Narcotics Task Force and the Bridgeport Police, On September 3, 2019, executed a search warrant at his home in Bridgeport, said the Connecticut State Police. The search warrant was the result of information developed by state police that Thompson,&…
Stamford Man Charged With Assaulting Woman At Parking Lot In Greenwich Stamford Man Charged With Assaulting Woman At Parking Lot In Greenwich
Stamford Man Charged With Assaulting Woman At Parking Lot In Greenwich A Stamford man is facing numerous charges after police say he assaulted a woman in a Greenwich parking lot. Greenwich Police say they investigated a report of an assault that occurred in the lot on West Putnam Avenue on Friday, July 5. Statements from the victim report that she was physically assaulted by a man she knows, identified as Jose Rohena, 30, police say. During the assault, police say Rohena threatened to cause further harm to the victim and her family and prevented her from calling 911. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries. Police say a minor child was also presen…
Police: Man Wanted For Firing Multiple Gunshots Into Home Occupied By Children Found At Motel Police: Man Wanted For Firing Multiple Gunshots Into Home Occupied By Children Found At Motel
Police: Man Wanted For Firing Multiple Gunshots Into Home Occupied By Children Found At Motel A man who allegedly fired multiple shots into a Bridgeport home that was occupied by several children, one as young as 7 years old, was nabbed by police at a motel. Randy Torres, 25, of Bridgeport, was arrested at the Motel 6 in Milford around 11:15 a.m., Monday, July 8, by members of the Bridgeport Police Detective Bureau's General Investigations Unit, Fugitive Task Force, Robbery/Burglary Unit, as well as the United States Marshals Service and Connecticut State Parole, said Terron Jones, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department. Torres was responsible for allegedly firing multiple g…