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Kathy Reaks has worked as a reporter in the local news business since 1984, starting as a news clerk and working her way up. She spent 17 years at Florida Today in Melbourne, Florida as a general assignment reporter, crime reporter, entertainment reporter and restaurant critic. She worked four years at Hometown News as a general assignment reporter, then another two years at Spacecoast Daily in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She attended Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.
Man Accused Of Trying To Cash Forged Checks At Bank In Wilton
A 48-year-old man was captured after a months-long investigation into identity theft and larceny at a Fairfield County bank.
James Greco, of Wynantskill, New York, located in Rensselaer County, was charged on Tuesday, Nov. 21 on a warrant for the July incident at a Wilton bank.
According to Lt. Anna Tornello, of the Wilton Police, Greco entered the bank and forged checks in the victim’s name, and then deposited the cash into other accounts.
After an extensive investigation, and with the help of several other law enforcement agencies, Greco was identified as the suspect and …
CT Woman Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Boy, 11, Arrested Again
A Connecticut woman charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy is back in jail after allegedly Snapchatting an underage girl.
Tolland County resident, Alyson Cranick, age 42, of the town of Columbia, was charged on Tuesday, Nov. 28, with violating the rules of her conditions of release on bail, said the Connecticut State Police.
Related story: Former Tolland County School Employee Charged With Sexual Assault Of 11-Year-Old Boy
Cranick, a former school employee, was originally charged on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
According to the arrest warrant provided by state police, Cranic…
Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Gun At Inn Monticello, Police Say
Three men were charged with various drug possession charges following a warrants raid on an inn in the region.
The warrants search occurred in Sullivan County in Monticello at the Monticello Inn around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28.
The first search warrant was executed in room 218 where deputies arrested Jacob McCoy, aka “Scar”, age 50, of the Bronx.
McCoy, who is a 3-time felony offender, was found to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, said Undersheriff Eric Chaboty of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
He was charged with several counts of f…
Man Nabbed In Trumbull For String Of Burglaries In Multiple States, Police Say
A New York man driving a truck with a stolen license plate wanted for its involvement in numerous alleged burglaries in surrounding states was nabbed after a short chase in Connecticut.
Hudson Valley resident Michael Simpson, age 40, of Walden in Orange County, was spotted by police in Fairfield County on Thursday, Nov. 30.
At approximately 8:30 a.m., an officer in Trumbull located the wanted Dodge Ram pick-up, driven by Simpson, traveling north on Daniels Farm Road.
As the officer followed the Dodge, Simpson attempted to elude police by turning down various side streets,&n…