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CT Vape Shop Sold To Minors, Open Without Permit, Police Say
A Fairfield County vape shop employee was charged with illegal/manufacture of cannabis for allegedly selling marijuana to minors following an investigation.
Jelani Carrion, age 30, of Norwalk, was charged during a warrant search of Vapesmart Vape Shop, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 203 Liberty Square, in Norwalk.
"This investigation was the result of numerous complaints regarding the sale of marijuana without a proper license and the sale of vape products to minors," said Lt. Tomasz Podgorski, of the Norwalk Police.
The following items from the shop during the search cond…
18-Year-Old Dirt Biker Nabbed For Reckless Driving On I-84 By TikTok Video
An 18-year-old Connecticut dirt bike rider has been hit with multiple charges for allegedly driving recklessly on I-84, causing a traffic hazard, said state police.
Tolland County resident Hunter Shawn Laforest, of Ellington, was charged on Friday, Sept. 22 by state police for the incident that was caught on video and placed on TikTok on Sunday, June 25.
According to Connecticut State Police, troopers have received multiple complaints regarding dirtbikes riding on roadways, operating recklessly, doing "wheelies," and causing traffic hazards.
On June 25, a video posted on TikTok was b…
CT Man Charged With Faking Armed Kidnapping, Robbery At Stop & Shop, Police Say
A Fairfield County man is behind bars after allegedly reporting a kidnapping and armed robbery in the parking lot of a Stop & Shop.
Danbury resident Diego Vizhco, age 38, was charged on Wednesday, Sept. 27, for falsely reporting a robbery on Newtown Road on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the store on Newtown Road.
According to Danbury. Police, Vizhco initially told police that he and his family had been kidnapped at gunpoint in the parking lot of Stop & Shop. He then told police that he was forced to drive to the Bank of America on Main Street, withdraw cash, and then driv…
Man Sends Bomb Threats To Over 150 Schools, Synagogues, Airports In CT, Other States: Feds
A 33-year-old man faces federal charges after sending bomb threats to over 150 school districts, synagogues, airports, hospitals, and malls in several states, including New York and Connecticut, officials announced.
Peru resident Eddie Manuel Nunez Santos, age 33, was arrested by Peruvian authorities on Tuesday, Sept. 26 after allegedly placing a string of bomb threats in New York, Connecticut, Arizona, and Alaska in retaliation against teenage girls for them refusing to send him sexually explicit photos, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced.
Man Nabbed For Robbing Milford Bank With Help From Social Media, Police Say
A man wanted for allegedly pulling off an armed robbery in Connecticut in August has been caught by police with the help of social media.
Litchfield County resident Bamm Oh, aka, Paul Bamm Oh, age 45, of Torrington, was scooped up on Thursday, Sept. 21, for the New Haven County robbery of the Devon Branch of the Milford Bank in Milford.
According to Milford Police, Oh walked into the bank and handed the teller a note indicating he was armed and would her if she did not comply and give him money.
The teller gave Oh money and he fled, police said.
Surveillance photos from the bank wer…
DUI Crash: CT Woman Hits Boyfriend With Car, Police Say
A Connecticut woman has been arrested after a lengthy investigation determined that she purposefully hit her boyfriend with a car and was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, police said.
On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 37-year-old New London County resident Gabrielle Delvalle-Colon, of the town of Sprague, was arrested for her alleged actions for a crash that happened seven months prior.
According to Connecticut State Police, just after midnight on Saturday, February 18, police arrived at the scene of the Preston crash, which was on Route 6 near the intersection of Route 2 – where De…
Know Them? Meats, Pokemon Cards Taken From CT Stop & Shop Location, Police Say
Authorities are asking for help in identifying two men who allegedly stole various items, including over $500 worth of Pokemon cards, from a Stop & Shop supermarket in Connecticut.
The thefts both happened at a Stop & Shop in New London County located at 155 Boston Post Rd. (Route 1) in Waterford, the town's police department announced on Friday, Sept. 22.
The first of the thefts happened on Thursday, Sept. 14, when a man was allegedly caught stealing various meats on the supermarket's surveillance cameras.
The second incident happened on Tuesday, Sept. 19, when a second…
Fatal DUI Crash: 34-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Vehicles Collide On I-95 In Milford
One person was killed in a crash involving an allegedly drunk driver on a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut overnight.
It happened on the northbound side around 7:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 in Milford.
Middlesex County resident Bilbraut Angel Caraballo, age 42, of Middlefield, was driving a truck towing a trailer south of Exit 39 A, when the truck drifted into the left lane and collided with a motorcycle, which was pushed into the concrete median, Connecticut State Police said.
Victor Ryan Forbes, age 34, of West Haven, the driver of the motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the sce…