Darien Landlord-Tenant Dispute Lands 1 In Jail, Police Say Darien Landlord-Tenant Dispute Lands 1 In Jail, Police Say
Darien Landlord-Tenant Dispute Lands 1 In Jail, Police Say A Fairfield County man was charged with alleged disorderly conduct following a dispute between a landlord and a tenant. Darien resident Robert Snyder, age 57, was arrested on Sunday, April 7. According to Sgt. Dan Skoumbros of the Darien Police officers took a report regarding an issue a landlord was having with a tenant. The complainant said that when entering a shared common area, the complainant and Snyder had a verbal confrontation, which was witnessed by another person, Skoumbros said. The altercation was videotaped and played for officers. Officers responded to a Kelsey St…
Man Admits Selling Over $34K In Catalytic Converters To CT Warehouse Man Admits Selling Over $34K In Catalytic Converters To CT Warehouse
Man Admits Selling Over $34K In Catalytic Converters To CT Warehouse A 30-year-old Connecticut man has admitted to his role in a statewide stolen catalytic converter trafficking ring, federal officials announced. New Haven resident Michael Almodovar, also known as "Eme ElColorado," pleaded guilty on Wednesday, March 27 to charges related to his role in a stolen catalytic converter trafficking ring in Connecticut, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced.  According to federal officials, Almodovar's conviction follows an investigation into the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles across the state. This inve…
Ex-Flight Attendant On Boston-Bound Plane Filmed Children As They Used Bathroom: Feds Ex-Flight Attendant On Boston-Bound Plane Filmed Children As They Used Bathroom: Feds
Ex-Flight Attendant On Boston-Bound Plane Filmed Children As They Used Bathroom: Feds A former American Airlines flight attendant attempted to film a child as she used the bathroom and had videos of several other children using the plane's lavatory on his phone, authorities said.  Estes Carter Thompson III, 36, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was charged with one count of attempted sexual exploitation of children and one count of possession of child pornography depicting a prepubescent minor, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said.  A 14-year-old aboard a Charlotte to Boston flight in September 2023 told her parents that Thompson had escorted her to the first-cl…
Ring Member Admits Snatching $1.5M Worth Of High-End Vehicles In CT, Elsewhere In Tristate Ring Member Admits Snatching $1.5M Worth Of High-End Vehicles In CT, Elsewhere In Tristate
Ring Member Admits Snatching $1.5M Worth Of High-End Vehicles In CT, Elsewhere In Tristate The last of four men caught stealing more than $1.5 million worth of luxury cars in Connecticut, Rockland County, Long Island and New Jersey took a guilty plea on Thursday, Oct. 19 federal authorities announced. Like his pals, Malik Baker, age 29, of Vauxhall, New Jersey, took a deal from the government, pleading guilty in federal court in Newark on Thursday to conspiring to transport stolen vehicles in interstate commerce and receiving a stolen vehicle that had crossed state lines after being stolen. US District Judge Esther Salas scheduled Baker's sentencing for Thursday, March 7, 2024. …
Liable Again: Trump Defamed E. Jean Carroll Second Time By Denying Sexual Abuse, Judge Rules Liable Again: Trump Defamed E. Jean Carroll Second Time By Denying Sexual Abuse, Judge Rules
Liable Again: Trump Defamed E. Jean Carroll Second Time By Denying Sexual Abuse, Judge Rules Months after a jury concluded that former President Donald Trump sexually abused writer E. Jean Carroll decades ago and then defamed her by calling her a liar, a federal judge in New York has found Trump liable in Carroll’s second defamation lawsuit. In his ruling issued Wednesday, Sept. 6, in US District Court in Manhattan, Judge Lewis Kaplan said Carroll has already proven that Trump defamed her, and the upcoming trial will only decide how much the former president must pay her in damages. Wednesday’s ruling comes after a federal jury in the first lawsuit awarded Carroll, now age 79 and l…
Ex-Teacher In New England Found Guilty Of Raping Fifth-Grader Ex-Teacher In New England Found Guilty Of Raping Fifth-Grader
Ex-Teacher In New England Found Guilty Of Raping Fifth-Grader A former Massachusetts elementary school music teacher has been found guilty of raping a fifth-grade student multiple times inside the classroom more than 10 years ago. Hampshire County resident Stephen Jaszek, age 66, of South Hadley, was found guilty on Thursday, May 12, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early, Jr. After a three day jury-waived trial, Worcester Superior Court Judge William Ritter found Jaszek, a former music teacher at Julia Bancroft Elementary School, located in Auburn, in Worcester County, guilty on all charges including: Two counts of aggravated …
CT Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Shooting In Parking Lot CT Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Shooting In Parking Lot
CT Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Shooting In Parking Lot A 75-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man in a Connecticut parking lot.  Litchfield County resident Robert Fisher, of Goshen, was charged with first-degree manslaughter and turned himself in to the Connecticut State Police on Wednesday, May 4, according to an announcement from State Police. According to an arrest warrant from Connecticut State Police, authorities received a report on June 7, 2021, from an individual who said that a man, later identified as 39-year-old Matthew Bromley, was on the ground and had been shot in the head in a parking…
Man Sentenced For Selling Oxycodone From CT Grocery Store Man Sentenced For Selling Oxycodone From CT Grocery Store
Man Sentenced For Selling Oxycodone From CT Grocery Store A business owner in Connecticut known as “Ka-King” will spend years behind bars after being busted selling oxycodone out of his grocery store. Eliezer Perez, age 42, of Hartford, was sentenced to 48 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, oxycodone in May. Acting US Attorney Leonard Boyle said that in the summer of 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration New Haven Tactical Diversion Squad and the New Britain Police Department began investigating individuals who were selling…
Trial Set For Acting Mets GM Busted For DWI After Fairfield County Event Trial Set For Acting Mets GM Busted For DWI After Fairfield County Event
Trial Set For Acting Mets GM Busted For DWI After Fairfield County Event Acting New York Mets General Manager Zack Scott is going from the front office to the front of a courtroom following his arrest for alleged impaired driving in Westchester County following a visit to owner Steve Cohen’s Connecticut home over the summer. Scott, age 44, was busted for allegedly driving while intoxicated when he was busted at approximately 4:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31 in White Plains, allegedly after attending a Fairfield County fundraiser at Cohen's Greenwich home. It is alleged that at the time he was approached by officers on South Lexington Avenue in White Plains, Scott …
Legal Expert Says Indictment Would Be 'Devastating' For Trump Organization Legal Expert Says Indictment Would Be 'Devastating' For Trump Organization
Legal Expert Says Indictment Would Be 'Devastating' For Trump Organization With the Trump Organization expected to face a criminal indictment this week, one of the nation’s top legal experts said that it could be "devastating" for the former president, and could potentially lead to bankruptcy for the company. Attorneys for the Trump Organization were advised that criminal charges will be filed in Manhattan as soon as Thursday, July 1, including top target, Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg, and other lead members of the organization. The former president himself is not expected to be charged with anything criminal. Related story - Trump Foundation Will C…
Feds: Man Stole, Sold Tires, Rims From Luxury Auto Dealers In Westchester, Fairfield Counties Feds: Man Stole, Sold Tires, Rims From Luxury Auto Dealers In Westchester, Fairfield Counties
Feds: Man Stole, Sold Tires, Rims From Luxury Auto Dealers In Westchester, Fairfield Counties An out-of-state man has indicted by a grand jury on charges that he ran a scheme to steal tires ad rims from new vehicles at luxury car dealerships in Westchester, Fairfield and New Haven counties and elsewhere. Michael Farias, 54, of Providence, Rhode Island, was charged on Wednesday, Nov. 18, following an investigation by the FBI and police departments from Shelton, Milford, Waterbury, and Darien, and Bedford, New York, said John H. Durham, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut. As alleged in the indictment, between May 2015 and August 2018, Farias and others stole tires and rims …
Police Officer Arrested In Excessive Force Incident, Westchester DA Says Police Officer Arrested In Excessive Force Incident, Westchester DA Says
Police Officer Arrested In Excessive Force Incident, Westchester DA Says A police officer in the area has been arrested for allegedly using excessive force with a woman who was handcuffed, intoxicated, and under arrest. Flanked by his lawyer, Mount Vernon Police officer Ryan Hughes turned himself in to the Westchester District Attorney’s Office in White Plains, where he was charged with reckless endangerment after allegedly manhandling a woman in his custody. The arrest comes amid national protests over the police-related death of George Floyd. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino Jr. said that on Aug. 24 last year, inside the Mount Vernon Poli…
Teen Busted With Stolen Gun, High-Capacity Clip, Police Say Teen Busted With Stolen Gun, High-Capacity Clip, Police Say
Teen Busted With Stolen Gun, High-Capacity Clip, Police Say A 19-year-old Fairfield County teen who was already facing gun charges was busted again for allegedly having a stolen gun and for possession of pot. Elvis Almengot-Castillo, of Stamford, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 24, after officers with the Stamford Police Narc Squad received a tip the teen was selling drugs and was in possession of a gun, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin. After receiving a search warrant, members of the squad stopped Almegot-Castillo and conducted a search where they came up with $300 in cash, but no drugs or guns, Conklin said. Officers then escorted Almeng…
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Clinging To Life After Suicide Attempt Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Clinging To Life After Suicide Attempt
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Clinging To Life After Suicide Attempt Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Fairfield County mother of five Jennifer Farber Dulos, is clinging to life and being treated for carbon monoxide poisoning hours after an apparent suicide attempt, police say. Dulos was found at his Farmington, Connecticut, mansion around noon, Tuesday, Jan. 28, after he failed to show up in court for an emergency bond hearing, said Farmington Police spokesman Lt. Tim McKenzie at a press conference. Officers responding to the wellness check found Dulos, who is charged with the murder of his missing New Canaan wife, inside the garage in a vehicl…
Update: Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive Update: Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive
Update: Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive Click here for an updated story: Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Alive Following Suicide Attempt, Police Say Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Fairfield County mother of five Jennifer Farber Dulos, is said to have a weak pulse after being found unresponsive at his Farmington, Connecticut home, according to multiple sources. New Canaan Police said that Dulos was found unresponsive at his Farmington home on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Reports from different sources said Dulos had committed suicide and was originally reported to be dead. However, his attorney, Norm Pattis releas…
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive Click here for an updated story: Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Alive Following Suicide Attempt, Police Say Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Fairfield County mother of five Jennifer Farber Dulos, has been rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive at his Farmington, Connecticut home, authorities said. New Canaan Police said that Dulos was found unresponsive at his Farmington home on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Eyewitness News 3 is reported that police and paramedics could be seen on the property of his Jefferson Crossing home and that Dulos is dead, according to polic…
Man Stopped For Driving Without Front Plate Under Influence, New Canaan Police Say Man Stopped For Driving Without Front Plate Under Influence, New Canaan Police Say
Man Stopped For Driving Without Front Plate Under Influence, New Canaan Police Say A man driving without a front license plate was allegedly intoxicated when he was stopped by police in Fairfield County overnight. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, officers from the New Canaan Police Department stopped Norwalk resident Sandro Toro-Diaz, when eh was spotted driving without a license plate on New Norwalk Road. According to police, while speaking with Toro-Diaz, 28, the officer detected signs of impairment and Toro-Diaz proceeded to fail Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and he was taken into custody. At New Canaan Police Headquarters, Toro-Diaz submitted to a breatha…
Teen Suspect In Random Westport Stabbing Of Greenwich Woman Put On Suicide Watch Teen Suspect In Random Westport Stabbing Of Greenwich Woman Put On Suicide Watch
Teen Suspect In Random Westport Stabbing Of Greenwich Woman Put On Suicide Watch An 18-year-old teen accused of randomly stabbing a Greenwich woman while wearing a mask has been placed on a suicide watch. Ellis Tibere, of Guilford, who appeared in Norwalk Superior Court on Tuesday, Jan. 7, was placed on suicide watch after his attorney expressed concern, following the Monday, Jan. 6, attack in Westport that left the 33-year-old woman in serious condition. Judge William Wenzel agreed, and also recommended a competency evaluation. According to Westport Police, the attack took place as the victim was sitting in her vehicle at New Beauty Wellness, when Tibere, wearing…
CT Man Charged With Assaulting 7-Month-Old Infant CT Man Charged With Assaulting 7-Month-Old Infant
CT Man Charged With Assaulting 7-Month-Old Infant A 7-month-old infant was hospitalized with severe injuries after allegedly being assaulted by a 37-year-old man, the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection said. DEEP troopers were contacted by the Department of Children and Families on Thursday, Sept. 26 that an infant from Ashford, Connecticut, in Windham County, was being treated at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford with suspicious injuries all over her body. According to DEEP, the doctors treating the 7-month old believed the injuries to be suspicious in nature and that they were indicativ…
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Speaks After Court Appearance Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Speaks After Court Appearance
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Speaks After Court Appearance The estranged husband of the missing Fairfield County mother of five addressed reporters following a hearing that lasted just a minute. Fotis Dulos spoke outside the courthouse following his appearance on charges of tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in connection with Jennifer Farber Dulos' disappearance five months ago in New Canaan. “The only thing I have to say, again for one more time, is that my only concern are my children," he said. "I care deeply about them and I can’t wait to be with them again." During the hearing, attorney Chris La Tronica, who recently joined D…
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Ordered Not To Violate Gag Order Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Ordered Not To Violate Gag Order
Estranged Husband In Missing Mom Case Ordered Not To Violate Gag Order A Superior Court judge has warned the estranged husband of missing Fairfield County mother Jennifer Farber Dulos not to violate a gag order after talking about the case with a publication in Greece. Fotis Dulos received the rebuke in court Friday, Oct. 4, in connection to an interview he gave to Proto Thema, a Greek publication in which he said that Jennifer Dulos, of New Canaan, was suffering "serious serious psychological problems that I didn’t immediately understand.”  Fotis Dulos's attorney, Norm Pattis, and several news organizations have filed motions with the state Supreme Court to …
State Attorney Files For Gag Order In Missing Mom Case State Attorney Files For Gag Order In Missing Mom Case
State Attorney Files For Gag Order In Missing Mom Case The Stamford/Norwalk State Attorney is asking the court to enact a "gag order" on all parties involved with the case of the missing mom Jennifer Farber Dulos. State Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. filed the one-sentence motion on Wednesday, Aug. 7,  saying statements could prejudice the case. In response, her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos’ attorney, has filed a five-page response, arguing that prosecutors should focus their time on preventing police leaks to the media. Jennifer Dulos, of New Canaan, has been missing since Friday, May 24, after dropping off her five children at school.…
'Travesty Of Justice': Estranged Husband's Lawyer Slams Custody Ruling In Missing Mom Case 'Travesty Of Justice': Estranged Husband's Lawyer Slams Custody Ruling In Missing Mom Case
'Travesty Of Justice': Estranged Husband's Lawyer Slams Custody Ruling In Missing Mom Case This story has been updated.  The attorney for the estranged husband says a judge's decision to award temporary custody of the five children of missing Fairfield County mom Jennifer Farber Dulos to her mother Gloria Farber a "travesty of justice." "Fotis misses his children deeply," Attorney Norm Patitis said in a statement to Daily Voice. "The irresponsible manner in which the state has proceeded against him is costing his children the chance for a real relationship with a man who loves them deeply. This is a travesty of justice. We are evaluating his appellate options.” Attorney Norm…
Man Drove Drunk With Child In Car, Greenwich Police Say Man Drove Drunk With Child In Car, Greenwich Police Say
Man Drove Drunk With Child In Car, Greenwich Police Say A Stamford man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk with a child in the car. Greenwich Police say that on Thursday, June 6 at 12:28 a.m., a vehicle traveling on Interstate 95 in Greenwich was observed with high beam headlights on failing to turn them off to passing motorists. Police stopped the vehicle and an investigation revealed that it was not registered and that there was an infant in the back seat, according to the Greenwich Police Department. According to police, the driver Jeb Douglas Fiorita displayed signs and symptoms of intoxication. Police charged Fiorita, 45, of Stamford…
Romanian National Sentenced For Role In CT Home Invasion, Fake Virus Threat Romanian National Sentenced For Role In CT Home Invasion, Fake Virus Threat
Romanian National Sentenced For Role In CT Home Invasion, Fake Virus Threat A Romanian national has been sentenced for his role in a Connecticut home invasion that mirrored the script of a Hollywood film. Alexandru Lucian Nicolescu has been sentenced to 121 months in prison for his role in a 2007 home invasion in South Kent, U.S. Attorney John Durham announced this week. Nicolescu pleaded guilty to one count of attempted extortion and one count of conspiracy to commit extortion. Shortly before midnight on April 15, 2007, Nicolescu, Emmanuel Nicolescu - who are not related - and a third man brandished masks, knives and guns and broke into the South Kent home. The th…
Stamford PD: DUI BMW Driver Hits Pedestrian, Puts Victim In Car, Leaves Him On Road A Mile Away Stamford PD: DUI BMW Driver Hits Pedestrian, Puts Victim In Car, Leaves Him On Road A Mile Away
Stamford PD: DUI BMW Driver Hits Pedestrian, Puts Victim In Car, Leaves Him On Road A Mile Away A 50-year-old man driving under the influence is behind bars after his BMW jumped a curb, hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene after putting the victim in his car and leaving him on another roadway less than a mile away in Stamford, police said. Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, May 11, a motor vehicle vs. pedestrian collision was reported on Cove Road near Van Buskirk Ave. The initial witness said that a dark-colored BMW had been traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Cove Road, said Sgt. Jeffrey Booth, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad-Reconstructionist/Supervisor for…
Darien Banker Accused Of Manslaughter Provides New Details On Hotel Incident Darien Banker Accused Of Manslaughter Provides New Details On Hotel Incident
Darien Banker Accused Of Manslaughter Provides New Details On Hotel Incident The Fairfield County banker who was involved in an incident that led to the death of a worker at a luxury resort in Anguilla has provided new details about the events leading up to the fatal event. Darien resident Gavin Hapgood, 44, a UBS financial adviser, was arrested for alleged manslaughter after the Royal Anguilla Police Force (RAPF) launched an investigation into the death of Anguilla resident Kevin Mitchel, 27, on April 13. In the statement, the family said that when they went on vacation, they “never thought (Hapgood) would end up defending himself and (their) young children against…
21-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Two Fellow Students During University Of Hartford Class Project 21-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Two Fellow Students During University Of Hartford Class Project
21-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Two Fellow Students During University Of Hartford Class Project A college student in Connecticut is scheduled to be arraigned after stabbing two other students on the University of Hartford campus on Sunday. San Diego resident Jake Wascher, 21, is facing charges that include first-degree assault and criminal attempt to commit murder following an incident on campus over the weekend that led to a temporary lockdown. The lockdown, and scare on campus happened on a day when future students and parents were at the University of Hartford for an “accepted students day” event. Wascher and two other students were at a campus apartment when the stabbing happened…