Wrong-Way DUI: CT Woman Facing Multiple Charges After Overnight Incident Wrong-Way DUI: CT Woman Facing Multiple Charges After Overnight Incident
Wrong-Way DUI: CT Woman Facing Multiple Charges After Overnight Incident A young Connecticut woman is facing multiple charges after police say she was driving the wrong way while under the influence overnight. Connecticut State Police say the incident happened on northbound I-91 near Exit 13 in North Haven just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday, June 4. A red Honda Civic was stopped in the left of three lanes facing oncoming traffic. The driver, Daria Rae McCabe, age 22, of North Branford, was observed with glossy, bloodshot eyes with the odor of alcohol coming from her breath, according to state police. She then failed field sobriety tests, said police. McCabe was…
DUI Crash: Woman, 22, Charged After Hitting I-95 Traffic Cones In Fairfield, Police Say DUI Crash: Woman, 22, Charged After Hitting I-95 Traffic Cones In Fairfield, Police Say
DUI Crash: Woman, 22, Charged After Hitting I-95 Traffic Cones In Fairfield, Police Say A local woman has been accused of driving under the influence after police say she crashed into cones on a stretch of northbound I-95 in Connecticut. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, June 4 in the town of Fairfield. The right lane was closed near Exit 22 due to an earlier crash, Connecticut State Police said, The woman, Allison Michelle Soto, age 22, of Trumbull, was stopped after troopers say she hit the cones after failing to move over. Field sobriety tests were administered after the troopers observed glossy, bloodshot eyes, said police. She was charged with: Oper…
Accused Dealer Busted: 34-Year-Old Charged For Norwalk Drug Sales Accused Dealer Busted: 34-Year-Old Charged For Norwalk Drug Sales
Accused Dealer Busted: 34-Year-Old Charged For Norwalk Drug Sales A Fairfield County man has been charged with possession of heroin and crack with an intent to sell following an investigation into drug sales in the area. Robert Dennison, age 34, of Bridgeport, was arrested on Friday, May 26 by Norwalk Police Special Services agents during the execution of a search warrant, said Lt. Joe Dinho, of the Norwalk Police. The warrant was served at a home in Ryan Park on Raymond St., in Norwalk, Dinho said. During the search, officers found Dennison in possession of crack and heroin which contained fentanyl and were packaged for sale, Dinho said. Dennison was ch…
CT Man Beats Up Restaurant Employees After Being Asked To Leave, Police Say CT Man Beats Up Restaurant Employees After Being Asked To Leave, Police Say
CT Man Beats Up Restaurant Employees After Being Asked To Leave, Police Say A Connecticut man was charged with assault after he allegedly attacked staff members of a popular restaurant when they asked him to leave. The incident took place in New Haven County around 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 27, at the Stonebridge Restaurant on Daniel Street in Milford. According to Milford Poice, Christopher Bier, age 34, of Milford, was dining at Stonebridge Restaurant when he was asked to leave by the security staff for inappropriate conduct towards other patrons.  Bier was asked to leave repeatedly, and he refused to do so. Security staff escorted Bier off the pr…
Man Carjacks Victim In Bridgeport, Hands Keys To Tow Truck Driver: Police Man Carjacks Victim In Bridgeport, Hands Keys To Tow Truck Driver: Police
Man Carjacks Victim In Bridgeport, Hands Keys To Tow Truck Driver: Police A man faces charges after allegedly giving a tow truck driver the keys to a vehicle that he had stolen during an armed carjacking in Connecticut, police said.  The arrest stemmed from an incident that began in New Haven County on Saturday, May 27 at 7:40 a.m., when Milford Police received a report from a tow truck driver regarding a suspicious man. According to Milford Police, the man had given the tow truck driver keys to a vehicle, told them that it was his brother's car, and that he was "done putting money into it” before walking away.  This vehicle was later confirmed to be s…
CT City Official Charged With Hit-Run That Left Teen Critical CT City Official Charged With Hit-Run That Left Teen Critical
CT City Official Charged With Hit-Run That Left Teen Critical The chairman of a Connecticut city's zoning board has been charged with running down a teen on a scooter and then leaving the area. New Haven County resident John Egan, age 58, of Waterbury, the Zoning Commission chairman and former head of the Parks and Recreation Department, was arrested on Wednesday, May 31, for the incident that took place in Waterbury on Monday, May 26, said Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police. The crash took place just after 12 a.m., in the area of West Main Street at Highland Avenue, Bessette said. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a scooter …
Building Collapse: 6 Injured, 5 Trapped, 2 Critical In New Haven Building Collapse: 6 Injured, 5 Trapped, 2 Critical In New Haven
Building Collapse: 6 Injured, 5 Trapped, 2 Critical In New Haven At least six people were injured when a building under construction partially collapsed, trapping at least five people. The incident took place in New Haven County on Lafayette Street in New Haven around 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 2. Rick Fontana, New Haven’s director of emergency operations, told NBC News Connecticut that six people are injured and two are in critical condition.  There were no fatalities, the news outlet said. Fire officials said concrete was being poured on the second floor when the collapse occurred.  CT Fire Photo, on the scene, said on Twitter that all f…
Fast-Moving Fire: 2 Cars Burn In Norwalk, House Saved Fast-Moving Fire: 2 Cars Burn In Norwalk, House Saved
Fast-Moving Fire: 2 Cars Burn In Norwalk, House Saved A garage fire in Fairfield County burned two cars inside, but firefighters were able to keep the flames from jumping to the home. The fire took place in Norwalk at 21 Huckleberry Drive on Thursday, June 1. Firefighters made a quick attack and kept the fire from extending into the home, said Norwalk Fire Department Deputy Chief Steve Shay. All occupants managed to evacuate with no reported injuries. The fire was…
'Targeted' Killing: Man Charged After Incident In Front Of Bridgeport Deli 'Targeted' Killing: Man Charged After Incident In Front Of Bridgeport Deli
'Targeted' Killing: Man Charged After Incident In Front Of Bridgeport Deli A 23-year-old Fairfield County man has been charged with the murder of an area man who was shot in the head in front of a deli.  Nelson Perez was arrested on Thursday, June 1 by members of the Bridgeport Police Department’s Homicide Squad, assisted by the state police for the Wednesday, April 12 shooting death of Micheal Gaines, age 58. Earlier report: Targeted Shooting: Bridgeport Man Killed Outside Deli Gaines, of Bridgeport, was found at the corner of East Main Street and Arctic Street located on the City’s East Side in front of Shorty's Deli, said Captain Kevin Gilleran, of t…
Two Teens Nabbed For Stealing Woman's Purse In Shelton As She Loaded Items In Car Two Teens Nabbed For Stealing Woman's Purse In Shelton As She Loaded Items In Car
Two Teens Nabbed For Stealing Woman's Purse In Shelton As She Loaded Items In Car Two 16-year-olds were nabbed after allegedly stealing the purse of a 73-year-old Fairfield County woman as she loaded items in her car. The incident took place in Shelton at the Walmart located on Bridgeport Avenue around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31. According to Shelton Police, a vehicle approached the woman and the passenger exited and stole her purse while pushing her.  Eyewitnesses and video surveillance revealed the vehicle was Hyundai Tucson which was later discovered to be stolen, police said. Shelton Police communicated with surrounding towns and the New Haven Police Dep…
Know Them? Search On For Suspects In Stamford Liquor Store Burglary Know Them? Search On For Suspects In Stamford Liquor Store Burglary
Know Them? Search On For Suspects In Stamford Liquor Store Burglary Police in Fairfield County are asking the public for help identifying two men who allegedly broke into a liquor store and made off with liquor and cigarettes. The incident took place in Stamford at Wagon Wheel Liquors on Long Ridge Road around 4:20 a.m., on Monday, May 29. According to Stamford Police Sgt. Sean Scanlan, the two men broke the glass on the front door and made entry taking liquor and cigarettes.  The loss of items and damage was over $5,000. A U-Haul truck was used during the crime and police are working with the company to track it down, Scanlan said. The truck…
ID Released For 23-Year-Old Hit, Killed By Train In CT ID Released For 23-Year-Old Hit, Killed By Train In CT
ID Released For 23-Year-Old Hit, Killed By Train In CT Police have released the identity of a man who was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in Connecticut. Hartford County resident Amani Abele Ashley, age 23, of Bristol, was killed around 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 30 while walking along the train tracks near the intersection of Surrey Lane in Berlin. According to Berlin Police, responding officers found Ashley on the train tracks with life-threatening injuries and began emergency care, but he died shortly after.  Witnesses reported hearing the train sounding the horn continuously just prior to the collision.  Amtrak Pol…
26-Year-Old Killed In I-95 Crash In Stamford 26-Year-Old Killed In I-95 Crash In Stamford
26-Year-Old Killed In I-95 Crash In Stamford Connecticut State Police are asking for any witnesses to a single-car crash that killed a man on I-95 in Fairfield County. The crash took place in Stamford around 12:25 a.m., Thursday, June 1, on I-95 northbound in the area of Exit 8. A preliminary investigation revealed a 2017 Nissan Rouge driven by Massachusetts resident Emmanuel Pierre, age 26, of Worcester left its lane of travel for an unknown reason and struck the metal beam guard rail in the right shoulder approximately a quarter of a mile north of Exit 8, state police said. The SUV then crossed all three lanes of travel and struck …