NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk Police Department honored its Officers of the Month, including detectives and narcotics officers who made arrests in January.
Strategic Narcotics Enforcement Team Officers Omar Figueroa, Richard Holmes and Thomas Roncinske were recognized for recovering two firearms and arresting the individuals involved in their possession on Jan. 15 and Jan. 22. The arrests assisted in furthering multiple open robbery investigations being conducted by the Detective Bureau.
Detectives John Taranto, Dominick Cicero, Dan Fitzmaurice, Tomasz Podgorski and John Sura were recognized for their work in solving and arresting those responsible for a string of armed robberies that occurred in January. The robberies included three businesses and two deliverymen, one of whom was shot and carjacked.
Chief Tom Kulhawik praised the officers for their dedication, ingenuity and excellent investigative work.
Photo: L-R Commissioner Fran Collier-Clemmons, Mayor Harry Rilling, Detectives John Taranto, Dominick Cicero, Dan Fitzmaurice, Tomasz Podgorksi, John Sura, Commissioner Charles Yost and Chief Tom Kulhawik.
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