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Duo Nabbed In Norwalk Vape Shop Bust Duo Nabbed In Norwalk Vape Shop Bust
Duo Nabbed In Norwalk Vape Shop Bust Two vape shop employees were charged with the alleged possession of marijuana with intent to sell in Fairfield County after police seized more than seven pounds of pot at a vape shop not licensed to sell marijuana. The two employees, Nusrat Shaika, age 20, of the Bronx, and MD Shohidul Joy, age 19, of Queens, were arrested on Thursday, April 11, during the execution of a search warrant at Smoke House 1 Vape Shop in Norwalk.  According to Sgt. Ryan Evarts of the Norwalk Police, officers from the Norwalk Police, and the state Department of Consumer Protection Smoke House, the warrant was…
Norwalk 26-Year-Old Driving With Baby In Lap Nabbed With Drugs, Gun, Police Say Norwalk 26-Year-Old Driving With Baby In Lap Nabbed With Drugs, Gun, Police Say
Norwalk Man With Baby In Lap Nabbed With Drugs, Gun: Police A 26-year-old Fairfield County man allegedly driving with a baby in his lap, was busted on gun and narcotics charges. The incident occurred in Norwalk around 11:50 a.m., Sunday, March 31 A Norwalk man was arrested on gun and narcotics charges while driving around Naud Rodriguez, of Norwalk, was charged after a Norwalk Police officer pulled him over for driving with an unsecured baby on his lap, said Sgt. Ryan Evarts of the Norwalk Police. When the officer spoke to Rodriguez he noticed there was no baby seat in the vehicle and a strong smell of marijuana, Evarts said. A search of the car l…
Norwalk Carjacking Suspects On Run Norwalk Carjacking Suspects On Run
Norwalk Carjacking Suspects On Run Police in Fairfield County are searching for two armed suspects who allegedly carjacking one person and attempted a second but were deterred. The first carjacking occurred in Norwalk around 5 a.m. Thursday, March 28, on Westport Avenue. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, two men armed with a gun stole a BMW X3 from the owner.  A short time later the suspects attempted another carjacking at the intersection Dry Hill Road and Westport Avenue, Podgorski said. The driver was able to maneuver the vehicle past the suspects and flee. The carjacked vehicle was recovered…
Person Found Dead In Car Floating In Norwalk River Person Found Dead In Car Floating In Norwalk River
Person Found Dead In Car Floating In Norwalk River Police are investigating an untimely death after a person was found dead inside a vehicle floating in the Norwalk River. The incident took place in Norwalk around 12:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, in the area of Moody's Lane. Police responded after the department received multiple 911 calls of a vehicle submerged in the Norwalk River, said Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police. Norwalk Police, fire, and EMS found the vehicle, Podgorski added. Fire department rescue divers assisted in the recovery of a person from the vehicle. The Norwalk Fire Department Dive team retrieved the b…
41-Year-Old Killed After Crashing Into Telephone Pole In Norwalk 41-Year-Old Killed After Crashing Into Telephone Pole In Norwalk
41-Year-Old Killed After Crashing Into Telephone Pole In Norwalk A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash after striking a telephone pole in Fairfield County. The 41-year-old died around 8:20 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 4 in Norwalk after his motorcycle drove off the roadway and struck the pole in the area of 238 West Cedar St. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, following the crash, the victim, Jared Taylor, a resident of Norwalk, was transported to Norwalk Hospital where he died from his injuries. The accident is under active investigation.  Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Officer Taylor Equi at 203- …
Missing: Silver Alert Issued For 16-Year-Old Norwalk Girl Missing: Silver Alert Issued For 16-Year-Old Norwalk Girl
Missing: Silver Alert Issued For 16-Year-Old Norwalk Girl A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Fairfield County girl who hasn't been seen in several hours. Keymani Graham, age 16, of Norwalk, was last seen during the overnight hours of Wednesday, Jan. 17. She is described as being 5-foot-5, 140 pounds, with black hair.  If seen, call Norwalk Police at 203-854-3113 or 911. Share this story by clicking on the Facebook icon below. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Have You Seen Her? Silver Alert Issued For Missing Norwalk Teen Have You Seen Her? Silver Alert Issued For Missing Norwalk Teen
Have You Seen Her? Silver Alert Issued For Missing Norwalk Teen A Silver Alert has been issued for a 13-year-old Fairfield County girl who has not been seen in a day. Estheysi Janely Perez-Sandoval, of Norwalk, was last seen on Monday, Jan. 8, said Lt. Tom Podgorski of the Norwalk Police. She is described as being 5-foot-7, 180 pounds with reddish black hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing bell-bottom style ripped dark blue jeans, a white t-shirt, a gray hooded sweatshirt, and black snow boots.  If seen please call 203-854-3113 or 911.
Know Him? Man Wanted For Norwalk Train Station Car Burglary, Thefts, Police Say Know Him? Man Wanted For Norwalk Train Station Car Burglary, Thefts, Police Say
Know Him? Man Wanted For Norwalk Train Station Car Burglary, Thefts, Police Say Police are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly attempted to enter several vehicles at a train station and stole items. The incident took place in Norwalk at the South Norwalk Train Station around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3. According to Sgt. Ryan Evarts of the Norwalk Police, the man attempted to enter several vehicles and took items from the center console of a soft-top Jeep. The images are of the man entering the train station, and exiting toward Monroe Street, Anyone with any information as to his identity please contact Detective Serrano (203) 854-318…
Jewelry Stolen: Norwalk Couple Duped By Men Posing As Workers During Distraction Burglary Jewelry Stolen: Norwalk Couple Duped By Men Posing As Workers During Distraction Burglary
Jewelry Stolen: Norwalk Couple Duped By Men Posing As Workers During Distraction Burglary A Fairfield County couple was duped by three men posing as workers who then entered their home and allegedly stole jewelry. The incident occurred in Norwalk on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at a residence on Coventry Place. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, the elderly residents reported two men approached them outside of the home claiming to be from the city.  The men said they needed to go to the backyard to check property lines. As they distracted the residents, a third suspect entered the home and stole jewelry, Podgorski said. The suspects communicated&…
18-Year-Old Detained At Norwalk Hospital After Stabbing Boy: Police 18-Year-Old Detained At Norwalk Hospital After Stabbing Boy: Police
18-Year-Old Detained At Norwalk Hospital After Stabbing Boy: Police An 18-year-old man faces assault charges after allegedly stabbing a boy in Connecticut, causing them to be hospitalized, police announced.  The events leading up to the arrest began in Fairfield County on Saturday, Dec. 23 around 5 p.m., when Norwalk Police officers contacted the Wilton Police Department and alerted them that a boy had been taken to the Norwalk Hospital emergency rooms with stab wounds received in an incident believed to have happened in Wilton.  The suspect, identified as 18-year-old Aidan Cruickshank of Wilton, was also at the hospital with the victim and was de…
Norwalk Man Dressed In Camo With Gun Apprehended, Police Say Norwalk Man Dressed In Camo With Gun Apprehended, Police Say
Norwalk Man Dressed In Camo With Gun Apprehended, Police Say A Fairfield County man dressed in full camouflage carrying what appeared to be an AK-47 was nabbed lying prone on a city bike path. The incident took place in Norwalk around 9:15 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 14 at the intersection of Maple Street and Van Buren Avenue. Officers responded to the area after receiving several calls and found Brandon Wagshol, age 26, of Norwalk, lying prone on the bike path to the rear of Lynes Place, said Sgt. Ryan Evarts of the Norwalk Police. Wagshol was dressed in full camouflage and had what appeared to be an AK-47-styled assault rifle lying on the groun…
Man Found Dead Outside Norwalk Funeral Home Man Found Dead Outside Norwalk Funeral Home
Body Found In Car At Norwalk Funeral Home A man was found dead inside a parked vehicle at a funeral home in Fairfield County. The incident took place in Norwalk around 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7 at 92 East Ave. at Collins Funeral Home. According to Lt. Tom Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, 911 received a call about an unresponsive man in a parked car in the parking lot. Officers found the man and determined that he was dead, Podgorski said. Norwalk detectives responded to the location and assumed the investigation.  "This is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public," Podgorski said. The identity of the mal…
Woman Nabbed For Stabbing Man In Leg In Norwalk, Police Say Woman Nabbed For Stabbing Man In Leg In Norwalk, Police Say
Woman Nabbed For Stabbing Man In Leg In Norwalk, Police Say A Connecticut woman was nabbed for allegedly stabbing a man in the leg in a Fairfield County parking lot. The incident occurred on Friday, Dec. 1, in Norwalk in the parking lot on Connecticut Avenue. Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police said officers found the man after receiving a call for a person needing medical aid in the parking lot. An investigation found the man was a victim of domestic violence; the suspect was identified as New Haven County resident Yessica Paola Jimenez, age 49, of Seymour. Officers were able to track down Jimenez and charged her with assault. T…
Know Them? Duo Wanted For Norwalk Car Burglaries, Police Say Know Them? Duo Wanted For Norwalk Car Burglaries, Police Say
Know Them? Duo Wanted For Norwalk Car Burglaries, Police Say Police in Fairfield County are asking the public for help identifying two people allegedly responsible for several vehicle burglaries and cashing some $30,000 in fake checks using the car owner's identity. The Norwalk Detective Bureau said the two are responsible for burglarizing several vehicles parked on Muller Avenue on Nov. 8, said Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police. Podgorski said after burglarizing the vehicles, the duo used the identifications of the owners of the vehicles to cash over $30,000.00 in fraudulent checks.  The suspects were seen operating a white …
Norwalk Police 'Imploring' Residents To Lock Cars After 87 Thefts Norwalk Police 'Imploring' Residents To Lock Cars After 87 Thefts
Norwalk Police 'Imploring' Residents To Lock Cars After 87 Thefts Police in Fairfield County are "imploring" residents to lock their vehicles after seeing a large number of car thefts. Since Sunday, Jan. 1, there have been 87 motor vehicles stolen from different residents within the City of Norwalk, said Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police. Of those, 55 vehicles had the keys left in the car, Podgorski said. Norwalk Police Officers continue to work diligently to arrest suspects in these cases and locate the vehicles, he said.  "We implore the Norwalk community to always lock all car doors and remove all valuables from…
Fatal Crash: 37-Year-Old ID'd As Victim At Route 7 Connector In Norwalk Fatal Crash: 37-Year-Old ID'd As Victim At Route 7 Connector In Norwalk
Fatal Crash: 37-Year-Old ID'd As Victim At Route 7 Connector In Norwalk One person was killed in a crash at a busy intersection in Fairfield County. It happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Grist Mill Road and the Route 7 connector in Norwalk. After being sent to the scene, emergency responders found a vehicle in the embankment, according to Norwalk Police. The operator of the vehicle, identified as New Haven County resident Joshua Chapman, age 37, of Naugatuck, was extricated and pronounced dead by Norwalk Hospital Emergency Medical Services. The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Norwalk PD Officer Taylor Ecqui …
Norwalk Liquor Store Robbed At Gunpoint Norwalk Liquor Store Robbed At Gunpoint
Norwalk Liquor Store Robbed At Gunpoint Police in Fairfield County are searching for three armed men who allegedly robbed a liquor store of high-end bottles. The incident took place in Norwalk around 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9 at the Old Post Spirit Shop, 694 West Ave. Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police said officers responded to the store after receiving a 911 call from an employee reporting a robbery. According to the victim, one of the men was armed with a handgun during the robbery. The victim said the men stole various high-end liquor bottles.  No one was injured during the incident. Patrol officers sea…
Fugitive Wanted On Child Abuse, Burglary Charges Caught In Norwalk Fugitive Wanted On Child Abuse, Burglary Charges Caught In Norwalk
Fugitive Wanted On Child Abuse, Burglary Charges Caught In Norwalk A man wanted on child abuse and burglary charges was nabbed at a Fairfield County hotel after being notified he was in the area. New Jersey resident Juan Marales, age 41, of the township of Edison in Middlesex, was arrested in Norwalk on Thursday, Oct. 5. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorsk, of the Norwalk Police, members of the detective bureau were contacted by the Fugitive Task Force from the Prosecutor’s Office of Somerset County, New Jersey to assist with locating a wanted fugitive from their jurisdiction.  Norwalk detectives began investigating the whereabouts of Mar…
Man Shot In Parking Lot, Suspect On Run In Norwalk, Police Say Man Shot In Parking Lot, Suspect On Run In Norwalk, Police Say
Man Shot In Parking Lot, Suspect On Run In Norwalk, Police Say A man is recovering after being shot in the parking lot of a Fairfield County apartment complex. The incident took place in Norwalk around 7:20 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30 on Fairfield Avenue. According to Norwalk Deputy Police Chief Joe Dinho, dispatch received a call reporting that a man had been shot in the parking lot on Fairfield Avenue. Patrol Officers quickly arrived on the scene and found a man on the sidewalk and began providing medical aid for his gunshot wound to the abdomen.  The victim was quickly transported to Norwalk Hospital by EMS. Officers searched…
Norwalk Vape Shop Sold To Minors, Open Without Permit, Police Say Norwalk Vape Shop Sold To Minors, Open Without Permit, Police Say
Norwalk 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…
4 Nabbed In Norwalk Drug Bust: Dynamite, Crack Cocaine Found In Residence, Police Say 4 Nabbed In Norwalk Drug Bust: Dynamite, Crack Cocaine Found In Residence, Police Say
4 Nabbed In Norwalk Drug Bust: Dynamite, Crack Cocaine Found In Residence, Police Say Four people face a long list of charges following a drug bust at a Norwalk residence where authorities recovered crack cocaine, fentanyl, dynamite sticks, and more, police said.  The arrests resulted from the execution of a search warrant on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at a residence in Norwalk located at 21 Osbourne Ave., Norwalk Police announced.  The warrant had been obtained following a long investigation conducted by the department's Special Services Division. During the search of the residence, authorities caught people within the home in the midst of packaging fentanyl and crack coca…
Norwalk Resident Nabbed For Stabbing Man, Police Say Norwalk Resident Nabbed For Stabbing Man, Police Say
Norwalk Resident Nabbed For Stabbing Man, Police Say A Fairfield County resident has been nabbed for allegedly stabbing a man in the stomach.  The attack took place in Norwalk around 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 on Ely Avenue. According to Norwalk Police Lt. Tomasz Podgorski, officers responded to the area after receiving a 911 regarding a stabbed man. Multiple officers responded to provide emergency medical aid and to look for the suspect, Podgorski said.  Upon their arrival at the scene, officers were quickly able to provide medical assistance to the victim, who was stabbed on the right side of his abdomen, Podgorski said. As …
Man Accused Of Electronic Stalking Of Ex-Girlfriend's Vehicle In Norwalk, Police Say Man Accused Of Electronic Stalking Of Ex-Girlfriend's Vehicle In Norwalk, Police Say
Man Accused Of Electronic Stalking Of Ex-Girlfriend's Vehicle In Norwalk, Police Say Following a two-month investigation, a New York man has been charged with electronic stalking in Fairfield County after allegedly affixing a GPS and listening device to an ex-girlfriend's vehicle. Putnam County resident Alexander King, age 31, of Brewster, turned himself in at Norwalk Police headquarters on Thursday, Sept. 7 on an active arrest warrant for electronic stalking, said Norwalk Police Deputy Chief Terrence Blake.  The arrest stemmed from an incident reported on Tuesday, July 4. A victim located a GPS and listening device on the ground next to their vehicle in a re…
Man Found Dead Outside Norwalk CVS Man Found Dead Outside Norwalk CVS
Man Found Dead Outside Norwalk CVS Police are investigating after a man was found dead outside of a Fairfield County CVS store. The incident took place in Norwalk around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the store on Connecticut Avenue. According to Norwalk Police Deputy Chief Joe Dinho, officers responded to the store for a report of an unresponsive man in a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers were able to confirm that the adult individual was dead and was also confirmed by EMS, the chief said. The Detective Bureau was assigned and responded to the location.  "There were no visible signs of trauma, and the cause of death is…
Speeding Norwalk Man Nabbed For Warrants In Westport, Police Say Speeding Norwalk Man Nabbed For Warrants In Westport, Police Say
Speeding Norwalk Man Nabbed For Warrants In Westport, Police Say A speeding Fairfield County man was nabbed for two active warrants for failure to appear, according to police. The incident took place in Westport on Tuesday, Aug. 22 on Post Road West. Raymond Selvyn, age 21, of Norwalk, was charged with two counts of failure to appear and vehicle violations when the Westport Police Traffic Division was running stationary radar on Post Road West in the area of Burr Road, said Lt. Eric Woods, of the Westport Police. Selvyn was clocked at 53 mph in a 25 mph zone and pulled over by officers, Woods said. During the stop, it was discovered that he h…
Drug Dealer From Stamford Busted In Norwalk Selling Cocaine Laced With Fentanyl, Police Say Drug Dealer From Stamford Busted In Norwalk Selling Cocaine Laced With Fentanyl, Police Say
Drug Dealer From Stamford Busted In Norwalk Selling Cocaine Laced With Fentanyl, Police Say A Fairfield County man was busted allegedly selling cocaine laced with fentanyl to undercover agents over several months. Joshua Powell, age 30, of Stamford, was charged by Norwalk Police on Thursday, Aug. 10. During May 2023, the Special Services Division began receiving information that Powell was selling large quantities of powder and crack cocaine that contained fentanyl within the City of Norwalk, said Norwalk Police Deputy Chief Terrence Blake. An investigation was initiated into Powell’s narcotics trafficking enterprise. Over the next several months, investigators made num…
Burglar Nabbed For Multiple Norwalk Break-Ins, Police Say Burglar Nabbed For Multiple Norwalk Break-Ins, Police Say
Burglar Nabbed For Multiple Norwalk Break-Ins, Police Say A Fairfield County man was nabbed for allegedly burglarizing several Norwalk businesses after police received a trespassing complaint. The break in the case came on Thursday, Aug. 3 when Norwalk Police were dispatched to 91 East Ave. for a trespassing complaint.  The caller reported the person may have been involved in recent larcenies in the building, said Norwalk Deputy Chief Terrence Blake. When officers arrived, they found Joshua Daniel Jacobs, age 25, of Bridgeport. As a result of an investigation, Jacobs was placed under arrest and charged with criminal trespass. …
Bar Lets Nearly 100 Underage Patrons Inside In Norwalk: Police Bar Lets Nearly 100 Underage Patrons Inside In Norwalk: Police
Bar Lets Nearly 100 Underage Patrons Inside In Norwalk: Police A bar/nightclub was busted by authorities for serving almost 100 underage patrons in a single night at its location in Fairfield County, police said.  The Saltwater SoNo Restaurant and Bar/Jayla Jayla Nightclub on 128 Washington St. in Norwalk was the target of a compliance check for underage drinking on Saturday, July 22 around 11:30 pm., according to Norwalk Police.  Around that time, Norwalk officers who had been patrolling the area of the Washington Street Restaurant District were told that there were numerous underage people drinking alcoholic beverages at the establish…
Man Who Allegedly Robbed Norwalk Gas Station With Knife Charged Man Who Allegedly Robbed Norwalk Gas Station With Knife Charged
Man Who Allegedly Robbed Norwalk Gas Station With Knife Charged A Fairfield County man who allegedly robbed a gas station with a knife for cigarettes and a lighter was caught in a nearby commercial building. Sean Hassan Jarrett, age 29, of Norwalk, was a short time after the 8:30 p.m. robbery of the gas station on Connecticut Avenue on Tuesday, July 18 in Norwalk. According to Sgt. Sofia Gulino of the Norwalk Police, officers were able to investigate the robbery and nab Jarrett within 30 minutes of the crime. Police said Jarrette entered the store displaying a knife and demanded cigarettes and a lighter and then left. Investigating officers discovered…
Police Searching For Shooter After Locating Shell Casings, Property Damage In Norwalk Police Searching For Shooter After Locating Shell Casings, Property Damage In Norwalk
Police Searching For Shooter After Locating Shell Casings, Property Damage In Norwalk Police are investigating after receiving reports of shots fired and the discovery of shell casings and property damage in Fairfield County. The incident took place in Norwalk during the evening hours of Sunday, July 16, in the 100 block of Suncrest Road. Officers responded to the area and located several shell casings and property damage, said Sgt. Sofia Gulino, of the Norwalk Police. No one was injured. Currently, the Detective. Bureau is searching for any witnesses to the incident that might lead them to the shooter or shooters. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has a…
Kidnapping Suspect: 23-Year-Old Grabs, Assaults, Drugs Victim, Norwalk Police Say Kidnapping Suspect: 23-Year-Old Grabs, Assaults, Drugs Victim, Norwalk Police Say
Kidnapping Suspect: 23-Year-Old Grabs, Assaults, Drugs Victim, Norwalk Police Say A victim lived through a day of fear and assaults at the hands of a Connecticut man the person knew, according to authorities. On Wednesday, July 5, Norwalk Police received a complaint that New Haven County resident Enrique Rivas-Castillo, age 23, of Ansonia, had threatened the victim over the phone, said Lt. Joe Dinho, of the Norwalk Police. Investigating officers learned that on Monday, July 3, Rivas-Castillo was at the victim’s residence in Norwalk and threatened to assault the victim.  Dinho said the victim ran out of the home, but Rivas-Castillo chased the person, event…