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Shelton Man Sexually Assaults Neighbor Checking On Package, Police Say Shelton Man Sexually Assaults Neighbor Checking On Package, Police Say
Shelton Man Sexually Assaults Neighbor Checking On Package, Police Say A Fairfield County man was charged after allegedly sexually assaulting his neighbor when she went to his home to see if a package had been mistakenly delivered there. The incident occurred in Shelton on Wednesday, April 24. According to Det. Richard Bango of the Shelton Police, a 29-year-old woman, told police she went to the home of 76-year-old Dennis Barry, who lives next door to her, to check on a package. Bango said while there, the woman claimed Barry inappropriately kissed her and fondled her breasts. She also claimed that he tried to get her to touch his genital area. Bar…
Shelton Man Nabbed For Stabbing, Assaulting Woman Before Fleeing, Police Say Shelton Man Nabbed For Stabbing, Assaulting Woman Before Fleeing, Police Say
Shelton Stabbing Suspect Nabbed By Police A Fairfield County man who allegedly assaulted and stabbed a 35-year-old woman and then fled has been captured by police. Related: Shelton Stabbing Suspect On The Run  Christopher Graham, age 38, of Shelton, was captured on Wednesday, April 24, for the incident on Tuesday, April 23, at a Walnut Tree Hill Road home. According to Det. Christopher Nugent of the Shelton Police, officers, and EMS were called to the home for a report of a stabbing and assault of a 35-year-old woman. The initial investigation revealed that Graham and two women were hanging out at the residence. An ar…
Shelton Stabbing Suspect On Run Shelton Stabbing Suspect On Run
Shelton Stabbing Suspect On Run Police in Fairfield County are on the hunt for a man who allegedly assaulted and stabbed a woman during a fight. Update: Man Wanted For Shelton Stabbing, Assault Nabbed By Police The incident occurred in Shelton at a Walnut Tree Hill Road home around 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23. According to Lt. Robert Kozlowsky of the Shelton Police, officers, and EMS responded and found a 35-year-old woman suffering from a stab wound to the leg.  The initial investigation revealed that the suspect and two women were hanging out at the residence. Kozlowsky said that an argument broke …
Hey, Flip Phone Lovers, New Consumer Cellular Store Opens in Shelton Hey, Flip Phone Lovers, New Consumer Cellular Store Opens in Shelton
New Consumer Cellular Store Opens In Shelton Hey, flip phone lovers, a new Consumer Cellular, known for its old-style phones, has opened a new store in Fairfield County. Located in Shelton, store officials say they bring "award-winning" customer service, especially for the 50-plus community. In addition to getting a phone and service, customers can also get help troubleshooting their devices, ask questions about their accounts, or sign up for a new plan.  The store also sells a full lineup of new smartphones. The Shelton location is one of 25 opened this year across the country. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday…
Worker Critically Injured In Shelton Worker Critically Injured In Shelton
Worker Critically Injured In Shelton A worker who was critically injured and stuck 40 feet up a tree was rescued by members of a Fairfield County fire department. The incident occurred in Shelton around 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26 on Meghan Court. According to the fire department, Shelton firefighters arrived on the scene and found the worker stuck 40 feet up a tree. Members attempted to reach the man using ground ladders but were unsuccessful, the department said. Additional members began constructing rope systems to gain access to the man, while others attempted to reach him with a fire truck.  After a short wh…
Stratford Resident Wins $500K On Scratch Lottery Ticket Stratford Resident Wins $500K On Scratch Lottery Ticket
Stratford Resident Wins $500K On Scratch Lottery Ticket A Fairfield County resident is lugging around some cash after claiming their $500,000 prize on a Fortune scratch-off lottery ticket. The unnamed Stratford resident purchased the winning ticket in Shelton at the Wheels gas station at 18 Old Stratford Road on Tuesday, March 19, according to the Connecticut Lottery. The Fortune $50 ticket offers players 40 chances to win per ticket, lottery officials said. Prizes range from $50 to $4 million. The top prize is paid as a $4 million 20-year annuity or a one-time gross cash option of $3 million. Lottery officials say there are still three jackpo…
Stamford ShopRite Renovates, Expands Services Stamford ShopRite Renovates, Expands Services
Stamford ShopRite Renovates, Expands Services Big changes are coming to a Fairfield County ShopRite that is undergoing a renovation. The privately owned grocery chain announced on Thursday, March 14, that the renovation of its Commerce Street ShopRite, located at 1990 W. Main St. in Stamford, is well underway. The Commerce Street store renovation will feature a new exterior façade and interior decor enhancements, as well as completely reimagined floral, produce, prepared foods, seafood, meat, dairy, and frozen departments. Company officials said it will also include space for a dedicated beer and craft brew section. The store remains…
Jersey Mike's Subs Opening New Location In Shelton Jersey Mike's Subs Opening New Location In Shelton
Jersey Mike's Subs Opening New Location In Shelton Jersey Mike’s Subs is opening a new shop in Fairfield County this week. The shop, located in Shelton at 795 Bridgeport Ave., will hold its grand opening on Wednesday, March 13.  To help add some excitement to the event, the restaurant is also hosting a fundraiser to support Make-A-Wish Connecticut. Customers who receive a special fundraising coupon distributed through a grassroots effort before the opening can make a minimum $3 contribution to Make-A-Wish Connecticut in exchange for a regular sub through Sunday, March 17. Customers must have a coupon to be eligible. Jersey Mike’s fan…
Popular Discount Clothing Store's First Location In State Will Be In Fairfield County Popular Discount Clothing Store's First Location In State Will Be In Fairfield County
Popular Discount Clothing Store's First Location In State Will Be In Fairfield County Popular discount clothing franchise Ross Dress for Less will open its first store in the state in Fairfield County. The store, a big competitor of Marshalls, will take over the old Homegoods store in the Hawley Lane Mall in Trumbull, said Rina Bakalar, Trumbull's director of economic and community development.  Bakalar said she was excited to see the retailer come to the region and to be the first in the state. "The store is located right where Shelton, Stratford, and Trumbull come together so it should do well." Founded in 1982, Ross is known for selling high-end clothing,…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Region For Winter Storm New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Region For Winter Storm
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
ID Released For 29-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Shelton ID Released For 29-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Shelton
ID Released For 29-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Shelton A 29-year-old Connecticut man who was killed after being hit by a vehicle has been identified. Man Hit By Vehicle Dies In Shelton Crash New Haven resident Erick Irizarry of Waterbury, died around 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9 on School Street in the area of Monroe Street in Fairfield County in Shelton. According to Shelton Police Det. Christopher Nugent, Irizarry was found unresponsive by EMS and pronounced dead on the scene. An investigation by the Shelton Accident Reconstruction Team revealed that Irizarry was working in the area for Asplundh Tree Service and was struck by a work vehicl…
Man Hit By Vehicle Dies In Shelton Crash Man Hit By Vehicle Dies In Shelton Crash
Man Hit By Vehicle Dies In Shelton Crash A man has died after being hit by a vehicle in Fairfield County. CT Tree Worker Struck, Killed By Work Truck In Shelton ID'd The incident took place in Shelton around 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9 on School Street in the area of Monroe Street. According to Det. Christopher Nugent of the Shelton Police, police officers, and EMS responded to the area and located an unresponsive man who was pronounced dead on the scene. The Shelton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team is actively investigating the incident, Nugent said. The identity of the victim will be withheld until notificatio…
Local Man Nabbed After Firing Shots At Cumberland Farms In Shelton, Police Say Local Man Nabbed After Firing Shots At Cumberland Farms In Shelton, Police Say
Local Man Nabbed After Firing Shots At Cumberland Farms In Shelton, Police Say A man was busted for allegedly firing shots at a convenience store in Fairfield County. The incident occurred in Shelton around 10:15 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 28, at the Cumberland Farms on River Road. When Shelton Police arrived they discovered a broken window and recovered a spent shell casing in the parking lot, said Detective Christopher Nugent of the Shelton Police. No one was reported to be injured in the incident, Nugent said. Nugent said Shelton detectives conducted a follow-up investigation and identified Joshua Vazquez, age 18, of Shelton as a suspect. Detectives with the assist…
How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm
How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that swept through the Northeast overnight Monday, Jan. 15 into Tuesday, Jan. 16. Totals are from the National Weather Service: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County New Rochelle 1.7 inches 0730 AM 01/16 Public Peekskill 1.3 inches 0630 AM 01/16 Public Armonk 1.3 inches 0800 AM 01/16 COCORAHS Peekskill 2.8 NNE 1.0 inches 0800 AM 01/16 COCORAHS South Salem 0.8 inches 0715 AM 01/16 COCORAHS Nassau County Levittown 3.0 inches…
Shelton Man Who Ripped Off Medicaid While Employed With Greenwich Police Avoids Jail Shelton Man Who Ripped Off Medicaid While Employed With Greenwich Police Avoids Jail
Shelton Man Who Ripped Off Medicaid While Employed With Greenwich Police Avoids Jail A Fairfield County man who was working as a police officer has avoided jail for Medicaid fraud but must repay monies stolen. Chief State’s Attorney Patrick J. Griffin Friday, said on Friday, Jan. 5 that  Michael Mastronardi, age 49, of Shelton, was sentenced to a three-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to one count of cruelty to persons. In addition, he was ordered to pay $57,278.24 in restitution to the Department of Social Services to reimburse the Medicaid program. An investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit determined that between August 2014 and April 2019, Ma…
Shelton Man Asleep At Green Light Charged With DUI: Police Shelton Man Asleep At Green Light Charged With DUI: Police
Shelton Man Asleep At Green Light Charged With DUI: Police A Fairfield County man was busted for allegedly driving under the influence after police allegedly found him asleep in the driver's seat at a green light. Herman Cole III, age 31, of Shelton, was charged on Saturday, Dec. 16 at the intersection of Hoyt Street and Camp Avenue in Darien. Sgt. Dan Skoumbros of the Darien Police said an officer spotted Cole's car sitting at a green light for multiple cycles.  When the officer approached the car she found Cole asleep and woke him up, Skoumbros said. Skoumbros said that while speaking with Cole, the officer reported smelling alcohol coming…
Drug Bust: Shelton Police Find Man With Narcotics, Guns, More Drug Bust: Shelton Police Find Man With Narcotics, Guns, More
Drug Bust: Shelton Police Find Man With Narcotics, Guns, More A Connecticut man has been taken into custody after the belief he was running a narcotics ring in the area led police to search his home. On Tuesday, Dec. 19 in Fairfield County, the Shelton Police Department raided the home of Carlos Baez Jr., age 28. The department, alongside the Statewide Narcotics Task Force Southwest Office (SNTF-SW), Statewide Urban Violence Cooperative Crime Control Task Force, the Connecticut State Police Violent Crime Task Force, the DEA, and more suspected that Baez, a Shelton resident, was distributing narcotics throughout the greater Valley area. Baez Jr.’s C…
Shelton Man Turned College Jobs Into An Illegal Fortune, Now He's Going To Prison: Feds Shelton Man Turned College Jobs Into An Illegal Fortune, Now He's Going To Prison: Feds
Shelton Man Turned College Jobs Into An Illegal Fortune, Now He's Going To Prison: Feds A 53-year-old Connecticut man will spend the next eight months in prison after he admitted to taking bribes to sell contracts to build, maintain, and repair three colleges in Massachusetts, federal authorities said.  Floyd Young, of the city of Shelton in Fairfield County, pleaded guilty in August 2020 to one count of conspiracy and three counts of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said. He was sentenced on Wednesday, Dec. 20.  Along with his prison term, Young must also forfeit $919,066, the amount of bribes he receiv…
Man Nabbed In Sting Attempting To Meet 13-Year-Old At Shelton Walmart To Have Sex: Police Man Nabbed In Sting Attempting To Meet 13-Year-Old At Shelton Walmart To Have Sex: Police
Man Nabbed In Sting Attempting To Meet 13-Year-Old At Shelton Walmart To Have Sex: Police A Fairfield County man was charged with criminal attempt of sexual assault after allegedly attempting to meet up with what he thought was a 13-year-old girl to have sex. On Sunday, Dec. 17, Shelton Police arrested 72-year-old Anthony Grillo of Shelton and charged him with enticing a Minor, and criminal attempt at sexual assault. Shelton Police Det. Christopher Nugent said the arrest stems from an incident that occurred at the Shelton Walmart on Sunday. Nugent said the department was notified by an organization that travels throughout the US and exposes individuals meeting up with juve…
Man Charged In Shelton Armed Robbery Outside Illegal After-Hours Club Man Charged In Shelton Armed Robbery Outside Illegal After-Hours Club
Man Charged In Shelton Armed Robbery Outside Illegal After-Hours Club A Fairfield County man has been charged in the alleged armed robbery of another man outside of an illegal after-hours club. Marquise King, age 29, of Bridgeport was charged on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Shelton. The arrest stems from an incident that occurred in early October, said Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky.  The victim reported to police that he left an after-hours bar located in downtown Shelton and was approached by two people. The two each pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his belongings. The suspects took jewelry, a phone, and credit cards, along with&nbs…
500 Street Takeover Vehicles Stopped In Shelton By Awaiting Police 500 Street Takeover Vehicles Stopped In Shelton By Awaiting Police
Shelton PD Stop 500 Vehicles From Street Takeover Some 500 vehicles were stopped from a "street takeover" in Connecticut by awaiting police who had been tipped off about the event. The incident took place in Shelton on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the area of Research Drive. According to Det. Richard Bango, of the Shelton Police, detectives learned that a street takeover was planned to take place on Saturday.  A street takeover is an unsanctioned event with large groups of motorists that block roads and "take over" parking lots, performing stunts with their vehicles.  Shelton has been the target of these takeovers in the recent pa…
Driver Killed After Compact SUV Crashes Into Tree On Route 8 In Shelton Driver Killed After Compact SUV Crashes Into Tree On Route 8 In Shelton
Driver Killed After Compact SUV Crashes Into Tree On Route 8 In Shelton A driver was killed in an overnight crash in Fairfield County. It happened around 3:40 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 on Route 8 in Shelton. A 2013 Nissan Rogue was traveling northbound approximately one-quarter mile south of Exit 14 when it left the roadway and entered the roadside where it collided with a tree, Connecticut State Police said.  Following impact with the tree, the Rogue caught fire.  The driver, whose identity is not yet known, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.  This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone who may …
Duo Wanted In Shelton Armed Robbery, Assault Nabbed, Police Say Duo Wanted In Shelton Armed Robbery, Assault Nabbed, Police Say
Duo Wanted In Shelton Armed Robbery, Assault Nabbed, Police Say Two men were nabbed in connection with an armed robbery and assault in Fairfield County. Bridgeport resident Ashan Langston, age 22, and New Haven County resident Jalen Bolton, age 21, of Waterbury, were charged for the Monday, Nov. 27 incident in Shelton. The arrests stem from an armed robbery and assault that occurred around 5:30 p.m. at the Municipal Parking lot, said Det. Christopher Nugent of the Shelton Police. The victim came to the Shelton Police Department to report that he was robbed at gunpoint, but managed to fight off three attackers and get the license plate of the …
Teen Duo Caught In Chase After Stealing Car In Shelton, Crashing It: Police Teen Duo Caught In Chase After Stealing Car In Shelton, Crashing It: Police
Teen Duo Caught In Chase After Stealing Car In Shelton, Crashing It: Police Two 14-year-olds, including one who was wearing an ankle bracelet, face criminal charges after stealing a car from a Fairfield County driveway and crashing it into a police cruiser, authorities announced.  The theft happened on Sunday, Nov. 19 around 2:15 a.m., when a vehicle was stolen from a driveway in Shelton. Shelton Police officers were quickly able to find the car as well as another vehicle that appeared to be connected to the theft, but both cars fled when authorities tried to stop them, according to the department.  Soon after this though, police were soon told that the v…
Former Shelton Cop Charged With Stalking Police Chief Former Shelton Cop Charged With Stalking Police Chief
Former Shelton Cop Charged With Stalking Police Chief A former Fairfield County police officer has been charged with allegedly stalking his former boss who fired him for mishandling a domestic violence complaint. David Moore, age 61, of Shelton, turned himself in to Connecticut State Police on Friday, Nov. 10 at Troop A in Southbury on an arrest warrant. State Police said Moore was processed and charged with stalking Shelton Police Chief Shawn Sequeira and released on a promise to appear ticket. He is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, Nov. 27. Moore is accused of stalking his former boss for more than a month.  He was fired in 202…
Subway Opens New Global Dual-Headquarters In Shelton: 'Strategic Relocation' Subway Opens New Global Dual-Headquarters In Shelton: 'Strategic Relocation'
Subway Opens New Global Dual-Headquarters In Shelton: 'Strategic Relocation' Iconic sandwich seller Subway has opened a new global dual headquarters in Connecticut.  The new Fairfield County office space, located in the city of Shelton at 1 Corporate Dr., is located within 10 miles of the fast food company's former headquarters in Milford, the company announced on Monday, Oct. 23.  The new three-floor 90,000 square-foot space is meant to bring improvements for employees and advance the company's "multi-year transformation journey," Subway officials said. "Connecticut has been at the heart of Subway’s story for nearly 60 years," Chief Executive Office…
Shelton Worker Burned During Equipment Fire Shelton Worker Burned During Equipment Fire
Shelton Worker Burned During Equipment Fire A Fairfield County worker was burned during an equipment fire at a business. The incident took place in Shelton around 3:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16 at 30 Oliver Terrace, said the Shelton Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the business on a report of an equipment fire and several reports of a loud explosion in the area, the department said. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found smoke visible from the machine that inside the building. Once the command was established, units were directed to extinguish the small remaining fire. Shelton EMS transported the worker to a local …
4 Nabbed With Drugs, Guns After Fight At Norwalk Bar, Police Say 4 Nabbed With Drugs, Guns After Fight At Norwalk Bar, Police Say
4 Nabbed With Drugs, Guns After Fight At Norwalk Bar, Police Say Four people were charged with drugs and firearms crimes following a fight at a popular Fairfield County bar. The incident occurred in Norwalk, around 1 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Soho Bar at 5 Haviland St. According to Norwalk Police Lt. Thomaz Podgorski, Norwalk officers responded to the bar after receiving a 911 call reporting an armed person on the upper deck parking lot fighting with a manager. Patrol officers arrived almost immediately and found several individuals actively fighting. Officers were able to separate all parties, provide medical aid to the victim, and detained Misael D…
Police Officer Uses Golf Cart To Catch Suspect Wanted For Violating Protective Order In Shelton Police Officer Uses Golf Cart To Catch Suspect Wanted For Violating Protective Order In Shelton
Police Officer Uses Golf Cart To Catch Suspect Wanted For Violating Protective Order In Shelton A quick-thinking Fairfield County cop briefly commandeered a golf cart as he chased a suspect wanted for allegedly violating a protective order as he ran across a golf course toward a cemetery. The incident took place in Shelton on Sunday, Oct. 1. According to Shelton Police, New London County resident Michael Busto, age 33, of New London, was nabbed after police received a call that he had violated a protective order. When police arrived at the home, Busto had fled just minutes before through a wooded area toward the Brownson County Club, police said.  When officers arrived at the c…
HomeGoods Announces Opening Date Of Shelton Store HomeGoods Announces Opening Date Of Shelton Store
HomeGoods Announces Opening Date Of Shelton Store Pillows and more pillows and plenty of great design items will be available at the new HomeGoods store in Fairfield County in just a few weeks. Store officials confirmed on Friday, Oct. 6 the new store in Shelton will open on Thursday, Oct. 26. Arielle Abramek, a spokesperson for the company, said the HomeGoods store located at 100 Hawley Lane, in Trumbull,  will relocate to 862 Bridgeport Ave., in Shelton. "We are grateful for the patronage of our HomeGoods customers in Trumbull and believe they will continue to find great value at our new store," Abramek said.  The new store t…
$750K Fraud Case: Shelton Man Sentenced $750K Fraud Case: Shelton Man Sentenced
$750K Fraud Case: Shelton Man Sentenced A Fairfield County man has been sentenced to prison for defrauding Amazon for almost $750,000. Oshane Steward, age 31, of Shelton, was sentenced on Tuesday, Sept. 5 to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, said Vanessa Roberts Avery, US Attorney for the District of Connecticut. According to court documents and statements made in court, Stewart created multiple vendor accounts with Amazon allowing him to sell merchandise through the website on a third-party basis.  He often opened the accounts using false names, email addresses, and other identifying inform…