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16-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Teen At Norwalk Housing Complex 16-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Teen At Norwalk Housing Complex
16-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Teen At Norwalk Housing Complex A 16-year-old suspect has been apprehended for allegedly shooting another teen in Fairfield County. The incident happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13 in Norwalk at the Roodner Court Public Housing Complex at 261 Ely Ave.  Norwalk PD patrol officers arrived on the scene and found evidence that shots had been fired.  As officers were on scene, information was gained that a 15-year-old victim had been dropped off at Norwalk Hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, according to the Norwalk Police Department. Norwalk PD detectives assumed the invest…
Stamford Driver Arrested After 6-Year-Old Left On Norwalk Housing Authority Van Stamford Driver Arrested After 6-Year-Old Left On Norwalk Housing Authority Van
Stamford Driver Arrested After 6-Year-Old Left On Norwalk Housing Authority Van A 47-year-old Norwalk Housing Authority bus driver was charged with child endangerment after locking a 6-year-old on a bus for the night. The incident occurred in Norwalk on Wednesday, May 15.  According to Sgt. Ryan Evarts of the Norwalk Police, on May 15, patrol officers responded to a call where a 6-year-old child did not return home from after-school activities sponsored by the Norwalk Housing Authority.  Officers located the child asleep in the Housing Authority passenger van parked in their lot, Evarts said. Evarts said the Special Victims Unit conducted a follow…
CT Man Charged Following Armed Road Rage on I-95 CT Man Charged Following Armed Road Rage on I-95
CT Man Charged Following Armed Road Rage on I-95 A Connecticut man was charged with threatening with a firearm during an alleged road rage incident on I-95. The incident occurred in Middlesex County around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, southbound on I-95 in Old Saybrook. According to the Connecticut State Police, troopers responded to a report of a firearm displayed during a road rage incident in Old Saybrook. During an investigation, victims reported repeated brake-checking and abrupt lane changes by a vehicle driven by Dejon Robinson, age 30, of Hartford County in Bristol, state police said. State police said the operator of the veh…
Teen Charged In 3 Stamford Armed Carjackings Of High-End Vehicles Teen Charged In 3 Stamford Armed Carjackings Of High-End Vehicles
Waterbury Teen Charged In 3 Stamford Armed Carjackings An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with three armed carjackings in Fairfield County of high-end vehicles earlier this year. On Tuesday, June 18, the Stamford Police Department Major Crimes Unit concluded its investigation into New Haven County resident Tyssan Woods of Waterbury for his involvement in three carjackings that occurred during the early mornings of Tuesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 28, in Stamford.  According to Capt. Tom Scanlon of the Stamford Police, investigators gathered digital and forensic evidence at the scenes, linking Woods to these crimes.  …
Wrong-Way Driver Caught With Explosives, Alleged Narcotics, More In CT: Police Wrong-Way Driver Caught With Explosives, Alleged Narcotics, More In CT: Police
Wrong-Way Driver Caught With Explosives, Alleged Narcotics, More In CT: Police A man has been charged with driving under the influence and more after he was found to be driving the wrong way down a highway in Connecticut. The Litchfield County incident occurred on Saturday, June 15 in the town of Litchfield, according to Connecticut State Police. At approximately 2:20 a.m., police allegedly observed 40-year-old New Haven County resident Darnell Tomlin, of Waterbury, erratically driving his white Kia Optima.  He was heading north on southbound Route 8 near the Exit 41 off-ramp. Responding officers temporarily shut down a section of the highway while Toml…
Fairfield County Duo Steals From Big Y, Hits 3 Cars While Fleeing Scene: Police Fairfield County Duo Steals From Big Y, Hits 3 Cars While Fleeing Scene: Police
Fairfield County Duo Steals From Big Y, Hits 3 Cars While Fleeing Scene: Police Two alleged shoplifters from Fairfield County were nabbed after they allegedly crashed into three vehicles while fleeing from the cops. The New Haven County incident occurred on Wednesday, May 22 in the city of Milford. It was just after 6 p.m. when it was reported that two people — 26-year-old Edwin Gonzalez and 40-year-old Tashsa Johnson — were at the Big Y at 150 Boston Post Road shoplifting. When Milford Police arrived at the grocery store, they saw Gonzales get into a car and drive off. He continued to flee down Post Road, driving recklessly and eventually striking three other ca…
CT Man Claimed Person Stole Gun Charged With Unlawful Discharge Of Firearm CT Man Claimed Person Stole Gun Charged With Unlawful Discharge Of Firearm
CT Man Claimed Person Stole Gun Charged With Unlawful Discharge Of Firearm A Connecticut man has been charged with alleged unlawful discharge of a gun after telling police that someone had entered his home and stolen a gun. The incident occurred in New Haven County on Sunday, May 26, on Foran Road in Milford. According to Milford Police, Douglas Branez, age 32, of Milford, contacted the police department to report that a person had entered his residence, stole a gun, and fled through an opening created by a gunshot that Branez said he made. Police then received a second call reporting a disturbance outside involving an unknown person. Officers arrived …
I-84 Wrong-Way Driver Accused Of Being Under Influence I-84 Wrong-Way Driver Accused Of Being Under Influence
I-84 Wrong-Way Driver Accused Of Being Under Influence A motorist driving the wrong way on a stretch of I-84 was under the influence, Connecticut State Police say. At about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, Troop C in Tolland County received several 911 calls reporting a vehicle with its hazard lights illuminated, traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes near Exit 68 in the town of Tolland. As responding troopers were traveling on I-84 eastbound in that area, they observed a vehicle matching the description provided traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes.  Troopers then located the accused vehicle, a silver Honda Crosstour, parked on…
CT Woman Accused Of Attacking, Injuring Pair Of Police Officers CT Woman Accused Of Attacking, Injuring Pair Of Police Officers
CT Woman Accused Of Attacking, Injuring Pair Of Police Officers A Connecticut woman is behind bars after allegedly attacking and injuring two police officers who were performing a welfare check. The incident occurred in Hartford County around 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, in Windsor Locks. According to Lt. Paul Cherniack of the Windsor Locks Police, the two officers, one a case manager, were checking on Erica Verona, age 22, of Windsor Locks, who has a long history of aggressive behavior. The officers were speaking with Verona outside when she abruptly moved to her vehicle parked in the driveway, claiming she was “getting her vape pen." Worried f…
Attempted Carjacking: Pair Grab, Drag Woman Along I-84 In CT, Police Say Attempted Carjacking: Pair Grab, Drag Woman Along I-84 In CT, Police Say
Attempted Carjacking: Pair Grab, Drag Woman Along I-84 In CT, Police Say Two men have been arrested on charges including robbery after they allegedly threw a woman to the ground in an attempt to steal her car. The Tolland County incident occurred on Thursday, May 23 in Vernon. According to Connecticut State Police, the two men — Emmanuel Nina-Saldana, age 21, and Bryan Saldana, age 20 — were tailgating a woman driving a Porsche SUV as she drove east on I-84 just after 4:30 p.m. The victim, who was not named, pulled over past Exit 67 to let the two men pass. However, they pulled up behind her instead. She got out of her vehicle with her keys and purse, as d…
Woman Charged With Elder Abuse At Norwalk Care Center Woman Charged With Elder Abuse At Norwalk Care Center
Woman Charged With Elder Abuse At Norwalk Care Center A woman who worked as an aide at a Fairfield County care center has been charged with elder abuse after allegedly ignoring a man all night who had fallen out of bed. The incident occurred in Norwalk in November 2023 at the Fairfield Family Care Center. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, an investigation found that an older man was left unattended and injured after falling out of his bed during the overnight hours.  Detectives collected evidence, interviewed witnesses, and determined that New Jersey resident Lydia Lungile, age 40, of Newark, was the …
Stratford Man Accidentally Shoots Wife While Aiming At Stepson During Fight Stratford Man Accidentally Shoots Wife While Aiming At Stepson During Fight
Stratford Man Accidentally Shoots Wife While Aiming At Stepson During Fight A Fairfield County man was arrested after allegedly shooting his wife while attempting to shoot his stepson during a fight. The incident occurred in Stratford around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, on Bates Street. According to Capt. Jerry Pinto of the Stratford Police Department, Michael James, age 58, of Stratford, fired a round from his registered firearm while arguing with his 36-year-old stepson, Rakeem Mack. Pinto said the round also struck Michael James’ wife, Lolita Mack-James. Both Rakeem Mack and Lolita Mack-James were transported to the hospital after sustaining&nbs…
Wrong-Way Crash: Bar Receipts, Social Media Lead To Arrest After Woman, 25, Killed In Danbury Wrong-Way Crash: Bar Receipts, Social Media Lead To Arrest After Woman, 25, Killed In Danbury
Wrong-Way Crash: Bar Receipts, Social Media Lead To Arrest After Woman, 25, Killed In Danbury A months-long investigation aided by bar receipts and social media posts led to the arrest of a man in connection with a wrong-way alleged drunk driving Connecticut crash that took the life of a young Fairfield County woman. The crash happened on Route 7 in Danbury around 2 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10 in the southbound lane just north of Exit 7. The victim, Danielle Dempsey, age 25, of Danbury, was driving a gray 2005 Honda Accord when a black 2018 Dodge Challenger driving in the wrong direction struck her vehicle head-on, Connecticut State Police said. The operator of the Dodge Challenger,…
Stamford Woman Charged In Norwalk Shooting Incident: Police Stamford Woman Charged In Norwalk Shooting Incident: Police
Stamford Woman Charged In Norwalk Shooting Incident: Police A woman has been charged with alleged criminal assault after a shooting incident in a Fairfield County neighborhood. Sharona Debbie Annet Bailey-Bramble, age 34, of Stamford, was charged on Monday, May 13, in Norwalk after police responded to a shots fired call. According to Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police, patrol officers responded and relayed the description of Bailey-Bramble and her vehicle to other officers.  Officers located the vehicle a short distance from 251 Ely Ave. and recovered a firearm, Podgorski said. The Detective Bureau responded and assumed the…
Man Accused Of Assaulting Passengers Following I-95 Greenwich Crash Man Accused Of Assaulting Passengers Following I-95 Greenwich Crash
Man Accused Of Assaulting Passengers Following I-95 Greenwich Crash A man was charged with alleged assault after attacking two passengers and crashing the vehicle in Greenwich. The incident occurred on I-95 southbound in Greenwich around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, near Exit 5. According to Connecticut State Police, troopers and Greenwich Police responded to the crash and found that it had occurred during a fight inside the car between the driver, Vilhomme Mondesir, age 47, of Fort Worth, Florida. The two passengers explained that they were all coworkers. They said an argument began when Mondesir stopped at a shopping plaza after driving for several hours…
Fairfield County Man With Toy Gun Hits Officer, Patrol Vehicle While Fleeing Stop: Police Fairfield County Man With Toy Gun Hits Officer, Patrol Vehicle While Fleeing Stop: Police
Fairfield County Man With Toy Gun Hits Officer, Patrol Vehicle While Fleeing Stop: Police A 19-year-old man faces several charges after striking an officer and police vehicle while driving away from a traffic stop in Connecticut, authorities said. The incident leading to the arrest began in New Haven County on Wednesday, May 8, when a Milford Police officer saw a black Acura TSX allegedly slow down in the middle of an intersection and create a backfire while traveling west on Boston Post Road.  According to Milford Police, officers stopped the Acura and approached the vehicle, soon seeing what appeared to be a firearm in the back seat. At this time, the driver, 19-year-old …
CT Man Shot By Police Officers, Charged With Attempted Assault CT Man Shot By Police Officers, Charged With Attempted Assault
CT Man Shot By Police Officers, Charged With Attempted Assault A man shot by two Connecticut police officers has been charged with alleged attempted assault on a police officer after his release from the hospital. New Haven County resident Kyle O’Creene, age 24, of Naugatuck, was arrested on Tuesday, May 7, in Naugatuck. His arrest warrant stems from an incident that occurred on Thursday, April 25, around 9:15 a.m., when the Naugatuck Police Department received a 911 call that there was a man with a knife at Baummer’s Pond Park acting erratically, the department said. Police said Naugatuck officers responded to the park located on Mill Street. They fo…
Man Nabbed After Firing Gun At Playground In Bridgeport: Police Man Nabbed After Firing Gun At Playground In Bridgeport: Police
Man Nabbed After Firing Gun At Playground In Bridgeport: Police A Fairfield County man has been charged with risk of injury to a child after allegedly firing a gun near the entrance of a playground where numerous children and residents were due to warm, sunny weather. The 28-year-old was charged on Monday, May 6, for the incident in Bridgeport around 4 p.m. in the 200 block of Granfield Avenue. According to Sgt. Julio C. Diez of the Bridgeport Police, multiple officers arrived on the scene and immediately began searching for victims and suspects.  Officers were tipped off by a resident of a vehicle speeding off from the area and a man in all …
CT Man Accused Of Attempting To Suffocate Woman, Throwing  Baby On Couch, Police Say CT Man Accused Of Attempting To Suffocate Woman, Throwing  Baby On Couch, Police Say
CT Man Accused Of Attempting To Suffocate Woman, Throwing Baby On Couch, Police Say A Connecticut man is accused of attempting to strangle a woman during a domestic incident with a baby nearby. New Haven County resident Edgar Alamo, age 23, of Meriden, was arrested on the charges on Sunday, April 28 in Milford. According to the Milford Police, officers took custody of Alamo regarding two active arrest warrants stemming from separate incidents.  Alamo is accused of throwing a woman to the floor by her hair, choking her, and trying to suffocate her. The victim’s toddler child was present during one altercation, police said.  During this altercation…
Man Wanted For Shelton Stabbing, Assault Nabbed By Police Man Wanted For Shelton Stabbing, Assault Nabbed By Police
Man Wanted For Shelton Stabbing, Assault 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…
I-84 Crash: Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child In CT I-84 Crash: Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child In CT
I-84 Crash: Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child In CT A woman from Massachusetts has been arrested after she allegedly drove drunk and crashed on a Connecticut interstate with her 1-year-old child in the car. The Hartford County crash happened on Saturday, April 13 in the town of Southington, according to Connecticut State Police. Just before 7:30 p.m. that day, 36-year-old Elizabeth Silva was reportedly driving drunk, heading west on I-84 near exit 28 when police said she rear-ended another vehicle, which then spun and crashed into a third car. The three people in the first car Silva hit — a 20-year-old woman, a 64-year-old man, and a 58-…
Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death Of Greenwich Resident Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death Of Greenwich Resident
Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death Of Greenwich Resident A woman has been charged with manslaughter in the alleged overdose death of a Fairfield County resident. The death took place in Greenwich on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, according to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police. When officers arrived at the home in the western section of town, they found the 40-year-old unidentified Greenwich man dead, Slusarz said. Slusarz said items at the scene suggested the cause of death may be drug-related. An investigation determined the drugs were allegedly provided by Maria Noesi, age 43, of the Bronx, Slusarz said. Noesi was arrested in New York by wa…
911 Call Leads Troopers To Greenwich I-95 Wrong-Way Driver 911 Call Leads Troopers To Greenwich I-95 Wrong-Way Driver
911 Call Leads Troopers To Greenwich I-95 Wrong-Way Driver A 911 call led Connecticut State Police to apprehend a wrong-way driver from New York in Fairfield County who was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The incident occurred in Greenwich around 1:40 a.m. on Friday, March 22 on I-95 near Exit 3. According to Connecticut State Police, as troopers were dispatched to the location, Troop G desk personnel began observing DOT highway camera images and identified a red vehicle stopped on the shoulder south of the Exit 3 entrance ramp.  On the cameras, desk personnel saw the red vehicle begin traveling in reverse on the ri…
Clocked at 105 MPH, CT Man Attempts To Elude State Police, Cops Say Clocked at 105 MPH, CT Man Attempts To Elude State Police, Cops Say
Clocked at 105 MPH, CT Man Attempts To Elude State Police, Cops Say A Connecticut man was charged with reckless endangerment after allegedly reaching speeds of 115 mph while attempting to evade a traffic stop. The incident took place in Middlesex and Hartford counties on Wednesday, March 13 on Route 66. According to Connecticut State Police, Middlesex County resident Joshua Secore, 27,  of East Hampton, was spotted by a trooper in Hartford County in a GMC K2500 pickup truck on Route 66 in Marlborough traveling at a high rate of speed, toward East Hampton. The trooper said that as the truck approached vehicles traveling ahead of it, the operator m…
Road Rage: Norwalk Police Officer Arrested In Connection To Incident Involving Woman Road Rage: Norwalk Police Officer Arrested In Connection To Incident Involving Woman
Road Rage: Norwalk Police Officer Arrested In Connection To Incident Involving Woman A Fairfield County police officer was arrested for allegedly throwing objects at a car and attempting to run it off the roadway during a road rage incident. Related: Norwalk Police Officer Charged With Stalking, Harassment Placed On Leave Norwalk Police Officer David Vetare, age 54, was charged on Saturday, March 9 in Trumbull around noon on Route 25 South near Exit 6, according to the Connecticut State Police. The victim told troopers that Vetare, driving a tan GMC Yukon threw an object at her vehicle and began following her in an attempt to run her off the road, state police said. Tro…
Fairfield Man Charged With DUI On I-95 In Westport After Wrong-Way Crash Fairfield Man Charged With DUI On I-95 In Westport After Wrong-Way Crash
Fairfield Man Charged With DUI On I-95 In Westport After Wrong-Way Crash A Fairfield County man was charged with allegedly driving the wrong way on I-95 while drunk and then crashing. The incident occurred in Westport around 3;15 a.m., Sunday, March 10. According to the Connecticut State Police, Cory Gomes. age 22, of Fairfield, was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes on I-95 near Exit 17 in Westport in a Honda CRV when he drove through a construction area and crashed. While speaking with Gomes, who was slightly injured, troopers said his eyes appeared bloodshot and detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from within the vehicle. Troopers…
Fairfield County Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway Fairfield County Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway
Fairfield County Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway A Connecticut woman was charged with alleged driving under the influence after causing a crash while driving in the wrong direction, according to State Police. Fairfield County resident Heather Maton, age 55, of Bethel, was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 4 around 12:30 a.m. in New Haven County in the town of Seymour. According to Connecticut State Police, troopers responded to a crash involving a Jeep and a Lexus which was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of Route 8 on Sunday, Feb. 4 at about 12:30 a.m. Maton reported no injuries, according to police.  The driver of the Jeep rep…
Man Nabbed After Firing Shots At Cumberland Farms In Fairfield County, Police Say Man Nabbed After Firing Shots At Cumberland Farms In Fairfield County, Police Say
Man Nabbed After Firing Shots At Cumberland Farms In Fairfield County, 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…
Duo Nabbed After Causing Fight In Bridgeport Bar, Police Say Duo Nabbed After Causing Fight In Bridgeport Bar, Police Say
Duo Nabbed After Causing Fight In Bridgeport Bar, Police Say Two Fairfield County men were charged with trespass and assault after allegedly starting a fight at a crowded bar. Bridgeport resident Juan Torres, age 35, and Newtown resident Alexander Rosa, age 41, were arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 24, following the fight at the Rum & Tequila Bar in Bridgeport. According to Capt. Lonnie Blackwell of the Bridgeport Police said officers responded to the club after receiving a call of a disturbance involving several people. When officers arrived, a bystander said "There was a war going on inside," Blackwell said. Once inside, officers found Torrest on …
CT Man Charged With Pointing Gun In Threatening Road-Rage Incident CT Man Charged With Pointing Gun In Threatening Road-Rage Incident
CT Man Charged With Pointing Gun In Threatening Road-Rage Incident A Connecticut man was charged with threatening after allegedly pointing a gun at a woman during a road rage incident. The confrontation occurred on I-691 in New Haven County around 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 in the town of Cheshire and continued to I-84 in Waterbury. According to Connecticut State Police, troopers found a black Subaru stopped on the right shoulder by Exit 25 and a gray Nissan stopped on the right shoulder by Exit 23. The driver of the Nissan said she had been involved in a road rage incident and the driver of the Subaru had waved a handgun at her.  The…
Gunshot, Bottles Thrown: Owner Charged After Brawl At Fairfield County Business Gunshot, Bottles Thrown: Owner Charged After Brawl At Fairfield County Business
Gunshot, Bottles Thrown: Owner Charged After Brawl At Fairfield County Business A Connecticut business owner is facing charges over what police allegedly found following a brawl between customers at his establishment. Multiple agencies in Fairfield County were called to Bridgeport’s Hollywood Hookah on Main Street early Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023 after patrol officers heard a gunshot and saw a muzzle flash from a group outside. As police were arriving, they saw several people fighting on the street and inside the business, according to Bridgeport Police. Inside, some of those involved threw bottles across the room. The scene drew every Bridgeport officer who was on duty at…