Norwalk Man Nabbed For Leaving Scene Of Darien Crash, Police Say Norwalk Man Nabbed For Leaving Scene Of Darien Crash, Police Say
Norwalk Man Nabbed For Leaving Scene Of Darien Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County man has been charged with evading responsibility after he allegedly left the scene of a crash. Richard Bliss, age 46, of Norwalk, was charged on Thursday, Nov. 30 after turning himself in to Darien Police on a warrant, said Sgt. Dan Skoumbros of the Darien Police. According to Skoumbros, Bliss allegedly struck a car from behind, got out of his vehicle, and asked if the woman was okay in the car he struck in the area of Ledge Road and Noroton Avenue, then drove away. The victim took a photo of the license plate and provided it to Darien Police.  Following his a…
Boston Woman Killed By Shark In Bahamas Boston Woman Killed By Shark In Bahamas
Boston Woman Killed By Shark In Bahamas A 44-year-old Boston woman was killed Monday, Dec. 4, while paddleboarding in the Bahamas after she was attacked by a shark, multiple media outlets reported.  The woman and her husband were about a mile from the five-star Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort when she was attacked, Royal Bahamas Police Force Spokesperson Sergeant Desiree Ferguson said in a news conference.  Related: Woman Killed By Shark In Bahamas ID'd By Police A lifeguard who spotted the couple went out in a boat after the incident began to unfold, according to CBS News. Related: 'It Violently Turned At M…
25-Year-Old Nanny Admits Stealing $25K In Items From Stamford Family 25-Year-Old Nanny Admits Stealing $25K In Items From Stamford Family
25-Year-Old Nanny Admits Stealing $25K In Items From Stamford Family A nanny has been charged with larceny after she allegedly stole expensive items from her employer in Fairfield County. Maria Fermin, age 25, of Stamford, was charged on Monday, Dec. 4 after the family began noticing missing items from their home, said Capt. Tom Scanlon of the Stamford Pollice. The family first noticed an expensive camera lens missing, then a tennis bracelet, a purse, and $15,000 cash, Scanlon said. The family suspected Fermin because they observed Meta photos where Fermin was wearing items identical to the ones they were missing.  Financial Crimes Investigator Vaness…
Man Charged With Possessing Gun, Drugs At New Canaan Train Station Man Charged With Possessing Gun, Drugs At New Canaan Train Station
Man Charged With Possessing Gun, Drugs At New Canaan Train Station A man was charged with allegedly possessing a gun and drugs after police responded to a Fairfield County train station on a medical call. Robert Buckley, age 42, of Springfield, Illinois, was charged in New Canaan on Thursday, Nov. 29. According to Lt. Marc DeFelice of the New Canaan Police, officers responded to the Talmadge Hill Train Station lot on a medical assist call. While assisting with the medical response, officers discovered drugs and drug paraphernalia, DeFelice said. Officers also located a firearm. Buckley was placed under arrest and charged with: Illegal possession o…
Former Fairfield Superintendent Sentenced To Prison For Environmental Crimes Former Fairfield Superintendent Sentenced To Prison For Environmental Crimes
Former Fairfield Superintendent Sentenced To Prison For Environmental Crimes A former public works superintendent in Fairfield County has been sentenced to prison for committing environmental crimes and conspiring with others to defraud. Scott Bartlett, age 61, of Fairfield, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday, Dec. 1, suspended after five years and five years of probation, said Chief State’s Attorney Patrick J. Griffin. As part of his plea agreement, Bartlett, the disgraced superintendent for Fairfield, is also required to make restitution payments of $1 million to the town for the harm caused. Bartlett pleaded guilty in August to nine felony environmen…
27-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In CT Apartment, Police Say 27-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In CT Apartment, Police Say
27-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In CT Apartment, Police Say A 27-year-old woman was found dead inside a Connecticut apartment after police found family members trying to check on a relative. The incident took place in Hartford County around 4 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 1 in New Britain. According to New Britain Deputy Police Chief Adam Rembisz, an officer traveling in the area found the young woman unresponsive inside the apartment after learning family members came to 157 Fairview St., trying to check on her. An Initial investigation revealed that the victim, identified as Moenisha Collins, suffered from apparent gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead …
Support Floods In For Children Of Beloved Attorneys Killed In CT Thanksgiving Crash Support Floods In For Children Of Beloved Attorneys Killed In CT Thanksgiving Crash
Support Floods In For Children Of Beloved Attorneys Killed In CT Thanksgiving Crash Weeks after a tragic Thanksgiving crash in Connecticut that killed two beloved attorneys from Westchester, their community is coming together to ensure that the couple's children will be taken care of.  Scarsdale residents Toby Cohen, age 41, and Brooke Peltz Cohen, age 37, were both killed in a crash in Hartford County on Thursday, Nov. 23 just after 7:15 p.m. near the Bristol/Farmington town line on Stevens Street in Bristol.  Earlier Report - New Update: Scarsdale Parents Of 3 Killed In Thanksgiving Crash Were Beloved Attorneys According to Bristol Police, …
'Gifted, Talented' Teacher In CT Killed In Double-Fatal Wrong-Way Crash 'Gifted, Talented' Teacher In CT Killed In Double-Fatal Wrong-Way Crash
'Gifted, Talented' Teacher In CT Killed In Double-Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Two people were killed in a violent head-on collision when a wrong-way driver crashed into oncoming traffic in Massachusetts on I-395, authorities said.  A GMC Sierra truck got onto the highway driving north in the southbound lane in Worcester County just after 10:15 p.m. in the town of Webster and slammed into a Honda CRV in the left lane, Massachusetts State Police said.  Related: Funeral Set For 'Beloved' Teacher, Worcester Native Killed In Webster Wrong-Way Wreck Jordan Pimentel, age 31, of Auburn, who was behind the wheel of the truck, died at the scene, police said.&…
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…
New Update: Missing 57-Year-Old Ridgefield Man Found Dead, Police Say New Update: Missing 57-Year-Old Ridgefield Man Found Dead, Police Say
New Update: Missing 57-Year-Old Ridgefield Man Found Dead, Police Say This story has been updated: A missing Connecticut man who disappeared while trail hiking has been found dead. Fairfield County resident Jack Gordon, age 57, had last been seen in his hometown of Ridgefield on Sunday, Dec. 3 was located deceased Gordon had left home to go hiking in the Bennetts Farm Trail System area in Ridgefield,.  After 18 hours of searching the area on foot and with drones, K-9 dogs, and air support, he was located, said Capt. Jeff Raines, of the Ridgefield Police. "The incident was not deemed suspicious and there is no danger to the public," Raines sa…
Historic Norwalk Bank Building Reimagined Into Healthcare/Banking Center Historic Norwalk Bank Building Reimagined Into Healthcare/Banking Center
Historic Norwalk Bank Building Reimagined Into Healthcare/Banking Center A historic Fairfield County bank building has been transformed into a modern state-of-the-art medical facility, with easy access for residents, while maintaining a branch of the bank inside. The transformation took place in Norwalk at Wells Fargo Bank at 637 West Ave. in Norwalk for Stamford Health, said Michael Serrao, chief operating officer of Seligson Properties. The $20 million renovation was designed to reposition the existing three-story, 27,000 square-foot building built in 1955 into 24,000 square feet of medical office space for multi-specialty care and physical therapy on the…
New Haven Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Assault In Milford New Haven Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Assault In Milford
New Haven Man Charged With Violating Protective Order, Assault In Milford A 23-year-old Connecticut man is behind bars for allegedly violating a protective order by contacting the victim and assaulting them, even dragging them with his vehicle. Dometrius Cox, of New Haven, was charged on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Milford. Milford Police officers responded to a Boston Post Road business for a report of a breach of peace complaint after a victim said they had received numerous text messages from Cox who had come to the business looking for them. While at the business, police said Cox approached the victim from behind, wrapping his arms around their neck, rest…