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Fairfield News: Fraudulent Prescriptions

#Fairfield CT– On February 03, 2021, the Fairfield Police Department arrested Kelsey Confident (DOB: 05-05-99) and Paul Ogunwomoju (DOB: 12-02-97), both of Jamaica, NY., after they were found working together to pass fraudulent prescriptions at local pharmacies in Fairfield. They were both charged with narcotic and forgery charges and were released after posting a $5,000.00 bond to appear at Bridgeport Superior Court. After their arrest, Fairfield Detectives further investigated the duo and learned that they were involved in identity theft, and passing fraudulent narcotic prescriptions in several states. On 07-28-2021, the duo were arrested by warrant and they were charged with two counts of Forgery, Conspiracy to Possess Narcotics WITS, Conspiracy to Possess Narcotics, Illegally Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Fraud and Trafficking in Personal Identifying Information. They were held on a $250,000.00 court set bond and given a court to appearance at GA 2 Bridgeport Superior Court on 08-11-21.
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Arrest Made In Connection To Fatal Shooting Of Connecticut Man In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that happened in Brooklyn back in June. Police say 29-year-old Ramel Chapman, of Brooklyn, is facing charges in the death 33-year-old Sean Robinson, of Stamford, Connecticut. The shooting happened on Morgan Avenue in East Williamsburg just after 12:30 a.m. on June 14. Chapman allegedly approached Robinson, who was sitting in the passenger seat of a Ford Mustang, and shot him in the back. Police say Chapman then approached the 38-year-old man who was in the driver’s seat, hit him with a gun and took his chain. After the incident, the man drove to a local hospital, where Robinson was pronounced dead. Chapman has been charged with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.
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New Haven, CTMiddletown Press

New Haven police investigating shooting of West Haven man

NEW HAVEN — A wounded West Haven man walked into Yale New Haven Hospital Thursday night, prompting an investigation, according to New Haven police. The department received a call from the hospital at roughly 7:07 p.m. Thursday regarding a person shot, Officer Scott Shumway said in an email. “Responding officers...
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Bridgeport, CTConnecticut Post

Police: Threat leads to person shot in foot in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating leads after one person was shot on Remington Street Thursday night, according to police officials. Capt. Kevin Gilleran said the city’s Emergency Operations Center received a report about 6:20 p.m. of a person being threatened by another individual, armed with a gun, in the 100 block of Remington Street. Moments later, a second call came in, this one reporting a person shot at the same location, Gilleran said.
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Police: Road rage incident led to gunfire on I-95 in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Troopers continue to investigate a shooting on the highway that investigators believe was linked to a possible road rage incident, according to Connecticut State Police. The gunshots rang out around 3 p.m. July 21. State police said the shots were fired on Interstate 95 north in the area...
Westchester County, NYthehudsonindependent.com

Westchester Among Counties CDC Now Says Should Mask Up

Despite its high (nearly 80%) vaccination rate, Westchester County is among a dozen counties in New York State where the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends masking up indoors, even for those who are fully vaccinated. That recommendation is based on the continuing rise in infection rates, most...
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Park Ranger Driving Drunk On Job Crashes With Daughters In Vehicle, Sheriff Says

A park ranger on duty in the Hudson Valley crashed a county vehicle while his two daughters were passengers, according to authorities. Orange County resident Christopher Granata, age 41, of New Windsor, was involved in the crash while on duty in Rockland County at the Haverstraw Bay County Park during an Independence Day fireworks celebration, according to Rockland Sheriff Louis Falco.
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18-Year-Old Killed In Long Island Sound Jet Ski Accident

A 2021 high school graduate from Fairfield County is being remembered by friends and family after he was killed when two jet skis collided in the Long Island Sound. Matthew (Matt) Horvath, age 18, of Shelton, died on Tuesday, July 27, in Milford, said Will Healy, spokesman for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Norwalk, CTNew Haven Register

Mask mandate returns to Norwalk city properties

NORWALK — Masks will once again be required in all city properties beginning Monday. The return of the mandate was announced in Mayor Harry Rilling’s weekly COVID-19 update Friday. The mask mandate requires all people, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks in city properties, according to the statement. Additionally,...
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New Haven police investigate shooting

NEW HAVEN — Police are investigating a shooting on Quinnipiac Avenue Friday evening. New Haven police spokesman Officer Scott Shumway said the scene is still active as of around 8:45 p.m. It was not immediately clear how many people had been shot. Police said more information would be released.
New Fairfield, CTNewsTimes

Opinion: Report on Route 37 in Danbury, New Fairfield, is 'boneheaded'

Regarding the recent report on Route 37 between Danbury and New Fairfield:. I have lived in New Fairfield all my life, nearly 70 years, and have been driving for 54 of those. It goes without saying that I have spent many miles and a lot of time between Danbury and New Fairfield on that route. I’ve seen many changes in both towns and along that route.
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As COVID delta variant spreads, Danbury area braces for next phase of pandemic

With the highly transmissible delta variant driving up COVID-19 cases nationwide, local leaders and medical professionals are bracing for what might come next in the more-than-yearlong pandemic. The delta variant is as easily transmissible as chicken pox and has been driving an increase in nationwide cases of infection, according to...
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