CRIME & SAFETY
Bridgeport Police: Arrests made for criminal attempt at murder, robbery
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WFSB) - On September 24, officers responded to Norman Street for a report of a citizen being physically assaulted and possibly shot. Upon arrival, police found two men, Raymond Delgado and Luis Santiago, standing over the victim and beating him with closed fists and the magazine well of a firearm.
Police: Retaining wall collapse forces Norwalk residents to evacuate
Police said two large dump trucks were removed by police, fire, animal control and the Building Department.
Two men arrested after found driving minivan carrying narcotics and a loaded gun
NORWALK, CT (WFSB) - Police pursued the driver of a minivan on Thursday carrying narcotics packaged for sale and a loaded gun. The driver of the minivan was identified as Kevin Davila-DeJesus, 25, from Norwalk, and the passenger Christopher Alexander Torres, 22, from Bridgeport. Officers on patrol in South Norwalk...
‘So many emotions.’ Family of Westport mom killed in wrong-way crash attends driver’s court appearance
Monica Wilson died July 24, 2022— one day before what should have been her 42nd birthday. State police arrested Wilber Martinez, 36, of Bridgeport, last month.
Whole Foods Employee Assaults, Drags Person Outside Darien Store, Police Say
The Fairfield County incident happened in July 2023 in Darien, at the Whole Foods store located on Ledge Road. According to Darien Police, the victim met 42-year-old Eric Brand in the store’s parking lot on Sunday, July 2, and asked him for money. The two got into an argument...
'Don’t even feel like I’m living in America anymore' | Protester arrested outside gathering of Mayor Ganim supporters in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A protestor was arrested outside a gathering of Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim's supporters on Wednesday as the ongoing mayoral primary scandal continues. “Today it might be me. Tomorrow it might be you,” remarked Joe Sokolovic, a member of the Bridgeport school board. He was arrested and charged with trespassing.
Bridgeport Man Sentenced to Nine Months for Amazon Fraud Scheme
HARTFORD, CT – Kenoy Stewart, a 27-year-old resident of Bridgeport, was sentenced today to nine… The post Bridgeport Man Sentenced to Nine Months for Amazon Fraud Scheme appeared first on Shore News Network.
Police: Norwalk man arrested following vape shop search and seizure
Jelani Carrion is facing charges, including improperly storing cannabis.
Multiple college students in critical condition following crash captured on video
Witness the aftermath of a terrifying crash near Sacred Heart University that left multiple college students in critical condition. This video captures the chilling scene that unfolded overnight, serving as a stark reminder of the unpredictability of life.
Danbury Man Charged With Faking Armed Kidnapping, Robbery At Stop & Shop, Police Say
Danbury resident Diego Vizhco, age 38, was charged on Wednesday, Sept. 27, for falsely reporting a robbery on Newtown Road on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the store on Newtown Road. According to Danbury. Police, Vizhco initially told police that he and his family had been kidnapped at gunpoint in the parking lot of Stop & Shop. He then told police that he was forced to drive to the Bank of America on Main Street, withdraw cash, and then drive back to Newtown Road. The alleged gunman then took the money and fled the scene.
Man Arrested, Charged After Finding $5,000 in Cash on the Ground
We have all seen posts on Facebook where someone discovers a lost item on the ground and wishes to reunite it with its owner. Sometimes it is a piece of jewelry, a cellphone, or even a wallet. A Connecticut man discovered a bag with close to $5,000 cash in it and instead of posting about it on Facebook, he took it as a sign of good luck.
Arrests made in Bridgeport’s “Take Back Park Ave” triple shooting
Bridgeport Police arrested four suspects involved in a triple shooting on Park Avenue. The efforts by the police to detain the individuals are a part of what is known as operation “Take Back Park Ave,” an initiative that was first sparked after multiple other shootings and a stabbing that resulted in three deaths. These incidents have taken place in a matter of mere months, with the first in May.
Fugitive wanted in Pennsylvania could be in Bridgeport or Fairfield County; $5,000 reward offered
Police say Yan Carlos Pichardo Cepeda could be in Bridgeport or Fairfield County.
5 Nabbed In Special Bridgeport Operation To Reduce Crime, One Still On Run, Police Say
The incident occurred in Fairfield County in Bridgeport on Tuesday, Aug. 22, on Park Avenue. The arrests are part of a month-long investigation named "Operation Take Back Park Avenue," after numerous shootings and one stabbing resulted in two homicides in that same area between May and September of this year, Capt. Kevin Gilleran, of the Bridgeport Poice said.
Westport, Conn. police recover $3 million stolen from victim in cryptocurrency scam
A Westport resident was scammed out of more than $3 million and police said detectives have been able to recover the lost millions and get them back to the victim. The victim reported being convinced in January to move money from a retirement account into a “Kraken” cryptocurrency account and told police that more than $3 million worth of Bitcoin was withdrawn and transferred to cryptocurrency wallets that they did not control, police said.
Inmate charged after stabbing 2 officers at Garner Correctional Institution: state police
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – An inmate was charged on Wednesday with criminal attempt to commit murder after he stabbed two correctional officers with a makeshift weapon at Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown last month, according to Connecticut State Police. Officials with the Connecticut Department of Correction said Joe Baltas, 35, of Meriden, was being escorted […]
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New Canaan Police at 10:43 p.m. on Sept. 23 received a report of a loud party involving youth in the area of Orchard Drive and Douglas Road. The silent auction benefiting The Gracie Fund for Pediatric Cancer via Sunday’s 2023 New Canaan Combine is open. Auction here, details on the Combine here.
Easton Man Shot In 'Targeted' Attack, Authorities Say
It happened on the 800 block of Jackson Street around 10:15 p.m., the department said. A 32-year-old man received "survivable injuries" and was taken to an area hospital, according to authorities. Two handguns and "ballistic evidence" were recovered from the scene. Police say there is "a lack of cooperation with...
Westchester Police Officer Charged With Larceny After On-Duty Incident Involving Stolen $15K
A Westchester County Police Officer, who resides in Putnam County has been arrested and charged for an incident that took place over the summer. It was alleged that the Officer, who was on duty at the time of the crime, stole more than $15,000 in cash. On-Duty Elmsford Police Officer...