Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2013 1:18 pm
By STEVE KOBAK Hour Staff Writer
NORWALK A 28-year-old city man was arrested early Saturday morning for punching, strangling and laying on top of a woman who was about to urinate in his backyard, police said.
Jose Nelson Ventura, 28, of 6 Larsen St., was charged with third-degree assault, third-degree strangulation and breach of peace. He was held on $5,000 bond and given a court date of May 29.
Police say the 33-year-old complainant had been hanging out with a group of friends near the intersection of South Main and Larsen streets when she walked to the rear parking lot of 6 Larsen St. to urinate.
When she attempted to relieve herself, Ventura struck her twice in the face and then strangled her, police said. He then laid on top of her, but she was able to kick him to get him off, police said.
Metro-North train service was suspended between South Norwalk and New Haven, and Amtrak was halted indefinitely between New York and Boston after the train crash Friday evening on the Fairfield-Bridgeport border.
For the 2013 Secretary of the State's annual poster contest, Secretary Merrill honored 40 students - selected from a field of more than 500 entrants from nearly 50 participating elementary schools - for their posters depicting acts of good citizenship happening in their community.
The navy blue UConn cap is saturated with a season's worth of sweat, but not even the powdery white residue can hide Bryan Daniello's messages.
Emergency personnel respond to a two-car accident at Connecticut and Richards avenues in Norwalk on Thursday that sent four women to Norwalk Hospital.
Feeling lucky? There are many places in Norwalk where you can put that luck to work and buy tickets for Saturday's Powerball drawing.
This single-family house on South Beach Drive in Norwalk is on the market for $1,925,000. See it, and other homes in the area, at an open house on Sunday.
Music Theatre of Connecticut School of Performing Arts presents "Lucky Stiff," a zany, offbeat, and very funny murder mystery farce from the creators of "Ragtime" and "Once on This Island" on Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm and Saturday, May 18 at 2pm at the Theatre Artists Workshop, 5 Gregory Blvd in Norwalk, CT.
Todd Seligson son of developer Stanley Seligson arrested
Updated: 12:19 pm, Thu May 16, 2013
By STEVE KOBAK Hour Staff Writer
NORWALK — The conclusion of a lengthy investigation conducted by The Special Services Unit of the Norwalk Police Department resulted in the arrest of three people, including a husband and wife heroin selling team, and the confiscation of numerous bags of heroin and a firearm Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Victor Pinto, 36, and Samantha Pinto, 32, both of whom reside at 14 Windmere Lane, face a long list of narcotics sales charges. Victor Pinto is also charged with criminal possession of a firearm as well as charges related to leading police on a chase. Victor Pinto is being held on $400,000 bond, and Samantha is being held on $150,000 bond. The Pintos will be arraigned Thursday at Norwalk Superior Court.
While the Pintos were in custody, Todd Seligson, the son of developer Stanley Seligson, texted Victor Pinto in an attempt to purchase a “bundle,” or 10 bags of heroin, police said.
Seligson, 32, of Westport, was arrested on charges of criminal attempt to possess narcotics and criminal attempt to possess narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school. He posted $50,000 bond and will appear in court on May 23
NORWALK, Conn. Like many women, Norwalk's Maryann Croce manages the work-family balance the best that she possibly can.
NORWALK, Conn. The 32-year-old Norwalk woman whose obscenity-laced argument with a UPS driver was videotaped, was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges allegedly stemming from an argument with her child's father, police said.
I am supporting Vinny Mangiacopra for Mayor this year and I'd like to share how my unique perspective as a Common Council member has led me to this decision.
You might want to considering buying just one because -- MAYBE -- you could win the third largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh largest jackpot in history.
Mendez's former wife told police that Mendez threatened to physically harm her and her boyfriend, according to the report.
The Norwalk Hour provided this picture NORWALK, CT - A Norwalk man skimming through a local newspaper said he found an image of Jesus Christ in a blob of ink.