Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Greenwich Citizen
Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi addresses Team 26 and the gathering at the Community Center in Ridgefield as the 26 cyclists make their way from Newtown to the Capitol in Washington. Saturday, March 28, 2015 Photo: Scott Mullin Team 26 member Omar Samaha from Arlington Virginia, who lost his sister in the Virginia Tech shooting, talks to the gathering at the Community Center in Ridgefield as the 26 cyclists make their way from Newtown to the Capitol in Washington. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via Greenwich Citizen
The Saturday night theft of a 2012 Range Rover while parked on Putnam Avenue near Greenwich Avenue is the latest such theft to be reported to police, and authorities are reminding the public to be vigilant about auto-thefts and thefts from autos. The car, which belonged to a Stratford resident, was parked between 8:30 and 11 p.m. and was locked at the time. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via Patch.com
An 82-year-old Greenwich man is facing a third-degree assault charge in connection with an attack on a disabled family member, according to Greenwich Police. The incident took place March 11 at the suspect's backcountry home and reported by the 52-year-old victim's caregivers, according to Lt. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
Anthony Santo was terminated Monday due to violations of a number of sections in the Norwalk Police Manual, the police department announced Tuesday evening. Santo was arrested in October 2009 in Greenwich and charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via The Greenwich Daily Voice
Greenwich Police have released two photos of the suspect in the attempted robbery at the Chase Bank on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., a man in a Yankees baseball cap entered the Cos Cob branch of the Chase Bank at 371 Post Road and presented a teller with a note demanding money, police said. Comment?
Monday Mar 9 | via The Westport Daily Voice
A bank teller with steely nerves refused to comply with an attempted bank robber's demands, and he fled a Greenwich bank empty-handed Monday afternoon, police said. Shortly after 3 p.m., a man in a Yankees baseball cap entered the Cos Cob branch of the Chase Bank at 371 Post Road and presented a teller with a note demanding money, police said. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via Greenwich Citizen
The female suspect who wore a red wig and allegedly threatened to kill while holding up a bank in New Jersey -- tied by authorities to a January bank robbery in Greenwich -- was collared this week at an Atlantic City casino. Michelle Cantatore , 51, of White Plains, N.Y., was seen handling big stacks of cash at the Borgata Casino on the same day as the New Jersey heist, at the Glen Rock Savings Bank on Feb. 18. Court papers filed by the FBI say Cantatore is linked to the Jan. 30 robbery at the Greenwich Bank and Trust Company . Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via The Greenburgh Daily Voice
The arrest of a 51-year-old White Plains, N.Y., woman may be a big break in the investigation of bank robberies committed by a gun-toting female suspect in Darien and Greenwich. And the suspect's cellphone may be a big clue in the case, according to the FBI's criminal complaint against Michelle C. Cantatore, 51. She arrested by FBI agents on bank robbery charges Thursday at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., in connection with the robbery of Glen Rock Saving Bank in New Jersey on Feb. 18. "Cantatore is a person of interest in the Chase Bank robbery, which occurred on Feb. 24," Darien police said in a statement. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via The Greenwich Daily Voice
Police are investigating whether a White Plains, N.Y., woman charged with robbing a New Jersey bank is tied to a pair of bank robberies in Darien and Greenwich. A leading clue is the woman's cell phone according to the criminal complaint filled against Michelle C. Cantatore, 51, by the FBI. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via The Danbury Daily Voice
Despite the arrest Thursday of a woman from White Plains, N.Y., in connection with a New Jersey bank robbery, the FBI isn't making any connections to a late January bank robbery by a woman in Greenwich. " FBI is not confirming if the two robberies are linked," according to a release issued by Barbara Woodruff, a spokeswoman for the FBI's Newark Division that was issued Friday morning. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via Patch.com
A woman suspected of robbing banks in New Jersey and in Greenwich, reportedly was arrested by the FBI in New Jersey on Thursday. "The Greenwich Police Department Detective Division has been working closely with the FBI and other state and local agencies, investigating the bank robbery of the Greenwich Bank and Trust. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via NorthJersey.com
Authorities said Thursday night that they had arrested the wig-wearing suspect who stole more than $100,000 from the Glen Rock Savings Bank on Feb. 18. The mysterious woman who is suspected of hiding her identity under a bright red wig to hold up the Glen Rock Savings Bank last month was arrested in Atlantic City by the FBI on Thursday, authorities told The Record. No details of the arrest were provided, and the name of the woman was not revealed, but law enforcement sources confirmed that her crime wave - which also allegedly took her to the scene of a holdup at the Greenwich Bank & Trust Co. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via New Canaan News-Review
Paul DiBiase, who also goes by the name Carmine Stanzione, was sentenced Friday for his role in a string of burglaries and home invasions, including the August 2012 home invasion of a Ponus Ridge Road home in New Canaan. Also sentenced was his brother, Daniel DiBiase. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via Patch.com
A Greenwich man remains in custody, unable to post bond following his arrest on violation of a protective order and harassment charges. According to a Greenwich Police report, police obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect after determining that he had sent harassing text messages and trespassed where the victim lives on Feb. 11. Patrick E. Blake, 31, of 8 Peck Ave., Greenwich, was arrested March 1 after Stamford Police investigated a motor vehicle accident involving Blake. Comment?
Feb 26, 2015 | via Patch.com
A Madison man has been arrested on charges that he stole more than 90 checks from his 93-year-old father and forged them for a total of $180,000. The thefts was reported recently by relatives of the victim who lives in Greenwich, according to Greenwich Police Lt. Comment?
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