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Recent Crime News
Thursday Nov 20 | via Greenwich Citizen
A Rikers Island inmate behind bars for burglaries and a violent assault is believed to also be behind the theft of nearly $30,000 in jewelry and electronics from an Old Greenwich condominium in 2011. Israel Bracero, 31, originally of Bridgeport, was extradited to Connecticut from the New York correctional system Thursday and was arraigned in state Superior Court in Stamford on first-degree larceny, third-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief charges. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via New York Post
"The defendant laid informant on his bed and got on top of her," states the criminal complaint. "Informant tried to push the defendant off of her, but was unable to. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
Darien natives Sasha and Trent Lewis expanded their all-natural chocolate-spread business, Barefoot & Chocolate , to more than 400 stores nationwide in a little over a year. Brian McClellan, the 21-year-old man who was found on fire while attempting to ride on top of a Metro-North train in Greenwich, has died as a result of his injuries. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via CTNow.com
Felicia Burl may have been driving the Nissan Altima that ran a red light at West Main Street and Alvord Lane and struck into a BMW, police said. Police have not obtained a warrant for her arrest as of Friday afternoon. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via SFGate
USPS hacked: The U.S. Postal Service said Monday it had been hacked, potentially compromising sensitive information about its employees such as names, addresses and Social Security numbers. Postal Service spokesman David Partenheimer said customers at local post offices or those using its website, usps.com, were not affected. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via Patch.com
A Greenwich man is being held on narcotics-related charges in connection with the overdose of an 18-year-old town teen. The unidentified teen is recuperating after emergency medical personnel used the drug Naxelone, commonly known as Narcan, to reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, according to Greenwich Police. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via Patch.com
The friendship that a man had with a Greenwich woman ended years ago. But that apparently hasn't stopped him from sending dozens of texts and emails to her and her family - violating a court order of protection, Greenwich Police say. Comment?
Sunday Nov 2 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
Police have identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run accident on Woodward Avenue as 43-year-old Osmin Bonilla of Norwalk and arrested Hugo Cruz-Gregorio, 33, of Norwalk on numerous charges, including second-degree manslaughter, DUI and evading. Greenwich Police are investigating an attack in which a 21-year-old Norwalk man was stabbed at Armstrong Court. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via Patch.com
That's what Greenwich Police Chief James Heavey is asking of town businesses and residents to do Thursday night - Halloween Eve, and on Friday, Halloween night. Heavey says that leaving outside lights turned on these two evenings can be a deterrent to vandalism and increase pedestrian safety for trick-or-treaters. Comment?
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