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4 hrs ago | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
The husband of a 20-year-old Norwalk native serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Bliss in Texas has been charged in her death earlier this month, according to the El Paso Times . Pfc. Christina Bukovcik, 20, a food service specialist at Fort Bliss, was found dead Thursday, Dec. 4, in her apartment in El Paso, the Times said. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
A Walgreen's worker was honored for his alertness, which helped lead the New Canaan Police to make an arrest in a fraud case. Terry Darden, 59, a Norwalk resident, was given a Civilian Service Award by police in a ceremony Monday, Dec. 15, for his role in helping police arrest two men wanted for fraud. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Patch.com
The City of Stamford has begun an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teacher sex scandal at Stamford High School and school administrators' lack of action with the situation. Mayor David Martin announced the investigation Monday. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Patch.com
Milford police say Tristina Duarte, 28, of Summer Street and Damiyr Muhammad, 28, of Woodward Avenue in Norwalk, are accused of driving around with marijuana and a loaded .22 caliber handgun in their car. Police said they stopped a vehicle Duarte was driving for motor vehicle violations on Sunday. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Stamford Daily Voice
A 23-year-old man is facing charges after he allegedly resisted police after he was led out of Courtyard Marriott Hotel when he tried to get into a room even through he was not a hotel guest, police said. Ten families of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting nearly two years ago have filed "wrongful claim" notices with the state of Connecticut, The Hartford Courant reported. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Darien Daily Voice
A Norwalk man Robert Russell, 41, was charged with drunken driving after his truck hit a tree in Darien, police said. Ten families of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting nearly two years ago have filed "wrongful claim" notices with the state of Connecticut, The Hartford Courant reported. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Westport Daily Voice
A Norwalk woman, Ainsley Friedberg, 52, was charged with driving under the influence after police said her vehicle hit a tractor-trailer in Westport. Academy Award-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein , a Westport resident, was among the lunch guests who rubbed elbows with Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge during the royal visit to New York City. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via WTNH
It was just after midnight on Monday when police say a dark blue minivan taxi went off Grove Street in Norwalk and crashed into a red SUV parked in a driveway. The cause of the crash was that Garcia had allegedly stabbed the driver, 51-year-old Jackson Pierre-Louis, of Bridgeport. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
Ramiro Arcos Garcia, 32, of Elizabeth, N.J., has been charged with murder, police said. He is being held on $2.5 million bond. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via CTNow.com
Ramiro Arcos Garcia, of Elizabeth, N.J., was arrested by Norwalk police in connection with Monday's fatal stabbing of a cab driver, according to police. Ramiro Arcos Garcia, of Elizabeth, N.J., was arrested by Norwalk police in connection with Monday's fatal stabbing of a cab driver, according to police. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Patch.com
A bookkeeper at the Norwalk office of a renowned plastic surgeon stole at least $209,075 from a renowned plastic surgeon with offices in New York City and London, according to a report. The Stratford woman, 43, was arrested on her birthday Wednesday, by Norwalk and Stratford police after an investigation into the theft from the Norwalk office of Dr. Laurence Kirwan, a plastic surgeon whose business books she kept, according to the Norwalk Hour . Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
A Stamford woman was charged with hitting another woman in the face with a hammer in Norwalk back in October, police said. Sterling Jean, 19, was charged with second-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
A Norwalk man was arrested on a number of charges after police said he started a fight at a bar, left his kids home alone with a bong and shouted racial slurs at officers. Davis Pizarro, 29, was charged with risk of injuring or impairing morals of children, disorderly conduct, assault on a peace officer, interfering with an officer and third-degree assault. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via News Times
Stamford High School English teacher Danielle Watkins accepted a plea agreement Thursday that will keep her in jail for up to four years because of a lengthy sexual relationship with one of her underage students. At a brief hearing on the fourth floor of state Superior Court in Stamford, Watkins, 32, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to felony charges of second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via Norwalk Citizen News
Danielle Watkins enters State Superior Court in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Watkins, a former English teacher at Stamford High School, is accused of having sex with a student. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via Patch.com
In accepting an agreement to plead guilty to sexual assault, former Stamford High School English teacher Danielle Watkins could face a maximum of four years in jail because the sexual relationship she had with one of her students. The 32-year-old Watkins, of Norwalk, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges of second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor in state Superior Court in Stamford, according to The Advocate. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Greenwich Citizen
Connecticut will further limit the way it cooperates with immigration officials who ask that people arrested be held for federal officers, offering some of the strongest protections in the nation even amid the uncertainty of President Barack Obama 's new immigration enforcement policy. The state Department of Correction informed federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 17 that they would be amending Connecticut's policy as of Dec. 15 to honor detainer requests only if accompanied by judicial warrant or if the person arrested has a past felony conviction. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via The Wilton Daily Voice
A man who was ordered by the courts not to harass a man in whose Wilton home he was staying is charged with slapping the 66-year-old man during a Nov. 27 dispute at the 39 Old Huckleberry Road home, police said. David Stuart Pollack, 35, of 1366 Randolf Road, Plainfield, N.J., was charged with disorderly conduct and violating a protective order. Comment?
Sunday Nov 30 | via News Times
Connecticut State Police say they've responded to 665 car crashes and arrested 25 people for driving under the influence during beefed-up enforcement during the Thanksgiving holiday period. Troopers say 88 accidents involved injuries and one person died. Comment?
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