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Recent Crime News
Friday May 22 | via The Hartford Courant
A 47-year-old Westport woman was arrested twice over a two-day period and charged with seven separate offenses after several incidents on the same street, police said. Police said that Amy Gustafson, 47, of Westport, showed up at a residence on Grove Point Road on Wednesday, knocked on the door and then struck the resident in the face. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Westport Now
A Westport woman arrested for striking a Grove Point Road man in the face when he answered a knock on his door Wednesday, was rearrested for burglarizing another home on the same street Thursday and carrying a long sheathed knife, police said today. Amy Gustafson, 47, of 57 Grove Point Road is charged with first-degree criminal trespass, third-degree assault and operating under the influence in the first incident. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via The Westport Daily Voice
A Westport woman was arrested twice in two days on Grove Point Road: first on assault charges after police said she hit a man and later on burglary charges after she broke into a home while the residents were home, police said. The first arrest came after police were called at 8 p.m. Wednesday by a resident of Grove Point Road. Comment?
Sunday May 17 | via The Wilton Daily Voice
The president of Temple Israel in Westport called it extremely disturbing but said "fortunately, no one was in danger" when two unarmed men attempted to disrupt a luncheon Tuesday for Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. Westport police arrested Daniel Fischer, 25, and Gregory Williams, 25, both of New Haven. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via Westport News
The Anti-Defamation League is commending "the outstanding work of the Westport Police Department and the staff of Temple Israel of Westport for their swift action in response to two intruders at the synagogue earlier this week." On Tuesday, two men attempted to force their way into the synagogue to protest a women's luncheon sponsored by the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. 1 comment
Tuesday May 12 | via NBC New York
A Westport, Conn. temple and several Westport public schools were briefly put on lockdown Tuesday after a security scare at a temple luncheon. 1 comment
Tuesday May 12 | via CBS Local
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Sunday May 10 | via Lucianne.com
Oscar Pistorius could be released from jail in just three months' time despite starting his five year sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last October, and is reportedly hoping to work with children "in whatever opportunity comes up" once he is freed. The 28-year-old South African Paralympic athlete was cleared of murder but convicted of culpable homicide for shooting and killing Steenkamp through a locked bathroom door on Valentine's Day 2013. Comment?
Saturday May 2 | via Patch.com
ICYMI : Police arrested two men in a car they were looking for after a report of shots fired and confiscated a gun. Editor's note: This article was originally published earlier this week on Patch. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via Patch.com
Police say they found a vehicle that had been at the scene of a report of gunshots fired, along with a gun, and arrested two occupants. After a report that shots were fired near the northern end of Lexington Avenue in South Norwalk, police received information about a car that two suspects were in, and that led to the arrest of two men, Norwalk police say. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via Westport Now
Two Westport police officers Sunday arrested two men on I-95 in Fairfield who were allegedly involved in a shooting incident in Norwalk, police said. Norwalk police identified them as Derik McCoy, 26, of 13 Third St., Norwalk and Jermaine Smalls, 26, of 349 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Comment?
Apr 24, 2015 | via Greenwich Citizen
Edward Santos , 24, of Ogden Street Extension in Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny. Police went to Norwalk Superior Court on Monday to serve an arrest warrant on Santos after a lengthy investigation into a burglary and larceny at a Riverfield Drive residence last July, according to the report. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via Town Topics
RECORD PACE: Princeton University men's lacrosse player Kip Orban races upfield in a game earlier this spring. Comment?
Apr 20, 2015 | via Patch.com
Daniel Lewis, 27, of Woodchuck Lane was arrested at his home on Tuesday, April 14 for stealing credit cards from a number of cars in Westport and using them to make purchases, Westport police said, according to reports in the Norwalk Hour and elsewhere. Police investigating a string of overnight thefts from vehicles in Westport last January linked them to Lewis, who they said illegally used credit cards stolen in the crimes, according to the Westport News. Comment?
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