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Daniel Tepfer

Police: teens took over Trumbull condo

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TRUMBULL – Police said a group of teens had taken over a vacant condo unit here, only discovered when the toilet over flowed into the next door unit. A maintenance worker entered the vacant unit at Avalon Gates only to hear a male voice shout an expletive followed by the sound of scurrying feet as […] [Read More]
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Coach charged with abandoning child

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TRUMBULL – The head basketball coach of Bridgeport’s Harding High School is facing up to 10 years in prison after being arrested for allegedly leaving his 4-year-old son home alone while he went to the gym. Charles D. Clemons Jr., 40, was charged with risk of injury to a minor after police said his son […] [Read More]
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Accused killer in landmark case pleads guilty

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BRIDGEPORT – A local man, one of five in the state involved in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down life without parole prison terms for juveniles, agreed to plead guilty Monday to riddling a couple with bullets as they sat in their car on a Bridgeport street 18 years ago. Norman Gaines […] [Read More]
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Former state employee fined for misusing office

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HARTFORD –A Stratford woman, who worked for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, has agreed to pay a penalty of $4,750 to the Office of State Ethics for using her state position to obtain financial gain for herself by misappropriating over $18,000 from mental health client funds that she controlled. Lucille Dellamarggio  […] [Read More]
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Cops identify driver in house crash

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BRIDGEPORT – Police Monday released the name of the driver who crashed through the front of an Old Town Road home Thursday night. Matthew DiJoseph, 42, of Trumbull, was issued a misdemeanor summons for reckless operation of a motor vehicle. DiJoseph told police he was traveling on Old Town Road when he swerved to avoid […] [Read More]
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Gilberto Nieves.

$1 million watch thief sentenced to six years

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BRIDGEPORT – A Stratford man, charged with one of the largest watch thefts in U.S. history, was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for stealing more than $1 million in watches from Victorinox Swiss Army. “I want to apologize to my family for putting them through this mess,” Gilberto Nieves told Superior Court Judge […] [Read More]
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Police: cashier stole to fund trip

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TRUMBULL – A cashier at the local Target store is charged with stealing more than $700 in merchandise to fund a trip to Jamaica. Mikesha Atkinson, 20, of Bridgeport, was charged with fifth-degree larceny. Police said between July 5 and Aug. 8, Atkinson passed store merchandise to two accomplices in the checkout line without charging […] [Read More]
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Police: cashier stole to fund trip

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TRUMBULL – A cashier at the local Target store is charged with stealing more than $700 in merchandise to fund a trip to Jamaica. Mikesha Atkinson, 20, of Bridgeport, was charged with fifth-degree larceny. Police said between July 5 and Aug. 8, Atkinson passed store merchandise to two accomplices in the checkout line without charging […] [Read More]
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Police: cashier stole to fund trip

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TRUMBULL – A cashier at the local Target store is charged with stealing more than $700 in merchandise to fund a trip to Jamaica. Mikesha Atkinson, 20, of Bridgeport, was charged with fifth-degree larceny. Police said between July 5 and Aug. 8, Atkinson passed store merchandise to two accomplices in the checkout line without charging […] [Read More]
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Police: cashier stole to fund trip

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TRUMBULL – A cashier at the local Target store is charged with stealing more than $700 in merchandise to fund a trip to Jamaica. Mikesha Atkinson, 20, of Bridgeport, was charged with fifth-degree larceny. Police said between July 5 and Aug. 8, Atkinson passed store merchandise to two accomplices in the checkout line without charging […] [Read More]
Categories: General