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Mom charged with providing alcohol, condoms to teens

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EASTON – A Greenwich woman has been charged with hosting a party at her former Easton home in which high school students were encouraged to drink alcohol and have sex. Eliane Mullen, 39, of Cos Cob Avenue, was charged with 10 counts of risk of injury to a minor. She was released on a promise […] [Read More]
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Trumbull bank teller charged with theft

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MONROE – A Trumbull bank teller was arrested after police said he stole more than $20,000 from a local woman’s account. Robert Walker, 25, a teller at the People’s United Bank in the Trumbull Stop and Shop store, was charged Monday with conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny, first-degree identity theft, conspiracy to commit second-degree forgery […] [Read More]
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Janitor charged with sex assaults

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BRIDGEPORT -A 40-year-old city man faces charges that he sexually assaulted three women at a residential treatment facility where he worked as a janitor. Detective Walberto Cotto Jr. secured arrest warrants charging Rafael Cartagena, of Bridgeport, with three counts of first-degree sexual assault and four counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. In June, police responded to […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport lawyer arrested

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A Bridgeport attorney was arrested today and charged with larceny as a result of a dispute concerning his fee for representing a woman in legal proceedings stemming from a Workers’ Compensation case. LAURENCE PARNOFF, age 72, of 3392 Huntington Road, Stratford, was arrested this morning by Inspectors from the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney […] [Read More]
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Fugitive arrested in Georgia

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BRIDGEPORT – The Statewide Narcotics Task Force (SNTF) arrested Michael Malik Jefferson,  27, with the assistance of the Bridgeport State’s Attorney’s Office. In 2012, a Search Warrant was obtained by SNTF for Jefferson’s residence on Howard Avenue in Bridgeport based on an investigation into narcotics and handgun sales by Jefferson. An arrest Warrant was obtained […] [Read More]
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‘Black Jacket’ robber sentenced to nine years

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BRIDGEPORT – A city man, responsible for one of the largest robbery sprees in area history, was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Kashawn Brown, also known as the Black Jacket Robber, robbed more than a dozen convenience stores, Subways and gas stations at gunpoint in Bridgeport, Stratford and Trumbull in October and November […] [Read More]
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Fairfield man arrested for crash that killed cousin

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TRUMBULL – A Fairfield man was arrested Wednesday and charged with causing the crash that killed his cousin last year. Police said Christopher Belletzkie, 22, had a blood/alcohol level of .191, more than twice the legal limit of .08, when he crashed his car on Route 8 in Trumbull last September killing Adam Ndreu. Belletzkie […] [Read More]
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Police: Westport man played lawyer to win settlement

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TRUMBULL – Police said a Westport man, passing himself off as a lawyer able to practice in this state, represented a Trumbull woman in the settlement of a car crash lawsuit. Stephen R. Krawitz, 62, settled the case for the local woman, keeping more than $30,000 of the settlement for his own “legal fee,” police […] [Read More]
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Stratford pastor fired

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STRATFORD – The Stratford Baptist church has fired its pastor of 16 years following allegations he stole from parishioners. The church’s trustees voted Sunday to fire Rev. Dr. Robert Genevicz after he refused to step down, church sources said. Church officials did not return emails for comment. The American Baptist Churches of Connecticut recently removed […] [Read More]
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Woman crashes over seawall

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MILFORD – A woman driver was hospitalized after driving her car over the seawall on Morningside Drive Sunday morning. The  Fire Department received a 911 call at 11:08 a.m. reporting the crash in the Morningside section of town. Fire crews found a car on its roof at the base of the seawall and the driver […] [Read More]
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