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Fugitive in murder case arrested

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Update, 2:26 p.m. For more on this story, click here. Original post Bridgeport – Police have arrested the second suspect in the murder of a local grocery store owner earlier this month. Treizy Lopez, 18, was arrested in West Haven by members of the US Marshall Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force and local police and […] [Read More]
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Chef to be tried for murder in fatal road rage

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BRIDGEPORT – A Superior Court judge Friday found the state has probable cause to try a local chef for murder in a fatal road rage incident on the Route 8/25 Connector last December. Following a three-day hearing in which Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney C. Robert Satti Jr. put on much of his evidence in the […] [Read More]
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‘Vodka’ mom arrested

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MONROE – A Wethersfield mom was arrested Friday after police said she supplied vodka to four 14-year-old girls. When police confronted Kimberly Dawn Shaw they said she admitted buying the vodka. “I bought the alcohol for (the girls) because I was stupid,” police said Shaw told them. Shaw, 35, of Two Stone Drive, Wethersfield, was […] [Read More]
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Widow gets four years for torching Monroe home

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BRIDGEPORT — A Florida widow and mother of two young children was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for torching her former million-dollar home in Monroe for the insurance money. “Three months ago I had a beautiful family and now I am here,” 39-year-old Amanda Azevedo told Superior Court Judge John Blawie. “Please let […] [Read More]
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Monroe man sentenced to prison for child porn

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BRIDGEPORT – Anthony Bocchino admitted to downloading more than 70 hours of child pornography at his Monroe home but a Middletown psychologist Friday claimed that is not a sign that Bocchino is a sexual deviant. “There is no indication of deviant sexual interest,” State’s Attorney John Smriga read aloud from Dr. David D’Amora’s evaluation to […] [Read More]
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Vintage car went a long way after being stolen in Stratford

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STRATFORD – It was a long road to find a vintage Buick after police said it was stolen from a local man who had paid to have it stored while he had gone overseas. William Reilly, 56, of White Plains, N.Y., who state police said illegally sold the car after before vacating his storage company, […] [Read More]
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Police find nearly 3 pounds of cocaine in mango box

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BRIDGEPORT – A local man was arrested Thursday after police said they found nearly three pounds of cocaine hidden in a box of mangos. Enrique Pineiro, 61, of Adams Street, was charged with possession of more than one kilogram of cocaine with intent to sell and criminal attempt to possess one kilogram of cocaine with […] [Read More]
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Police: ring scammed People’s United Bank

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BRIDGEPORT – A well-organized and ambitious ring has defrauded People’s United Bank out of more than $150,000. State Police said the large-scale ring in the area has been operating since 2006 taking advantage of a glitch in the bank’s security. Bank officials did not immediately comment on the situation. Recently, state police arrested a local […] [Read More]
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