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Daniel Tepfer

Grabby cabbie gets probation

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BRIDGEPORT – A local cab driver, charged with sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student, has been granted probation. Yves Pierre, 45, who had been charged with third-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint following the Sept. 28, 2014 incident was granted accelerated rehabilitation following a hearing before Superior Court Judge Earl Richards on Tuesday. Under […] [Read More]
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Former high sheriff charged with taxpayer rip offs

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BRIDGEPORT – Charles Valentino, Fairfield County’s last high sheriff who hunted down delinquent taxpayers under mayors John Fabrizi and Bill Finch, surrendered to state police Monday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest. State police said the 67-year-old Valentino confiscated hundreds of cars from city residents during several years through an agreement he […] [Read More]
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Fake cop cops to crime

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BRIDGEPORT – A Stratford man who made the mistake of pretending to be a cop and pulling a car over in front of a real police officer, is facing probation. Gregory Fields, 42, of Willow Avenue, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to impersonate a police officer. Superior Court Judge Robin Pavia told Fields she would […] [Read More]
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Judge throws out shoplifter’s $600,000 lawsuit

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BRIDGEPORT – A judge Thursday threw out a $600,000 lawsuit brought by a local man who claimed a security guard at the Home Depot in Fairfield used excessive force against him when the guard stopped him from stealing a pair of skylights from the store. Pasquale Raffone, 49, who pleaded no contest to the crime […] [Read More]
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Disabled man shot during robbery

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BRIDGEPORT – A disabled man is in critical condition after being shot in the chest during an apparent robbery Tuesday. The victim, who was not immediately identified, was in intensive care at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Police sources said shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning the victim, who uses a wheelchair to get around, was in […] [Read More]
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Ex-Fairfield teacher pleads guilty to sex assaults

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BRIDGEPORT – A former Fairfield high school teacher is facing up to three and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to having sexual relations with a female student. Although Glenn Mishuck, 49, had been accused of having sexual relations with the 17-year-old female student 17 times, he agreed to plead guilty to just […] [Read More]
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Alejandro Velez

Killer shows no remorse, gets 30 years

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BRIDGEPORT – Tinese Benson’s family have been waiting more than a year to hear Alejandro “Macho” Velez say he was sorry for stabbing the young mother to death. They were disappointed again Friday as the 37-year-old Velez was sentenced to 30 years for the crime. “Every time we have come to court, and we have […] [Read More]
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This booking photo provided by the Fairfield Police Department shows former Fairfield Ludlowe High School teacher Glenn Mishuck, of Bridgeport, Conn.

Former Fairfield teacher to be tried for sex assaults

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BRIDGEPORT – A former Fairfield high school teacher will be tried for allegedly having sexual relations with one of his female students after a judge Thursday refused to dismiss the case. The lawyer for the former teacher, Glenn Mishuck, argued the 17 counts of second-degree sexual assault – charging Mishuck with having sex with a […] [Read More]
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