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Daniel Tepfer

Health Department investigates nursing home over nurse drug swap

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STRATFORD – The state Department of Public Health has launched an investigation of the Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following the arrest of a nurse who police said has confessed to swapping patient’s medications for Tylenol and over the counter allergy medicine. “The department is aware of the arrest and the facility and the […] [Read More]
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Police: Stratford nurse traded patients’ pills for Claritin

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STRATFORD – A nurse at a local nurse home put hundreds of patients at risk when police said she replaced their medications with over the counter drugs and then sold the prescription medications. Police said Jaime Fitcher, who was in charge of the medication cart at Lord Chamberlain nursing and rehabilitation center, on a daily […] [Read More]
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Travis Satawhite. Contributed photo.

Key witness in murder trial charged with perjury

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BRIDGEPORT –The key witness in the trial of Travis “Scuz” Satawhite, accused of fatally shooting another man in 2006 following a 7-year vendetta, who recanted on the witness stand – leading to a mistrial – has been charged with perjury. Courtney Pettway had told police he saw Satawhite unload a machine gun-style weapon at Jermaine […] [Read More]
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Seymour woman’s remains found

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SEYMOUR – Police sources confirmed Monday that the skeletal remains found behind a New Britain shopping center are that of a local woman who disappeared in 2003. The sources said the discovery would make Melanie Ruth Camilini the fourth apparent victim of a serial killer. Camilini, 29, the mother of two children, vanished in early […] [Read More]
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Judge releases accused college rapist

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BRIDGEPORT – A Superior Court judge Friday, over the objections of prosecutors, dropped the bond on a college soccer player accused of raping a female student from $50,000 to a promise to appear in court. Luis Campozano, 18, of Bronx, N.Y., a student at the University of Bridgeport, was charged Friday morning with first-degree sexual […] [Read More]
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Stratford restaurateur charged with operating a gambling operation

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STRATFORD – State police said they have broken up a gambling operation at a local restaurant, arresting the manager. Jennifer Cusick, 41, the manager of the Windsock Inn on Main Street, was charged Thursday with professional gambling, possession of gambling records and maintaining a gambling premise. State police said the arrest of Cusick, whose parents […] [Read More]
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Police: fisherman was all wet

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STRATFORD – A New York man went from the frying pan into the water Thursday after being caught with a bag of undersized fish. Police said they were patrolling the area of the Housatonic River near the intersection of Route 110 and Main Street when they spotted Pedro Albrinco, 43, carrying a large bag full […] [Read More]
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Timothy Rogalski

Sandy Hook denier gets suspended sentence

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BRIDGEPORT – This time Timothy Rogalski had nothing to say and it served him well. The 30-year-old Wallingford man, accused of making harassing phone calls to Sandy Hook Elementary School, was given a six-month suspended sentence with two years probation by Superior Court Judge Robin Pavia after he pleaded guilty to five counts of second-degree […] [Read More]
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