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Alleged thief makes Sound judgement

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BRIDGEPORT – A New York man, accused of stealing money from a Gathering of the Vibes festival goer, attempted to male his getaway into Long Island Sound, police said. Stephen Meyers, of Fredonia, N. Y., was fished out to the water and charged with sixth-degree larceny. The soggy cash was found hidden in his sock, […] [Read More]
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Police: drug dealer ‘crashed’ in Trumbull driveway

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TRUMBULL – A Bridgeport man, found lying unconscious in a driveway here, was arrested after police said they found bundles of heroin, crack cocaine and bottle of prescription drugs in his car. Anthony Moran, 24, of D’Eramo Place, was charged with two counts of possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession […] [Read More]
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Lawyers jump on the Vibes band wagon

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BRIDGEPORT – Shelton lawyer Jay Ruane is not afraid to blow his own horn when it comes to his legal practice – his billboards along Route 8 attest to that. So as time approached for The Gathering of the Vibes music fest the social media savvy Ruane decided to take his promotion to the next […] [Read More]
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Fairfield man gets six years for sex assaults

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BRIDGEPORT – A Fairfield man, accused of sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl at a New Year’s party and a 15-year-old girl who he met while horseback riding, was sentenced Friday to six years in prison. Michael Ferguson, 26, maintained he never used force on the victims but nonetheless agreed to plead guilty to second-degree sexual […] [Read More]
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Judge fines civil rights lawyer

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BRIDGEPORT – A Danbury civil rights lawyer was fined by a federal judge for lying in in a lawsuit that claimed Bridgeport city officials have a policy against hiring African-American lawyers. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer threw out Josephine Smalls Miller’s discrimination lawsuit against the city and fined her $1,500. He also referred the case […] [Read More]
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Woman sexually assaulted at dollar store

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STRATFORD – An employee of a dollar store was arrested Wednesday after police said he sexually assaulted a female customer in the store. Police said Pablo Garcia later admitted assaulting the customer but attributed it to smoking PCP for a week. “I did touch the white girl, but I was not in the right state […] [Read More]
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Family of slain Oxford woman gets car back

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MILFORD – The family of an Oxford woman allegedly shot to death last May by her estranged husband will get the car back the husband used in his getaway. Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti granted a joint motion by State’s Attorney Kevin Lawlor and Scott Gellatly’s public defender, David Egan, to return the 2013 Ford […] [Read More]
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Maren Sanchez’s alleged killer in court

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MILFORD – Just days before Maren Sanchez was stabbed to death in a Jonathan Law High School corridor last April she had spent spring break with her father, Jose Sanchez, in Florida. “It had been a special time between father and daughter,” said Jose Sanchez’s lawyer, Anthony Bonadies. “They had grown very close.” Wednesday morning […] [Read More]
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Alleged high school slayer in court

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MILFORD – Jonathan Law High School junior Christopher Plaskon, accused of fatally stabbing a classmate in a school hallway after she refused to go to the prom with him, will make his third  court appearance Wednesday in Superior Court here. The 17-year-old Plaskon is charged with murder for allegedly stabbing his classmate, Maren Sanchez, to […] [Read More]
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Stratford pastor is defrocked

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BRIDGEPORT – Rev. Dr. Robert Genevicz, religious leader for the Stratford Baptist church for the past 16 years, has had his ordination removed following allegations he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly parishioners. “The commission on the ministry has removed the recognition of Reverend Genevicz’s ordination,” said Rev. Dr. Judy Allbee, executive minister […] [Read More]
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