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Stratford man nabbed in delivery robberies

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STRATFORD – A local man was arrested Thursday and charged with robbing two food delivery drivers. Daquon Alston, 21, of General Street, was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery. He was being held in lieu of $75,000 bond. On March 25, police said an employee of China House Restaurant, on Stratford Avenue, was called […] [Read More]
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Cannibal won’t get bloody clothing, journals back

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BRIDGEPORT – A Florida man who hacked a local homeless man to death and then ate his brain and eyeballs will not be getting his property back. Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin Wednesday denied a motion from 36-year-old Tyree Lincoln Smith to return clothing and a number of journals police had seized from him. State’s […] [Read More]
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Boyfriend of dead 911 dispatcher arraigned

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BRIDGEPORT – The boyfriend of a 911 dispatcher, who died after being found lying in a pool of blood outside her Monroe condo, was arraigned Tuesday for violating an order to stay away from her. Thomas Fischer, still wearing the pajamas he had on when police arrested him at a Milford motel Monday afternoon, showed […] [Read More]
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Cab driver charged with sexually assaulting SHU student

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BRIDGEPORT – A cab driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student. Yves Pierre, 45, a driver for the Yellow Cab Co., was charged with third-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint. He was released after posting $50,000 bond. Police said Pierre is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old female student he […] [Read More]
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Drug dealer charged with 2011 murder

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BRIDGEPORT – A convicted drug dealer was arrested Friday and charged with the 2-year-old murder of a popular East End man. Tavaris “Tex” Daniels, 23, who is currently serving a 5-year prison term for drug dealing, was charged Friday with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit and unlawful discharge […] [Read More]
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Woman sentenced to 60 days for Newtown threat

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BRIDGEPORT – She’s been called a middle-aged Lolita who brought down a Stratford Baptist minister but as she faced a judge Friday for threatening to go “Adam Lanza” on a local lawyer, Doraine Reed was more vexing than vixen. “You are 56 years old and you have suffered 19 convictions, half of them felonies. Frankly […] [Read More]
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Victim stabbed for overstaying his welcome

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BRIDGEPORT – A local man convicted of stabbing his brother-in-law nearly a dozen times because he felt the man had overstayed his welcome, is facing up to 20 years in prison. A Superior Court jury deliberated about four hours before finding Cleveland Morrison, 51, guilty of first-degree assault. He is scheduled to be sentenced by […] [Read More]
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Police: preschool aide had child porn videos

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BRIDGEPORT – State police said a former Wilton preschool aide had 120 video files of child pornography on his laptop computer. Eric Von Kohorn, 55, of Harbor Road in the Southport section of Fairfield, was arraigned Wednesday in Superior Court here on charges of first-degree possession of child pornography and promoting a minor in an […] [Read More]
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Sentencing continued for bad cops

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BRIDGEPORT –Sentencing for two veteran city cops, caught on video stomping a prone man in Beardsley Park, has been continued to Oct. 30. Officers Joseph Lawlor and Elson Morales face up to a year in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to violating the constitutional rights of Orlando Lopez-Soto by using excessive force to […] [Read More]
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Police: Trumbull dad nabbed after taking kids

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TRUMBULL – Two young children were safe and sound Friday after a day-long manhunt when police said their father took off with them after the mother was granted full custody of the children. Craig Chormanski, 43, of Pequonnock Road, surrendered to police, turning over his two children, aged 9 and 11. He was charged with […] [Read More]
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