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Sikorsky engineer arrested after stymied by door lock

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STRATFORD – A senior engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft was arrested after police said he got into a dispute because he couldn’t get the lock to work on his hotel room door. Larry Green, 63, of Bellingham, WA, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and interfering with an officer. He was released after posting $5,000 […] [Read More]
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Former modeling agency owner sentenced to six years

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BRIDGEPORT — A former modeling agency owner, who was convicted in 2007 of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old client, was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for violating his probation by not letting police access his computer. Michael Britt, 48, refused to come into the courtroom from the basement lockup but was sentenced anyway by […] [Read More]
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Marshmallow Man bounces back

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BRIDGEPORT – The notorious street artist known as “The Marshmallow Man,” vowed Wednesday he will bounce back after pleading guilty to defacing city property. “It was really liberating to plead out loud that I was guilty,” said Brian Riley, after pleading guilty in Superior Court to one count of criminal mischief. “Yes, I painted the […] [Read More]
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Stratford pastor fired, rehired then fired again

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STRATFORD – Just one week after officials of the Stratford Baptist church reversed their firing of their long-time pastor following allegations he stole from parishioners – they fired him again. On Sunday the church’s trustees voted 53 to 25 to fire Rev. Dr. Robert Genevicz after he refused to step down, church sources said. Church […] [Read More]
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R.I. woman charged in DUI crash

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BRIDGEPORT – A Rhode Island woman was charged Friday with driving drunk and causing the crash last year that left a local man paralyzed. Police said Armanda Amyot, 31, had a blood/alcohol level of .295, more than three times the legal limit, when she crashed into a car driven by 26-year-old Apolinar Aguilar-Lavariega on Oct. […] [Read More]
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Man goes berserk in courtroom

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BRIDGEPORT – A man undergoing a mental competency hearing Thursday went berserk in a courtroom at the Golden Hill Street courthouse, injuring several judicial marshals. Leon Hardy, 30, had been standing before Superior Court Judge Earl Richards when he began yelling and waving his arms around, according to witnesses. When marshals attempted to get him […] [Read More]
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Alleged victim of Stratford pastor dies

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BRIDGEPORT – A retired Stratford school teacher, who claimed she was fleeced of her life savings by her pastor, has died. Patricia Ann Stosak, 72, died Saturday at a local assisted living facility. “She has passed but we are still going to be proceeding with the case,” said her lawyer, Joseph Mager Jr., of Milford. […] [Read More]
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Monsignor Meth’s supplier sentenced

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HARTFORD – A California woman, accused of supplying methamphetamine or crystal meth to a drug ring run by Roman Catholic Monsignor Kevin Wallin, was sentenced Wednesday to 60 months in prison. Kristen Laschober, 49, had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. She was sentenced Wednesday by Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred Covello. “Miss […] [Read More]
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Mom charged with providing alcohol, condoms to teens

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EASTON – A Greenwich woman has been charged with hosting a party at her former Easton home in which high school students were encouraged to drink alcohol and have sex. Eliane Mullen, 39, of Cos Cob Avenue, was charged with 10 counts of risk of injury to a minor. She was released on a promise […] [Read More]
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Trumbull bank teller charged with theft

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MONROE – A Trumbull bank teller was arrested after police said he stole more than $20,000 from a local woman’s account. Robert Walker, 25, a teller at the People’s United Bank in the Trumbull Stop and Shop store, was charged Monday with conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny, first-degree identity theft, conspiracy to commit second-degree forgery […] [Read More]
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