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Jim Shay

Bank held up in Stratford

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Police are looking for two men who held up the First Niagara Bank on 225 Hawley Lane in Stratford on Saturday morning. Scanner reports say the two men displayed handguns and fled in an unknown direction. Both men were also wearing masks, gloves and hoodies. We’ll provide more information when it becomes available.   [Read More]
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Milford cops: Woman passed counterfeit bill, fled store

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A New York City woman is behind bars Friday after attempting to use a counterfeit $100 bill and then flee from a store. The incident happened around 2:30 PM Thursday at Big Lots at 56 Turnpike Square, according to Officer Jeffrey Nielsen. He said Christina Kipp, 22,  of 109th Avenue Jamaica Queens in New York […] [Read More]
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Defective taillights leads to 8 arrest charges

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A man who was driving after 3 AM, allegedly with defective tail lights, is facing facing multiple charges after he fled from police who ordered him to stop. Frank Gallipoli III, 32, of New Haven Avenue, was arrested on eight different charges According to Officer Jeffrey Nielsen, an officer on patrol at 3:25 AM Friday […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport firefighters battle house fire

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UPDATE: 11:14 AM Recall of the fire was at 10:46 AM The address of the fire is 24-5 Old Town Road. According to Bridgeport property records, the house is owned by David Coleman, of Dublin, New Hampshire, and has an accessed value of $273,820. The Cape has 1,708 square feet of living space. UPDATE: 10:37 […] [Read More]
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Seymour fireworks postponed

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First Selectman Kurt Miller posted on his Facebook page that the Seymour Land Trust fireworks scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6th have been postponed until Saturday, December 13th at 6:00 due to impending inclement weather. Rain and strong winds are forecast for Saturday. Meanwhile, plans are still on for downtown Seymour’s Christmas celebration with Santa’s arrival […] [Read More]
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Weekend lane closures at major Shelton intersection

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Starting tonight and continuing through Sunday morning, there will be some lane closures near one of Shelton’s major intersections. According to Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky, there is scheduled road construction on Bridgeport Avenue at the intersection of Old Stratford Road and Commerce Drive on Friday  at 8 PM through Sunday at approximately 8 AM. The […] [Read More]
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Shots fired at Bridgeport football game

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Shots were fired at at the Hardling/Central High School football game Thursday morning, forcing the game to be suspended. The game between the two Bridgeport high schools was put on hold and the teams were kept in the locker room. The shots were fired around 11:50 AM. Police are looking for a possible victim and […] [Read More]
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This is one of the intersections on Route 1 near the Westfield Connecticut Post mall where drivers whi block the intersection will get a ticket.

Milford cops: Block intersections, get $117 ticket

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  With the holiday shopping season upon us and the increase in motorists traveling through concentrated retail areas within Milford, two intersections on the Boston Post Road have been designated as “do not block the intersection” areas. Officer Jeffrey Nielsen said Boston Post Road and its intersections with Cedarhurst Lane and East Town Road have […] [Read More]
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Wilton police chief to be Trumbull’s top cop

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Wilton Police Chief Michael Lombardo has been named the Trumbull’s police chief. He will replace Police Chief Thomas Kiely, who is retiring on Jan. 1, after 40 years of service with the force. First Selectman Timothy Herbst made the announcement with the police commission Wednesday afternoon in Trumbull Town Hall. Lombardo has been Wilton police […] [Read More]
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Trumbull to announce new police chief

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At noon today in Town Hall, Trumbull First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst and members of the Trumbull Police Commission will announce the next Police Chief for the town. After a brief meeting this morning, a vote is expected to take place to elect a successor for current chief, Thomas Kiely, who, after 40 years of […] [Read More]
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