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Milford police nab suspect in 2000 sex assault, again

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Cesar Sarrango, 37, had originally been arrested in Milford in connection with a sexual assault that occurred 14 years ago, but police said he skipped out on a 2002 court appearance in the case. Jump ahead to Thursday morning, when Sarrango was arrested by Milford police in East Haven, and charged with failure to appear […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport officials to celebrate “Milestone”

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Development and housing officials will hold a press conference this afternoon at the site of a mixed use building planned for Bridgeport’s East End. The Milestone at Stratford Avenue, which is in line to receive $8.7 million in state funding, is being led by the Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust and will contain 30 units of supportive and […] [Read More]
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Courtesy Mattos family via Shelton Herald

Conceptual plans discussed for Shelton fire site

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The owners of the downtown Shelton building that was destroyed by fire in January are discussing a plan to replace it with a similar mixed-use structure on the same footprint. The structure that housed the Howe Convenient store and restaurants on the ground level and apartments above it would be replaced with the “Shelton Phoenix […] [Read More]
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Ansonia valedictorian will attend Harvard

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Louis Nicoletti, valedictorian of the Class of 2014 at Ansonia High School, has been accepted to Harvard University, where he will major in economics in the fall. The announcement was made on the school district’s web site this morning. Eileen Ehman, the Ansonia schools’ community liaison, interviewed Nicoletti about his high school academics his involvement […] [Read More]
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Sex offender allegedly caught with child porn

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MILFORD — A New Haven man is being held on a $50,000 bond after a Milford police Internet crimes specialist traced a complaint of child porn to the suspect’s mobile home. Det. Richard Frawley investigated a tip that pornographic images of children had been transmitted over the Internet on Feb. 19. Investigators identified Richard Gschlecht, […] [Read More]
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Police: Man with high-powered weapons shot squirrel

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MILFORD — A police officer directing traffic nearby heard a gunshot and found a dead squirrel and a cache of high-powered weapons, a spokesman said. James Toigo, 65, of Housatonic Drive was arrested after police, investigating the gunshot, found an unregistered assault rifle and three large-capacity ammo magazines inside his home. The firearms and magazines […] [Read More]
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Tyron Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges in Ansonia on April 14, 2014

Suspect drops gun during a police search

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ANSONIA — A man pulled over Monday night on Wakelee Avenue because officers believed he was smoking marijuana dropped a stolen gun while he was being searched, police said. The .380 caliber Taurus handgun had been reported stolen in Westport, said Lt. Andrew Cota, the Ansonia police spokesman. An officer smelled marijuana inside the car […] [Read More]
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Jacob Freeman, 18, of Ansonia, was arrested April 14, 2014 for allegedly buying a stolen gun and hten using it to rob the seller.

Police: Man bought a gun, use it to rob seller

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ANSONIA — A man who police say bought a stolen 9 mm handgun from a teenaged boy and then used to to rob the youth of the money he paid for the gun, was arrested Monday on his front porch. The gun was stolen last Wednesday from a house on Locke Street and investigators using […] [Read More]
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Woman’s 911 call leads to her DUI arrest

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Milford police say they received a 911 call from a woman in her car early Tuesday morning, and when officers made contact with her they found she had been driving while intoxicated. Anne Marie Nehez, 50, of Botsford Avenue, called 911 shortly after midnight and then hung up, Officer Jeff Nielsen said. When police called […] [Read More]
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Police: Man took $100 from friend at bus stop

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MILFORD — A Stratford man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he allegedly took $100 from an acquaintance as they waited at a bus stop. Francis Greene, 26, took the cash from the woman and struck her as they waited for a bus on Bridgeport Avenue, police said. Greene then fled the scene on a bicycle […] [Read More]
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