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Accused burglar arrested in Shelton

SHELTON – A city man is being detained on $92,500 bond after police arrested him on five separate warrants Wednesday. Kyle Eckweiler, 21, is charged with theft of four count of burglary, three counts of sixth degree larceny and individual charges for fourth-degree larceny, theft of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm and violation […] [Read More]
Patrick Coyne in 2003

No verdict in Coyne sex abuse trial

NEW HAVEN — A Superior Court jury ended their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the sexual abuse trial of Patrick Coyne, who served as chief of staff to former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim. Judge Elipedio Vitale instructed the jury to resume their deliberations Tuesday at 10 a.m. The jury heard Coyne’s […] [Read More]
Howard Rumley

Ansonia cops bust man on drug, gun charges

ANSONIA-A 21-year-old city man faces numerous drug and gun charges after eluding police during an Oct. 17 car chase only to be arrested later on Beaver Street. Harold Rumley of 34 South Street, was arraigned Monday on eight narcotics charges, four gun charges, two risk of injury to a minor charges and nine motor vehicle […] [Read More]
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Michael Fitzpatrick

Mike Fitzpatrick to get top Defense Lawyer award

BRIDGEPORT-Over the past 27 years Michael Fitzpatrick built a career as one of the area’s top criminal defense lawyers and an expert in death penalty cases. Tonight the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will honor Fitzpatrick, 54, of Fairfield, with their Champions of Liberty award during a ceremony at Anthony’s Ocean View restaurant in New […] [Read More]
Christopher Plaskon

Plaskon to undergo Psychological and Mental Health exam

MILFORD-The defense lawyers for Christopher Plaskon the teenage Jonathan Law student accused of slashing a classmate to death on the eve of the school’s prom are completing arrangements for his mental and psychological health evaluation. Richard T. Meehan Jr., who with Edward Gavin represent Plaskon, informed Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti Thursday that they expect […] [Read More]

Walk Like MADD in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD-The signature walk of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will take place Oct. 25 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. The 5K walk raises funds that support MADD’s state initiatives including ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoints and other technological efforts to combat drunk driving. MADD CT served 650 victims/survivors in 2013 […] [Read More]

3 Car Accident closes Lafayette Blvd.

BRIDGEPORT-A three-car accident during rush hour closed down a section of Lafayette Boulevard directly across from the RBS building Friday afternoon. Witnesses said a Ford-150 ran a red light and struck a Honda Civic driven by Elcame Elve, 29 of Bridgeport and then a Toyota 4Runner driven by William Quintana of Bridgeport. “God saved my […] [Read More]
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DEA busts Norwalk man seize 2.2 pounds of heroin

NORWALK-DEA busted a city man and his two New York suppliers following a 2.2 pound heroin deal with an undercover agent. Omar Andrade, 29, of Norwalk and Joeal A. Estrella-Disla,24 and Wilmer Antonio Gomez-Rodriguez, 28, both of New York City are charged with conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute and distributing heroin. The […] [Read More]

Bridgeport Career Criminal Gets 15 years in prison

HARTFORD-His criminal record includes burglaries, robbery, assaults, escapes even an attempted riot in prison. But it was police chase and a gun that landed Jose Roque in federal prison for 15 years. U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant imposed the sentence on the 47-year-old Bridgeport resident Wednesday. That stemmed from his May 16 jury conviction […] [Read More]
eymour attorney Ralph Crozier, of Oxford, leaves Federal Court in New Haven, Conn. recently. Crozier will be testifying on his own behalf on Monday during his trial for money laundering for a client. He was found guilty on two charges on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Crozier found guilty of laundering drug money

UPDATE: 1:58 PM Seymour attorney Ralph Crozier found guilty of conspiracy to launder money, attempted money laundering. Crozier is accused of accepting $30,000 from Bruce Yazdzik, a notorious Naugatuck Valley oxycodone dealer now serving a 10-year sentence in federal prison. Yazdzik, who admits he is seeking a reduction of his sentence by turning in Crozier, said […] [Read More]