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Jumping on cars leads to assault, arrest in Milford

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Milford police arrested two Spring Street men Saturday night after they reportedly jumped on cars in the area, and one of them allegedly assaulted several emergency personnel. According to police reports, officers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated person jumping on parked cars in the Spring Street area, and possibly damaging them. The complainant […] [Read More]
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Pugh jury want his testimony 

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MILFORD- The jury in the Matthew Pugh murder trial has asked to hear his testimony read back. The nine-woman, three-man panel also wants to rehear Maria Werner, a former employee of the State Police Forensic lab who compared the tape found on the face of the victim, Alexandra Ducsay with that found in Pugh’s home […] [Read More]

Milford Heroin Dealer to be sentenced

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NEW HAVEN- A heroin dealer who sold the drug federal authorities claim led to  a 26-year old Milford man’s fatal overdose last year is expected to be sentenced today. Assistant U.S. Attirney Sarah Karwan is urging Senior U.S. District  Judge Janet Bond Arterton to sentence Ryan Russow, himself a heroin abuser to as much as […] [Read More]

Pugh trial resumes

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MILFORD – Jury deliberations are expected to resume Monday morning in the murder trial of Matthew Pugh. Since Thursday afternoon, the jury has deliberated Pugh’s fate in the May 19, 2006 murder of Alexandra Ducsay in her 3 Boothbay Street home near Jonathan Law High School. Ducsay, a 26-year-old aspiring actress, had appeared in TV’s […] [Read More]

Bridgeport drug counselor admits dealing

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BRIDGEPORT-A state substance abuse counselor who worked at the Mental Health and Substance abuse center here pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to sell large quantities of narcotic pain killers. Brian Earl, 40, admitted to U. S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons that he conspired with with James Costanzo, an […] [Read More]

Ducsay murder trial resumed

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MILFORD – Jermaine Morton testifies Alexandra Ducsay did not seem upset or angry after their call was interrupted by a knock on the door. “I heard her say: ‘What are you doing here? You were supposed to call first.” Morton said Ducsay sounded “surprised and annoyed.” In a statement given to police on the night […] [Read More]

Seymour lawyer sent to prison

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NEW HaVEN-A former Seymour lawyer who lost his license as a result of his federal conviction on2 money laundering charges last fall will now be going to prison. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C . Hall Thursday sentenced Ralph Crozier, 63, of Oxford to 30 months in prison and fined him $25,000. “Obviously you are […] [Read More]
Alexandra Ducsay was found beaten to death in her Milford home in 2006. Ducsay's ex-boyfriend, Michael Pugh is charged with her murder.

Mom describes Ducsay murder scene

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MILFORD – Linda Ducsay knew something was wrong when she arrived home from her job as a Norwalk school teacher around 4:30 p. m. May 19, 2006. “I was upset the gate was open and my dog was outside,” Ducsay testified before Superior Court Judge Denise Markle and 16 jurors. So she decided to go […] [Read More]
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Jail for Bridgeport cops in Beardsley Park stomping case

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BRIDGEPORT — Two 12-year veteran police officers will both be spending three months in federal prison stemming from a May 20, 2011 stomping of a downed suspect in Beardsley Park. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer told former Officers Elson Morales and Joseph Lawlor that with “great power comes great responsibility” in imposing the term. “The […] [Read More]

Eminent domain hearing still on in Stratford, despite storm

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STRATFORD — The weather outside is not fit for man nor beast, but apparently it’s fine if you’re on the Town Council. The council’s Ordinance Committee will meet tonight, Monday, Jan. 26, 2014, despite a state of emergency ordered by both Mayor John Harkins and Gov. Dannel Malloy owing to a blizzard bearing down on […] [Read More]