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Man goes to prison for dirty pictures

SHELTON-A former Wal-Mart employee who showed pornography to a 10-year-old customer, took I-Pad photos of a friend’s teenage sister as she undressed and maintained a library of child pornography was sentenced to three years and a day in state prison Wednesday. “This is a little different than your typical child pornography case based on X […] [Read More]
Arthur Gauvin

Gauvin Gets Continuance

SEYMOUR-The Eleanor Road man accused of locking his sister in a blackened bedroom with little food, a portable toilet and no contact with the outside world denied the allegations Wednesday. Arthur Gauvin, 59, appeared before Milford Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti and pleaded not guilty to intention cruelty to a person, second-degree kidnapping, unlawful restraint […] [Read More]
Kelly Kahyaoglu, former Prendergast School PTO

Ex-Ansonia PTO head gets more time to make restitution

ANSONIA-The sticky-fingered former head of the Prendergast School Parent-Teacher Organization was given two more months to repay the $21,676 she stole to make purchases from such merchants as Packers’ Pro Shop, Team Fan Shop, Toys-R-Us, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Petland Discounts, Sterling Pools and Comcast. Public Defender David Egan told Milford Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti […] [Read More]
Shawn Dean

Man arrested in Shelton break-ins

SHELTON-Police made what they expect is the first in a series of arrests for several burglaries on Officer Chris Nugent was credited with nabbing Shawn Dean in connection with the breaks. Dean faces three charges of third-degree burglary and credit card theft; two counts each of first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny; and […] [Read More]

Cordaryl Silva gets 50 years

MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva gets 50 years in state prison for the murder of Javon Zimmerman, a reputed Ansonia drug dealer. Silva, 26, of Ansonia , was convicted by a jury of the 2012 shooting outside J. R.’s Cafe in downtown Derby. [Read More]

Silva gets 50 years for Derby murder

MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva asked for the maximum 63 year sentence. But Superior Court Judge Denise Markle only gave the 26-year old convicted murder 50 years. Silva was convicted in April following a trial for the 2012 murder of Havon Zimmerman, a reputed Ansonia drug dealer outside R.J.’s Cafe in downtown Derby. Steven Silva, the defendant’s father […] [Read More]

Cordaryl Silva to be sentenced in Derby murder

MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva convicted in April for the 2012 murder of Javon Zimmerman outside R.J.’s Cafe in downtown Derby faces sentencing today. Silva,23, of Ansonia, faces a maximum 60 years in prison. Evidence in his trial linked the murder to a series of Valley drug disputes which included two other murders. [Read More]

Pettway accused of assaulting fed

BRIDGEPORT-The man who gunned his car and rammed it into a federal agent’s vehicle to avoid being arrest Monday now faces a federal charge. Bernard Pettway, 38, of Colorado Avenue, was arrested Friday for assault on a federal agent with a dangerous weapon. He also was detained without bond pending a hearing next week before […] [Read More]
Police outside the Lafayette Street home in Milford where the stabbing occured

Milford stabbing case kicked up to higher court

MILFORD-The stabbing case against Gustave Meyers accused of stabbing his girlfriend’s father was kicked up to the higher court where more serious charges are heard. Superior Court Judge John Ronan set July 8 for Meyers’ next appearance. He is charged with first-degree assault and breach of peace stemming from the stabbing of Michael Meahan during […] [Read More]

Search on for damaged red Buick

BRIDGEPORT-Local, state and federal law enforcement authorities are searching for a red Buick LeSabre with front end damage after it rammed an undercover ATF vehicle here and fled onto the Turnpike. Pursuing police vehicles lost the Buick near the Bronson Road exit of I-95. The car’s owner is believed to live on Beechwood Avenue. No […] [Read More]