Three Danbury men arrested on crack charges

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For months the Danbury Police Department has been investigating Duane Perkins, 31, for suspicion of selling narcotics. Thursday Perkins was arrested at Duck Street, with two other men, Dontee Heyliger, 31, and Joseph Romeo, 54. After issuing a search warrant for Perkin’s home and car, police found large quantities of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. […] [Read More]
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The aftermath of the fire at the condos on 466 Danbury Road, New Milford. Photo: Ned Gerard News-Times.

Red Cross responds to fire in New Milford

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The American Red Cross responded to the severe residential fire that tore through a condo building in New Milford. The organization is helping 11 people in six families that were affected by the fire. According to the Red Cross, eight adults have received emergency food and clothing and are in the process of making alternative […] [Read More]
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Danbury DMV being evacuated due to suspicious package

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UPDATE: The suspicious package was in fact a diaper bag with a toy truck inside. Original post Suspicious package delivered to Danbury DMV at 2 Lee Mac Avenue. Danbury Fire Department and Connecticut State Police are on scene. The building is being evacuated.   [Read More]
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Benjamin Seitz death has been ruled a homicide

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The death of 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office. The cause of death was due to hyperthermia because of environmental exposure, but further details would not be released. It is not immediately clear whether charges will be filed against the boy’s father. Both the Ridgefield police and Stephen J. Sedensky III, […] [Read More]
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Report: Ridgefield toddler’s death a homicide

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The death of a Ridgefield boy who was found dead in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office, WTNH News 8 has learned. It is not immediately clear whether charges will be filed against the boy’s father. State’s Attorney, Stephen Sedensky has said that as of right […] [Read More]
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Fire at Candlewood Valley Building on 466 Danbury Road in New Milford. Photo from Michael Lent.

Flames and smoke coming from a condo fire in New Milford

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UPDATE 12:42 p.m. — A resident of the building, Cathy, last name has not been released, was covered with soot. She was transported to Danbury Hospital with smoke inhalation. Paula Pugliese was in unit 4 when her daughter smelled smoke. They got out as fire ran down the roof. Angola Appi, was driving by the building, […] [Read More]
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Driving drunk through construction zone

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NEW MILFORD — A 52-year-old Danbury man was arrested for drunken driving in a construction zone in New Milford. Segundo Ordonez, of Maple Street, Danbury was arrested Tuesday night at about 10:10 p.m. after he nearly ran down an officer directing traffic during repaving of Route 202, police said. Ordonez car was stopped and he […] [Read More]
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Voter turnout low for Fairfield County towns

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Town turnout numbers are in for last weeks GOP primary elections and two Fairfield County towns are at the bottom of the list. New Fairfield and Ridgefield have the two lowest numbers of turnout in the entire state. According to the Secretary of the State’s office, these numbers have been updated with amended head moderator returns. […] [Read More]
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