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Denis O'Malley

Police: Newtown man stole credit card from purse

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NEWTOWN — Town police arrested a 29-year-old man Wednesday after he allegedly stole a credit card from a purse left unattended in a Queen Street grocery store. David Cunningham, of Newtown, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and credit card theft after the incident. Police responded to Queen Street after receiving a report of suspicious activity […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested for ‘lewd’ behavior outside daycare

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DANBURY — Police arrested a 39-year-old city man Wednesday morning after he allegedly placed a stuffed sock into his pants and approached several women outside a day care center while making what police called “lewd” comments and gestures. A four-year-old girl was on her way into the Danbury Head Start Center on Foster Avenue with her aunt […] [Read More]
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Seasonal temp’s to return in time for Easter

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DANBURY — After a week that began with above-average temperatures for mid-April turned into a brief return to winter weather, this weekend is expected to be right on par with seasonal averages, according to forecasts. The frost and 30-degree temperatures this morning should be the last serious chill for the next few days, with highs […] [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with crimes against children

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DANBURY — City police arrested a 35-year-old man Tuesday after receiving reports involving the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl. Police on April 2 received the report from the Department of Children and Families, which in turn had been notified via the DCF Careline, regarding the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl, Danbury Police Lt. […] [Read More]
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Danbury police investigating bank robbery

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DANBURY — City police are investigating a robbery of the Webster Bank location on Mill Plain Road. Police responded to the bank at about 11:35 a.m. for a reported robbery. Police at the scene reported to dispatch that the suspects had fled the scene, leaving cash scattered behind in the lobby of the bank. A […] [Read More]
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Danbury police investigating holdup

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DANBURY — City police are investigating a reported holdup at a Federal Road jewelry store. Officers responded to Michael’s Jewelers shortly before 11 a.m. for a reported holdup, police said. Investigators are now inside the store. Details on the incident were not immediately available. [Read More]
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Power restored in Danbury

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UPDATE – 8:40 a.m. All SCL&P customers in Danbury have had their power restored. DANBURY — This morning’s storm has caused power outages for several hundred Southern Connecticut Light and Power customers in the city. As of 7 a.m., 454 SCL&P customers were without power in Danbury, according to the utility’s website. The utility serves just […] [Read More]
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Bethel housekeeper charged with pawning employer’s jewelry

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BETHEL — Town police arrested a New Britain woman on Monday on charges that she stole a ring from the home where she worked as a housekeeper. Maryann Lamper, 38, was held on a $15,000 surety bond after police took her into custody on Codfish Hill Road while she was on her way to her […] [Read More]
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One hospitalized after I-84 crash

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UPDATE – (1:32 p.m.) One patient has been transported by ambulance from the scene of a tractor-trailer rollover crash on Interstate 84 to Danbury Hospital. A second patient refused treatment, according to scanner reports. The left lane remains closed in the area of the crash which initially closed both lanes of the westbound side of the […] [Read More]
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Crash closes lane on I-84

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SOUTHBURY — A crash on Interstate 84 has closed one lane of the highway this  morning. The right lane of I-84 westbound is closed between exits 16 and 15 due to the two-vehicle crash, which occurred at about 8:46 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. [Read More]
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