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John Pirro

Two Danbury women charged with DUI in New York

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New York State Police charged two Danbury women with drunken driving as the result of separate incidents on Sunday. Jessica N. Martinez, 22, was arrested by troopers from the Somers barracks after a one-car accident on Interstate 684 in Southeast about 5:40 a.m. Police said Martinez wasn’t hurt, but two passengers were taken to Danbury […] [Read More]
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Silver alert issued for Danbury man

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DANBURY  – Police on Monday issued a silver alert for a 66-year-old Danbury man who has been missing since  Wednesday. Evander Thurman was described as a black male, 6-feet tall and weighing 175 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 203-797-4611. [Read More]
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Danbury woman reported missing

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DANBURY - Police are seeking help from the public in locating a 55-year-old Danbury woman who was  reported missing Monday. Debbie Grewer was described as a white female, 5-feet, 5-inches tall, weighing 175 pounds, with gray hair and black eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 203-797-4611.   [Read More]
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Danbury gas station robbed

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DANBURY — A man who “intimated he was armed” held up a store on Lake Avenue Sunday afternoon and fled with an undetermined amount of cash. Officers searched the area around The Store, a combination Sunoco station and convenience store, for the suspect, but were unable to locate him. The robbery occurred about 5:30 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Three injured in Newtown accident

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NEWTOWN — Three people were injured, two seriously, in an accident on Berkshire Road late Saturday, police said The accident occurred just before 11:40 p.m., between the Jordan Hill Road and Great Quarter Road intersections. Police said the 2011 Audi Q5 was headed east on Berkshire Road when it ran off the eastbound shoulder, went […] [Read More]
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Three charged after New Milford fight

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NEW MILFORD — A fight at a Danbury Road fast-food restaurant early Sunday resulted in the arrests of three people, one of them a juvenile, police said. Brandon Ralston, 18, of Wellsville Avenue, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia as the result of a search of his vehicle […] [Read More]
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ATV crash kills boy in Roxbury

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ROXBURY — A boy believed to be 10 or 11 years old was killed when he crashed his all-terrain vehicle Thursday afternoon, state police said. The victim, whose name has not been released, was found after a search involving police and volunteer firefighters from several neighboring communities. According to scanner reports, the boy’s body was located about […] [Read More]
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Danbury man charged as downtown groper

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DANBURY — A 29-year-old Danbury man who police said accosted several women while riding a scooter in the downtown area in March was arrested Wednesday on sexual assault and other charges. Jesse Schrack, of Spring Street, was taken into custody by officers from the Community Conditions Unit who were aware a superior court warrant had […] [Read More]
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New Fairfield teens injured in ATV crash

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BREWSTER, N.Y. — Two New Fairfield teens were injured Wednesday when the all-terrain vehicle they were riding crashed on State Line Road. State police identified the two as Anthony DeNicolais and Kyle Monaco, both 15-years-old. Police said that DeNicolais was operating the ATV when it ran off the road and hit a rock and a […] [Read More]
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Civil War program scheduled in New Fairfield

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NEW FAIRFIELD – Demonstrations, exhibits and readings from Civil War letters and diaries will be featured when the New Fairfield Historical Society presents its first “Open School House” program of the summer at the Little Red Schoolhouse on Brush Hill Road. Admission is free to the event, which will take place on Saturday from 11 […] [Read More]
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