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Skyler Magnoli

Danbury man gets DUI after crashing his car

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Late Sunday night a Danbury man was driving under the influence and crashed into another car, police said. Brookfield police found George Chauvn, 28, at fault for a two car accident. He was arrested for following to closely, failure to carry registration and car insurance and drinking and driving. He was released on a $500 […] [Read More]
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Brookfield gas station robbed

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The Irving Gas Station in Brookfield was robbed at gun point early Friday morning. At 177 Federal Road, a man entered the gas station at 1 a.m., wearing a black mask. The suspect threatened workers with a handgun and took a unknown amount of money from the register. The suspect was seen getting in to […] [Read More]
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Traffic building on exit 14 on I-84 Westbound. Photo from the Department of Transportation.

Car accident in Newtown

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A two car accident on I-84 Westbound has closed down the left lane. The accident occurred between exit 14 to 11, delays are building due to closed lane. Drivers are advised to use caution.     [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested after punching hole in wall

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A Danbury man was arrested Friday for punching a hole in a restaurant’s wall. Jony Vega, 33, was charged with breach of peace and criminal mischief early Friday morning. The manager of Ortega’s Restaurant went to police when Vega was in the restaurant demanding people to buy him beer. After he was turned down, Vega became […] [Read More]
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Hundreds wait in Danbury to get their iPhone 6

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It was a scene out of Black Friday, as the line of people snaked its way through out the Danbury Fair Mall, weaving in out of kiosks and blocking store fronts. Some slept on the ground, others ate burgers and chatted with strangers next to them, anything to pass the time as they all waited […] [Read More]
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Danbury gas station robbed

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The Sunoco gas station on Newtown Road was robbed Thursday night. According to police, the suspect, a white male, approached the register to make a purchased around 10 p.m. As a worker was ringing up the purchased and opening the cash register,  the man reached over the counter and grabbed money out of the register. […] [Read More]
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Police; Danbury man arrested for selling heroin

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On Thursday Danbury Police arrest a man for selling heroin from his home. After complaints from neighbors that Jeffrey Becker, 25, of Thaddeus Avenue, was selling drugs out of his home, Danbury police executed a search warrant of the property. Inside the home they found a large amount of heroin packaged for sale, cash and […] [Read More]
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Danbury Union Savings Bank held up Thursday morning

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Officials with Union Savings Bank confirmed that their branch on Main Street in Danbury was held up this morning. Cynthia C. Merkle, the bank’s president and chief operating officer, confirmed that the bank was held up and that nobody was injured as a result of the incident. Merkle said police are investigating the incident. Witnesses […] [Read More]
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Bethel receives grant to improve downtown

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Bethel will receive $290,149 to improve the town’s commercial center as a part of the state’s Main Street Investment Fund. The town Office of Economic Development applied for a $340,000 state grant for streetscape improvements to attract new businesses downtown back in June. The project will include new sidewalks, accessibility ramps, signage, streetscape, and safety improvement. […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested for sexual assault

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Danbury Police arrested a suspect in a sexual assault on Tuesday. Marcelio Cajilema, 24, was arrested after reports of an assault that took place at East Liberty Street, police said. He was charged with two counts of larceny six, criminal violation of a protective order, assault in third, criminal attempt to commit sexual assault in the […] [Read More]
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