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Susan Tuz

Minor arrested for drunk driving

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NEW MILFORD — A 19-year-old New Preston teen is facing charges of drunk driving and drug possession after being stopped for speeding in New Milford. Zachary Nicholas, of Flirtation Avenue, New Preston was arrested Aug. 13 about 7 p.m. at 104 Danbury Road in New Milford after a traffic stop. Following the investigation and field […] [Read More]
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New Milford man accused of firing rifle while drunk

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NEW MILFORD — A 49-year-old local man is facing charges stemming from firing a high-power rifle in a residential neighborhood. Douglas T. Murphy, of Burnett Road, New Milford was arrested Saturday at 7:40 p.m. on Burnett Road after police responded to complaints that he was drunk and firing a rifle within 500 feet of neighboring […] [Read More]
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Motorcycle accident Bethel

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UPDATE: 7:25 p.m. Sunday: Fleetwood Avenue remains closed at Grassy Plain, Greewood Avenue and Mansfield. Scanner reported transport to hospital at 6 p.m. Bethel dispatch not releasing any information at this time. BETHEL — Bethel police are on the scene of a motorcycle accident at 50 Fleetwood Avenue at 5:19 p.m. Sunday. Scanner reports indicate […] [Read More]
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Jamboree at the JCC

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SHERMAN — A new monthly concert series, “Jamboree at the JCC”, kicks off Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sherman Jewish Community Center, Route 39 South, Sherman. Local singer/songwriters Frank Chiafari, of Brookfield, and Don Lowe, of Sherman, will perform a mix of original songs and favorites from the Beatles, Paul Simon and Sting. […] [Read More]
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DUI arrests in Danbury

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DANBURY — A 21-year-old Danbury man is facing drunken driving and assault charges stemming from a September 2013 incident. Jefferson J. Carrion, of Osborne Street, Danbury was arrested Saturday at 8:21 a.m. on a warrant from a Sept. 29, 2013 incident. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs; second-degree assault […] [Read More]
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3 drug arrests in Newtown

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NEWTOWN — Three local men are facing possession of narcotics charges in Newtown. Timothy Wheeler, 23, of Washington Avenue, Newtown was arrested Aug. 12 and Daniel Jerry Sheets, 21, of Mohawk Trail, Sandy Hook was arrested Aug. 14 when police stopped vehicles matching the description of possible vehicles bringing drugs into the area, police said. […] [Read More]
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Burglary charges added to previous arrest

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NEW MILFORD — A local man is facing burglary charges stemming from a May 2014 incident. Thomas Denyko, 46, of Bel Air Drive, New Milford was served with a warrant Aug. 14 while in custody on previous burglary charges. The warrant charges are third-degree burglary, sixth-degree larceny and first-degree criminal mischief. Denyko was arraigned and […] [Read More]
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Pet Peace of Mind Hospice program

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DANBURY — The bond between pets and their owners is significant, but perhaps even more so when the owner is facing an advanced illness. Recognizing the benefits of keeping hospice patients and their pets together, Regional Hospice and Home Care is now offering the Pet Peace of Mind program. Supported by Banfield Charitable Trust and […] [Read More]
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Two drug arrests in Danbury

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DANBURY — A 33-year-old New York man was arrested Friday on possession with intent to sell charges stemming from two 2009 incidents. Robert James Culton, of Mount Vernon, NY, was arrested Friday at 2:35 p.m. by Danbury Police on possession charges and first-degree failure to appear charge. Culton had pled guilty on two charges of […] [Read More]
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Newtown Police ask for help

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NEWTOWN  – Newtown Police are asking anyone with information on a break-in and robbery at a residence on Jeremiah Road to call the department at 203-426-5841. The incident happened on Aug. 6 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Several items were stolen from the house, police said.   [Read More]
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