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Wes Duplantier

State Police

Man charged with making fake emergency radio calls

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A western Massachusetts man was arrested Friday and charged with making radio transmissions in Litchfield County that interfered with ambulance and fire department responses there earlier this year. Connecticut State Police said that 35-year-old Adam Perrelli, of Great Barrington, Mass., was arrested Friday by Pittsfield, Mass. police. He waived extradition and was then turned over to Connecticut […] [Read More]
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DOJ

Prison case manager indicted in alleged bribery scheme

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A case manager at the city’s Federal Correctional Institution is facing up to 30 years behind bars after she was indicted Thursday on two charges in connection with a plot to take cash from inmates in exchange for their early release. U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly said that 42-year-old Kisha Perkins was indicted by a federal […] [Read More]
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Newtown

Fire reported in Newtown

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A house fire has been reported on Route 6 in Newtown. Emergency crews were reportedly on scene of a working fire at 54 Mount Pleasant Road with flames showing from the eaves of the home just after 8:15 p.m. Saturday evening. Drivers should be very careful on Route 6 near Diamond Drive as more emergency […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian hit in Ridgefield dies

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UPDATE: 9:15 AM, Saturday The pedestrian struck by a car last night in Ridgefield has died, according to police. The Ridgefield Press reports the victim was a 15-year-old female. The  pedestrian was struck in the area of 570 Ridgebury Road around 9:30 p.m. The victim was transported to Danbury Hospital with life-threatening injuries and later […] [Read More]
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Two displaced by fire in Bridgewater

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UPDATE – 7:17 a.m. Two Henry Sanford Road residents are without a home after a fire decimated the structure late Thursday night. Bridgewater’s entire fire department along with crews from New Milford, Roxbury and Brookfield responded to the home shortly before midnight and found the structure engulfed in flames. “When we got there the fire […] [Read More]
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School canceled for Thursday

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With the Nor’easter bearing down on Connecticut expected to drop 10 or more inches of snow on the Danbury area, classes at city schools have been canceled for Thursday. You can find other area closings for the region here. Mayor Mark Boughton says it all for Danbury: Boughton’s video is cute, but these two educators […] [Read More]
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