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Bryan Francois

‘Black Houdini’ back in Greenwich police custody

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Bryan Francois, a.k.a. the “Black Houdini,” is back in Greenwich police custody, after he was extradited Tuesday from North Carolina back to Connecticut on a number of drug charges. Francois, who dubbed himself the “Black Houdini” after escaping from police custody outside his Cos Cob home earlier this month, was arrested early Tuesday morning by […] [Read More]
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Police caution Greenwich residents to stay off roads

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Update: 11:45 a.m. Greenwich residents received a public announcement from Greenwich Police this morning around 11 a.m., warning of icy- hazardous conditions for both drivers and pedestrians. The recommendation: stay off the street until later this afternoon. Earlier on church goers were stymied from attending services, finding the walkways to their cars impassible. A traveler […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, police
King Street 1-6 Accident

Police identify woman killed in Greenwich pedestrian accident

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Police have identified the 51-year-old woman who died Tuesday after she was struck by a car on King Street as Yoni Baca, of Elmsford, N.Y. Baca was taken to Greenwich Hospital, where she died of her injuries, according to police. Her family has been notified. Police are still investigating whether Baca was in a crosswalk […] [Read More]
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Cos Cob Cops 1-5

Heavy police presence reported in Cos Cob

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There is a reported heavy police presence near the Cos Cob Plaza shopping center on East Putnam Avenue. Among the responding units, a K-9 unit from New Rochelle, N.Y. has been seen in the area. Several passersby told Greenwich Time that police were searching for a man on foot. Police at the scene were not […] [Read More]
Categories: Cos Cob, Greenwich, police

Greenwich police blotter

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Jennifer Cuker, 45, of Clover Place, was charged with driving while under the influence, after she was arrested around midnight on Dec. 24. Cuker was stopped after a reported vehicle accident on Hamilton Avenue. She was also charged with following too closely. She was released on $250 bond and is scheduled to appear Jan. 6 […] [Read More]
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Police investigating ‘suspicious package’ at train station

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4:10 PM update: The MTA says the Greenwich station has been reopened and train service has resumed on the New Haven Line.  Travelers can expect residual delays up to 30 minutes. Original post (2:35 PM) Police are investigating a “suspicious package” at the downtown Greenwich Metro-North train station, according to Greenwich police. Pedestrian and vehicles cannot access […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, police
East Putnam Ave 11-27

Thanksgiving on Greenwich roads — 6:45 p.m. update

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Some light snow fell today in Greenwich, but the town’s roads have been relatively quiet. Around 5 p.m., there was a minor two-car accident, with no injuries, on the Merritt Parkway, on the southbound side near Exit 27, according to Greenwich police. There was also a minor vehicle accident on I-95, around 11 a.m., near […] [Read More]
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Larceny reported at Saks Fifth Avenue in Greenwich (5:30 p.m. update)

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One of the suspects in this morning’s reported larceny at the Saks Fifth Avenue department store is in police custody, while another is still at large, according to Greenwich police. The larceny took place at approximately 11:15 a.m. today, according to Greenwich Police Capt. Robert Berry. The suspect grabbed multiple fur coats, with a total […] [Read More]
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Cops: NYC man contacted local woman 51 times despite protective order

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Greenwich Police have arrested a New York City man after he repeatedly sent messages and emails to a female acquaintance and her family despite a protective order against him. Colin Joseph Doherty, 24, of Manhattan, had first become involved with Greenwich Police in Dec. 2013, when he was arrested for second-degree harassment. Those charges resulted […] [Read More]
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Richards on Greenwich Avenue.

GPD: Thief made off with $6,000 in jackets

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Greenwich Police are investigating the theft of nearly $6,000 in high-end coats from a Greenwich Avenue department store last week. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police said an unidentified subject made off with six black Moncler jackets from Richards 359 Greenwich Ave. location each valued at roughly $1,000. Police described the  incident […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Avenue, police