Felon caught with loaded firearm

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A South End traffic stop resulted in a fully loaded gun being taken away from a convicted Stamford felon Wednesday night. Derrick Littlejohn, 31, of 1250 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, was charged with criminal possession of a pistol, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a pistol without a permit. Sgt. William […] [Read More]
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Landlord picked up for going into tenant’s apartment

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A Stamford landlord was charged in a warrant Wednesday with breaking into one of his tenants apartment’s 11 months ago, police said. Pablo Eveno, 45, of 22 Cedar Circle, was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass and sixth-degree larceny. He was held overnight in Stamford jail on a $1,000 court appearance bond. Sgt. William […] [Read More]
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Stamford teen arrested in Cos Cob for car theft, weapon

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A Stamford teenager is under arrest in Greenwich after he was caught behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle with an illegal BB gun inside. Matthew White, 19, is  facing charges for third-degree larceny charges and possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle. White’s bond was set at $5,000, which he was unable to […] [Read More]
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Stamford sex assault teacher still in treatment

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The Stamford High School teacher accused of threatening to fail an 18-year-old student if he did not have sex with her, and of providing him and a friend with marijuana was unable to make her scheduled arraignment Thursday at the Stamford courthouse because she remains in a Danbury psychiatric hospital. Rob Serafinowicz, the attorney for […] [Read More]
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Animal Task Force hopes to complete volunteer agreement next week

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I’m on the fourth floor of Government Center right now, where the city’s Animal Control Task Force is going over a draft of a new interim volunteer agreement. The agreement is a draft right now, which means it’s not a public document, but there are a few things we’ve learned: The task force is looking […] [Read More]
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West Nile Virus found in Stamford

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The State Mosquito Management Program said mosquitos trapped in Stamford on Aug. 14 tested positive for West Nile Virus. It’s the first batch of pests to test positive for the virus this year. Besides Stamford, West Nile has been detected in the mosquito populations of Bridgeport, Danbury, New Britain and Stratford. There have not been […] [Read More]
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No foul play in Soundview death

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With the autopsy complete on a 21-year-old New Haven man found dead in Stamford Sunday morning, police say they have found no signs of foul play. The man, George Daniel Pinto, was found dead by the residents in a home at 11 Soundview Ave., early Sunday afternoon. Hohn said Pinto’s autopsy did not turn up […] [Read More]
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Fight leads to two Stamford arrests

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A fight on Stamford’s West Side early Tuesday morning involving a shotgun ended with two arrests, police said. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday to a fight in progress at the corner of Richmond Hill Avenue and Rose Park Place. When officers arrived they found a man sitting on a […] [Read More]
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