Waterside man arrested on drug charges

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Stamford Narcotics and Organized Crime squad officers seized nearly two ounces of cocaine and arrested a Waterside man on drug charges Friday night who was about to make a drug deal on Greenwich Avenue Friday night, police said. Christian Ovalle-Perez, 38, of 44 Taff Ave., was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with […] [Read More]
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Loaded gun found after dispute on West Side

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A panicked call from a Taylor Street neighbor witnessing a dispute Sunday night and hearing a man vowing to get his gun resulted in police finding a loaded gun in a nearby back yard, police said. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said at about 10:30 p.m. a person called police from 25 Taylor St., and reported that […] [Read More]
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Fetus remains probably flushed down toilet, police say

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Stamford police say the remains of a baby fetus found Saturday afternoon at the at the city’s sewage treatment plant, was probably flushed down the toilet. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said the discovery was made just after 4 p.m. when workers were inspecting Phase 1 of the sewage treatment process  and saw the remains of a […] [Read More]
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Stamford wheelchair bandit in custody

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The man who police say wheeled into a Stamford jeweler in early July faking a handicap and ran off with an expensive Rolex watch after macing a store clerk and security guard was picked up by New Rochelle police Friday after a domestic disturbance in that city. Capt. Richard Conklin said the man, Larry Johnson, […] [Read More]
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Stamford police investigate fetus found in sewer

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Stamford detectives are investigating the discovery of a five to six month old unborn baby Saturday afternoon in a sewer in the South End of the city, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn of the department’s Criminal Investigations Division. [Read More]
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Emergency workers step up for lady at St. Leo’s

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A woman suffered an undisclosed medical emergency Saturday at St. Leo’s Fair near the Pizza Fritta tent, but was helped by volunteer firefighters and a physician at the annual event. According to the Fire Department, the woman was taken to the hospital for further observation and treatment Saturday night, but the initial report was that […] [Read More]
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Shooting at Stamford’s Cummings Park

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A city man was shot in the leg at Cummings Park early Saturday morning following an altercation, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn. The disturbance occurred at about 12:15 a.m., during which several women began fighting, Hohn said. At that point a shot was heard, and a 35-year-old Stamford man was hit in the […] [Read More]
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Funeral prayers for slain Stamford cabbie are this afternoon

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The Stamford Islamic Center announced funeral prayers for slain taxi driver Mahomed Kamal will be held at 1:15 today at their facility at on Outlook Street, after Friday prayers. A statement from the board members of the center thanked the Stamford Police Department for identifying and arresting a suspect the same day as the murder. […] [Read More]
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