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John Nickerson

Strawberry Hill burglary in Stamford reported

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A burglary on Strawberry Hill Avenue that appears to have taken place Thursday night resulted in the theft of a diamond studded necklace and bracelet worth nearly $30,000, police said. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police were called just after midnight Thursday by a Strawberry Hill homeowner who reported that his home had been broken into […] [Read More]
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Burglary reported in Stamford’s Ridgeway neighborhood

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A homeowner on Fourth Street reported that someone entered his house sometime Wednesday night or Thursday morning and took the keys to his brand new car and drove it away. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said the 71-year-old homeowner called police at 4:30 a.m. Thursday after noticing that his 2014 Nissan Rogue was missing out of his […] [Read More]
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daniell neuman

Greenwich woman charged with leaving baby in car

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STAMFORD — A backcountry Greenwich woman was charged with a felony Thursday for leaving an infant locked in a car at Scalzi Park while she was watching another child at the playground, police said. Daniell Neuman, 36, of 39 Boulder Brook Road, was charged with risk of injury to a child and leaving a child […] [Read More]
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tyrone elliott

Cross-dressing Stamford man gets robbery charges…again

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STAMFORD — A cross-dressing man was charged by police a robbery in the South End late Thursday night after he allegedly beat a man up and pulled his wallet out of his pocket and bit a good Samaritan who was trying to help the robbery victim, police said Tyrone “Tammy” Elliott, 40, of 597 Pacific […] [Read More]
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Second Bronx brother takes plea in Greenwich burglary spree

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The second of two Bronx brothers caught in a late night string of car thefts and burglaries in Cos Cob and Byram in February has accepted a plea agreement to reduced charges and was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in jail. Jose Colon, 20, pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree larceny […] [Read More]
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Stamford pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car

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A pedestrian was struck by a car on Stillwater Avenue near West Main Street late Wednesday night and has been admitted to the critical care unit, police say. Sgt. Andrew Gallagher said the 30-year-old Stamford resident was walking with a friend at about 11:21 p.m. when both attempted to cross from the west side of […] [Read More]
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Fugitive from justice arraigned in Stamford

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A Cove man was arrested Monday and held for a short time on a $500,000 bond after police in Long Island asked Stamford police for help in finding a suspected cocaine dealer. Gustavo Aguirre, 32, of 79 Cove Road, Stamford, was arraigned on a charge of being a fugitive from justice at the Stamford courthouse […] [Read More]
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Jesus Castillo. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Stamford man arrested for groping young relative

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A Stamford man was arrested Tuesday after a young female relative came forward and told authorities that he had inappropriately touched her repeatedly over the past year. Jesus Castillo, 25, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. He was held in lieu of a $25,000 court appearance bond and […] [Read More]
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Tiffany Moore. Photo: Stamford Police Department.

Stamford driver arrested for pretending to be wanted sister

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A city woman driving even though her license was suspended was arrested during a traffic stop Tuesday evening when she pretended to be her sister. She gave up the ruse, however, when the patrolman came back to the car to inform her that her sister had a warrant out for her arrest. Tiffany Moore, 32, […] [Read More]
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Brian Williams

Robbery of autistic man in Stamford gains national attention

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STAMFORD — The appalling theft of $100 from an autistic man outside the Stamford Town Center mall last week and the subsequent outpouring of community support has gained national attention and will be featured in an upcoming segment of NBC Nightly News. Brian Williams, the anchor and managing editor of the newscast, is coming to […] [Read More]