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John Nickerson

Stamford Board of Ed. employee arrested from groping co-worker

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STAMFORD-A city Board of Education employee was arrested Friday for forcibly fondling a female co-worker last week inside Government Center. Data Entry Specialist Diego Norena, 41, was charged with third-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint and was released after posting a $2,500 court appearance bond. On April 16, a 55-year-old female co-worker made a complaint […] [Read More]
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Saturday kitten and cat adoption event in Darien

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Pitter Patter Feline Rescue of Stamford is holding a cat and kitten pet adoption event in Darien on Saturday. The event is going to be held at the Pet Valu store at the Goodwives Shopping Center in Darien on Saturday April 25 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Pitter Patter Director Cora Martino asks that people […] [Read More]
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Teen ticketed in North Stamford for reckless driving

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A traffic officer conducting speed enforcement in North Stamford where residents have been complaining about reckless driving received an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when a teenager with a new license blew by him doing more than twice the legal limit. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said that the officer was on Lakeside Drive near Quarry Road […] [Read More]
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Tashe Johnson. Contributed photo.

Arizona woman arrested for stealing Stamford woman’s identity

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Stamford police have arrested an Arizona woman for stealing the personal information of a city woman and fraudulently putting in 22 applications for loans and credit cards in the woman’s name. Tashe Johnson, 33, of Chandler, Arizona, was charged Tuesday morning with single counts of identity theft, committing computer crimes and attempted second-degree larceny. She […] [Read More]
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Jose Garcia-Alvarez. Contributed photo.

Stamford man admits child porn possession

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A Stamford man held in jail since his arrest last summer was sentenced to a little over three years in prison for being in possession of child pornography. On Friday Jose Garcia-Alvarez, 40, of Willard Terrace, pleaded guilty to a single count of second-degree possession of child pornography. Garcia was sentenced to 10 years in […] [Read More]
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Teen admits to 2008 killing of Nick Parisot in Wilton

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Nearly seven years after 11-year-old Nicolas Parisot was killed riding a dirt bike through the woods of Wilton, the person who strung the rope between the two trees Parisot rode through that June day has come forward to claim responsibility. During a civil hearing in a Stamford courtroom Friday, 18-year-old John Tully Knight, whose childhood […] [Read More]
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Shooting target out of Myano Lane home

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Police say they hope the gunplay will cease on Myano Lane since the residents of a home that has been the target of the cloying violence there have been arrested and are being evicted from the property. This past week, 18-year-old Anthony Pearson of Myano Lane was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of […] [Read More]
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Teen charged with brandishing BB gun

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A call about teenagers playing with a gun led to six youths being detained and a BB gun taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police were sent to Lee Street just before 3 p.m. after an anonymous caller reported to police that some teens were standing outside with a gun. The caller […] [Read More]
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