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John Nickerson

Stamford man arrested for kissing woman in store

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STAMFORD-A city man was arrested in a Glenbrook supermarket after an employee caught him kissing a strange woman on her derriere as she bent over to pull a food item off a shelf. Wendell Woodroffe, 37, of East Main Street, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and released after he posted a $5,000 court appearance […] [Read More]
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Sobriety checkpoint in Stamford nets drunk drivers

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A sobriety checkpoint on South State Street in Stamford Friday night teamed Darien, state police and Stamford police together for the arrests of five people for driving while under the influence. Capt. Thomas Wuennemann said that one man was arrested for carrying the hallucinogenic PCP in his car along with nearly $1,500 in cash. Wuennemann […] [Read More]
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Stamford landscaper has equipment stolen

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A Shippan landscaper in Stamford had his equipment cleaned out by burglars who took more than $10,000 worth of his equipment, police said. Police were called at 8 a.m. Monday morning to Shippan Avenue when the landscaper noticed that his chain link fence had been cut and locks broken off a storage unit and shed […] [Read More]
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One man shot in Stamford’s South End Thursday night

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A slug from one of two guns used to fire about a dozen shots on in Stamford’s South End Thursday night struck a man who may have been fleeing the trigger-happy gunmen, police say. Capt. Richard Conklin said a city man in his 20s was struck by the bullet in his lower right leg. The […] [Read More]
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Imposter steals $51K from elderly Stamford woman

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An elderly woman who thought she was opening her Stamford home to a water company inspector last week instead was burglarized and had a $51,000 cash nest egg stolen from her, police said. Police are warning residents to make sure they know who they are letting into their homes and to demand their identification in […] [Read More]
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Felon with gun in Stamford gets two years to serve

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A convicted felon from Bridgeport, who was known to be bringing a gun into Stamford this past January, will have to spend two years in jail after pleading guilty to a gun possession charge easily could have resulted in the man being shot by police. During a court hearing at state Superior Court in Stamford […] [Read More]
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Shots fired on Stamford’s East Side, no injuries.

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A shots fired call to police led to the discovery of six shell casings on Stamford’s East Side after a 911 call reporting that shots had been fired on Friday night. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said that the shots were reported by witness on Friday night just after 9 p.m. Police went to the scene and […] [Read More]
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Meda Francois. Contributed photo.

Stamford mom accused of striking daughter with belt

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A Stamford woman was arrested last week after her daughter was found to have bruises and cuts on her thighs from allegedly being strapped. Meda Francois, 24, was charged with second-degree assault and was released after posting a $2,500 court appearance bond. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said that Francois’ 10-year-old daughter showed up at her elementary […] [Read More]
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