Posts by Author

John Nickerson

Residential arson investigation continues

on
Stamford police are continuing their investigation into an arson fire that has displaced four families on Milton Street Wednesday night. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said police are looking through surveillance video tapes of nearby businesses in hopes of finding the person who set the fire in a apartment in a three story, six unit brick apartment […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stamford woman sentenced to six months in drunk driving crash that killed two

on
Despite driving drunk when she killed two men changing a tire on the side of I-95 in Darien in 2010, Stamford resident Candace Blanks will only be made to serve six months in jail. Blanks, 42, of Bedford Street, appeared at the Stamford courthouse Thursday afternoon and pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence […] [Read More]
Categories: General
st0418stfire-690

Stamford fire intentionally set, fire offical says

on
Four Stamford families were displaced following an arson fire in their apartment building on Milton Street last night. Fire Marshal Charles Spaulding said their investigation of the fire has determined that the fire was intentionally set and they have asked for police help to determine who was responsible for setting the fire. “Information came to […] [Read More]

Felon arrested for Stamford gun and drug charges

on
A convicted felon wanted for gun and narcotics possession in 2012 was arrested by Stamford police Tuesday. Darnell Vaughn, 29, formerly of 28 Perry St., was charged with criminal possession of a revolver, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school or public housing […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Man caught in Stamford wanted for NYC shooting investigation

on
Police looking for a man wanted in relation to the investigation of a Bronx shooting was captured during a raid on Daly Street early Wednesday morning, police said., Capt. Richard Conklin said Isaac Raymen Rivera, 20, was found in an apartment at 7 Daly Street at about 6:30 a.m. Rivera is being held in lieu […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Burglary suspect filmed in Stamford

on
Stamford police have released another surveillance video onto their Facebook page, this time asking the public for help in finding a man who burglarized a doctor’s office on Summer Street early Friday evening. In the two-minute video released Tuesday, the male suspect, who is either white or Hispanic, was seen on no fewer than five […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stepped up police patrols at Jewish centers in Stamford

on
After three people were shot to death at two Jewish community centers in Kansas on Sunday, police have stepped up their patrols at Jewish centers and houses of worship across Stamford. Assistant police Chief James Matheny said added police patrols will be continued through the week until the threat abates. “Yes. There is a more […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Physical therapist caught with meth at courthouse

on
A physical therapist, who filed suit to keep from being muscled out of his Fairfield County physical therapy business, was caught trying to bring crystal methamphetamine into the Stamford Courthouse where he was attending a hearing Monday morning, court officials said. Craig Wood, 44, of 51 Erdmann Lane, Wilton, was charged by state police with […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Norwalk biker killed on I-95 in Stamford Sunday night

on
Connecticut State Police are reporting that a Norwalk man operating a motorcycle was killed during a construction accident on Interstate 95 in Stamford late Sunday night. According to a press release of the incident, Armando Barrera, 38, of 77 Benedict St., Norwalk, was killed instantly in the crash. Trooper Kelly Grant said that at 11:50 […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Sentence for man who rammed ex-wife’s car in Darien

on
A Pennsylvania man, who drove his car into his estranged wife’s car while seemingly attempting to strike his two stepdaughters in a bizarre domestic violence incident in Darien last August was sentenced to 14 months in jail Friday at the Stamford courthouse. Hollis Ross, 69, of Collegeville Pennsylvania was sentenced after pleading guilty six weeks […] [Read More]
Categories: General