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John Nickerson

Former Target worker charged with stealing cash out of register in Stamford

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A former Target employee on Friday was arrested Friday after police say he got into a cash register at the store and pulled two $20 bills out and gave them as change to a friend for a $1 dollar purchase. Thomas Bartlett, 19, of Carroll Street, Stamford, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and risk of […] [Read More]
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Patrick Blake. Photo: Stamford Police Department

Greenwich man charged with trying to leave Stamford accident scene

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A Greenwich man was charged with trying to leave the scene of an accident and following his arrest it was discovered that he was wanted on an arrest warrant for a domestic incident in Greenwich. Patrick Blake, 31, of Peck Drive, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, driving under suspension, misuse of […] [Read More]
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Greenwich woman avoids jail, can remain in mansion

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Greenwich resident Shari Lampert avoided prison Tuesday when she was given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $3,000 from her maid after the woman broke a fixture in Lampert’s $7 million back-country mansion. Lampert, 56, made guilty pleas to charges of second-degree larceny and driving while under the influence and was […] [Read More]
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Darien police looking for woman in strong arm robbery

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Darien police are looking for a woman who pulled off a strong arm robbery in Noroton Heights Tuesday afternoon. Police say the woman who is white and five feet tall, pulled off the robbery at the Chase Bank on Noroton Avenue at 4:18 p.m. The woman with long brown hair is over 30 years old, […] [Read More]
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Stamford police detain stabbing suspect

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UPDATE: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. An 18-year-old Stamford man stabbed in the back four times while fighting with another teen at Veterans Park Monday afternoon survived the night and is now in stable condition, police say. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said late this morning that police have detained an 18-year-old suspect and are interviewing him presently. Hohn […] [Read More]
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Amore Cucina & Bar in Stamford.

Man spitting mad about pizza in Springdale

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  Police were called to a popular Springdale restaurant when an intoxicated customer became belligerent after ordering a pizza and disliking the way it tasted, Sgt. Kelly Connelly said. An Amore Restaurant employee called police at 7:30 p.m. to report that he had an altercation with an obviously drunk man who ordered the pizza and […] [Read More]
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Break-in attempt at Stamford’s Food Bank

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Police are reporting that someone tried to break in to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County sometime over the weekend. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police were called to the food bank on Glenbrook Road Monday morning at about 11:30 p.m. after an employee discovered that someone had tried to break into the west side […] [Read More]
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Theft reported at Stamford elementary school

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The principal at Springdale Elementary School reported to police that several iPads, a camera and keypads turned up missing on Monday morning. Principal Gloria Manna called police at 10:30 a.m. Monday to report the thefts of the electronic items, whose value adds up to about $2,500. Manna stated the school is conducting an investigation, but […] [Read More]
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Home health aide arrested for stealing from Greenwich client

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A Haitian home health aide was arrested for stealing thousands of dollars from a 73-year-old Greenwich woman and then threatened to kill her employer in a car accident by placing a spell on her after she reported the thefts to police. Ketty Placide, 22, of Edlie Avenue, Norwalk, was charged Friday with second-degree larceny, threatening, […] [Read More]
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Stepfather admits to impregnating stepdaughter, 12

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At his latest appearance at state Superior Court in Stamford, a 39-year-old pizza cook arrested for impregnating his 12-year-old stepdaughter last year pleaded guilty to raping the girl on Monday. Leonel Bartolo Rodriguez pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. Rodriguez’ plea agreement calls for him to be sentenced […] [Read More]
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