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Cops: Man made heroin sales near daycare

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A Norwalk man is facing several drug charges after police say he dealt large amounts of heroin in his home city and also in Darien. Police said that 20-year-old Omar Reid, of Fort Point Street in Norwalk, was arrested Wednesday after a lengthy investigation into heroin sales in that city and along the Route 1 […] [Read More]
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Hakim Smith. Photo courtesy of Norwalk Police.

Man chased, tased after fleeing from police

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A Stamford man is facing several charges after a police chase through city streets early Saturday morning that ended with officers firing a Taser after the man into a construction site. Norwalk Police Lt. Paul Resnick said that city officers were patrolling a parking lot on Washington Street near the La Torche nightclub around 2 […] [Read More]
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Norwalk

Norwalk police get new patrol vehicles

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Update, 11:15 p.m. Saturday, March 29 The Crown Victoria has long been the symbol law enforcement on the roads across the country. But this week, police in Norwalk say they received more new patrol vehicles to update an aging fleet. The department took possession of its three Ford SUV Police Interceptors this week. They’re also […] [Read More]
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Weston

Pair charged with stealing thousands of dollars of items

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A man and a woman from Weston are facing several charges after police say they found thousands of dollars worth of stolen items in the pair’s possession. Police said that 38-year-old Joshua Bamman and Kathlene Falcone, who both live at 10 Kettlewold Lane, surrendered earlier this week after they were told there were warrants out for them. Bamman […] [Read More]
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Students followed by suspicious van

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Police in Norwalk are investigating two more incidents of people in a van following students on their way to school. In a message to city parents Tuesday afternoon, Deputy Superintendent Tony Daddona said that there have been two separate recent reports of students being approached or followed in the area of Nathan Hale Middle School by a […] [Read More]
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Pena

Man arrested in early morning street robbery

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A local man is facing charges in Norwalk after he allegedly took money from two men in a gas station parking lot early Friday morning. Lt. Paul Resnick said said the incident happened just after 12:30 a.m. Friday in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection of New Canaan and Silvermine avenues. Police […] [Read More]
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Fire burns cottage in New Canaan

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A cottage at a home in northern New Canaan was damaged in a fire Wednesday night. The fire was reported around 8:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Michigan Road, which is off of Route 123 about one mile south of the New York state line. Firefighters confirmed late Wednesday night that no one was […] [Read More]
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Wilton

Parent charged with threatening school staff

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A man is facing charges in Wilton after he allegedly threatened to throw a chair at two local school employees and follow them home during an angry phone conversation on Monday. Lt. Donald Wakeman said the principal of Cider Mill School called police Monday morning to report that 54-year-old Michael Waldman had made the threats before […] [Read More]
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Power outage reported in Wilton

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Update, 9:13 p.m. CL&P spokeswoman Tricia Taskey Modifica says there was an outage around 6:45 p.m. that knocked out power for 756 customers for about 30 minutes. The outage was then reduced to just 21 customers. But the utility will have to put 123 customers out for about an hour tonight in order to make repairs, which should be […] [Read More]
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Weston

Police probe possible Instagram threats aimed at students

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Police in Weston are trying to find the person who posted offensive messages on Instagram directed at local middle school students, some of which were initially considered threatening. In a statement posted to the police department’s Facebook page late Wednesday,  Weston Public Schools Superintendent Colleen Palmer said police do not believe any of the posts contained credible threats. Letters […] [Read More]
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