Bridgeport man nabbed in Stamford heroin bust

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A Bridgeport man was arrested Friday and charged with making a heroin delivery in Stamford at an east side fast food restaurant, police said. Elton Parry, 20, of 35 Judson St., Bridgeport, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to sell and held by police on a $5,000 court appearance bond. […] [Read More]
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New charges for accused Stamford taxi murderer

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The man accused of stabbing cab driver Mahomed Kamal to death early Wednesday morning in Stamford is about to be charged with two supermarket shop lifting incidents that occurred earlier this month in Stamford, police said. On Friday at the Stamford courthouse, Shota Mekoshvili, 29, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and hindering prosecution […] [Read More]
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Waterside man arrested on drug charges

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Stamford Narcotics and Organized Crime squad officers seized nearly two ounces of cocaine and arrested a Waterside man on drug charges Friday night who was about to make a drug deal on Greenwich Avenue Friday night, police said. Christian Ovalle-Perez, 38, of 44 Taff Ave., was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with […] [Read More]
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Loaded gun found after dispute on West Side

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A panicked call from a Taylor Street neighbor witnessing a dispute Sunday night and hearing a man vowing to get his gun resulted in police finding a loaded gun in a nearby back yard, police said. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said at about 10:30 p.m. a person called police from 25 Taylor St., and reported that […] [Read More]
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Fetus remains probably flushed down toilet, police say

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Stamford police say the remains of a baby fetus found Saturday afternoon at the at the city’s sewage treatment plant, was probably flushed down the toilet. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said the discovery was made just after 4 p.m. when workers were inspecting Phase 1 of the sewage treatment process  and saw the remains of a […] [Read More]
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Stamford wheelchair bandit in custody

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The man who police say wheeled into a Stamford jeweler in early July faking a handicap and ran off with an expensive Rolex watch after macing a store clerk and security guard was picked up by New Rochelle police Friday after a domestic disturbance in that city. Capt. Richard Conklin said the man, Larry Johnson, […] [Read More]
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Emergency workers step up for lady at St. Leo’s

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A woman suffered an undisclosed medical emergency Saturday at St. Leo’s Fair near the Pizza Fritta tent, but was helped by volunteer firefighters and a physician at the annual event. According to the Fire Department, the woman was taken to the hospital for further observation and treatment Saturday night, but the initial report was that […] [Read More]
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Shooting at Stamford’s Cummings Park

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A city man was shot in the leg at Cummings Park early Saturday morning following an altercation, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn. The disturbance occurred at about 12:15 a.m., during which several women began fighting, Hohn said. At that point a shot was heard, and a 35-year-old Stamford man was hit in the […] [Read More]
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Funeral prayers for slain Stamford cabbie are this afternoon

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The Stamford Islamic Center announced funeral prayers for slain taxi driver Mahomed Kamal will be held at 1:15 today at their facility at on Outlook Street, after Friday prayers. A statement from the board members of the center thanked the Stamford Police Department for identifying and arresting a suspect the same day as the murder. […] [Read More]
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Stamford police crack down on distracted drivers

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Stamford police announced a distracted driving crackdown yesterday that will run for most of September. “Enforcement patrols will be out in force throughout the city of Stamford during these periods, in an effort to stress Connecticut’s zero tolerance for distracted drivers,”  Sgt. Andrew Gallagher said in a press release. The increased enforcement will run Sept. 3 […] [Read More]
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