Darien man arrested trying to sell gun in Stamford

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A Darien man, who hid a gun he was trying to sell in his spare tire, was arrested by Stamford police Tuesday afternoon after hearing an illegal gun sale was about to occur. Tristan Harris, 25, of Allen O’Neil Dr. in Noroton Heights, was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit, stealing a firearm, […] [Read More]
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Police bust two pot dealers in park

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Police watching a West Side park that nearby residents complain is a haven for pot dealers, busted two men just after the lunch hour on Friday for dealing marijuana. Alan Britt, 28, of Fairgate Dr. and Kyle Knight, 22, of nearby Spruce Street, were charged with sale of marijuana, conspiracy to sell marijuana, possession of […] [Read More]
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Man robbed with knife on Greyrock Place

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Police say a man walking his dog in downtown Stamford was robbed a knifepoint early Monday evening. Sgt. William Brevard said the 28-year-old man was walking behind the Bedford Street parking garage at about 7:15 p.m. when a man with a hoodie cinched around his face came up behind him with a knife and demanded […] [Read More]
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Where young people are moving

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On Monday, the New York Times Upshot blog ran a post about a recent report that tracks the movement of young college graduates. Overall, young people are much more likely to move, with an estimated million crossing state lines every year. The list of cities they are choosing to live in is a good economic […] [Read More]
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Stamford principal and asst. apply for diversionary program

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Rather than take charges accusing them of failing to properly report an alleged sexual relationship between a Stamford High School English teacher and her 18-year-old student to trial, Principal Donna Valentine and assistant Principal Roth Nordin have applied to participate in a court program for first-time offenders that will expunge the criminal charges against them. […] [Read More]
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Strong arm robbery in Stamford Tuesday morning

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Police are looking for a male who just robbed another person near the Wells Fargo ATM on High Ridge Road just south of the Merritt Parkway at about 9:20 a.m. The man police are looking for is a white male, about five-too 10 inches tall, with dirty blond hair, wearing a dark blue baseball cap […] [Read More]
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Stamford woman tried to shoplift more than $2K in jewelry

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A middle-aged East Side woman was arrested over the weekend for allegedly shop lifting more than $2,000 in merchandise from the Stamford Macy’s department store. Candice Smith, 53, of Sherman St., Stamford, was charged with third-degree larceny on Sunday. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called after Macy’s security became suspicious when watching a middle […] [Read More]
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Mother of children wandering in Stamford is charged

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A Norwalk woman was charged over the weekend after Stamford police found her three young children wandering around downtown Stamford alone. Shay Thompson, 25, of Hillcrest Terrace, was charged with three counts of leaving a child unsupervised. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called to busy Summer Street by someone who just before 10 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man charged in Stamford armed robbery

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A Bridgeport man was charged with using a gun to rob a Stamford friend of $2,000 in cash early Sunday morning. Maurice Wash, 26, of Clinton Avenue Bridgeport, was charged by Stamford police with first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, third-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny. He was held on a $200,000 […] [Read More]
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Norwalk cop has sex assault arrest dropped

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A Norwalk police officer suspended for the past five five years without pay since he was arrested by Greenwich police for sexually assaulting his best friend’s daughter, had his charges dismissed by a Stamford judge Monday Anthony Santo, 46, an 18-year member of the police department before his suspension in 2009, walked out of the […] [Read More]
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