Stamford police get ‘Clobbered’

STAMFORD — Police officers flung open doors and windows and left their offices Monday morning after being overcome by fumes from a potent drain de-clogger used in the basement of their headquarters building at 805 Bedford Street. The exodus happened shortly after 9 a.m. when a city plumber poured an entire bottle of the product […] [Read More]
Categories: Police

Two named Stamford police officers of the year

Two Stamford police officers are being honored for their work in keeping drugs and weapons off city streets. Officers Michael Connelly and Brendan Phillips are partners in the Stamford Police Department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit and have been named this year’s officers of the year. Over the past three years, the department has credited […] [Read More]
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Stamford police investigate East Side armed robbery

STAMFORD — Police are searching for an armed robber who entered the Global gas station 765 E. Main Street early Saturday morning and made off with about $500. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said a masked man covered from head to toe in dark clothing and brandishing a silver revolver burst into the gas station at 5:23 […] [Read More]

Poll: Do you think Stamford police are doing enough to enforce traffic laws?

Stamford police recently reported the results of a three-week blitz targeting distracted drivers and other violators in which they cited more than 300 drivers. Tell us how you think police are doing in enforcing traffic laws by casting a vote below or leaving a comment. [Read More]
Categories: General, Police, Traffic
Brian Williams

Robbery of autistic man in Stamford gains national attention

STAMFORD — The appalling theft of $100 from an autistic man outside the Stamford Town Center mall last week and the subsequent outpouring of community support has gained national attention and will be featured in an upcoming segment of NBC Nightly News. Brian Williams, the anchor and managing editor of the newscast, is coming to […] [Read More]

Police: Springdale mom whipped 3 children

STAMFORD — A Springdale mother was charged Monday with abusing her three young children, police said. Silvia Serrano, 30, of Hope Street was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, one count of third-degree assault, three counts of risk of injury to a child and two counts of second-degree strangulation. She was held overnight by […] [Read More]

West Side man charged in stabbing

STAMFORD — A West Side man was charged Monday with stabbing another man at a party on Spruce Street in August. Edgar Najera of 44 Wright St., Stamford, was charged with first-degree assault. The arrest came after police were sent to 145 Spruce St early in the morning of Aug. 24 for a reported stabbing. […] [Read More]

Stamford police investigate fetus found in sewer

Stamford detectives are investigating the discovery of a five to six month old unborn baby Saturday afternoon in a sewer in the South End of the city, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn of the department’s Criminal Investigations Division. [Read More]
Categories: Police, South End
Stamford Police crime scene investigation van arrives at Doolittle Road Wednesday morning.

Police identify suspect in Stamford murder

Update – Thursday, Aug. 28, 11:50 a.m.: The suspect in the stabbing death of Mahomed Kamal, 47, has been identified by police as Shota Mekoshvili, 29, a citizen of the Republic of Georgia. He was caught by Stamford police after a foot pursuit through the downtown dinner crowd on Bedford Street just after 8 p.m. […] [Read More]

Stamford pedestrian hit by car Sunday night

A woman was treated and released from Stamford Hospital after being hit by a car backing out of a driveway on Clinton Avenue Sunday evening, according to police. [Read More]
Categories: Police, Traffic