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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
CT Animal Control Seizes Two Emaciated Horses

CT Animal Control Seizes Two Emaciated Horses

Two Mustangs, Chinook and Cheyenne, were removed from a Redding home Thursday after being found severely underweight.
Bank Robbery in Fairfield

Bank Robbery in Fairfield

Robbery occurred just when the bank was closing
Accused Vodka Thief Attempts to Hide Eight Bottles in His Pants

Accused Vodka Thief Attempts to Hide Eight Bottles in His Pants

Fairfield police say one bottle broke
Westport Subway Robbed at Gunpoint

Westport Subway Robbed at Gunpoint

Police say the suspect is still at large.
Weston Hedge Fund Executive Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Weston Hedge Fund Executive Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Weston resident admits in court to deceiving investors.
Norwalk New Canaan, Stamford Police Join Forces to Arrest Norwalk Man

Norwalk New Canaan, Stamford Police Join Forces to Arrest Norwalk Man

After New Canaan police got an arrest warrant approved, police from New Canaan, Norwalk and Stamford arrested a Norwalk man at his home.
Weston Motorcycle Rider Seriously Injured in Collision with Car

Weston Motorcycle Rider Seriously Injured in Collision with Car

William Pitt, 68, of Weston was seriously injured in Westport after his motorcycle collided with a car driven by Rosa Catterina of Norwalk, Westport police say.
More Fraud Charges for Weston Owner of Norwalk Physical Therapy Clinic

More Fraud Charges for Weston Owner of Norwalk Physical Therapy Clinic

The indictment alleges in part that Faux created and altered patient records when Medicare audited her practice
Moose Is Seen Wandering Near I-84 in Southington

Moose Is Seen Wandering Near I-84 in Southington

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection warns motorists of moose hazard in Southington.
IRS Says Don't Wire $$ to Callers Claiming to be from IRS

IRS Says Don't Wire $$ to Callers Claiming to be from IRS

IRS official: "[W]e do not and will not ask for credit card numbers over the phone, nor request a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer."
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Don't Be a Bystander

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Don't Be a Bystander

“Bystander Intervention is making a decision to take an action when someone you know (or maybe someone you don’t know) is getting hurt or could possibly be in danger.”
UPDATE: Cops: Westport Stranger Report No Longer Suspicious

UPDATE: Cops: Westport Stranger Report No Longer Suspicious

A suspicious man driving a black SUV approached a 13-year-old girl in Westport to offer her a ride -- as she stood at a bus stop.
Norwalk Police: How Many Crimes You Can Commit After 2 AM

Norwalk Police: How Many Crimes You Can Commit After 2 AM

Here's a count of the ways that Norwalk police say Hakim Smith, 25, of Stamford, violated the law in ways dangerous to passers-by, police and himself.
11 Tips to Lower the Chances You'll be Burglarized

11 Tips to Lower the Chances You'll be Burglarized

And another tip from police: Never intervene yourself, contact the police.
Distracted Driving Checkpoint in Redding Thursday

Distracted Driving Checkpoint in Redding Thursday

More scheduled for Danbury area crackdown over the next week.