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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Easton Mom Denies Supplying Alcohol, Condoms to Teenage Party

Easton Mom Denies Supplying Alcohol, Condoms to Teenage Party

Former Greenwich resident charged with 10 felony counts for allegedly supplying an underage party.
Easton Woman Accused of Leaving 4-Year-Old Alone at Fairfield Inn

Easton Woman Accused of Leaving 4-Year-Old Alone at Fairfield Inn

Brittany Hacker, 24, allegedly left to confront her ex-husband.
Weston Mom Left Son in Car While at the Bar

Weston Mom Left Son in Car While at the Bar

A witness saw the toddler sleeping in the locked car and called the police.
Owner of Emaciated Horses Charged with Animal Cruelty

Owner of Emaciated Horses Charged with Animal Cruelty

Redding farm owner due in court on Aug. 20.
Malloy Signs New Law Expanding Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Malloy Signs New Law Expanding Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Governor signs bipartisan bill in Fairfield that requires installation of ignition locks after first drunk driving offense.
Prosecutors Appeal Ruling that Overturned Skakel Conviction in Moxley Murder

Prosecutors Appeal Ruling that Overturned Skakel Conviction in Moxley Murder

The state is seeking to reinstate the 2002 murder conviction of Kennedy nephew Michael Skakel.
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
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.”