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Friday Oct 2 | via Greenwich Citizen
Connecticut State Trooper Perry Wilson on the job inspecting trucks at the weigh station off Interstate 95, Greenwich, Thursday, March 10, 2011. The administration's desire to move troopers out of the weigh stations prompted a fight between lawmakers and the union. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via Patch.com
The Connecticut State's Attorney has withdrawn the sexual assault charges filed last year against a math teacher at the Convent of the Sacred Heart School. Michael Maida, of Danbury, was arrested in March 2014 after Greenwich Police obtained an arrest warrant charging him with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor, based on allegations made by a former student of the private Greenwich school. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via The Huffington Post
Yet out of the 8720 arrests Greenwich Police Department has made in the past decade, only 247 individuals were charged with second or third degree forgery. Four juveniles out of the 247 were arrested for possession of fake licenses. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via Patch.com
A man already facing burglary and weapons possession charges in Stamford, has been arrested on charges he burglarized the Greenwich restaurant where he used to work. A security surveillance video helped Greenwich Police and the owners of Meli-Melo to identify the man suspected of breaking through a rear door of the Greenwich Avenue restaurant on Aug. 31, according to police spokesman Lt. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Patch.com
The man accused of hiring a taxi to bring him from Port Chester to Greenwich on Valentine's Day has pleaded guilty to slashing the throat of the cabbie. Miguel A. Reyes-Pantoja, 26, who gave an address of 23 Poningo St. in Port Chester, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault on Friday, according to Greenwich Time. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Patch.com
Police said one suspect distracted the woman in her yard while another went inside the victim's home and stole items worth thousands. A 94-year-old Greenwich woman was the victim of a distraction burglary on Friday when one suspect discussed fencing the woman's yard while a second suspect went inside the victim's home and swiped cash and jewelry. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via Greenwich Citizen
A Port Chester, N.Y., man who slashed a cabbie around the face and neck on a trip to Greenwich entered a guilty plea in Superior Court in Stamford Friday in a deal to reduce his expected jail time. Miguel Reyes-Pantoja , 27, was initially charged with first-degree assault, first-degree robbery and breach of peace in the early morning hours of Feb. 14. He called RC Taxi of Port Chester and traveled to South Water Street in Greenwich. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via Greenwich Citizen
The memorial service in memory of Bart Palosz, pictured here in a poster photo, in Bruce Park, Greenwich, Conn., Thursday night, Aug. 27, 2015. The service marked the two year anniversary of Bart Palosz's suicide on the first day of his sophomore year at Greenwich High School. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via Greenwich Citizen
An accused burglar - who apparently videos well - was arraigned on a burglary charge Wednesday in connection with a break-in at the Meli Melo restaurant on Greenwich Avenue last month. Carl Dawkins , 24, of Rock Spring Road, Stamford, was charged by Greenwich police for the Meli Melo theft after Stamford police filed a spate of burglary charges against him for a spree of restaurant burglaries in the city over the Labor Day weekend, including Volta Gelateria Creperia. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 9 | via Patch.com
Three men were arrested Sept. 4 after Harrison police, acting on a tip from Greenwich police, caught them on I-95. Comment?
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