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  • Man sentenced in attempt to dispose of body with bomb

    Wednesday Oct 10 | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    A 29-year-old Connecticut man has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison for crimes that include trying to get rid of the body of a shooting victim by blowing it up with a pipe bomb. Maurice Wearing had pleaded guilty in August, 2017 to conspiracy to distribute crack and possession of an explosive by a convicted felon.

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    Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, West Haven, CT

  • CT Couple Charged With Burglarizing USS Ling After I...

    Thursday Sep 20 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Hackensack police charged a Connecticut couple with stealing a lantern and shoulder lapel from the USS Ling submarine on the Hackensack River a short time after someone looted and flooded the landmark museum, authorities said. Jon P. Stevens of West Haven and Laura Palmese of Colchester, both 48, parked in the lot of the Heritage Diner and "swam through the Hackensack River to the submarine" on Aug. 11, Capt.

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  • Connecticut crack dealer sentenced to 30 years in pr...

    Aug 23, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Connecticut crack dealer is sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally shooting his roommate and blowing up the body with a homemade bomb Miller and another man, Maurice Wearing, then reportedly wrapped Brooks' body in plastic, bound it with rope and drove it to a wooded area Connecticut crack dealer Christopher Miller, 43, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering his roommate Edward Brooks and then blowing up the body. Brooks, who died aged 39, is pictured above A Connecticut man who shot and killed his roommate during a drug feud before blowing up the body with a pipe bomb to get rid of the evidence has been slapped with a 30-year prison sentence.

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    Related Topix: Drugs, Chris Miller, West Haven, CT

  • Post-Death, Henry Green's Story Continues

    Aug 21, 2018 | via New Haven Independent 

    A bullet that pierced Henry Harris Green IV, aka Renegade, on a Newhallville street eight years ago, and remained lodged in his body is now evidence in an investigation into his recent death. Call it one more chapter in a compelling story about a young man who embraced life against great odds while injecting humanity into the communal conversation about gun violence.

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  • Milford cops: Man entered home, threatened, assaulte...

    Aug 20, 2018 | via Connecticut Post 

    A 26-year-old West Haven man has been arrested after entering a home without permission and physically attacking another man there. Leonard Kosikas, of Center Street, was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree threatening, two counts of disorderly conduct and first-degree burglary.

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    Related Topix: Milford, CT, West Haven, CT

  • Lopez gets 30 years in store owner's death

    Aug 16, 2018 | via Westport News 

    Treizy Lopez, of West Haven, listens to testimony as the state presents its case in his trial for the April 11, 2015 murder of popular Bridgeport store owner Jose Salgado in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. 2 comments

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