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Door-To-Door Contractors Bilk Bloomfield Victim Out Of $125K: Police
A pair of door-to-door contractors were arrested after police say they scammed a North Jersey woman out of $125,000.
The victim hired Patrick O'Doherty and Anthony Doherty to repair to sets of concrete steps for $3,800, paid in full in advance, on Aug. 20, Bloomfield police said.
Once the demolition began on the steps, Doherty and O'Doherty would show up sporadically, usually in the late afternoon hours, to do more demolition work.
The problem was, though, every time they came, they'd perform more demolition work and ask for more money — never repairing the actual steps, police said.
Man Nabbed For Possessing Several Firearms, Ghost Gun In New Rochelle: Police
A 58-year-old Westchester man faces charges for illegally possessing numerous firearms, including a ghost gun, police said.
New Rochelle resident Paul Pisani, age 58, was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 21 following an investigation conducted by New Rochelle Police, the Westchester County Police Conditions Unit, and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.
According to Coyne, Pisani had been in possession of several handguns, including one without a serial number known as a ghost gun.
Pisani was arrested without…
Fatal DUI Crash: 34-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Vehicles Collide On I-95 In Milford
One person was killed in a crash involving an allegedly drunk driver on a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut overnight.
It happened on the northbound side around 7:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 in Milford.
Middlesex County resident Bilbraut Angel Caraballo, age 42, of Middlefield, was driving a truck towing a trailer south of Exit 39 A, when the truck drifted into the left lane and collided with a motorcycle, which was pushed into the concrete median, Connecticut State Police said.
Victor Ryan Forbes, age 34, of West Haven, the driver of the motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the sce…
Not So Fast: Drunk Driver Hits Utility Pole In Eastport, Tries Running Away, Police Say
A 30-year-old man is facing drunk driving charges after allegedly crashing into a utility pole on Long Island and then fleeing on foot.
The incident happened shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Eastport, at the intersection of Montauk Highway and South Bay Avenue.
According to Southampton Town Police, Ismael Garcia-Chitay, of Eastport, was driving eastbound on Montauk Highway when he drove off the roadway and struck a utility pole.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and nobody was injured.
Garcia-Chitay ran from the scene on foot but was arrested a short time later, p…
Smooth-Skinned Criminals: Men Stole $10K In Health, Beauty Products in Holyoke, Police Say
Two wanted men were arrested on Thursday, Sept. 21, after Hampden County police said they went on a crime spree stealing thousands of dollars worth of health and beauty items from stores.
Jayson Johnson, 25, and Sequanne Madden, 19, both of Queens, New York, face several charges after being busted by Holyoke police, authorities said.
Officers were called to Stop and Shop on Northampton Street after the store's security saw the men stealing thousands of dollars worth of products, Holyoke police said.
Police arrived as the men spotted them and tried to make a geta…
Woman Hit, Killed By New Britain Police Cruiser Identified
A woman who was hit and killed by a Connecticut police cruiser while crossing a roadway has been identified and the officer involved has been placed on restricted duty.
The incident took place in Hartford County in New Britain on West Main Street around 1:10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 21.
Earlier report: Woman Struck, Killed By New Britain Police Cruiser
According to New Britain Chief Of Police Matthew Marino, a 2017 Ford Police Interceptor Utility, driven by Officer Connor Reinsch, was traveling westbound on West Main Street when a woman, identified as Katherine Colon, age 39, of New Britain…