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  • NPD arrests Norwalker in Friday afternoon SoNo stabbing

    NPD arrests Norwalker in Friday afternoon SoNo stabbing

    A Norwalk man is accused of stabbing another man Friday afternoon in South Norwalk and inflicting serious injuries. Westport Police helped Connecticut state troopers quickly apprehend him on Interstate 95 after Norwalk Police developed a description of his escape vehicle, a news release said. Police were called to 129 South Main St. at 3 p.m.…

  • Inspection finds overloaded power strip caused charging station fire in SoNo mall

    Inspection finds overloaded power strip caused charging station fire in SoNo mall

    The cause of an electric vehicle charging station fire in the SoNo Collection mall parking garage last October was an overloaded power strip placed inside the unit’s cabinet, according to a fire inspector’s report. The power strip, termed a Relocatable Power Tap or RPT in the fire service, showed extensive charring, heat damage and fire…

  • Miami man charged in reported sexual assault

    Miami man charged in reported sexual assault

    A Norwalk Police investigation into a sexual assault complaint netted results this month with Fran Garcia-Pineda being extradited from Florida and charged in the assault, a news release said. Arrested: Fran Rene Garcia-Pineda, 31, of 781 NW 112th St., Miami, Florida Charges: Sex Assault in the Third Degree Bond: $150,000 Court: April 17 Detective Patrick…

  • Wilton man heading to federal prison after allegedly selling counterfeit art in Norwalk

    Wilton man heading to federal prison after allegedly selling counterfeit art in Norwalk

    A Wilton man has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for fraudulently selling works of art he falsely said were created by Peter Max, United States Attorney Vanessa Roberts Avery said. Nicholas P. Hatch, 29, owner of Hatch Estate Services LLC, an estate sales company based in Norwalk, sold 145 counterfeit Peter Max…

  • Norwalk Police arrest two NY residents in smokehouse bust

    Norwalk Police arrest two NY residents in smokehouse bust

    Two smokehouse workers were arrested Thursday when the Norwalk Police Special Services Division and the State of CT Department of Consumer Protection (Drug Control Division) executed a search warrant at the store they work in, in accordance with an ongoing investigation into Norwalk smokehouses. Smoke House 1, located at 108 Connecticut Ave., is not licensed…

  • Norwalk man faces 24 months imprisonment on federal child pornography charge

    Norwalk man faces 24 months imprisonment on federal child pornography charge

    A Norwalk man has been sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment for for accessing and possessing images and videos depicting child sex abuse, Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced. Jake Scott Flewellyn, 26, was also sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea to five years of supervised release…

  • NFD extinguishes Center Avenue fire

    NFD extinguishes Center Avenue fire

    The Red Cross is providing housing for 10 people and a dog after three apartments were declared unfit for occupancy Tuesday due to a fire that burned a two-story house at 1 Center Ave., Deputy Norwalk Fire Chief Steven Shay said. Fire was showing through the first-floor windows when fire crews arrived and the fire…

  • 30 years a cop, Billingslea says ‘It’s been a great ride’

    30 years a cop, Billingslea says ‘It’s been a great ride’

    At age 25, Monica Billingslea – parttime model and in a “go nowhere” position at a limousine company – needed a job that would get her out of her mother’s house “like yesterday” and allow her to buy a car without her father’s co-signature. She found one, and a family, in law enforcement. Billingslea retired…

  • Norwalk man arrested in hit-and-run collision with pedestrian

    Norwalk man arrested in hit-and-run collision with pedestrian

    Norwalk Police said Anouce Souffrant is the driver who struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene Nov. 7.   Arrested: Anouce Souffrant, 44, of 85 Lexington Ave., Apt. 2 Charges: Evading Responsibility Resulting in Serious Physical Injury Bond: $100,000 Court: Jan. 5 Police were summoned to the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive…

  • NPD cites six of seven vape shops

    NPD cites six of seven vape shops

    Norwalk Police Officers, continuing the department’s crackdown on the illegal sale of tobacco and vaping products to minors, recently did spot checks of seven Norwalk establishments and found only one in compliance with regulations, according to a news release. At the other six locations, state infractions with fines were issued to the violators responsible for…

  • NPD charges NY woman with promoting prostitution

    NPD charges NY woman with promoting prostitution

    A New York woman was arrested Monday by Norwalk Police Special Service officers conducting an operation regarding prostitution, a news release said. After receiving numerous complaints, police executed a search and seizure warrant at Healthy Spa, located at 99 New Canaan Ave., the release said. Arrested: HongMin Wang, 58, of 3324 Parsons Boulevard, Apt. 6J,…

  • Norwalk Police arrest repeat offender on firearm charges

    Norwalk Police arrest repeat offender on firearm charges

    A man who was suspected of intending to commit mass murder in 2019 was found Thursday laying on a Norwalk bike path, dressed in camouflage, with a AK-47 styled assault rifle laying on the ground next to him, according to Norwalk Police. The rifle was determined to be an airsoft gun. Brandon Wagshol, 26, of…

  • Man arrested, charged with not registering as a sex offender

    Man arrested, charged with not registering as a sex offender

    A Norwalk man was arrested on a warrant Thursday and charged with 11 counts of failure to register as a sex offender, Norwalk Police said. “The investigation stemmed from the Connecticut State Police Sex Offender Registry Unit notifying the Norwalk Police Department of eleven (11) separate violations that occurred over a 2.5-year period,” the news…

  • Woman allegedly stabbed man in Norwalk parking lot domestic violence

    Woman allegedly stabbed man in Norwalk parking lot domestic violence

    A Seymour woman stabbed a man in his left thigh while the pair were sitting in a car parked on Connecticut Avenue, according to Norwalk Police. Yessica Paola Jimenez, 49, of Seymour was arrested and charged with Assault in the First Degree with a $500,000 bond. Her court date is Monday. Norwalk Police received a…

  • Norwalk transitions to new Emergency Communications Radio System; public ‘in dark’

    Norwalk transitions to new Emergency Communications Radio System; public ‘in dark’

    The new Norwalk Emergency Communications Radio System went live Friday, according to a news release. “The new system will ensure that our first responders are able to safely and effectively communicate with Norwalk Combined Dispatch and one another during day-to-day emergencies and natural disasters, said Police Chief James Walsh,” according to the release. On the…

  • Convicted felon accused of leaving gun at Post Road Diner

    Convicted felon accused of leaving gun at Post Road Diner

    A Norwalk man recently left a 9mm Glock handgun loaded with 13 bullets in the Post Road Diner men’s room, Norwalk Police said. Christopher James Miles, 38, of 29 Suncrest Road was arrested on a warrant Tuesday and charged with Criminal possession of a firearm and possession of a large capacity magazine, a news release…