Fairfield resident Robert J. Purcell is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy with autism during the victim’s grandmother’s wake back in April, 2012.
According to Metro-North police, the suspect assaulted the sleeping woman aboard the 7:35 a.m. train to New Haven. The assault occurred within view of other passengers, according to police.
William Dong, 23, has been charged with unlawful transport into Connecticut of a semi-automatic Bushmaster rifle.
Joseph Russo was arrested Monday and charged with threatening and threatening an act of terrorism, police said.
Ann and John Betar grew up as neighbors in Bridgeport and eloped back in 1932.
Joseph Callahan, 69, of Fairfield pleaded not guilty in Bridgeport Superior Court to 112 counts of illegal possession of explosives and other charges.
“This has been a very stressful time and I truly regret that I put everybody at inconvenience,” 69-year-old Joseph Callahan said following a brief court appearance in Bridgeport on Wednesday.
Authorities call it “high-visibility enforcement” intended to call attention to a law that took effect Oct. 1. It allows reporting of distracted driving offenses to insurance companies and increases fines for texting and using hand-held phones while driving.
Joseph C. Callahan, 69, was charged Monday with 112 counts of illegal possession of explosives, reckless endangerment and manufacture of bombs. He is free on bond and scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 16.
Police say 69-year-old Joseph Callahan was charged Monday with 11 counts of illegal possession of explosives, one count of manufacturing bombs and six counts of reckless endangerment.
Police responded to the Bronson Road home Tuesday and discovered hazardous chemicals, up to 200 guns, tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition and homemade explosive devices.
Police are investigating whether two recent bank robberies in Fairfield are connected to a series of heists in Greenwich and New Jersey.
The man indicated that he was armed but did not brandish a weapon, according to a press release issued by the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau.
Investigators blamed a mechanical problem Monday for an accident that caused a carnival ride to come to a halt in Norwalk, Conn., leaving 18 people – most of them children – injured.
A major outage Sunday night shut down cable TV, Internet and phone service for Optimum customers in Connecticut.