3:2pm–#Fairfield CT–Police, and EMS were called to the southbound rest stop on the Merritt Parkway this afternoon for a distraught possibly suicidal person.  When they arrived at the rest stop  the man had left on foot in the wooded areas on Congress Street, then Sport Hill Road and into the cascade area near the General Electric headquarters.  Fairfield’s K-9 Ruger assisted in the search.  The man was located shortly after 5:30pm., A prescription bottle  in his possession was empty.  Not chancing a possible overdose the man was transported a nearby hospital.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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