Month: April 2018

Norwalk News: Child Porn Arrest

In November 2017 the Special Victims Unit (SVU) was contacted by the Department of Homeland Security regarding a referral from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The RCMP advised that a complaint had been made to their agency alleging inappropriate internet communication between a thirteen-year-old Canadian female and an adult male who they determined to have resided in Norwalk, CT. Norwalk Detective Jim Thompson then assumed the investigation.   On January 23, 2018, a search and seizure warrant was executed on the residence at 11 Suncrest Road in Norwalk. A number of internet-capable devices were seized from the residence during that operation. An analysis of those devices by Norwalk Sergeant Nate Paulino confirmed that the communication with the thirteen-year-old female…

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Bridgeport News: New Reentry Director

Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim has appointed Eric Christmas as the new Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) for the City of Bridgeport. Christmas brings extensive knowledge in reentry efforts and services, as reentry coordinator at the Jay Brothers’ Unified Resource Center in Recovery Network of Programs. He also has experience in behavioral health having worked for St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services and mentoring at-risk youth for the Department for Children and Families. “Eric will be a valuable addition to our administration and the MIRA program,” said Mayor Ganim. “We know this program will be in great hands because of Eric’s experience and commitment to second chance individuals and opportunities. He has worked in the Bridgeport…

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