Child Pornography Arrest

#Norwalk CT– On May 15, 2022, Andrew Cohen was arrested on a warrant for his involvement in child pornography.

In June of 2021, the FBI referred an investigation involving child pornography to the Norwalk Police Department Special Victims Unit. According to the FBI, Andrew Cohen was suspected of sharing videos online of very young children engaged in sexual acts.

Detective Thompson was assigned to investigation. Information that was discovered during the investigation led to the approval of a search and seizure warrant, which was executed at the Cohen’s residence on September 30, 2021. Digital evidence wasseized. Forensic examinations were performed on the evidence by Sergeant Paulino and a number of videos containing child pornography were located. The examination led to the issuance of an arrest warrant for Andrew Cohen on May 9, 2022. Arrangements were being made via Cohen’s attorney for his surrender to the Norwalk Police Department.

On May 15, 2022, a medical call to the Cohen residence led to Andrew being arrested and taken into custody.

Arrested: Andrew Cohen, 20, of Timothy Road, Norwalk CTCharges: Promoting a Minor in Obscene Performance, Illegal Possession of Child Pornography 1stBond: $250,000, court set.Court Date: May 24, 2022

Stratford News: Tobacco Compliance Check

The Stratford Police Department conducted a Tobacco Compliance check on May 16, 2022 in conjunction with the health department. During the inspection several stores were found to be selling tobacco products to underage minors in violation of state law.The establishments in violation were issued infractions and charged with Sale of Tobacco to a Minor CGS 53-344(b).The violation has a monetary fine of $300 dollars.The following businesses were found to be in violation:Stratford Avenue Food Mart-1240 Stratford AvenueDelta Fuel-1219 Stratford AvenueDolly’s Deli and Convenience-6 Boston AvenueCitgo Gas Station-2000 Barnum AvenueRoyal Smoke Shop-1277 West Broad Street7-Eleven-3621 main StreetThe following locations were in compliance with state law:Turbo News-1140 Main StreetStratford News and Vape-665 Honeyspot RoadSnaxx Plus-189 Ferry BoulevardEZ Stop-335 Main StreetStratford Cigar and Smoke Shop-2340 Broadbridge AvenueBillows and Blaze Smoke-1056 Stratford Avenue

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