FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — In case you missed it, here are the top stories of the past week in Fairfield County, as reported by Daily Voice.
Two men were arrested in Westport after police said they got into a fight in the middle of the road following an incident in Derby on Tuesday. Police later released video of the incident, and were searching for a third person involved in the altercation.
A Wilton dad was arrested after police said he attacked an assistant coach from Fairfield Ludlowe High School after a soccer game on Wednesday. The man's daughter had been involved in an altercation on the field during the game, according to police.
A new food truck, specializing in vegan and gluten-free desserts and ice cream , has opened in Norwalk and has appeared at events throughout Fairfield County. Owner Tyler Moss said he got the idea for Cocoanuts after suffering a peanut allergy-related attack.
The FBI released 1,500 documents related to its investigation into the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The report, which was posted online just weeks before the fifth anniversary of the shooting, includes disturbing new details on the shooter.
A Westport woman was arrested after police said she crashed her car into a utility pole while driving under the influence . She also refused to comply with officers' demands or to submit to a breathalyzer test, according to police.
A Shelton man was arrested after police said he gave a 15-year-old girl drugs and then sexually assaulted her .
Police in Danbury are searching for a 53-year-old woman who was reported missing. Laelcira DeLima was last seen on Friday, Oct. 20.
A sixth-grader at Middlebrook School in Wilton found a note saying "Jews will burn" on her locker this week. It is the third incident of hate speech at the school this month.
The family of a Redding man who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the Redding Police Department , claiming that the first responders' negligence caused him to die. The lawsuit claims that officers responding to the scene waited about 15 minutes to check the vital signs of Peter Valenti after they found his body hanging in a shed.
The Salt Cave of Darien brings a new kind of wellness therapy to Fairfield County. By sitting back and breathing in micronized salt particles in the air, the therapy offers users relaxation as well as help with respiratory and skin conditions.
A Newtown man was charged this week with exposing himself at Jennings Beach in Fairfield in September. Police said the arrest stems from three separate incidents, and that he has been accused of similar incidents in other communities.
A former restaurant manager known for his award-winning cheesecakes was arrested on sexual assault charges after police said he inappropriately touched several female employees. Police said they had secured an arrest warrant last year, but that he had fled to California after being interviewed by detectives.
Sunday marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting Fairfield County. Though most of the damage has been repaired, impacts from the storm can still be felt in the area.
Deirdre M. Daly resigned Friday as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut after serving 20 years with the U.S. Department of Justice. Attorney General Jeff Sessions signed an order appointing John H. Durham as the interim U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut.
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