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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter fmaceachern@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. Woman Defrauded United Illuminating Of $4,823, Stratford Police Say

    Woman Defrauded United Illuminating Of $4,823, Stratford Police Say

    STRATFORD, Conn. — A Stratford woman used multiple fake IDs and Social Security numbers in a scheme that defrauded United Illuminating Co. of $4,823, Stratford Police said.Kimberly Lawton, 43, was arrested by warrant Feb. 27 after an investigation that began in October, police said. She used the fake IDs and Social Security numbers to obtain services from the electric utility but didn't ...

  2. Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

    Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

    MONROE, Conn. — A Monroe mother who decided it was a smart thing to let her 10-year-old drive a car through town while she broadcast it on Facebook Live has been arrested by Monroe Police.Lisa Nussbaum, 38, was charged Friday with risk of injury to a child after police received several complaints from Monroe residents who viewed the video, Lt. Stephen Corrone said.In the video, which ...

  3. Milford Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Stamford Parking Lot

    Milford Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Stamford Parking Lot

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A Milford man told officers he was in a parking lot known for its crime and drug dealing late Monday night to visit a friend, police said.But when officers asked Shawn Robert Miller, 34, of 29 Westwood Road, the name of his friend, he couldn't up with it, police said. Officers ended up arresting him on a pair of drug charges: possession of narcotics and possession of ...

  4. Monroe Police Seek Two In Gas Station Robbery

    Monroe Police Seek Two In Gas Station Robbery

    MONROE, Conn. -- Monroe Police are looking for two suspects in a robbery at the Henny Penny Gas Station early Friday morning.Two suspects entered the Roosevelt Drive gas station just before 12:30 a.m. and had a physical altercation with the store clerk before fleeing the scene in a silver four door sedan that may be a Ford 500, police said. Police didn't say of any cash or other items ...

  5. Stamford Police Make Second Arrest In January Attempted Murder

    Stamford Police Make Second Arrest In January Attempted Murder

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Police have arrested a second man in a January attempted murder in Stamford and said they are relieved to have wrapped up a crime spree involving a number of individuals in Fairfield County.Onaje Smith, 18, of 32 Beechwood Ave., Bridgeport, was charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count conspiracy to commit murder. His bond was set at $1 million."He ...

  6. Man Charged In Bridgeport Police Chase Arrested In Execution-Style Shooting

    Man Charged In Bridgeport Police Chase Arrested In Execution-Style Shooting

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A 19-year-old man who escaped an ambush on High Street in Stamford on Jan. 19 thought the coast was clear when he entered a West Side bodega about 15 minutes later, police said. But he didn’t know his hunters had followed him into the store, police said.In an execution-style assassination attempt, a shooter put a gun to the teen's head and pulled the trigger, police ...

  7. Bridgeport Woman Steals Sneakers, Jewelry From Elderly Stamford Woman

    Bridgeport Woman Steals Sneakers, Jewelry From Elderly Stamford Woman

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A little more than one year after a home care nurse is alleged to have stolen $2,500 in sneakers and jewelry while caring for an elderly woman, she was arrested by Stamford Police.Jacqueline Villafane, 29, of 455 Trumbull Ave., Bridgeport, was arrested Saturday in Bridgeport as a result of a warrant for her arrest by Stamford Police. She's charged with third-degree ...

  8. Veteran Firefighter Takes The Reins As New Fire Chief In Bridgeport

    Veteran Firefighter Takes The Reins As New Fire Chief In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Richard Thode was officially sworn in as Bridgeport’s new fire chief in a brief ceremony Friday afternoon in the Margaret E. Morton Government Center.Thode, a 30-year veteran of the Bridgeport Fire Department, had served as provisional fire chief since Brian Rooney retired last May. He was sworn in by Mayor Joe Ganim on a busy Friday, just before city officials held ...

  9. ICE: Man Accused Of Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Was Deported in 2013

    ICE: Man Accused Of Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Was Deported in 2013

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The man accused of killing his girlfriend and abducting their 6-year-old daughter early Friday, leading to a multi-state Amber Alert, had been deported to his native El Salvador in 2013 after an assault conviction, federal authorities said.It is unclear how or when 39-year-old Oscar Hernandez returned to the country. He was deported after being convicted of ...

  10. Sen. Murphy Reassures Fearful Immigrants In Wake Of Trump's Actions

    Sen. Murphy Reassures Fearful Immigrants In Wake Of Trump's Actions

    STAMFORD, Conn. — After Donald Trump was elected president, an undocumented immigrant in Stamford said that her 7-year-old American-born son turned to her and asked whether it meant she would be returned to her Central American homeland."The day that the president was elected he asked: 'Why was he picked? He's a bad man, he's going to send you back,' " the woman said through ...

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