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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Man Bought $3.6K Of Merchandise After Opening Fake Account At Area Costco, Police Say

    Man Bought $3.6K Of Merchandise After Opening Fake Account At Area Costco, Police Say

    A 58-year-old man attempted to use a fake identity to steal thousands of dollars in merchandise from a Connecticut Costco before fleeing on foot, police said.Officers from the Milford Police Department were dispatched to Costco on Boston Post Road at approximately 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, where employees reported possible fraudulent transactions.Police said the investigation ...

  2. Sears CEO Raises Doubts About Company's Future, Citing 'Substantial Obstacles To Profitability'

    Sears CEO Raises Doubts About Company's Future, Citing 'Substantial Obstacles To Profitability'

    Despite undergoing a paradigm shift and attempting to change gears in the way it does business, Sears continues hemorrhaging money, casting its future in doubt.Sears CEO Eddie Lampert said that his company has been “working hard to transform its business and unlock the value of its assets,” which includes a shift from traditional retailing to a more member-centric company. Despite these ...

  3. Know Him? Police Seek To ID Suspect In Criminal Investigation

    Know Him? Police Seek To ID Suspect In Criminal Investigation

    Do you know him?Police are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to identify a man who is wanted as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.The Brookfield Police Department released surveillance photos of a suspect who is wanted on several charges as part of an ongoing investigation. In the photos, he can be seen wearing a gray hat, long-sleeved dark black and gray shirt, ...

  4. Eight Dirt Bikers Arrested After Frightening Drivers On, Off I-95 Stretch

    Eight Dirt Bikers Arrested After Frightening Drivers On, Off I-95 Stretch

    As dirt bike, quad and motorcycle riders continue frightening motorists on a stretch of I-95 and other busy Connecticut roads, local law enforcement agencies are cracking down.At least eight dirt bike riders were arrested and a dozen vehicles seized by police in New Haven this week, according to WTNH News 8. The arrests come days after riders blocked traffic and surrounded several ...

  5. Alleged Drug Dealer Nabbed After Monthlong Narcotics Investigation In Norwalk

    Alleged Drug Dealer Nabbed After Monthlong Narcotics Investigation In Norwalk

    An alleged drug dealer was taken into custody by police in Norwalk following a monthlong investigation into narcotics sales in the area.Members of the Norwalk Police Department Special Services Division executed several warrants regarding Edwin Mondragon, who was arrested outside his Fort Point Street residence on Thursday, Sept. 20.Police said that the arrest came as a result of a ...

  6. Two Charged With Cashing Over $60,000 In Stolen Postal Money Orders

    Two Charged With Cashing Over $60,000 In Stolen Postal Money Orders

    A former United States Postal Service employee and a co-conspirator are facing prison time after allegedly stealing more than $60,000 in postal money orders in Connecticut.John Durham, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that former USPS employee Michelle Barbeau, of Brooklyn, and James Lebel were arrested this week for offenses related to the theft of ...

  7. Man Charged In $300K Investment Fraud Scheme

    Man Charged In $300K Investment Fraud Scheme

    A Fairfield County man has been indicted on charges that he scammed an acquaintance out of nearly $300,000 by offering a non-existent business proposal, then taking and using the provided funds for personal expenses.A federal grand jury in New Haven returned an indictment charging Greenwich resident Leonid “Lenny” Pollak, 58, with federal offenses related to an investment fraud scheme, ...

  8. Fire Risk Leads To Recall Of More Than 200K Nissan Cars, SUVs

    Fire Risk Leads To Recall Of More Than 200K Nissan Cars, SUVs

    Nissan is recalling more than 200,00 vehicles that could get a little too hot to handle.Nissan announced the recall of 215,000 vehicles that may have anti-lock brake problems that may prompt actuator pumps to leak brake fluid onto internal circuit boards, causing fires. The recall is similar to one in 2016.The recall comes after Nissan received a complaint in January about an ...

  9. Woman, 27, With Three Active Warrants Threatens To Blow Up Schick Factory,  Police Say

    Woman, 27, With Three Active Warrants Threatens To Blow Up Schick Factory, Police Say

    A 27-year-old woman with multiple active warrants for her arrest is being held on $105,000 after allegedly threatening to blow up the Schick razor factor on Wednesday night, police said.Police officers were dispatched to the factory on Leighton Road in Milford at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, where there was The investigation into the incident determined that Hartford ...

  10. Business Owner Sentenced In Bridgeport Court For Scheme To Export Goods To Pakistan

    Business Owner Sentenced In Bridgeport Court For Scheme To Export Goods To Pakistan

    A man has been sentenced for his role in a four-year scheme with his family to purchase goods controlled under the Export Administration Regulations and exporting them to Pakistan for military uses.Imran Khan, 44, of New Haven, was sentenced to three years of probation -  the first six of which must be served in home confinement - in Bridgeport Federal Court this week for violating ...

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