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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. 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 ...

  2. Wilton Cops: Weston Woman Charged With Drunk Driving With 6-Year-Old In Car

    Wilton Cops: Weston Woman Charged With Drunk Driving With 6-Year-Old In Car

    WILTON, Conn., -- A Weston woman was more than three times the legal alcohol limit when she had an accident with a 6-year-old child in her vehicle on Feb. 25, Wilton Police said.Hilary Flora, 58, of 203 Newtown Turnpike Road, Weston, was charged with driving under the influence and risk of injury to a child. She was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.A motorist made a 911 call after a ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Arrest Made In Execution-Style Shooting Of Teen At Bodega In Stamford

    Arrest Made In Execution-Style Shooting Of Teen At Bodega In Stamford

    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 ...

  5. Redding Couple Facing Charges In Dispute With Stamford Contractor

    Redding Couple Facing Charges In Dispute With Stamford Contractor

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Confronting a Stamford contractor over a missing computer ended badly for a Redding couple, who were arrested in events arising out of the confrontation, Stamford Police said.Elizabeth Blair Quinn, 51, of 7 Sport Hill Road and her fiancé, James Joseph Roche, 51, of the same address, went to a Stamford residence Monday evening to speak with a man who had done work for ...

  6. Wilton Cops: California Man Used Stolen Mail To Commit Identity Theft

    Wilton Cops: California Man Used Stolen Mail To Commit Identity Theft

    WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton Police said a town resident helped lead them to the capture of a California man on identity theft charges on Thursday.Elijah Jamel Chin, 26, of 1281 W. Rosecrans Ave., Gardena, Calif., was charged with attempted trafficking in personal identification information, sixth-degree larceny, third-degree identity theft, and possession of less than one half ounce of ...

  7. Pound Ridge Man Charged With Stealing Pricey New Canaan Shotgun

    Pound Ridge Man Charged With Stealing Pricey New Canaan Shotgun

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- A Pound Ridge man stole a $7,650 shotgun from a barn on a Father Peter's Lane property, New Canaan Police said.Matthew R. Blasco, 22, of 68 Westchester Ave., Apt. C., turned himself into police Saturday afternoon in connection with the Nov. 5 theft. He's charged with third-degree larceny and third-degree burglary. He posted a $10,000 bond and was released to appear ...

  8. Wilton Police Release Photos of Bank Robbery Suspect

    Wilton Police Release Photos of Bank Robbery Suspect

    WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton Police have released photos of the bank robber who escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Fairfield County Bank just before 3 p.m. Friday.Wilton Police said the suspect is believed to be a white male between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, and was driving a 1997 green Honda Accord.The suspect didn't display a weapon and no injuries were ...

  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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