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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter

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.

Frank MacEachern's Contributions

  1. Ex-Custodian Charged 4 Years After Incident With Former Co-Worker In Wilton

    Ex-Custodian Charged 4 Years After Incident With Former Co-Worker In Wilton

    WILTON, Conn. -- A New Jersey man who used to work as a school custodian in Wilton was arrested four years after he allegedly threatened and harassed a former co-worker, Wilton Police said.Juan Velez, 41, of 319 25th St., Apt. 2, Union City, was charged with second-degree threatening and second-degree harassment. He posted $2,000 bond and was released to appear in court Friday. Details ...

  2. Monroe Cops: Healthcare Aide Fraudulently Used Elderly Client's Credit Card

    Monroe Cops: Healthcare Aide Fraudulently Used Elderly Client's Credit Card

    MONROE, Conn. -- A home healthcare aide did some extra grocery shopping on her 91-year-old client's dime, Monroe Police said as they arrested a 34-year-old Bridgeport woman.Diane Kenyon, 34, was charged Saturday with second-degree larceny and credit card fraud. She posted $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Superior Court on March 21.The investigation started in ...

  3. Monroe Man Charged With Letting Girlfriend's 10-Year-Old Son Drive Car

    Monroe Man Charged With Letting Girlfriend's 10-Year-Old Son Drive Car

    MONROE, Conn. -- At least he kept his eyes open for his mugshot. A Monroe man is facing charges that he allowed his girlfriend's 10-year-old son to drive a vehicle through Monroe and streamed it on Facebook live — just like his girlfriend Lisa Nussbam is accused of doing on a separate occasion, Monroe Police said.Harry Hamlet, 40, was charged with risk of injury to a child Friday. He ...

  4. Police Seek Help Identifying Woman Who Died In Jump Onto I-95 In Stamford

    Police Seek Help Identifying Woman Who Died In Jump Onto I-95 In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — State Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the woman who died after jumping on to Interstate 95 from an overpass in Stamford just before noon Thursday.The woman, who is believed to be Hispanic, jumped from the Main Street overpass at Exit 9 at 11:46 a.m. on to I-95's left lane. She died from severe head injuries, state police said.She was about 5-foot-4 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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