From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Three months after he was acquitted by a jury of charges in connection with a gangland shooting on a downtown street, 18-year-old Khalil Diaz was shot to death Friday in a car in the Hollow section of the city.
Entries Tagged as 'Dan Tepfer'
May 14th, 2016 · 33 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
May 10th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
We live in a crazy world where good people do nutty stuff. As a young federal prosecutor Jimmy Pickerstein investigated public corruption in Bridgeport, imprisoned Hell’s Angels Danny Bifield and probed crooked cops. As a seasoned criminal defense attorney he represented Paul Pinto in the Joe Ganim federal corruption probe as well as many other wayward […]
May 3rd, 2016 · 3 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: The former mayoral candidate, accused of threatening to shoot Mayor Joseph Ganim, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree breach of peace.
April 18th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
James Nardozzi was brought in as assistant chief to reel in police overtime under Mayor Bill Finch. He appeared to do that for a while, did not endear himself to some police officers who supported Joe Ganim for mayor and then found himself out of a job during a reorganization of the department. He wants […]
February 3rd, 2016 · 14 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Human skulls, a high priest in the Santeria religion, neighbors terrified of a curse. All of this and more playing out in the drug investigation of Felix Delgado.
January 14th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Jimmy Pickerstein was the lawyer a variety of white collar offenders throughout the decades hired to cut a plea deal in federal court. On Thursday, the former top federal prosecutor in Connecticut entered a guilty plea in federal court in Bridgeport to stealing money from a mobbed-up client. Representing Pickerstein are two of Connecticut’s top […]
December 2nd, 2015 · 26 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
UPDATE: The police news Bill Finch suppressed in his final days as mayor has been released, a retired black police officer has been charged with conspiring to concoct racial hatred in the department in which he claims a black superior Lieutenant Lonnie Blackwell, president of the Guardians minority police organization, put him up to it. Retired […]
November 15th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post Prosecutors were waiting last month for key evidence in a murder trial–$9,535 that had been seized by cops from the accused killer’s home. But when Sgt. Luigi Tucciarone pulled open the heavy door of the decades-old safe in the Bridgeport Police Department’s record room, the money was gone.