Charlie Valentino, long active in city and state Republican politics, was arrested Monday morning by State Police. CT Post reporter Dan Tepfer has more:
Ex-sheriff Charles Valentino, Fairfield County’s last high sheriff, who hunted down delinquent taxpayers under mayors John Fabrizi and Bill Finch, surrendered to State Police Monday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
State police said the 67-year-old Valentino confiscated hundreds of cars from city residents during several years through an agreement he had with city officials but instead of ensuring the cars’ owners paid their back taxes he sold the cars keeping the money for himself.
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