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Donald Simmons, 58, was arrested again on charges of possessing child pornography by the state police on Feb. 2, 2017.

The charges date back to 2015. The police interrogation of Simmons took place at the Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers, Conn., where according to the police arrest warrant he has been incarcerated for almost two years.

Simmons, a former resident of Sharon Valley Road, was convicted in 1995 of harassment in the second degree, and in 2010 of sexual assault in the second degree, tampering with a witness and violation of probation.

He was...

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The following information was provided by the Connecticut State Police at Troop B. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 
Struck from behind
A schoolbus traveling north on Gay Street in Sharon on Feb. 8 made a stop at 3:30 p.m. About six vehicles stopped behind it; behind them was a 2006 Chevrolet Express driven by David Kowalski, 47, of Falls Village. After Kowalski stopped, his car was struck from behind by a 2008 Ford F250 Super Duty driven by Scott Salmon, 46, of East Canaan.

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Police Report

The following information was provided by the Connecticut State Police at Troop B. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 
Larceny 
Adam Grosshandler, 33, of North Canaan was arrested on Feb. 1 and charged with larceny in the sixth degree/shoplifting. The arrest followed a complaint from Stateline Wine and Spirits in North Canaan. Grosshandler was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond. He was scheduled to appear at Bantam Superior Court on Feb. 14. 

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New arrest on child porn charges

Donald Simmons, 58, was arrested again on charges of possessing child pornography by the state police on Feb. 2, 2017.
The charges date back to 2015. The police interrogation of Simmons took place at the Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers, Conn., where according to the police arrest warrant he has been incarcerated for almost two years.
Simmons, a former resident of Sharon Valley Road, was convicted in 1995 of harassment in the second degree, and in 2010 of sexual assault in the second degree, tampering with a witness and violation of probation.

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The following information was provided by the Connecticut State Police at Troop B. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 
Snow on Road

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The following information was provided by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
DWAI arrest

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The following information was provided by the New York State Police. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Road rage charges
 On Tuesday, Dec. 27, New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks were dispatched to a two-car hit-and-run property damage auto collision on Interstate 84 in the area of Route 52.

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Police Report

The following information was provided by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DWI arrest

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The following information was provided by the New York State Police. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

School bus accident

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, at approximately 8:50 a.m., New York State Police from the Dover Plains barracks responded to a one-car collision involving a 15-passenger school bus that occurred on Route 343 between Hammond Hill Road and Chestnut Ridge Road.

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Police Blotter

The following information was provided by the Connecticut State Police at Troop B. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

 

Tractor, trailer off road

Police Report

The following information was provided by the Connecticut State Police at Troop B. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

One-car incident

Abigail Christine Wood, 32, of Sharon was driving a 2002 Honda CRV on Route 4/Furnace Brook Road in Cornwall near the intersection with West Street on July 13 at about 11:40 a.m.