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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 Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Drug arrest
Marlie Foshay, 24, of Hudson, was arrested at 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, and charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree (class B misdemeanor) by Deputy Zachary Sohotra. 

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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. 
 
Reckless endangerment
On July 10 at about 3:30 p.m., State Police from Troop B responded to a report of a non-active disturbance in the area of Cobble Road, near Noble Horizons, in Salisbury.

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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. 
Debit card
Troop B is investigating the larceny of a debit card and the associated unauthorized withdrawals that occurred between June 1 and June 5.
Asleep at the wheel

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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. 
 
DUI

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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.
Drug arrest
Clifford D. Akins, 58, of Sharon, Conn., was arrested at 9:18 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree (class A misdemeanor) by deputies Zachary Sohotra and Samantha Plass.  

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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. 
 
Fishing equipment stolen

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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. 
Head-on collision
On Nov. 5, 2016, at approximately 9 p.m., Trooper Kenneth Pelletier responded to a call of a two-car motor vehicle accident on Sharon Road (Route 41), about 0.1 mile south of the intersection with Wells Hill Road, in Salisbury.

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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. 
 
DUI
On June 7 at about 8:45 p.m., troopers were dispatched to Route 44 in the vicinity of Twin Lakes Road in Salisbury for a report of a one-car motor vehicle accident with no injuries.

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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. Car v. pedestrian On May 27 at about 3 p.m., Kenneth Violette, 70, of Torrington was driving h

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. 
Car v. pedestrian
On May 27 at about 3 p.m., Kenneth Violette, 70, of Torrington was driving his 1999 Ford Econoline through Paddock A, a parking area used by race car teams for the races at Lime Rock Park. At the same time, Erin Adkins, 38, of Haverhill, Mass., was walking through Paddock A. 

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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. 
 
Near miss
On May 28 at about 12:45 p.m., Allen J. Knarr, 55, of Carmel, Maine, was driving his 2014 Honda motorcycle southbound on Route 7 in North Canaan. As he approached the intersection with Route 126, Charles Vincent Gardon, 49, of Wethersfield was approaching the same intersection westbound on Route 126 in his 2016 Volvo XC60. 

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