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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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Winsted Police Monthly Report April

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Jean E. Wesdorp

PINE PLAINS — Jean E. Wesdorp, 68, died unexpectedly in her sleep, at home, in Pine Plains on March 18, 2015.
She was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., in 1946, the daughter of William and Elaine Standing.
She is survived by her husband, Tom; her daughters Amy and Alison; her sisters, Kathy and Maureen; three grandchildren, Emma, Jack and Sean; and a large extended family and many friends.
She worked in child care, in special education, and later in life she was an LPN and worked as a private duty nurse, taking care of several local residents.

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Sheriff’s Report

The following information was provided by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Driving while intoxicated
On Thursday, Feb. 19, at approximately 8:15 p.m., Deputy Sheriffs responded to the area of 505 Old Route 22 in the town of Amenia for a reported one-car automobile crash that had occurred at that location.

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Winsted Police

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

Breach of peace 

Dustin Fay, 21, of Winsted was arrested on Jan. 24 for interfering with an officer and breach of peace. Fay was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit. Fay was charged with failure to appear, breach of peace and interfering with an officer. Fay is being held on a $3,500 bond and was scheduled to appear in Bantam Superior Court on Jan. 26.

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State Police

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. 

Construction equipment stolen

Troop B is investigating the illegal removal of construction equipment from Mizza’s Pizza on Greenwoods Road West in Norfolk. The incident was reported Nov. 25.

Car hits guardrail, twice

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Police Report

The following information was provided by the Millerton Police Department. All suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Larceny, trespass charges

Sheriff’s Report

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

Leandra’s Law arrest

Sheriff’s Report

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

Leandra’s Law arrest

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. 

Rear-end collision

State Police

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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