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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter fmaceachern@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. Battle Escalates Over Racial Slur Spraypainted On Stamford Home

    Battle Escalates Over Racial Slur Spraypainted On Stamford Home

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford Mayor David Martin will meet with local NAACP members as the controversy grows over a racial slur that was spraypainted on the garage of a High Clear Road home.The home at 81 High Clear Drive is owned by Heather Lindsay, who is white, and she shares it with her husband, Lexene Charles, who is black. She has accused the police of not conducting a proper ...

  2. Man Makes Four Dozen Harassing Calls To Stamford Spouse; Also Threatens Cop

    Man Makes Four Dozen Harassing Calls To Stamford Spouse; Also Threatens Cop

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Long Island, N.Y., man allegedly harassed his wife by making four dozen telephone calls to her earlier this month and then in a phone call with police threatened to beat her up and do the same to the police officer, Stamford Police said.The couple are separated and on Feb. 4 he called his wife 21 times on the home phone and 27 times on her cell phone in a 24-hour ...

  3. New Canaan Man Challenges Norwalk Cop To Arrest Him In Shoplifting Case

    New Canaan Man Challenges Norwalk Cop To Arrest Him In Shoplifting Case

    NORWALK, Conn. -- A Norwalk Police officer took up a New Canaan man's offer to be arrested and slapped handcuffs on the man in an incident that started with an alleged shoplifting at the Bob's Store late Monday afternoon.Alexander Hartley, 23, of 10 Snowberry Lane was charged with sixth-degree larceny, interfering with an officer and third-degree criminal trespass. Police said they were ...

  4. Fairfield County's Presidential Roots Run Deep With Bush Family

    Fairfield County's Presidential Roots Run Deep With Bush Family

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- George Washington may not have slept in Greenwich, but another George who became president called it home while he was growing up. As the nation marks Presidents Day, Fairfield County is remembered as a place near and dear to many presidents of the United States -- but to two in particular. George H.W. Bush, the 41st president, was raised in the Bush family home on ...

  5. Cops: Cache Of IEDs, Weapons Found In Bust Of Stamford Man On Drug Charges

    Cops: Cache Of IEDs, Weapons Found In Bust Of Stamford Man On Drug Charges

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Police seized a "tremendous amount of weaponry" at a North Stamford home including alleged improvised explosive devices that a 24-year-old man shared with his parents during a drugs and weapons bust Thursday night.Alexander S. Braverman, 24, was arrested a short distance away from his house at 41 Craig Court near the border with Pound Ridge, N.Y. The ...

  6. Teen Charged In Pair Of Norwalk Food Delivery Driver Robberies, Shooting

    Teen Charged In Pair Of Norwalk Food Delivery Driver Robberies, Shooting

    NORWALK, Conn. — A suspect in two robberies of Norwalk food delivery drivers — including one who was shot and wounded — was arrested Friday morning when he appeared in Bridgeport Superior Court, Norwalk Police said.Tyriek Gantt, 19, of 142 Connecticut Ave., was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, first-degree assault ...

  7. Police: Norwalk Man Found In Burning Car Tasered After Struggling With EMT

    Police: Norwalk Man Found In Burning Car Tasered After Struggling With EMT

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk man who awoke in his car to find it on fire and then told police who tasered him following a struggle that it didn't work is now under arrest. Steven Cruz, 22, of 42 West Ave., was charged with assault on an EMS member and interfering with an officer. HIs bond was set at $5,000, and his first scheduled court date is Feb. 24. Police were called to a Saturn car ...

  8. Stamford Police: Burglar Smashes Glass Door, Steals $10,000 In Jewelry

    Stamford Police: Burglar Smashes Glass Door, Steals $10,000 In Jewelry

    STAMFORD, Conn. — About $10,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a Rolling Wood Drive home Wednesday night by a burglar who smashed a sliding glass door, Stamford Police said.After entering the home, the burglar went straight to the master bedroom and grabbed the jewelry, police said. There was no description given of the jewelry, Sgt. Robert Shawinsky said. The break-in occurred ...

  9. Norwalk Man Arrested After Elderly Relative Found On Feces-Covered Floor

    Norwalk Man Arrested After Elderly Relative Found On Feces-Covered Floor

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk man has been arrested after an elderly relative was found unresponsive and malnourished on a feces-covered floor at her Wilton Avenue home on Nov. 18, Norwalk Police said Wednesday.Anthony Winley, 58, of 58 Wilton St., Norwalk, was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and cruelty to persons. He failed to post his $15,000 bond and was held for ...

  10. Fire Extensively Damages Norwalk Home Monday Morning

    Fire Extensively Damages Norwalk Home Monday Morning

    NORWALK, Conn. — Fire officials were working to determine how a fire began in the kitchen at 14 Kettle Ave. on Monday morning, then spread and caused severe damage to the single-family home. Sgt. Sofia Gulino said the fire was discovered by neighbors, who saw flames coming out of the rear of the home after 7 a.m. The fire department arrived and were able to douse the blaze quickly, she ...

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