Pat Tomlinson, Stamford Advocate

Pat Tomlinson

Stamford Advocate

Norwalk, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • TheHourNews
Past:
  • New Haven Register
  • The News-Times

Recent articles by Pat:

Stamford mom in court today after police say son found buried in Cummings Park

Iris Rivera-Santos will be arraigned Monday on charges related to the death of her 2-year-old son who Stamford police say was found buried in Cummings Park. → Read More

Murder trial for man accused of killing 93-year-old Stamford woman for her wedding ring to get under way

Robert Simmons is accused of killing 93-year-old Isabella Mehner for her wedding ring during a home invasion in September 2019. → Read More

Norwalk man pleads guilty to charges tied to sexual assault of a 14-year-old in 2004

Donald Charles of Norwalk pleaded guilty to charges related to the reported rape of a 14-year-old girl in Norwalk in 2004. → Read More

Competency hearing ordered for Maryland man accused in Darien stabbing

Abiola Shonowo was in custody in Maryland when Connecticut police identified him as the passenger who allegedly assaulted the driver. → Read More

Man pleads not guilty to manslaughter charges in fatal Norwalk crash

Peter Massey pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with the crash that killed William Catugno in front of Stew Leonard’s a day after Christmas in 2021. → Read More

Man pleads not guilty to manslaughter charges in fatal Norwalk crash

Peter Massey pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with the crash that killed William Catugno in front of Stew Leonard’s a day after Christmas in 2021. → Read More

Stamford PD investigates shooting, stabbing involving large group: ‘It was pure pandemonium'

A man was stabbed and a woman shot in the stomach after a melee on Summer Street that police said involved nearly 40 people. → Read More

Greenwich woman charged with felony assault 'with a deadly weapon'

Greenwich police said Cynthia Ferenz allegedly assaulted a person over 60. If her aim were better, it might have been a murder case, a judge said. → Read More

Stamford man charged with robbing 68-year-old woman who suffered a fractured nose in the crime

The woman was pushed down and her tote with cash, phone and credit cards taken by someone who escaped on a bicycle. → Read More

Stamford firefighters rescue 1,200-pound horse stuck under fence

Stamford's fire chief said the horse, whose name is Tex, was “severely fatigued and... → Read More

Stamford man charged in West Side stabbing in August to undergo a competency evaluation

Robert Elie, 30, is facing a felony assault charge after police said he stabbed another man in the arm. He has been ordered to undergo a competency evaluation. → Read More

Stamford man convicted of 'threatening' acts against key murder witness faces 30 months in prison

Victor Cruz had been on probation after making a deal with prosecutors, but he broke the conditions and now faces more jail time. → Read More

NY man arraigned on felony theft charges in 2020 theft of $65K of jewelry from Westport home

A New York man was charged with felony larceny Tuesday in connection to the alleged theft of nearly $65,000 worth of jewelry from a Westport home in 2020. → Read More

Westport man convicted on child porn charge released a month into one-year jail sentence

A Westport man and former drug addiction counselor who pleaded guilty to promoting a minor in an obscene performance had his one-year jail sentence reduced to one month. → Read More

Stamford police ask public to 'keep an eye out' for neighbors after 'severely decomposed' body found

Stamford police are asking city residents to “keep an eye out” for their neighbors after a planned eviction ended with the discovery of a severely decomposed body. → Read More

Crash with 'serious injuries' closes I-95 northbound traffic, police said

A car crash with "serious injuries" closed down northbound traffic on Interstate 95 in Darien Monday morning, police said. → Read More

Stamford man convicted of weapons charges arrested for gun possession, Stamford police say

Ruben Medina, a Stamford man with gun-related convictions, was found in possession of a weapon and illegal high-capacity magazine, according to police. → Read More

Prosecutor: Former Bridgeport man could have sexual assault charges against him dropped

State prosecutors said they may need to drop charges against Derek Person, of Waterbury and formerly Bridgeport, tied to the alleged kidnapping and rape of a woman at gunpoint in Norwalk. → Read More

Norwalk woman must pay $30K restitution by Sept. 13 or face up to 20 years in jail, judge says

A woman faces up to 20 years in jail if she doesn’t pay at least $30,000 in restitution to a family from whom she’s accused of stealing over $100,000. → Read More

Norwalk woman must pay $30K restitution by Sept. 13 or face up to 20 years in jail, judge says

A woman faces up to 20 years in jail if she doesn’t pay at least $30,000 in restitution to a family from whom she’s accused of stealing over $100,000. → Read More