FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Fairfield this week:
- Fairfield police detained Rosa Blanca Chavarria-Medina, 31, the orders of the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Chavarria-Medina had been arrested on drunken-driving charges in a speeding six-car pileup at Cumberland Farms off I-95.
- Fairfield police arrested Hamza Malick, 27 and Gabriel Jorquera, 20, after officers saw two cars racing down Kings Highway in the pouring rain.
- The Fairfield Fire Commission voted not to renew Deputy Fire Chief Art Reid's contract , and an online petition on Change.org calls for First Selectman Mike Tetreau to explain why Reid's contract was not renewed.
- Court records revealed that 18-year-old Natalie Carpenter, of Torrington, was plotting to carry out a Columbine-style shooting at Danbury High School to get back at people, she felt bullied her. She was arrested last month and is held in police custody.
- Fairfield police charged 18-year-old Robert Koripsky of Stratford with intent to sell pot at Fairfield University.
- Nikolaos Simoulidis, 39, of Norwalk and Rossvin Badilla, 30, were arrested on charges of fighting at a Fairfield parking lot.