Man’s Arrest On Heroin Charges Tops Fairfield News This Week

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See the stories that topped the news in Fairfield this week.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Fairfield this week:

  • A Fairfield man, Salman Sumra, 29, was arrested with 88 bags of heroin and charged with possession of a narcotic, possession with intent to sell and possession with in 1,500 feet of a school.
  • Fairfield resident, William Dong was charged in West Haven after walking on the University of New Haven campus with guns.
  • Frank George Betar of Fairfield and owner of Betar Painting died at age of 41.
  • Four people were killed and 63 injured after a Metro-North passenger train derailed in the Bronx near the Spuyten Duyvil station. The engineer reportedly was suspended without pay.
  • A 21-year-old New Milford driver Alexander Scott Lee was arrested in connection with the accident that killed Weston cyclist Thomas Steinert-Threlkeld in October 2013.
  • New Canaan’s Kelsey Durkin, a senior student at Washington and Lee University, was killed in a car accident in Virginia, which also injured several others.
  • Fairfield team, Flock of Cycles, was honored as top fund-raiser in CT Challenge 2013.

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