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Suicide Of Missing Boater Tops Week's News In Fairfield

The search for a missing boater on Long Island Sound ended with the discovery of his body on Cockeone Island off the coast of Westport. The missing Fairfield man committed suicide.
The search for a missing boater on Long Island Sound ended with the discovery of his body on Cockeone Island off the coast of Westport. The missing Fairfield man committed suicide. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Here's a look at the top stories from last week across Fairfield County.

  • Westport police found the body of a missing Fairfield man on Cockeone Island off the coast of Westport late Tuesday night, police said. William Sapone, 61, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
  • One suspect was in custody and a second was being sought in the April 11 fatal shooting of a 57-year-old Bridgeport man in the grocery store he owns, police and city officials announced Wednesday.

  • Agostino Incorvaia, a 47-year-old Danbury man, pleaded guilty to evading federal taxes by not reporting $2.65 million in gross receipts generated by the restaurant, Augie’s Numero #1, to the IRS. He faces up to five years in federal prison and a fine of up to $100,000 and must pay $396,650 in back taxes, as well as interest and penalties.
  • The Ridgefield Police Department said farewell to Zeus, a retired K-9 officer who served with the department for eight years. The 11-year-old German shepherd was euthanized as a result of his severe degenerative disorder. He took a final ride through town as residents and officers paid tribute to him and his service.
  • A Greenwich woman was arrested on charges of using a stroller to help her shoplift items from Saks Fifth Avenue on the Avenue, police said.
  • A Stamford man and his New Canaan girlfriend were arrested on charges of assaulting his ex-wife at her home in Stamford and damaging her car, police said.
  • Emmy Award-winning news anchor Ernie Anastos spoke before a near sold-out crowd during the New Covenant House Celebrity Breakfast fundraiser at the Woodway Country Club of Darien.

  • Weston's Agnes Vertes, who survived the Holocaust by living as a hidden child in Budapest from 1944 to 1945, shared her story with Greenwich residents for Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  • Jabari Dear, 20, a cashier at a Wilton supermarket, was charged with illegally using his unwitting customers to fund gift cards for his own use in a checkout scheme . He was charged with illegal use of a credit card, third-degree larceny and possession of marijuana, police said.
  • A Norwalk man was charged with fighting with a police officer and drug offenses Monday evening after he was spotted with a blunt on a city street, police said.

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