Evidence withheld in Jennings’ Stamford trial

The Stamford prosecutor in the cab assault/hate crime case appears to have withheld evidence from the defense as he sought a plea deal with the defendant, opening new questions about how justice was served and what actions the defendant could take after the case was dismissed last year.

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Post Road massage parlor bust could have deeper implications

More details have emerged from the police report on a Post Road massage parlor that halted operations after an undercover investigation revealed that unlicensed masseuses were exchanging sexual favors for money. These details show a possible connection to the sex trafficking industry, according to a Darien Times investigation. Continue reading

Police bust Post Road massage parlor for prostitution

A Post Road massage parlor was busted by Darien and state police who claim the parlor was providing sex acts in exchange for money. Police launched an investigation into Sunrise Health Therapeutic Massage, at 800 Post Rd., unit 3C, four months ago, and an undercover police informant helped gather information that led to the arrest of three New York residents on numerous prostitution charges. Continue reading

Prosecutor drops bigotry, assault charges at final hour

It all came down to a missing knife. When it was found, the case against the Darien banker charged with felony assault and bigotry changed course dramatically. Stamford Superior Court dropped all charges against William Bryan Jennings, who, after a cab ride from Manhattan to Darien went awry over a fare argument, stabbed the cab driver’s hand before fleeing into the dark December night.

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