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Michael Newman, 61, was arrested Friday May 21, after a warrant was made for his arrest regarding child pornography.

Former Staples peer advisor arrested, facing possession of child pornography charges

Emma Smith ’22, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

Former Staples peer advisor Michael Newman turned himself into the Westport Police Station on the evening of May 21; he was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography in the third-degree,...

Westport Police play capture the flag with middle schoolers

Westport Police play capture the flag with middle schoolers

September 21, 2018

By Annabelle Iannone '21

Westport dares to change D.A.R.E program

Westport dares to change D.A.R.E program

January 4, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 Westport Public Schools has been discussing the possibility of changing the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) program from being run by the Westport Police Department...

Westport student arrested for threatening violence

Westport student arrested for threatening violence

September 7, 2017

By Alex Reiner '18 A Westport Public School student was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 6 for a violent threat made towards the school system in an online gaming chat. The threat occurred in late August...

Vandalism, mailbox theft strikes Westport

Vandalism, mailbox theft strikes Westport

June 6, 2017

The Westport Police Department (WPD) has received over 20 complaints regarding vandalized or stolen mailboxes since May 12. “The thefts and vandalisms have occurred during the overnight hours”...

Westport Police alert residents of Coyote attacks

Westport Police alert residents of Coyote attacks

May 31, 2017

In the recent months, Westport has “experienced several incidents involving coyotes” and the Westport Police Department (WPD) has provided guidelines for handling the animals.   “The coyote’s...

Wrestling head coach terminated following arrest

Wrestling head coach terminated following arrest

Claire Dinshaw , Staff Writer December 8, 2015

David Bernstein, who recently started his fourth season as head coach of the Wrecker’s wrestling team, was removed from his position Saturday, Dec. 5 after being arrested by the Westport Police Department...

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