Sandy Hook Commission Meets; An Arrest Warrant Request for Insurance Broker

Jan 10, 2014

Scott Jackson, Hamden mayor, chairs the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
Credit CT-N

Governor Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission met for the first time today since the state police released thousands of pages of documents stemming from the investigation into the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting in Newtown. One issued raised was how to keep people safe inside a building without hindering the progress of rescuers.

O'Garro Faces Possible Arrest

Insurance broker Earl O'Garro is the man at the center of a federal grand jury investigation in Hartford. He may soon be arrested for not paying his employees. Officials from the state Department of Labor say they have requested a warrant for his arrest. They allege that he has failed to pay nearly $25,000 in wages to his employees.

Former Cheshire Police Officer Charged with Stealing From the Police Union

The Chief State's Attorney's office says 43  year old Robert Anderson of Wilton was president of the Cheshire police union in 2008.  Anderson allegedly stole nearly $50,000 from the union's bank accounts through cash withdrawals and debit card transactions. Anderson was arrested yesterday and charged with two counts of first-degree larceny. He could face up to 20 years in prison.