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Fairfield Police officers search houses on Madison Street in Fairfield for a burglary suspect Sunday afternoon. (Adam Smith/Daily Republic)


Helicopter, police dog used in search for possible burglary suspects

By From page A3 | July 30, 2012

FAIRFIELD — Fairfield police searched Broadway Street between Jackson and Madison streets early Sunday afternoon for two possible burglary suspects.

Police received a call that two black male juveniles had broken a rear window on a home on Madison Street, said Sgt. Rob Lenke. When the suspects tried to exit the front door of the home, they were confronted by neighbors and fled.

A helicopter and police dog were used in the search, which lasted for about an hour. One young man was briefly detained for questioning. Witnesses were unable to identify him, Lenke added, saying the matter is still under investigation.

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Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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  • Too Bad They Weren't Shot DeadJuly 29, 2012 - 8:59 pm

    Too bad the victim didn't have a concealed carrry and summarily dispacth them to the infernal regions one-way. Gee, Another robbery in Fairfield---sounds like another great society welfare / food stamp / sec. 8 housing "success" story to me, Daily Republic.

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