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Shelton Man Gets 13 Years for Stratford Holdup, Others in County

Christopher French sentenced for a rash of robberies and holdups that occurred last April and May.

A Shelton man was sentenced to 13 years in prison last week for a spate of holdups at area businesses last year that included Two-Fold Laundry on Boston Avenue in Stratford.

Christopher French accepted a plea bargain Thursday before pleading guilty to seven counts of first-degree robbery, among other charges, the Connecticut Post reports.

Police charged the 37-year-old Shelton man in May 2012 for an armed robbery at a Fairfield bakery the month before. French faced additional charges in June when police suspected him of the Two-Fold Laundry holdup, which cops said was followed by another heist at a tanning salon in Fairfield on the same day.

French confessed to further armed robberies and holdups at several Bridgeport businesses, including the May 1 robbery of the Subway on Broadbridge Road and the May 3 robbery of the Subway on Barnum Avenue, the Post reports.

EddieGin February 05, 2013 at 06:21 AM
Pill Popping "white-trash/lib/tard" obviously was missing his "Celle". In Jail there is no stigma with a man/man relationship, very well kept secret in today's society. Most convicts like prison just for this situation.
Warren Davenport February 05, 2013 at 02:28 PM
and Eddie knows this "well kept secret" how? "Most convicts like prison just for this situation." Could you show us your research files on this bit of info? First hand experience?
EddieGin February 07, 2013 at 09:37 PM
Dear Mr Warren Davenport, I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a lib/tard like yourself who doesn't realize "Real-Life" situations that goes on inside of today's Prisons. It's called keeping it on the down-low. You're most likely that typical "White-Person" who doesn't know *chit from shinola when it comes to real-life situations.

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