Friday, October 02, 2009

ahava kids is an organization i have supported in the past

as a matter of fact, i JUST sent them another donation. i really do hope attorney general richard blumenthal is WRONG and/or mistaken in this case (i really DO have my fingers crossed). oh, not for my money, but for what was supposed to be happening WITH my money and everyone else's money. damn damn damn if this is true

AG Says Orphan Rescuer Misused Cash

AG claims Ahava Kids founder misused $100,000


Raymond Bechard’s mission seemed noble. The charity he founded claimed to serve vulnerable people -- victims of human trafficking and orphaned children with AIDS. But Attorney General Richard Blumenthal claims much of the money never went to help anyone other than Bechard himself.

Blumenthal has filed a lawsuit against Bechard, accusing him of pilfering up to $100,000 of $250,000 raised through Ahava Kids, Inc., an organization Bechard started in 2004 that was supposed to be a non-profit.

The Ahava Kids Web site shows sad children’s eyes and claims “your love is their last, best hope.” The plea for money says donations would help rescue victims in the United States and throughout the world.

Funds were also meant to go toward operating a hotline and safe houses, including one in Connecticut and one in Georgia, as well as to help prostitutes and to distribute AIDS medication to orphaned children in third-world countries..........

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

they (finally) caught and arrested heather brown

who is accused of robbing six banks in six days. it was only a matter of time. although i did think they'd catch her before now

Suspected Serial Bank Bandit Nabbed

Lawyer says drugs could be behind robberies (duhhhh)


With the hood of her sweatshirt covering her face, Heather Brown, 34, was escorted into the Montville State Police barracks to be booked. She's been formally charged with the September 21, 2009, robbery of a Citizen's Bank in Montville. Police believe she could be responsible for five others in the area.

"Different law enforcement agencies are probably working on their arrests warrants as we speak," said State Police Sgt. Chris Johnson.

After evading authorities for a week, police tracked down Brown in the north end of Hartford. They say they had information that she may be buying drugs in the area, so they staked out the neighborhood. When her truck pulled in, they quickly arrested her................

pic from the article at nbcconnecticut linked above

Monday, September 28, 2009

and now for something COMPLETELY different!

i do so hope she or he finds it's way home. they don't belong in connecticut and our weather is getting COLDER now.

Manatee makes waves at Milford harbor
By Michael P. Mayko

They weigh about 1,000 pounds, stretch about 10 feet long and rarely swim past Georgia.

But on Saturday afternoon a manatee, often called a sea cow, seemed to enjoy the attention and even posed for pictures as it swam and surfaced in the warm waters of Milford Harbor.

Kristin Richardson and her husband, Rick, were among the nearly 200 people who came down to the harbor to get a rare look at the threatened species Saturday afternoon.

"I was extremely shocked," said Richardson, who, with her husband and their 3-month-old son, Cole, were strolling through an arts and craft fair on the Milford Green when they decided to take a detour down to the dock shortly before 2 p.m.

There, near the footbridge behind the library, was the manatee basking in the attention.............

pic: from the connecticut post article (seems to be no credit there) Saturday afternoon a manatee, often called a sea cow, seemed to enjoy the attention and even posed for pictures as it swam and surfaced in the warm waters of Milford Harbor.

does she think she's NOT going to get caught?

i don't understand, i don't. she gets OUT of the joint after doing time for robbery and now she's at it again (allegedly although this sure as shite appears to be a picture of HER ROBBING A BANK).

Bank Bandit Strikes Again


Another day, another bank in Connecticut is robbed. The Connecticut Bank and Trust Company was robbed just before noon Saturday morning. That makes six banks in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island that have been robbed since last Monday and police think it is all by the same woman.

The woman police are calling a "person of interest" in the robberies is Heather Brown of Norwich. The New London Day reported that Brown was recently released from prison for a bank robbery in Groton City three years ago.

Each robbery has the same pattern. The woman captured on surveillance pictures has walked in to the banks, claimed she had a bomb, and walked out with cash.

Emma Gilbert who works near the CBT in Windsor says she is shocked it happened here. "A bank robbery is just unheard of in Windsor," Gilbert said. "It's something very real that people don't expect to happen every day."......