Daily Blotter – Mar. 4

A Roundup of All Things Criminal in CT

Drive-By Conviction

A 19-year-old Hartford man has been convicted of murder in the drive-by shooting death of a Bloomfield teenager.  Ackeem Riley was convicted Tuesday in the 2006 shooting on a Hartford street that killed Tray Davis, 16, and injured two people.  Prosecutors say Davis was killed while standing outside his grandmother's Garden Street home on Nov. 17, 2006.  Police say bullets fired from a passing car struck Davis in the head and injured a 21-year-old and a 13-year-old.

Oil Co. Owner Used Money for Personal Expenses

Court documents filed by a bankruptcy official claim the former owner of a failed Waterbury home heating oil company spent millions of dollars of company money on personal expenses.  The official overseeing the bankruptcy of F&S Oil says Richard Stevens spent $3.8 million on such things as country club dues, liquor and items for his home.  Stevens' lawyer denies the allegations.

Former VP Does Time for Accounting Fraud

A former senior vice president at Stamford-based General Re Corp. is facing a long prison sentence for an accounting fraud scandal.  Authorities say the scheme may have cost shareholders of insurer American International Group Inc. more than $500 million.  Christopher Garand is to be sentenced today in Hartford federal court.

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