Westport youth charged in elaborate Amazon thievery scheme

Same boy charged two years ago with school terror attack hoax

By Bruce Burdett
Posted 9/13/17

WESTPORT — Two years after alarming Westport and nearby towns with active school shooter and bomb reports, a now-17-year-old Westport boy is back in trouble, this time for what is believed to be a …

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