North Canaan man extradited from U.S. Virgin Islands


NORTH CANAAN — A former Northwest Corner resident was extradited from the U.S. Virgin Islands on a warrant stemming from an Aug. 22, 2010, incident in Torrington.

Frederick Pickering, 33, whose address in North Canaan was listed as 61 Foote Ave., was charged with second-degree sexual assault and first-degree burglary on March 2. The warrant had been pending since last September. Pickering was reported to have been arrested in December in St. Thomas by federal agents.

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