Charges reduced for Peter Willcox, Greenpeace activist from Norwalk being held in Russia

Peter Willcox and 30 others were arrested while

Peter Willcox and 30 others were arrested while allegedly trying to place a banner on an oil rig in Russian waters. (October 23, 2013 3:13 PM)

Russia has reduced the charges filed against a group of Greenpeace activists, including a Norwalk man, that was arrested last month.

Peter Willcox and 30 others were arrested while allegedly trying to place a banner on an oil rig in Russian waters.

Russian officials say they have dropped piracy charges and instead are accusing the group of hooliganism.

The lesser charge usually...

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