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Police: Local man distributed drug from China

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BRIDGEPORT – A local man, accused of funneling millions of dollars of dangerous synthetic drugs from China to the southern U.S., had a stash of stolen guns and bags of drugs in a storage unit here. Michael Young, 43, of Sunshine Circle, already held on numerous state and federal drug charges, was arraigned Wednesday on […] [Read More]
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Courtroom clash averted

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BRIDGEPORT – More than a dozen state, local police and judicial marshals kept the cap on a potential powder keg Wednesday morning in the Main Street courthouse as 17-year-old city youth pleaded not guilty to the daytime fatal shooting of an alleged rival gang member on a downtown street. About 50 youths, along with family […] [Read More]
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Rival gangs meet at court hearing today

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BRIDGEPORT – Extra security will be in place at the Main Street courthouse this morning as rival gangs come together for the probable cause of a 17-year-old city youth charged with the daytime shooting of an alleged rival gang member on a downtown street. More than a dozen youths battled outside the courthouse after the […] [Read More]
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Paper, plastic or jail

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STRATFORD – A female shopper got into a fist fight with the cashier at a local supermarket after she was caught taking extra shopping bags, police said. Mia Williams, 35, of Sage Street, Bridgeport, was later bagged by police and charged with third-degree assault. She was released after posting $500 bond. Police said Williams was […] [Read More]
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Daniel Kinney. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Police: man got a kick out of panhandler

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BRIDGEPORT – Some panhandlers just can’t take no for an answer. Police said when a local man refused to give change to a homeless Daniel Kinney, the 57-year-old Kinney kicked the victim in the groin. As the victim lay on the ground holding his privates he gasped, “This is why you’re not getting any change,” […] [Read More]
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Shelton police nab suspected burglars

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SHELTON – Police have arrested two men in connection with a home break in. Danny Spaulding, 32, of West Haven, and 24 year old Patrick Re, of Stratford,  were charged with third-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, third-degree burglary  and conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary. Both were held in lieu of $25,000 bond. Police […] [Read More]
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Lawyers serving homeless

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BRIDGEPORT – Members of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, an association of 630 local attorneys, will purchase and prepare food at Thomas Merton Center located on Madison Avenue ,  on Tuesday. Under the direction of  Kathleen Dunn, Chair of the Community Outreach Community, the GBBA has been preparing a delicious pasta and meatball lunches for […] [Read More]
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91-year-old woman mauled by a dog

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STRATFORD – A 91-year-old woman is in critical condition after being mauled by a dog. Stella Antanantis was taken to Bridgeport Hospital after the dog, a keeshound mix,  attacked her in her home on Judith Terrace, police said. Police said when they arrived at the scene Antanantis was covered in blood. Police said the woman […] [Read More]
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Judge lectures man found not guilty of robbery

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BRIDGEPORT – Found not guilty Thursday of pistol whipping and robbing a city man last September, Dwight Franklyn got some stern words from the judge. “If you were the victim of mistaken identity I truly apologize, “ Superior Court Judge John Blawie told a sobbing Franklyn. “However, if your freedom is the result of sloppy […] [Read More]
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Stratford man charged with raping girl in cemetery

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STRATFORD – A local man was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in a cemetery where he works. Thomas Pierelli, 25, was charged with five counts of first-degree sexual assault and five counts of risk of injury to a minor. He was being held in lieu of $750,000 bond. On Oct. 29, […] [Read More]
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