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Milford cops respond to domestic fight, find pot plants

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When officers responded to a domestic dispute at a Milford house they found several marijuana plants growing, police said. Police said Wednesday that they obtained an arrest warrant for a 33 Field Court man following the July 20 visit to the house. Along with the pot plants, police said they also found cultivation equipment and […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man shot in the chest

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a shooting Tuesday evening in which a city resident was shot in the chest. The victim has been identified as Marlin Smith, 22, of Bridgeport. Police were dispatched to a report of shots fired at about 9:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Iranistan Avenue and located the victim with a […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police ID homicide victim

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Bridgeport Detectives have released the identity of a man who was fatally shot late Saturday night. Curtis Stephens, 35, was fatally wounded as he entered his house at 179 Monroe St. “This is very active investigation,” said Police Chief Joseph Gaudett. “Detectives are pursuing leads and we are working to support the victim’s family in […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport cops: Do you know this bank robber?

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Bridgeport Police Detectives are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred a TD Bank branch at 4865 Main St. at about 6:25 p.m.Friday. Detectives obtained information showing the perpetrator parked what is believed to be a white-colored Chevy Suburban on Minturn Street and walking to the bank. He later […] [Read More]
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Crews repairing Shelton water main break

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UPDATE: 10:28 AM The main break is on Bridgeport Avenue at Long Hill Crossroads in Shelton. There is alternating traffic through the scene at times, but two narrow lanes of orange cones let traffic squeeze by. Most of the surrounding businesses do not appear to be affected. UPDATE 9:40 AM None of the hotels in […] [Read More]
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Stevenson post office may close in Monroe

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U.S. Postal Service officials say they have been unable to extend the lease for the building that houses the post office in the Stevenson section of town. “The lease at the Stevenson Post Office, located at 281 Cottage Street, is scheduled to end on September 27 and negotiations to stay in that facility have not […] [Read More]
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Trumbull crash injures 2

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Two people are injured in a two-vehicle accident on Booth Hill Road and Stroble Avenue. One of the vehicles rolled over following the collision Wednesday afternoon. Initial reports say that two elderly people were involved in the crash. Check back for updates. [Read More]
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Cops: Milford school janitor arrested for leaving gifts, notes

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A custodian in a Milford grammar school has been arrested for leaving unwanted gifts and notes in an attempt to develop a “personal relationship” with a 10-year-old girl, police said. Robert Rua, 55, of 154 New Haven Ave., Milford was charged with risk of injury to a minor, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. He is […] [Read More]
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Crime scene tape surrounds the location where a 24-year-old man was shot on Wednesday morning. Photo by John Burgeson.

Man shot in Bridgeport housing complex

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UPDATE: 9:57 AM Police spokesman Bill Kaempffer said the victim is a 24-year-old Bridgeport resident, who he identified as Zack Archibald. Kaempffer confirmed Archibald was shot in the legs and lower back. He said the wounds are not life threatening. The investigation is continuing. ORIGINAL POST Bridgeport police are on the scene of a shooting […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport motor vehicle stop turns up heroin

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A motor vehicle stop led to three arrests Monday afternoon, according to Bridgeport police. Officer Carlos Vazquez pulled over the vehicle near the corner of East Main and Howe streets. He noticed the odor of marijuana and observed what appeared to be a bag of marijuana inside the vehicle, according to Bill Kaempffer, police spokesman. […] [Read More]
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