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Armed robbers hold up Bridgeport store

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BRIDGEPORT — Three armed men held up the Vega Baja Groceries store at 384 Brook Street on Monday night, escapting with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries reported. The men entered the store from the area of Ogden and Orchard streets, and left in the same direction, police spokesman William Kaempffer said. […] [Read More]
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Contractor charged with stealing from Milford home

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MILFORD — A man working with a home improvement contractor allegedly took items his employer bought for the job back to the store for credit. Vincent DiMicco, 29, of Providence, R.I. was arrested on a warrant Tuesday in connection with the March 18 incident. He was charged with third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny. DiMicco was […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport cops say men on bikes robbed store (w/video)

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BRIDGEPORT — Two hooded men pedaled up to the Banvlado Market at 1218 State Street on Tuesday night and held up the clerk, escaping with cash and cigarettes. Police say one of the men brandished a handgun during the 9:38 p.m. incident. Store security cameras show the men arriving, and reaching into the till and […] [Read More]
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Former area residents charged in sex trafficking

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A 21 year-old woman who once resided in Stratford and Greenwich has been indicted, along with a Jamaican citizen who lived in Hartford with the trafficking of five children for commercial sex. The Milford and Stratford police departments aided the FBI in investigating the case, federal officials said. It was not immediately clear whether any […] [Read More]
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August 13, 2014 - Cumberland Farms robbery 1023 Boston Post Rd

Milford police seek ID of robbery suspect

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MILFORD — Detectives investigating the robbery on Friday of the Cumberland Farms at 1023 Boston Road are asking the public’s help to identify a suspect shown on the store’s security camera. The man entered the store at about 3 a.m., told the clerk that he had a gun and demanded money. No weapon was displayed […] [Read More]
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Suspect Gary King. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Bridgeport police sniff out alleged perfume thief

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BRIDGEPORT — A city man allegedly attempted to steal more than $400 worth of fragrances from a Marshalls store. Officer Laura Azevedo-Rasuk responded to the business at 4487 Main St. at about 3 p.m. on Tuesday on a report that a shoplifter being held there by asecurity guard. The employee reported that the suspect, Gary […] [Read More]
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Victim in Bridgeport hit-and-run dies of injuries

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BRIDGEPORT – A 22-year-old man injured Saturday in a hit-and-run incident has died, police said Wednesday morning. Kyle Williams Jr. was struck at about 4:39 a.m. on Park Avenue. He died at Bridgeport Hospital on Tuesday, police spokesman William Kaempffer said. Williams was crossing the street when he was struck by a northbound vehicle. Based on […] [Read More]
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Fire damages multi-family house in Stratford

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STRATFORD — More than a dozen occupants of a three-story apartment house on Barnum Avenue were displaced in a Tuesday evening fire that began on a rear porch. The building is near the Bridgeport line and city firefighters assisted the Stratford fire depamrtent in bringing the blaze control control, Fire Marshal Brian Lampart said. Third-floor […] [Read More]
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Guillet at her sentencing in November, 2012 CT Post file photo

Former Oxford tax collector is denied parole

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Karen Guillet, the former Oxford tax collector convicted of embezzlement, was denied parole after a hearing Wednesday morning, the Valley Independent Sentinel reports. The hearing was held at the Rowland Government Center in Waterbury. Guillet is imprisoned at the York Correctional Institute in Niantic and participated via closed circuit TV, the Valley Indy reported. Oxford First Selectman […] [Read More]
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Overnight shootings wound two in Bridgeport

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UPDATED 10:50 AM A man who was shot in the leg late Tuesday near the Charles F. Greene Homes told police that he walked to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for treatment. Major Wade, 20, of Bridgeport, said that he was in the area of Madison Avenue and North Avenue when he heard gunfire and realized […] [Read More]
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