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Carmen “Mimi” Dragone arrested Wednesday for bad checks

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BRIDGEPORT – The owner of a well known car dealership in Black Rock that closed suddenly last month was arrested by police Wednesday for issuing bad checks. Carmen “Mimi” Dragone, was arrested by the Financial Crimes Unit for issuing two bad checks, said police spokesman Bill Kaempffer. There were no cars in the lot of […] [Read More]
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2 Bridgeport men plead guilty to robberies

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BRIDGEPORT-From April to July, Lancelot Supersad went on a robbery spree in Fairfield County. He and his crew robbed the CVS Pharmacy on Grasmere Avenue in Fairfield of $2,376 on April 26; the Webster Bank branch on Bridgeport’s Main Street of $4,170 on May 10; the Pizza Hut on Boston Avenue, Bridgeport of $250 on […] [Read More]

Student organizing Bridgeport vigil for Pakistani victims

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Anmol Tabassum, a Pakistani immigrant and Bridgeport resident studying business at Fairfield University, is organizing a vigil Thursday, 6 p.m., at the city’s Seaside Park, in memory of the victims of the school massacre in her homeland. The Connecticut Post profiled Tabassum in June. Below is an unedited email Tabassum sent The Post Wednesday about […] [Read More]
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Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

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BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]

Corrections officer questioned in fatal crash

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BRIDGEPORT – A female corrections officer has been questioned in connection with the Dec. 4 hit-and-run crash that killed a local woman and injured her son on Boston Avenue, according to police and corrections sources. The corrections officer, whose name was not being immediately released, is the owner of the white BMW X3 sport utility […] [Read More]
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Alleged high school sex assailant found incompetent

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BRIDGEPORT – A mentally disabled student, accused of sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a bathroom at Harding High School while half a dozen other students cheered them on, was found mentally incompetent to stand trial in the case Wednesday. During a hearing state psychiatric professionals testified 20-year-old Patrick Nolan has Down Syndrome and […] [Read More]
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Sources: Bridgeport Police questioning corrections officer in fatal crash

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Update 5pm by Dan Tepfer: BRIDGEPORT – A female corrections officer has been questioned in connection with the Dec. 4 hit-and-run crash that killed a local woman and injured her son on Boston Avenue, according to police and corrections sources. The corrections officer, whose name was not being immediately released, is the owner of the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport firefighters set Christmas tree on fire to teach safety

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Bridgeport’s public safety departments offered their annual tips for having safe holiday on Wednesday afternoon, capped by a demonstration of how quickly a live Christmas tree can burn. Without frequent watering, with frayed lighting cords or overloaded electrical outlets, live trees can ignite, and if they do, it can take less than a minute for […] [Read More]
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Trumbull police recover stolen mail, packages

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TRUMBULL — Police have recovered mail and parcels from several locations around town that they believe were stolen from residents’ porches and mailboxes. Shelton police arrested two New Haven men on Tuesday they believe had committed a rash of similar thefts there. Trumbull detectives are investigating whether the incidents in the two communities are related, […] [Read More]
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Overnight house fire reported in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters battled a blaze early Wednesday morning in a home on Clinton Avenue, officials said. There were no reported injuries. For a time the eastbound lane of North Avenue near the fire scene was blocked off because of hoses across the road; it has reopened now. We’ll update this story as more information […] [Read More]
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