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Bridgeport man shot in buttocks isn’t talking

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BRIDGEPORT — A 19 year-old man was treated at Bridgeport Hospital for non-life threatening injuries after he was shot in the buttocks Wednesday evening. Emmanuel Ranger told police that he was walking with friends on Fairfield Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he’d been struck, department spokesman William Kaempffer said. Detectives are investigating but […] [Read More]
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Woman draws 8 years in failed gun deal

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BRIDGEPORT –A young woman whose attempt to sell guns ended with her boyfriend dying in a hail of police bullets in the parking lot of a Boston Avenue shopping center, is facing up to eight years in prison. Kiarra “KiKi” Davis, 24, still bearing a scar on her head where she was shot by police, […] [Read More]
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Milford police dog sniffs out $33,000 worth of pot

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MILFORD — A Bronx, N.Y. man is being held on a $100,000 bond after police used a drug-tracking canine to find what a spokesman said was $33,000 in high-grade marijuana. The arrest of Guiseppe Berardi, 28, on Wednesday afternoon came after a nearly month-long investigation by Milford police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Sgt. […] [Read More]
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Trucks slams into Westport house

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WESTPORT — A 12-passenger van with several people on board struck the garage area of a house on Terhune Drive on Wednesday afternoon, causing visible structural dmaage. No one inside the van or in the house was injured, said Capt. Brian Meadows, the fire department spokesman. “The driver of the van stated that while dropping […] [Read More]
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Carman ‘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. Carman “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]