Churchgoers stand behind pastor facing charges

STRATFORD – Pastor Robert Genevicz is facing a felony charge in one town and is under investigation in two other municipalities, but the members of his congregation said Wednesday that they’re backing
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Rodriguez

Cops: Alleged puppy killer punched mother

BRIDGEPORT – A woman awaiting trial for allegedly beating her poodle puppy to death was arrested again Wednesday – this time police said she assaulted her mother. Rommy Rodriguez, 24, of Ellsworth
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Teen arrested with BB gun

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday night for a weapons charge after police investigating an incident downtown found him with a BB gun. Police said Wednesday that officers were sent Iranistan
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Bridgeport

Man scammed on boat from China

A Bridgeport man told police this week that he sent a large amount of money to a Chinese bank to buy a boat, but never got anything for his money. The 57-year-old man told a city officer that he had
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Ellis

Man arrested with machete, knives

A man is facing charges in Bridgeport after city police after someone reported him acting strangely and carrying a machete at a local home. Police said they were called at about 10 a.m. Tuesday to the
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Cops: student had knife

BRIDGEPORT – A student at Bullard Havens Technical High School was arrested after police said he approached another student in class with a knife. Police said the 18-year-old student, whose name was
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Malloy offers money for college

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is offering money to help parents pay for college tuition. Under a bill before the General Assembly, a CHET Baby Scholars Trust Fund would be created within the Office
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Closed for business

FAIRFIELD – A local man was arrested after police said he was spotted pleasuring himself in the library parking lot. Stephen Besket, 62, of Nichols Street, was charged with risk of injury to a minor ,
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