2:42pm–#Fairfield CT– The receptionist at Super Cuts, 1953 Black Rock Turnpike was just assaulted by a person she knows. The suspect fled in a car.
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The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Fairfield Museum and the Town of Fairfield, is happy to announce its family Halloween costume parade in conjunction with the Halloween on the Green on Sunday, October 29th. The parade will start at 12:30pm, with the First Selectman leading the parade as the Grand Marshal.
The Fairfield Chamber will award 10 prizes for outstanding and creative costumes.
Participants in the parade will line-up behind the Burr Mansion beginning at 12pm. The parade route will move out onto the Old Post Road, turn right on the sidewalk, turn right into the Old Town Hall driveway by St. Paul’s Church, and end at the WEBE 108 tent behind the Fairfield Museum, where prizes will be awarded. Everyone is invited to dress up and put on their scariest, funniest, prettiest, creepiest, spookiest and most creative Halloween costume for all to enjoy!
Event: Halloween Costume Parade
Date: Sunday, October 29 th (Rain or Shine)
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Behind Burr Mansion
Address: 739 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT
Free and open to the public
For more information, please visit: www.FairfieldHistory.org (or call the Museum office: 203- 259-1598)
On October 17, 2017, Chief Armando Perez with the Board of Police Commissioners presented three Bridgeport Police officers with the Merit Award for Excellent Arrest. This was the first award ceremony under a new procedure that will award officers for their accomplishments on an expedited basis.
The Merit Award for Excellent Arrest may be awarded to any sworn member of the Department who makes an exceptional arrest of a felon who is a danger to the community, using diligence and professionalism in the performance of his duty. The award consists of a citation bar and a copy of the citation. The officers receiving the Excellent Arrest Award are: Officer Anthony Caiazzo, Sergeant Niestemski and Officer Douglas Bepko.
Police Officer Bepko
On August 10, 2017, P/O Bepko along with other VCI Officers received information that a red Kia was in the area by the death memorial of Ryan Hernandez located at Park Avenue / Olive Street. Further information revealed that this Kia was known to have possible firearms inside. Officer Bepko was observed by Officer Bepko on Park Avenue and he was able to conduct a motor vehicle stop for a motor vehicle violation. Subsequent to this motor vehicle stop, Officer Bepko seized a loaded 9mm firearm, 20 bags of crack cocaine (2.7g) and 12 folds of Heroine (2.8g). All parties that were arrested were known to VCI officers as possible gang members.
Due to his attention for duty, Officer Bepko is awarded with a citation and an award for an Excellent Arrest.
Sergeant Trevor Niestemski
On June 12, 2017, Sergeant Niestemski was in the area of Reservoir Avenue / Moffitt Street and observed a vehicle that was wanted for a robbery the day before. Sergeant Niestemski was able to conduct a motor vehicle stop in the suspect’s driveway and further investigation revealed a loaded .32 firearm with obliterated serial number. Upon further investigation, Sergeant Niestemski located evidence from the original robbery the day before.
Due to his attention for duty, Sergeant Niestemski is awarded with a citation and an award for an Excellent Arrest.
Officer Anthony Caiazzo
On August 8, 2017, Officer Caiazzo was in the area of the Charles Greene Homes Housing Project. He conducted a motor vehicle stop and subsequent to his stop, Officer Caiazzo seized a loaded .357 Magnum, 209 folds of Heroine (2.5g), .5g of Cocaine, 15 Ecstasy pills, 28g Marijuana and $482. Further investigation revealed the suspect was a convicted felon.
Due to his attention for duty, Officer Caiazzo is awarded with a citation and an award for an Excellent Arrest.
10:34pm– #Bridgeport CT– Police were called to 316 Colorado Avenue for a large festival/party. Police said they refused to comply with police and even made threats to the officers. Additional back up and mutual aid from Fairfield and Trumbull but Bridgeport Police were able to restore control of the area and canceled the mutual aid. Multiple arrests were made.