From The Hood To The Burbs Breaking News While It's Still Breaking

Happenings NOW 05-11 thru 05-16 2012

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**Live Breaking News Feed**

 5/172012

#Bridgeport–Reports say the shooter that shot the 3 year old in Bridgeport has been arrested.  Police have arrested Anthony Small, 20,and he is being held on $250,000 bond.

63 were arrested in New Haven on federal drug charges. All are to be arranged at New Haven Federal Court by the end of today.   Judges being brought in from Hartford, Bridgeport and other areas to assist.   This was in the Chapel area.  The  Army National Guard facility at Southern Connecticut State University was used  for processing the suspects. There is a very heavy security presences.

12:55am –#Bridgeport–Man sliced in the arm from a knife  by two women in his home during a domestic argument at 1334 North Avenue.

5/16/2012

10:43pm–#Stratford–Walmart has 4 shoplifters in custody waiting for police.

8:12pm–#Bridgeport–Police break up a fight between sisters fighting with knives at 135 Center Street 2nd floor.

6:20pm–#Bridgeport–Neighbor on the the 2nd floor at 135 Washington Avenue threatened the 1st floor neighbor with a handgun.

 

Just a reminder when shopping to not leave valuables unattended in the shopping cart. A woman shopping at Kohl’s in Fairfield just had her purse stolen that had her credit cards, cash, cell phone and car keys while it was in her shopping cart. There was no one around her when it occurred but when she turned back to her cart the purse was gone. Police will check surveillance video to see if the crime was recorded.

12:11am–#Bridgeport–Multi car accident on Fairfield Avenue in front of The Field. Originally came in as a disturbance at The Field. Report of one person with a bad head injury.

 

5/15/2012

12:12am–#Bridgeport–Worker at the electrical plant on Atlantic Street fell off a ladder and sustained a leg injury.

2:04am–#Bridgeport–A car jacking just occurred in the Hollow section of town.  Taken was a gray 2002 Ford F-250 pickup truck with union stickers in the back window.  Taken from the victim besides his truck was his wallet and cell phone.  A gun was displayed and used to pistol whip the victim.

5/14/2012

 

#Milford–11:30pm–The 7-11 on Old Gate Lane was just robbed.  Police are looking for a black male wearing a white hoddie, blue pants and blue gloves.  He was blocking his face.  He fled in a unknown SUV direction not known.

5:33pm–#Bridgeport–False report from an untraceable 911 disposable phone sends police to Atlantic Street for a false report of a man with a gun and then a false call of a fire at Leo’s Pizza at 100 Atlantic Street.   Last week there were a couple of false reports of a shooting in front of the restaurant.

2:42pm–#Bridgeport–Police investigating a found backpack with a shotgun in it under the I-95 overpass at Smith and Beardsley Streets.

5/13/2012

4:30am–Bridgeport–Basement fire at 248 Iranistan Avenue.  Fire marshal quickly requested to the scene.  Reports say an explosion was heard prior to the fire.

2:22am–New Haven– Shooting at 182 Dixwell Ave. with a man shot in the chest and stomach. Police on scene.   Victim was transported to the hospital in traumatic arrest.

2:09am–New Haven–New Haven Police have a crowd problem at Crown and Church Street which is now closed to traffic.

1:48am–West Haven–Report of multiple people shot at 209 Boston Post Road is Jp’s Sports Bar.  New Haven Police requested to assist West Haven Police.

12:52pm–#Bridgeport–Pedestrian struck at the corner or North Ave. and Madison Ave.

11:36pm-Bridgeport–Chinese Deliveryman robbed outside 158 Logan Street.  A firearm was displayed.

7:52pm–Trumbull–Report of a structure fire on Blackberry Road.

1:12pm–#Bridgeport–Bank Robbery at TD Bank-at 975 Madison Ave. Man fled on foot, dye pack found nearby.

5/11/2012

11:14pm–Bridgeport–Bed on fire at 400 block of Wells Street. 11:21 UPDATE–No fire, mentally disturbed person called it in.

9:42pm–Stratford–Walmart has a family of shoplifters in custody. Police on the way.

8:28pm–Bridgeport—Blind man jumped by a group of teens in front of 1157 East Main Street. EMTs had to call police to clear the group so they could treat the man.

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