1:22am–#Bridgeport CT–Boston Avenue was closed for a period of time in this two car crash at the intersection of Asylum Avenue. The driver of the mini van (not show) refused medical treatment and the driver in this white sedan was taken to the was injured and was treated and transported to the hospital by EMS.
12:11am–#cttraffic–#Trumbull CT–A tree is across the road on Route 111 in front of Marissa’s Restaurant block all lanes. Traffic is being detoured, expect delays. There is also a report of a tree down on Wood Avenue that crashed into a car with a woman inside. She was able to safely get out of the vehicle, no reported injuries. Another reported down tree on Rosebud Drive. There are also numerous reports of blown transformers and power out in various areas in town.
10:22pm–#Bridgeport CT–A man dusted on PCP on Federal Street was a serious danger to neighbors and police as an officer on scene called a 10-32 a ten code I rarely hear I had to look it up to find it was “Officer Needs Assistance”. A number of nearby police cars using code, that is lights and sirens responded. A few moments later a call came for 2 ambulances as an officer responding had collided with a silver SUV on upper Main Street near Renzy Avenue. At first radio reports state the the occupants in the silver SUV were unresponsive but did become conscious as EMS arrived. The ambulance for the man on PCP was escorted to St. Vincent’s Hospital by 3 -4 additional officers due to the brute strength the drug gave him.
2:ish–#Bridgeport CT–A car traveling at a high rate of speed on Helen Street, cut across two lanes of traffic while leaving his fender and other car body parts on the green, then crossed two more lane remarkably not hitting any other cars. He then hit Lakeview Cemetery’s fence, went airborne sailing over the first rows of tombstones, hitting the second row of tombstones, before hitting the payment of the drive taking up a couple inches of pavement. The car continued for another fifty feet before hitting more tombstones and coming to a stop.
We are told the driver appeared to be under the influence of something other than alcohol. He was conscious but out of it according to witnesses. We are told he had an outstanding warrant and will be going to jail after a visit to the hospital. The car was registered to a woman in Florida but was not stolen.
2:50pm–#Ctfire–Fairfield CT–Firefighters were on scene for a activated fire alarm in the Fitts Tunnel underneath the school. The school day was over but it was evacuated by those with after school programs when firifghters arrived. Firefighters discovered smoke in the tunnel and quickly called for additional firefighters to the scene. It turned out to be motor that caught fire and was quickly extinguished it. Firefighters ventilated the tunnel and left the around 3:30pm.
12:10pm–#Bridgeport CT–Police have a stolen car pulled over at Maplewood and Park Avenue with one detained/arrested. If you had your 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck stole police have your truck.
Sounds like he needs to call our new sponsor Henry Bail Bonds 203-395-8732 and then the law offices of Robert A. Photos at 203-367-2531.
Bridgeport#CT—October 21, 2014 – It was announced that President Obama has re-scheduled his trip to Bridgeport, Conn. for November 2, 2014. The location and time has yet to be determined. In response, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch made the following statement:
“This is great news. I’m thrilled that President Obama and Governor Malloy will be making a joint appearance in Bridgeport on November 2.”
10:02pm–#Bridgeport CT–The Junco 5 at 1427 Stratford Avenue was reported to have been robbed at gunpoint by 3 black males all wearing masks. One of the suspects was carrying a long gun. Police are investigating.
Police responded to a burglary at the location at 1094 Main St. at about 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 16. Detectives secured a photo of the suspect from security footage inside the store.
Detectives also are investigating whether the same suspect is responsible for several other recent commercial burglaries in the immediate area.
The suspect is believed to be a white or Hispanic male and possibly in his late 30s or 40s. In the City Sound burglary, he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black sneakers. He has a thin to medium build and a goatee.
Anyone with information about his identity is asked to contact Detective Joseph Badolato at 203-581-5241.