12:02am–#Bridgeport CT–There is a very disturbing video on Facebook of a very small child being sexually assaulted by an adult. This video has triggered a large number of calls to police departments in the area. Bridgeport and Stratford Police received many calls. Police said that unless the caller can identify the person, child or area where the video is originating there is nothing they can do other than report it to the FBI. There is no way of identifying if it happened in Connecticut. A viewer told us that her mother called Stratford Police and said they have the link and an investigator is investigating. Police said not to forward the video but to immediately report it to Facebook. Last summer Facebook faced an onslaught of disturbing photo images , but no video that we are aware of. When we first asked our viewers if they knew anything
The RTM overwhelmingly passed a 3 year contract for the police union. The officers worked 3 years without a contract.
Police responding to a noise complaint Saturday encountered noise – and a marijuana grow operation.Officers Ian Schumaker and Abe Konoval arrived at 521 Pequonnock St. just before midnight Saturday and heard loud music coming from the second floor and could smell marijuana. When they knocked and announced themselves they could hear people running inside the apartment and heard a metallic click that sounded like a gun being cocked. They called for backup as a precaution. After a few more knocks, Pawel A. Pienczykowski, 25, answered the door and appeared nervous. Konoval, through the open door, observed what appeared to be a handgun behind him and police made entry. About 10 people were detained in the kitchen as more officers arrived to conduct a sweep of the apartment. The handgun, which was determined to be a facsimile, was seized. Police found more during the sweep. In one room, they noticed soil
Editorial- The RTM will decide the Fairfield Police Department’s Police Contract on March 18th. The police union has been operating without a contract for over two years. That includes two hurricanes and one blizzard of service without complaint. Two weeks ago 5 officers were sent into a wooded area where a man with a gun a during a standoff. The officers did not hesitate to move in when ordered even after a shot already rang out. Why is Fairfield making them wait for a decent contract? Fairfield has a history of being anti-union, dragging on negotiations with the firefighters union and even the nurses union. If you live in the town of Fairfield, please contact your RTM officials listed below and tell them you support a decent contract for the police. Tell them you are tired of the town’s anti union position: District 1: David M. Becker: 203-424-0024 (phone), [email protected]