ADDITIONAL CHARGES FILED FOLLOWING CHILD PORNINVESTIGATION

Following the initial arrest of Peter Wheeler, Jr. on January 23, 2024, the Fairfield Police Department continued its investigation into potential criminal activities involving Wheeler. During the course of this ongoing investigation, detectives uncovered information indicating the possible victimization of two juveniles. During the investigation, detectives discovered that Wheeler had been in contact with a juvenile male high school student through electronic means. This communication, which included text messages, phone calls, and social media interactions, occurred between late 2022 and late 2023. While text and photographs were exchanged, contact between Wheeler and the juvenile had been severed prior to the start of this investigation. An arrest warrant was submitted seeking to charge Wheeler with Risk of Injury/Impairing the Morals of…

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SQUARE ONE THEATRE HOSTS MEETING AT LIBRARY

Friends Meeting Includes “Sneak-Peek” of CHESTER BAILEY             Friends of Square One Theatre Company, the volunteer organization of the Stratford-based theatre, will hold its final general meeting of its 33rd season on Tuesday, February 27 at 7 pm at the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford.  The meeting, which is free, open to the public and held in the Library’s Lovell Room, will focus on the theatre’s final production of the season, “Chester Bailey”, opening March 7.                A short business meeting, conducted by President Carole Fanslow, and a rundown of upcoming Friends events will begin the program. The Friends are currently making plans for their annual spring lunch fundraiser at the Library as well as other volunteer activities. Artistic Director Tom Holehan will discuss the theatre’s…

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Bridgeport News: Firearm Arrest

On February 15, 2024, the Bridgeport’s Police C-shift Patrol Division responded to 361 Madison Avenue on a report that a male was seen displaying a firearm while in a dispute with his uber driver.  Responding officers came upon a male, while approaching the male a pistol was observed sticking out of his pocket. The suspect, who was later identified as Alex Rosado apparently vomited in the uber car before getting out and arguing with the uber driver. At one point the uber driver stated Rosado pulled out a firearm.  Officers seized the firearm before calling for medics due to Rosado’s intoxicated behavior.  The suspect was transported to St. Vincent’s for further review and evaluation. Officer checked the firearm through the State and learned that it…

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More Stratford Library Events!

Gear up for summer job opportunities with Job Applications 101 on February 20th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Board Room. Open to those aged 16 and above, no registration is required. Learn tips on successfully completing applications, and don't forget to bring your resume. On February 22nd at 4:00 pm in the Lovell Room, Grades 6-12 can unleash their artistic side at Paint & Sip. All art supplies, including canvas, easels, paints, oil pastels, and brushes, will be provided, along with hot chocolate, tea, and treats. No registration is required, and it's first come, first served. Anime enthusiasts, Grades 6-12, can join the Anime Club on February 26th at 3:30 pm in the Board Room. Watch the latest…

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