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1:14am–Shots fired in Bridgeport –Fairfield near Orland Street Hispanic Female short medium build in her 30s wearing a white shirt.    She should be in a red Ford pickup possibly Maryland plates.  She is with a four year old boy   Last seen in the area of BJ’s on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield.  UPDATE–1:25am–#Bridgeport–Bridgepo​ rt Police confirm the woman they are looking in the red pick up for shots fired– they have the vehicle stopped near on Fairfield Ave. near the Fairfield line.

4:08pm-#Bridgeport–Report of a child struck by a car at Garden Street and Park Ave. I just came from that area and it is still packed with parade goers and lots of traffic.

10:57–Bridgeport–Report of an odor of natural gas at inside 400 Iranistan Ave.-Marina Village Apartments.  Lots of fire apparatus on the way!  Quickly recalled at 11:05 gas company requested to the scene.

Mugging in Fairfield—Shortly before 7pm Saturday a robbery occurred at Samp Mortar Road near Black Rock Turnpike.  A backpack skateboard, cellphone cash werre taken  by big white teen wearing a gray shirt and a smaller white male red hat.   No was weapon used,  they pushed the victim to the ground and took the items.  The assailants fled in a gray older model Honda.

3:35pm–#Bridgeport–Report of an odor of smoke at 576 Midland Street in Black Rock.  Homeowner thinks its coming from one of the electrical outlets. FD on scene.

12:00pm–#Fairfield–Another Oooops!  Elderly man crashes into guard rail at Splash Car Wash on Kings Highway Cutoff entering the wrong way.

11:43am–#Fairfield–Duchess on Black Rock Turnpike has been closed by the fire department.  Burnt food and broken ventilation system set off fire alarm and fire department responded and closed the restaurant until ventilation is restored and approved by the health department.

1:18pm–#Bridgeport–Fire department on the scene of a person down at the corner of Clinton and State Street.

Javier Colon aka The Voice from Stratford was on the Tonight Show.   He told Jay Leno was struggling financially before the big break; the last bill to be paid?  Cablevision.

12:03am–#Bridgeport–Laurel and Sherwood Ave.  Behind the firehouse/Curiale school there is a bleeding unresponsive “pediatric” (which could be a teen).  UPDATE–Fire department just replied they are not needed but the ambulance is.

5:35pm–Fairfield–If you have business at the Fairfield Animal Control at 1 Rod Road you may want to call them first.  They had a pipe burst in the ceiling and had to have the water to the building turned off.  It is unknown the impact this will have on the animals or business hours tomorrow.

Bridgeport/Trumbull Line–Fire departments for both Bridgeport and Trumbull were kept busy today for reported odor of gas.  They discovered that gas company officials are purging gas lines in the areas of Chopsey Hill Road, Old Town Road and Red Oak Road.

1:24am–Westport–Westport Police are reporting their third smash and grab robbery that just occurred at a gas station on Post Road East.   No other details have been released at this time.  UPDATE–The latest victim was the Phillps 66 Gas Station 485 Post Rd East.  Fairfield PD are waking the owner now by going to his residence to let him know it happened.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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