10:32pm–Bridgeport–Police detain two males one female looking into cars on Wayne/Merritt Street area.

9:52pm–Bridgeport-Naked woman walking down East Main from Barnum Ave. EMTs on scene looking for her.

6:02pm–Bridgeport–Man breaks into a police car on Boston Avenue and takes about forty rounds of ammunition and flees on a bicycle. He is apprehended in front of the fish market on Boston Ave. near William Street.
5:52pm–Fairfield–Report of a door to door salesperson working the area of Melville Ave.

5:05pm–Bridgeport–Scooter struck by a car at Huntington Road and Beecher Street.

5:02pm–Bridgeport–Car fire in front of 541 Capitol Avenue.

10:11am–Bridgeport–Police and Fire Departments assisting a man was fishing in a rubber boat who broke an oar and cannot get back ashore off Ferry Access Road.  10:19 Man assisted, rescue complete.

12:27am–Bridgeport–Report of smoke in thes second floor hallway at 2225 Main Street (near Tom Thumb Street).    UPDATE–Turns out to be food burning on the stove.


9:44pm–Bridgeport–Police do a follow up investigation at Greene Homes Building Two (Highland Ave.) of a man who was stabbed earlier in the day.
9:40pm–Fairfield–There was an attempted robbery outside of the Nauti Dolphin at 1 Carter Henry Drive. Police were looking for a burgundy resembling a Toyota Camry. Suspects were a white male, wearing white shorts and he was 5’10 no facial hair The passenger white female black hair. The man asked a woman for directions then said he had a gun but didn’t want to use it. The woman fled into the restaurant. A car with a woman matching the description was found behind Blinn’s not far from the Nauti Dolphin. The female companion said there was never a gun Police nabbed Jeremy Mitchell at Post Road and North Benson Road. , He was arrested on attempted robbery and breach of peace. He never did have a gun or weapon. The woman was not charged.


8:40pm–Bridgeport–Fire department on scene of a structure fire at Stratford Ave. and Kossuth Street. Fire department on scene, heavy smoke showing, building appears to be abandoned.

2:40pm–#Fairfield–Gas leak shuts down Unquowa Road in the 600 block at the Ludlowe Middle/High School. UPDATE–2:50pm–Road now open to traffic.


6:40pm–Stratford–Report of a garage fire at 1030 Stratford Rd.

9:39pm–Bridgeport–Reports of shots fired at Columbia Street and South Ave. Police have found a large number of shell casings and one car with its back window shot out. No injuries police are investigating.

9:32pm–Bridgeport–Reports of shots fired near 600 Pond Street. Police on scene investigating.

12:43–Strong armed robbery just occurred on Taft Avenue. Victim had his cell phone taken. Suspect fled on a bicycle towards Central High School.

12:28pm–Bridgeport–St. Vincent’s Hospital calls police that they have a stabbing victim dropped off by a friend. Unknown where it occurred, police investigating. Wounds are reported to be to the heart and chest area.

6:55am–Bridgeport–Fire officials and police investigating a porch fire at a multifamily house at 1416 Fairfield Ave .


9:52pm–Bridgeport–Police investigating a report of shots fired between Louisiana Ave. and Minnesota Ave.

7:24pm–Bridgeport–Strong armed robbery on Lyons Terrace. Suspects were a black male with a white tee shirt and a white female last seen crossing Congress Street Bridge and headed towards Greene Homes.

6:20pm–Bridgeport–White Ford SUV hits motorcyclist on North Ave. at Colonial Ave. and takes off. Police have a plate number and know where to find the driver of the SUV.

1:22am–Bridgeport–Fight outside Lancer’s Cafe at 283 Harral Ave has two victims assaulted. One victim driving themselves to the hospital for treatment and another requiring EMTs.

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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