Bridgeport CT–A teen from Laurel Court was jailed after threatening to shoot his mother after she complained about him bringing a gun into the house. Marquise King, 18, was arrested Monday and held on $250,000 bond.  Officers responded to the home at 6:47 p.m. on a threatening complaint. According to witnesses, King threatened to shoot his mother after she confronted him about having a firearm in the house when she has young children. After the threat, the women hid in a closet and called 911. Police arrived and detained King without incident and, after getting consent to search the house, police recovered a .357 Magnum handgun, a box of .38-caliber bullets, five .357-caliber bullets and one .22-caliber round. King was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit, threatening, reckless endangerment and two counts of risk of injury to a minor.

2:01pm–Fairfield CT–A air conditioning unit on the roof created a smoke condition at Congregational Beth El on Fairfield Woods Road.

12:51pm–Norwalk CT–Merritt Parkway northbound near exit 40 is SHUT DOWN due to a car accident. Extrication with injuries. Two more ambulance requested to the scene.

12:43pm–Norwalk CT –Merritt Parkway northbound near exit 40 is an accident with injuries.

3:44am–Bridgeport CT–Assault on Huntington Road and Nobel Ave. sends one to Bridgeport Hospital.

3:06am–Bridgeport CT–Report of a car crash in front of 233 North Ave.


1:53am–Bridgeport CT– One in custody after trying to steal an oil truck from Standard Oil on Bishop Ave.

1:19am–Bridgeport CT–Report of a man staggering in the middle of Harmony Street…..Is it from possible intoxication or is the street not plowed?

1:10am–Stratford–Police reporting that Main Street by Sikorsky is very slippery. Requesting public works to treat the road.

12:29am–Bridgeport CT–Father calls police his two sons one 14, the other 18 left home earlier in the evening with a laptop seeking a Wi-Fi signal headed towards North Avenue near the McDonald’s have not returned.

12:00am–Bridgeport CT–Report of a street fight out near McLeavy Green called in by an officer working a detail in the area.


11:19pm–Fairfield CT –Significant mulch fire at the Greencycle at One Rod Highway.

9:30pm–Bridgeport CT–Odor of smoke indoors at 3900 Park Ave. 6th floor.  UPDATE–Police and fire marshal called to the scene for someone starting newspapers on fire in the hallway.

Bridgeport CT–The Department of Public Works reminds all residents and business owners to shovel the sidewalk and walkways in front of their home or business, including curb cuts, for pedestrian safety. If sidewalks are not cleared, the City may clean the sidewalk and charge the owner a fee for doing so, as well as impose a $100 per day fine for violating a City ordinance.

6:50pm–Bridgeport CT– Two busted for pushing snow into the street on State and Yale Streets.

6:00pm–Fairfield CT–Two road rage incident calls to police on Black Rock Turnpike….ahhh we are getting back to normal…..

Bridgeport CT– Report all non-emergency storm-related issues to the City’s Emergency Operations Center at 203.576.1311. Call takers are fielding a high volume of calls, please leave a message with your name, address and phone number should it go to voicemail.

12:21pm–#Bridgeport CT–Water main break at Gilman, Balmforth Street and Sailors Lane area. Expect media blitz, for some reason they love these things!

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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