Man Arrested for Threatening Bus Driver
(Bridgeport, CT – Feb. 26, 2014) – A Bridgeport man faces threatening charges after an encounter on a Greater Bridgeport Transit bus with a driver Tuesday.
Officer Kenneth Ruge was dispatched to the intersection of Washington Avenue and James Street on a report of a passenger threatening to kill a bus driver.
The driver, a 54-year-old man, stated that the suspect, Christian Clark, 25, entered the bus and accused the driver of disrespecting Clark’s wife earlier.
Clark then threatened to kill the driver and all other GBT drivers.
Clark was arrested for threatening and given a misdemeanor summons.
(Clark was issued a misdemeanor summons at the scene so no mug shot is available)
Man Robbed While Trying to Buy Marijuana
(Bridgeport, CT – Feb. 26, 2014) – A 22-year-old city man told police he was assaulted and robbedTuesday while trying to buy marijuana.
Officer Daniel Orlich responded to the Greene Homes apartment complex on a report of a robbery but could find neither the victim nor the suspects. He was sent back a short time later and found the victim, who stated he was hiding and that is why police could not locate him. He went on to state that he went to the complex to buy marijuana because his own “medical marijuana ran out.”
While he was trying to buy marijuana, he stated he was jumped by several people who stole his sleeping pills and Xanax and $50.
No arrests have been made.