(Bridgeport, CT – March 5, 2014) – A disturbance call led to the arrest of a 34-year-old man.

Officer Carla Remele was dispatched at about 4 a.m. Tuesday to Bond Street and observed a female outside bleeding from a large laceration on her arm and wearing only a bra and pink tights.

She told police that she had argued with a man because she refused to have sex with him. She stated that he pushed her into something that cut her arm and that he threatened her with a gun.

Officers James Ivanko, Mathew Szymczak, Ean Smith, Michael Davila and Richard Cretella followed the blood trail back to 416 Bond St.  A short time later, the suspect, Marlon Powell, answered the door.

Police found a large amount of blood inside the house and a curio cabinet with shattered glass.

Powell stated that he has been at Bishop’s Corner Café, an exotic dance club, and had made arrangement for some of the dancers to come back to his house to hang out. Two women stayed for a while and left, he said. The victim stayed and fell asleep on his bed.

He stated he tried to wake up the victim and to tell her she had to leave. He said when she refused, he grabbed a pellet gun, pointed it at her and ordered her to leave. Police recovered the weapon.

He stated that the victim then began breaking things in the house, injuring her arm. Police found signs of a struggle.

Police also located some evidence of possible drug use.

Powell was charged with third-degree assault, possession of a facsimile firearm, threatening, risk of injury to a minor and impairing the morals of a minor. A minor child was in the house at the time of the incident.


By Alex

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