Month: May 2014

Bridgeport Shell Station Robbery Suspect Caught

#Bridgeport Police Update: A city man was arrested Saturday after holding up a gas station at knifepoint -- possibly in order to get cash to buy a female acquaintance a birthday present.Stefano Carcino, 25, faces a charge of first-degree robbery in connection with a hold-up at the Shell Gas Station at 4402 Main St.< Saturday morning. He listed his address as a halfway house in BridgeportNo one was injured. And police received key information: A license plate number of the car in which the suspect fled.  That information started an investigation that ultimately led to an afternoon arrest.Detectives Barbara Gonzalez and Robert Sherback and Sgt. James Kirkland got the case. Detectives spoke to the witnesses. They ran the car registration in the state database and…

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Bridgeport News: Man Running At ATM

12:23pm--#Bridgeport CT--If you are downtown and want to use the ATM at People's Bank you may want to hold off.  There is a man running back and forth in front of the ATM, now he is reported in front of Citybank.  Police on the way. If you like our live reporting as it is happening would you consider helping us continue by donating?

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Bridgeport News: Car Crashes Into Police Car

9:22pm--#Bridgeport CT--Police are investigating an accident involving one of their own on Bishop Avenue.  The crash occurred just under the railroad overpass just passed the Hell's Angel's Clubhouse.  I'm told the injuries were minor and did not require medical attention.  An ambulance sent to the scene left empty.  It appears the civilian's car crossed the double yellow line crashing into the police car.   The accident took place in the middle of the Arrive Alive safety program aimed to Bridgeport Police Officers.  The scene was blocked off, even pedestrian traffic was not permitted.  The road reopened around 10:15pm.

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