(Bridgeport, CT — May 23, 2014) – A 26-year-old man faces assault charges after cutting an acquaintance after a dispute over a messy kitchen.
Officer Stavros Mirtsopoulos was dispatched to 187 Eaton St. at 5 p.m. Thursday on an assault report.
He spoke to the victim, Fabricio De Almedia, 28, who stated the he was cleaning the house in anticipation of weekend guests when the suspect, Anderson Ferreira, another resident, came into the kitchen and began making a mess.
The confrontation escalated and Ferreira grabbed a kitchen knife and threatened to kill the victim. During a physical struggle, the victim was cut in the hand. The suspect then threw chairs around the kitchen.
Ferreira had left before police arrived but police located him at a friend’s house a short time later.
He was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $15,000.