Month: November 2021

Bridgeport News: Homicide Arrest

#Bridgeport This evening, Bridgeport Police said in a release that “detectives arrested Jaquan Bryant, 32 of Waterbury for fatally shooting Raheem Lynch on November 6, 2021. The evidence uncovered during the investigation shows that Bryant was involved in a physical altercation with a patron at Mystique, a club located at 2458 Main Street, at closing time. Bryant left the club, and shortly thereafter drove past that same patron. Bryant allegedly fired six shots at the man, missing him and striking the victim, who was sitting in a nearby car. The victim was not involved in the altercation and was not the intended target. Bryant is charged with Murder and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. His bond is set at $2,500,000.

Winter Parking Regulations and Snow Removal

Effective December 1, 2021

There shall be in the City a twenty-four hour (24) a day, seven (7) days a week, parking ban on all city streets and highways. The purpose is to allow snow equipment to remove snow and ice as quickly as possible from all city streets and highways.

For this winter season, motor vehicles are allowed to park on the odd-numbered side of municipal streets starting on December 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022.

The following are exceptions to the winter parking regulations:

City streets that display “No Parking Signs” shall be exempt from alternate side parking during the winter parking season in the area designated by the “No Parking Signs.” These streets include: South Cliff Street, North State Street, Crescent Street (Howard Ave to Day St.), Franklin Street (Jackson to Wakelee Ave), Colony Street, Division Street and North Spring Street (from Hill Street to Jewett Street), High Street (Lester St. to Howard Ave), Doyle Drive, Fourth Street (Gatison Park area). Church St., Holbrook St. (Pork Hollow to Jackson St.) and Pork Hollow.

Winter parking is allowed only on the odd side of the following street(s):

• Star Street

Parking is only permitted on the even numbered side of the following streets, regardless of the calendar year:

• Fifth Street;

• Jewett St. (North Spring Street to Platt Street);

• Hotchkiss Terrace (the area west of Kathy Lane);

• North Cliff Street;

• Colony Street, north of Gardner’s Lane;

• Park Place.

Parking is prohibited on the following streets: Stage Coach Road, Remer Street, Union Street, Crowley Street, Pleasant Street, Beaver Street, (North Street to the Seymour Line), Holbrook Court and Father Lar Drive, Lawton Terrace, Crescent Street (Howard Ave to Lester St.), North Fourth Street, Prospect Street, (Moulthrop St. to Viselli Court), Rockwood Ave. Ext., Viselli Court, Walkers Court, Oak Lane and Carver St.

Parking is prohibited on Main Street, West Main Street and East Main Street from 1200 a.m. (midnight) to 6:00 a.m.

Any person receiving a written notice for violating the regulation must either submit payment of $15.00, or file a formal appeal, to the Police Department within ten (10) days. The fine will increase to $30.00 after ten (10) days.

Residents should also be aware of the city regulation that requires the removal of snow and ice from sidewalks within 12 hours from the end of the snowfall. The owner of the land and or the person having care and control of the property shall be responsible for the removal. Any violation of this may result in an infraction for violation of a town ordinance.

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Report While I’m Sick

Most of you saw my post on my recent visit to the West Haven Veteran’s Hospital. I was found to have bronchitis. It has left me weak. Not enough to keep me bed-bound sleeping, but not enough to be running around cover the calls. So I’ve been able to report on stories. For years I’ve been able to listen to my radios in my office anywhere I have an internet connection. That’s how I’m able to listen for extended periods of time I’ve been dozing on and off during this so its possible I can miss calls. If you see something take a picture and send it to me at 203-769-6961. Texting is way faster than messages or email.

I’ve been overwhelmed at the support and get well messages. News coverage will be sporadic until I fully recover.

Bridgeport News: Person Shot

2021-11-29@4:52pm–#Bridgeport CT– Bridgeport Police said Bridgeport ECC received several 911 calls on initial reports of shots fired Pembroke St/Arctic St. BPD and AMR responded to the area of 1100 Pembroke St. at Junco #7. On-scene reports indicate a party shot in the leg, states he doesn’t know who shot him.  Injuries appear to be non-life threatening. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bridgeport Police at 203-576-TIPS.

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Fairfield News: Stranger Danger

2021-11-28@5:50pm–#Fairfield CT– A woman jogging near the church in the 700 block of Tahmore Drive said a man in a dark colored car drove up to her and attempted to lure into the car. She fled running in backyards where the man attempted to follow her but she was able to get away.

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