On March 22, 2022 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Bridgeport Police Narcotics and Vice Division conducted surveillance operations in the area of the “Ocho Rios Jerk Center Restaurant” located at 1240 Park Avenue.  Narcotics Officers observed a number of street level marijuana sales coming from a vehicle located in the rear parking lot of the establishment.  Once the suspect/vehicle operator drove out of the parking lot, Narcotics Officers followed the vehicle and conducted a motor vehicle stop.  During the motor vehicle stop, officers also observed marijuana packaged for sale on the passenger seat.  The suspect, identified as Bridgeport resident Greg Gardner DOB 1/10/1979, was placed under arrest.

As a result of this investigation, the Narcotics and Vice Division recovered 2.7 pounds of marijuana and $9,699.00 in US currency.  Suspect Greg Gardner was charged with Operation of a Drug Factory 21a-277(c), Possession with Intent to Sell 1 kilogram or more of Cannabis 21a-278b (1D), and Failure to Obey a Stop Sign 14-301. Gardner’s Bond was set at $50,000.00 and he is scheduled to appear in court on March 23, 2022

Stephen Krauchick

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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