Month: May 2023


#TRUMBULL CT Captain Anthony Lopes started his career with Trumbull Police in October 2006, and has held a variety of assignments since that time. Most recently, he was working as a lieutenant for Administrative Services where he was primarily responsible for facilities and fleet management, the Records Division, and financial matters including budget preparation. He previously served in various roles including Patrol Shift supervisor and Quartermaster in the Support Services Division. He is also the Commanding Officer for the department’s Dive Team. Captain Lopes holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Connecticut State University. As of May 1, he will have responsibility for all Uniformed Operations. Lieutenant Paul Driscoll was hired by Trumbull Police in March 2001 and spent much of…

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Kids Online Safety Act,

Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced the Kids Online Safety Act, comprehensive bipartisan legislation to protect children online and hold Big Tech accountable. “Our bill provides specific tools to stop Big Tech companies from driving toxic content at kids and to hold them accountable for putting profits over safety,” said Blumenthal. “Record levels of hopelessness and despair—a national teen mental health crisis—have been fueled by black box algorithms featuring eating disorders, bullying, suicidal thoughts, and more. Kids and parents want to take back control over their online lives. They are demanding safeguards, means to disconnect, and a duty of care for social media. Our bill has strong bipartisan momentum. And it has growing support from…

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CTDOT Celebrates National Bike Month this May

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is celebrating National Bike Month this May by encouraging the public to get outside and go for a ride. CTDOT is planning Bike, Walk, and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, with nearly 20 schools across Connecticut. The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) established a Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) in 2005. Since then, many communities participating in the Safe Routes to School Program have shown improved safety and accessibility for students with and without disabilities. “Bike, Walk, and Roll to School Day is a great way to kick off Bike Month here in Connecticut. Active transportation allows us to get some exercise and fresh air while being a more…

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Fairfield News: Goose Rescue

2023-05-01@6:42pm--#Fairfield CT-- It took the patience of a firefighter waiting for a contract to capture a goose without a net, that was trapped in the water outlet at Gould Manor today. It took over 20 minutes so I sped the video up. The goose did join its buddies that were waiting for its rescue. The firefighters returned to the firehouse for dinner and maybe a game of duck, duck, goose. No fowl play was suspected.

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Threat Leads to Drug/Firearm Arrest

On 5-1-23, a male victim called the Shelton Police Department to say a person known to him sent a threatening message that he was coming to the victim’s house. The victim was not forthcoming with details. Police were sent to the area and while responding were told that the known person was now outside of the house in a red car. Police arrived and observed a male inside the red car. Police ordered the male to exit the car and come towards them. The male ran away and jumped into an adjacent river. Officers were able to get the male of out the river. Police located a gun and drugs inside the vehicle. A check revealed the gun was reported…

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