Bridgeport

Motorcyclist Extricated From Under Van

Police UPDATE: A preliminary investigation confirmed a red 2011 Yamaha YZFR6L motorcycle being operated by a 40-year-old male, was traveling west on Boston Avenue. The motorcycle continued traveling west on Boston Avenue past Boston Terrace and collided with a white 2023 Ram PRM van. The van was traveling east on Boston Avenue and attempted to turn left into the Boston Terrace Condominiums driveway, and it was struck by the motorcycle.  The van was being operated by a 59-year-old male with a 51-year-old female passenger. The occupants in the van didn’t sustain any injuries from the collision.  The 40-year-old male motorcyclist is listed in serious critical condition. The collision is being investigated by the Bridgeport Police Serious Crash Team. Anyone with…

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Man Arrested After Four-Hour Assault and Robbery Rampage

Bridgeport police arrested 35-year-old Cecil Mills after a four-hour crime spree on Saturday morning, during which he attacked and robbed multiple women. The arrest followed a vehicle pursuit, crash, and foot chase ending near the intersection of North Ave. and Madison Ave. Mills was charged with sexually assaulting one of the three women he allegedly robbed, and she was transported to Bridgeport Hospital with minor injuries. The victims reported being followed by a stolen Toyota Camry before being robbed and assaulted. Mills faces over a dozen charges, including Assault in the Second Degree, Sexual Assault in the Third Degree, Robbery in the Third Degree (3 counts), Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Sell, Evading Responsibility, and Interfering with a Police…

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Bridgeport News: Shooting Leads to Ghost Gun Arrest

On February 23, 2024, at around 3:36pm, Bridgeport Police responded to a report of 12 rounds fired on Karen Court. Four suspects fled the scene in a Nissan Altima, spotted by an officer on Reservoir Ave, then south on RT 8. Exiting RT 8 at Madison Avenue, the suspects fled the vehicle, resulting in the apprehension of two. At the original incident location, Karen Court #103, fifteen spent 9mm shell casings and one live round were found. A juvenile suspect, apprehended with a black 9mm ghost gun, faces charges including carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, violation of a large capacity magazine, illegal discharge of a…

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Remington Site Goes To Next Phase

#Bridgeport CT-- It's been 14 years since the first fires at the Remington Buildings on Barnum Avenue. A few of the buildings were knocked down but now all of them. In 2014 a fire broke out that got the city more involved with the state to remove the abandoned buildings. City Economic Director Tom Gill said: "We're here to Talk about the last phase of demolition on the former Remington Arms factory that at one time employed thousands of people. They'll be taking down all of the buildings on Barnum Ave. and all buildings that are on this side of the shot tower that's going to be preserved and restored". City Council President Aidee Nieves said: "It's a new beginning…

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