Bridgeport News: Strong Armed Robber Apprehended After Pursuit

2024-02-24@11:20AMish-- #Bridgeport CT--POLICE UPDATE:At 11:16 in the morning, Bridgeport Emergency Communications Center received a report about a woman who had experienced a strong-arm robbery and suffered facial injuries that were not life-threatening. When Patrol Officers arrived, the person responsible was not on the scene. A broadcast was sent out to locate the suspect. The perpetrator attempted to escape from the patrol units but eventually stopped near Grand Street and Madison Avenue. A foot chase ensued, and the suspect was apprehended shortly after. Emergency services (AMR and FD) were dispatched to the scene because of a motor vehicle accident. A suspect wanted in a robbery was apprehended by police at North and Madison Avenue after a pursuit.

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Mayor Ganim Announces Rehabilitation of the AT&T Building Paired with New Housing Development

Mayor Ganim announced that Pillar Properties led by principal Kuimarz Geula will undergo a major rehabilitation of the AT&T building located in downtown Bridgeport as well as construct a new housing development on the adjacent parcel. The AT&T building located at 430 John Street will be reconstructed into mixed-use development including mixed-income housing and the city’s first rooftop restaurant. Behind the AT&T building will stand the newly constructed housing development at 455 Fairfield Ave known as the “Fairfield Residences.” In total, these two developments will contain 137 units of market-rate and affordable housing. Mayor Ganim stated, “I would like to thank Kuimarz Geula and the rest of Pillar Properties for this investment and interest in Bridgeport. While housing costs in…

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Bridgeport News: Firearm Arrest

On February 15, 2024, the Bridgeport’s Police C-shift Patrol Division responded to 361 Madison Avenue on a report that a male was seen displaying a firearm while in a dispute with his uber driver.  Responding officers came upon a male, while approaching the male a pistol was observed sticking out of his pocket. The suspect, who was later identified as Alex Rosado apparently vomited in the uber car before getting out and arguing with the uber driver. At one point the uber driver stated Rosado pulled out a firearm.  Officers seized the firearm before calling for medics due to Rosado’s intoxicated behavior.  The suspect was transported to St. Vincent’s for further review and evaluation. Officer checked the firearm through the State and learned that it…

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