Police Arrest Suspect in March Shooting

#Bridgeport, CT  -- April 4, 2014 – A city man as arrested today in connection with a March 28 shooting during an apparent robbery attempt. Members of the Bridgeport Police detective bureau, SWAT team and patrol division executed a search and seizure warrant this morning at 74 6th Street. Police recovered a handgun, marijuana and other evidence during the raid. The suspect, Taavon Johnson, 20, of Bridgeport, subsequently surrendered to police and was charged by warrant with first-degree assault, carrying a pistol without a permit, criminal attempt at murder and unlawful discharge. His bond was set at $250,000. Detectives Art Calvao and Ramon Garcia led the investigation and secured the warrant. “This was a great team effort by our detectives, members of the…

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Bridgeport News: Odor of Electrical and Odor of Gas

11:09pm--#Bridgeport Ct--Firefighters were called to 44 Dogwood Drive for an odor of gas.  The metered the home and found nothing.  Firefighters were called to 597 Clark Street for an odor of electrical burning.  They discovered a smoke condition in the basement.  They have stretched a line and are investigating. In either case our friends at ServPro would have make it like it never even happened!  

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I-95 Shutdown, Bridgeport Back Roads Backing Up

3:03pm--#Bridgeport CT--#Stratford CT--#cttraffic--I was just at 1406 State Street at Copy Break and traffic was already backing up due to the I-95 closure in Stratofrd.  I even tried North Avenue but it was the same, heavy traffic heading northbound. Why not plan on having a relaxing dinner at Taco Loco at 3170 Fairfield Avenue and wait it out? They have have $5 Karma Shots and Sangria's!  Plenty of juicy steaks entrees; Steak Chimichurri, Steak Ranchero and Steak Chipotle, but we also have delicious meatless entrees for Lent! Try our Shrimp and Scallop Enchiladas or our Spinach and Shrimp Quesadillas! Check our menu at

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