12:48pm–#Bridgeport CT–Firefighters on the way to a shed fire on Howard Court. UPDATE–Homeowner says she put the fire out with a garden hose but firefighters on the way to make sure the fire did not extend elsewhere or ensure there are no smoldering embers.
(Bridgeport, CT – June 24, 2013) – A city man was charged with first-degree assault Sunday after he allegedly slashed an acquaintance in the face over a debt.
Officer Dave Rivera and John Carrano responded to the intersection of Noble Avenue and Ogden Street at 6:44 p.m. and found the victim, Jorge Gomez, 39, with a laceration to his left eye. The victim stated that an acquaintance, Roberto Gonzalez, 29, of Bridgeport, confronted him over a dice game and during the ensuing argument slashed him with a blade.
Police left the hospital and were en route to the scene to look for Gonzalez when they were alerted that he was waiting at Police Headquarters. When officers asked him what happened, he said that Gomez owed him money, refused to pay him and then attacked him. He said he struck Gomez in the eye before fleeing.
Gonzalez was charged with first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace.
BRIDGEPORT, CT (June 25, 2013) – Mayor Bill Finch and Greater Bridgeport Transit officials urge City residents to come to the Greater Bridgeport Transit Main Bus Terminal at 710 Water St., to cool off on Tuesday, June 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“High temperatures and high humidity are a deadly mix, especially for the elderly and those who don’t have access to air conditioning. I urge anyone who needs a place to cool off to come to the bus terminal or visit a local senior center or one of our libraries to stay cool today,” said Mayor Finch.
More information about how to stay cool in hot weather can be found on the City of Bridgeport’s Emergency Management website at www.bridgeportct.gov/
11:11am–#Bridgeport CT–A report of three kids playing unattended in the swamp area of Gilman Street at St. Mary’s by the Sea. No ages indicated but I use to play at a pond unattended when I was young as 8. My age group brags we played outside until the street lights came on. Do you think people over react today?
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6/24/overnight–#Monroe CT–Police are reporting that the Xiang Chinese Kitchen at 525 Main Street had a break in and cash was taken. Time to upgrade the security to Covert Security at 203-336-1417 or http://www.covsec.com/ Not only could they have notified police but also send an alert to their cellphone! See how it works, video here…..