12:03pm–#Trumbull CT–Report of wires that have fallen onto a car on Marathon Road. Unknown if the wires are electrical lines, firefighters on the way. 12:53 UPDATE–It was electrical, UI was called to the scene and removed the wire.
(Bridgeport, CT – March 27, 2013) – An 18-year-old faces a first-degree assault for his role in the attack of a 28-year-old man and his brother.
Officer Damien Csech was sent to the area of the Trumbull Gardens housing complex Monday on a report of a large street fight. One of the victims told Csech and Lt. Steven Lougal that he and his brother were walking when they were surrounded by a large group of youths who began to beat and kick them. One of the brothers declined medical treatment. The other was transported to the hospital with cuts, bruises and possible broken ribs.
Police were able to get a description of the main attacker, a tall black male with a large burn mark on his face. Officer Mark Blackwell recognized the description right away and knew where he lived.
Aijahlon Tisdale, of 26A Stone Ridge Road, was charged with first-degree assault. Bond was set at $10,000.
(Bridgeport, CT – March 27, 2013) – A city man was jailed on $50,000 bond after a motor vehicle stop netted narcotics.
Officers Angel Vazquez and Keith Hanson were patrolling in the Safe School Corridor near Bassick High School Tuesday when they were alerted by Officer Adam Roscoe, who is assigned to the DEA Task Force, about a vehicle that made a suspiciously brief stop at a house on Sherwood Avenue. Police had information about heroin being sold out of the location.
Vazquez and Hanson spotted the Infiniti coupe and conducted a motor vehicle stop. Rose Shea, 25, of East Haven was driving. Asa Fleming, 26, of Bridgeport, was the passenger. The officers received permission to search the car and located 157 wax paper folds containing a white powdery substance that tested positive for opium.
As officers retrieved the drugs, Fleming took off running. After a short pursuit, he was apprehended on Park Street. Fleming was charged with possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell and interfering with police.
Shea was charged with motor vehicle and narcotics charges. She was released on a promise to appear in court.
Subsequently, authorities conducted a second motor vehicle stop of residents of 137 Sherwood Ave. and got permission to search the home.
Police found a grinder and scale, both covered with white powdery residue, and other drug paraphernalia.
Cole Hernandez, 25, of that address, was arrested for possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $1,000.
11:09pm–#Bridgeport CT–The manager at the Subway at downtown Subway at 984 Main St was bit on ear before by a black male in tan pants a black hat and a jacket with dinosaurs and teddy bears on it. He then went next door to the Dunkin’ Donuts where he threatened to shoot people although a weapon was not displayed. Police caught up with him at the train station on Water Street. Ya can’t make this stuff up!
4:43pm–#Weston CT–Report of an alleged overdosed woman on Blueberry Hill. Police on scene EMS on the way.