11:31pm–#Norwalk CT–Firefighters on the way to 1 Avenue C for smoke in a basement apartment. Neighbor saying no one is answering the door and the hallway is filling with smoke. Turns out to be food burning on the stove.
10:01pm–#Bridgeport CT–Firefighters were called to the PT Barnum Administration Building on Shell Street for an activated fire alarm. When the arrived they heard someone inside the building. They called police along K-9 thinking it was an intruder. Turns out the man went to the bathroom around closing time, fell asleep and you guessed it they locked him inside!!
4:00pm-#Stratford CT– Eight people were injured, two critically after an SUV plowed into a Pretty Nails located at Pretty Nails 411 Barnum Avenue Cutoff (McDonald’s and the movie theater plaza) this afternoon. Not a lot of details at this moment. WTNH is reporting the driver of the van was charged with driving while impaired. The shop faces a stop sign which it appears the SUV ignored. The vehicle was about twenty five feet deep into the store. Initial calls came in of shots fired which was not the case, possibly due to the sound of the crash sounding like a bang of a gun. Victims were taken to both St. Vincent’s and Bridgeport Hospital.
5:14pm–#Bridgeport CT–An armed robbery occurred at Hallett Street and Crescent Avenue. The robber then fled on a bicycle
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5:01PM–#Stratford CT– Car versus Pole on Nichols Avenue and Lawlor Terrace. One female still inside the car complaining of head, neck, and back pain.
3:58PM–#Stratford CT– Shots fired and multiple people with gunshot wounds at 411 Barnum Avenue cut off. Car broke into the Nail Salon one person trapped under the vehicle. Police are on the scene. There appears to be 3 people with gunshot injuries. UPDATE— It appears that the initial call of shots fired was not accurate, it appears now that the car accident is in fact accurate, including the individual trapped under the vehicle. More information will come as the story develops. UPDATE– 8 wounded 2 in critical condition. There are no gunshot wounds nor shots fired of any kind.
#Bridgeport CT–On April 8th the same car was wanted in connection with a robbery on Sailor’s Lane that netted $80,000 in jewelry.
#Westport Ct. On April 8th 2013 the Westport Police Department responded to a report of a burglary
at a White Woods residence. The homeowner reported that blue color Audi occupied by two males
was seen leaving the private road as she returned home. Evidence from the residence was recovered in
another jurisdiction that links the above described vehicle to the burglary in Westport.
The vehicle has been described as bright colored blue, newer Audi, possibly an A4 model, tinted
windows and a loud muffler. Possible first three numbers on the registration plate are 177. The vehicle
pictured bellow is a similar type vehicle and model.
The Westport Police Department is asking the public that if they have any information about
the crime or vehicle information, that they are to contact the Westport Police Department
Detective Bureau at 203-341-6080.
If anyone observes a vehicle matching the description of the one used in the burglary in
Westport, immediately contact their local Police Department.
A short time ago, based on information relayed from a concerned citizen, we have recovered the stolen BMW related to the Lenox Jewelry robbery. It was recovered on Mill Plain Road in Fairfield, CT.
The vehicle is currently in the custody of the Fairfield Police Department and is being processed for evidence with the assistance of the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Squad.
This incident remains under investigation and involves the coordinated efforts of several law enforcement agencies including the United States Attorney’s office.