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PD: Several firearms, ammunition seized from convicted felon in Bridgeport

Albert Lee (Photo: Bridgeport police) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - A convicted felon from Bridgeport is facing numerous charges after firearms and ammunition were seized from a residence in the city. According to police, on March 1, officials executed a search warrant for a home located on Lewis Str

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 19:27:49

Five Arrested After Burglary At Dead Wilton Man's Home: PD

WILTON, CT - Five Massachusetts residents were arrested after they broke into a person's home who had recently died, according to police. The resident died March 15 on Scribner Hill Road and his death wasn't considered suspicious, according to the Wilton Bulletin. A neighbor reported suspicious acti

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:28:47

Suicidal person apprehended on overpass in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT - A suicidal person was coaxed off the ledge of an highway overpass Tuesday evening. Around 7:40 p.m., police and fire units were dispatched to Lindley Street where it passes over Route 25. Police spokesman Av Harris said the "suicidal party (was) sitting on the ledge of Lindley Street ov

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-20 21:10:45

School delays, slippery road Thursday due to snow

There were some slippery conditions and school delays Thursday morning as light snow continued to fall. While snowfall totals didn't come close to the 12 to 18 inches originally forecast, the National Weather Service reported Milford received 5 inches of snow, Waterbury had 1.6 inches and North Have

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-22 08:46:20

State police seize AR-15, several other firearms from Bridgeport residence

BRIDGEPORT - State and local police together arrested a city resident and seized several firearms from his residence, including an AR-15 earlier this month, state police said in a news release. Albert Lee, 37, of Bridgeport, was charged with possession of an assault weapon, possession of high capaci

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-21 15:28:23

Cops: 5 charged after trying to break into dead man's home

WILTON - Two days after a 57-year-old Wilton resident was found dead in his home, five Massachusetts residents were charged with attempting to break into his home. Albert Koenig, 57, was found dead in his Scribner Hill residence on Thursday, March 15, according to police. Two days later, police resp

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-03-21 14:53:39

Bridgeport Man Charged for Fighting Inside Milford McDonald's: PD

MILFORD, CT - Two men including a McDonald's employee, have been arrested for being involved in a fight inside McDonald's at 439 Bridgeport Avenue on Monday, Milford Police said. Police said they responded to a fight inside the building and it led to the arrest of Jesus Martinez, 20, of Marina Vill

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:24:01

Easton EMS Volunteer Stole Firearms, Took Patient Photos: PD

EASTON, CT - An Easton EMS volunteer was arrested after he took pictures of patients, stole firearms and pretended to be an Easton Police officer in an application to own a gun, according to police. Christopher Barlow, 21, of Duxbury, Mass. was charged with two counts of stealing a firearm, two coun

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:40:11

Bridgeport Heroin, Fentanyl Dealer Sentenced: U.S. Attorney

BRIDGEPORT, CT - A 24-year-old Bridgeport drug dealer was to 24 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing heroin and fentanyl, announced United States Attorney John H. Durham. According to court documents and prosecutors, in late 2016, Bridgeport Police made t

PATCH - 2018-03-20 21:39:28

Bridgeport convenience store shooting triggers response from senators Blumenthal and Murphy

BRIDGEPORT - Earlier this month a shooting took place inside a Bridgeport convenience store. Four people suffered non-life threatening injuries. It's the latest example of gun violence in the Park City-an issue community members now have in their sights. "My grandson is I kindergarten I`m terrified


Bridgeport woman allegedly choked former co-worker

FAIRFIELD - Police allege that a Bridgeport woman choked a former co-worker at a lash salon on Black Rock Turnpike Saturday when she went there to collect her last paycheck. She also, police said, left her 10-month-old son alone in her car while she was in the salon. Latriese Vann was charged with s


Fairfield Police: Woman left baby alone to go buy drugs

FAIRFIELD - A 40-year-old Parkwood Road resident is facing multiple charges after police said she grabbed her mother's purse and left her 15-month-old child home alone Sunday afternoon while she went out to buy drugs. Colleen Sheehy was charged with third-degree robbery, second-degree larceny, risk


First Day of Spring to Bring SNOW to Fairfield County

Say it isn't SNOW... The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for northern and southern Fairfield County late Tuesday night, March 20 (the first official day of spring) through late Wednesday night, March 21. Heavy wet snow is possible with total accumulation 5-9 inches. Locally,


18-year-old Ansonia resident charged with prostitution

ANSONIA, Conn, (WTNH) - An 18-year-old from Ansonia is facing prostitution charges. Officials say Ashley Tucker was charged with prostitution and arrested by the Ansonia Police Department on Monday. According to officials, Tucker's arrest was the completion of an investigation by the Ansonia Police


New superintendent of New Haven schools to start job

In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks was voted in as superintendent. Many parents protested, saying the school board violated its own rules and ignored input from parents by hiring her. In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks


How well does 'Sneaky Pete' know Bridgeport?

On March 9, Amazon debuted the second season of its popular drama "Sneaky Pete," which centers on con man Marius Josipovic (Giovanni Ribisi), who assumes the identity of his former prison cellmate Pete (Ethan Embry). The show, as fans know, is largely set in Bridgeport, where Pete's family has a bai


Thief caught after stealing running car in Stamford

STAMFORD-A former bank robber wanted by police for the past seven months for stealing a car left running in a parking lot last summer, was picked up over the weekend for allegedly stealing another car left abandoned and running on Sunday. Police were called to the La Marqueta Grocery store at 11:45


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check


Police: Stamford woman killed in crash

Police say a young woman was killed after her car collided head-on with another vehicle. They say the accident happened on the town line between Cornwall and Kent. According to police, 27-year-old Meghan Butler, of Stamford, car collided head-on with a vehicle driven by Christopher Meech, of Falls V