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  • Driver arrested after car breaks down while fleeing cops
    MILFORD - A 27-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested for fleeing Milford police during a motor-vehicle stop. He was later caught in Stratford by state and local police after his vehicle broke down. Justin Salicrup, of Priscilla Street, was charged with engaging police in pursuit, reckless driving, operating while under suspension, interfering.resisting arrest, failure to obey a traffic signal and failure to have tail lamps. The incident began at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday when police attempted to stop a vehicle on Bridgeport Avenue, near Schoolhouse Road, for an equipment violation.
  • Armed robbery at Milford restaurant; linked to another
    MILFORD - An armed robber held up the the Taste of Thai restaurant on Broad Street in Armory Square Wednesday night. The man is a suspect in the robbery of a man at a People’s Bank drive-thru two nights earlier. Police said the male suspect walked into the restaurant around 9:30 p,m, with a semi-automatic handgun and took cash from the register. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches with a thin build and possibly with a mustache. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt. Police are urging residents and businesses in the Broad Street area to contact police immediately if they see anyone matching this description or any suspicious activity.
  • Fairfield PD: Delivery driver accidentally shot himself in the chest
    FAIRFIELD — A Trumbull man who was in critical condition after a shooting at Wings Over Fairfield is a restaurant employee who accidentally shot himself, police said. Lt. Robert Kalamaras said Wednesday that the 24-year-old man — whose identity has not yet been released by police — was in critical but stable condition after the Tuesday night shooting. There was no update on the man’s condition Wednesday evening. Shortly after 9 p.m., an employee at the Wings Over Fairfield at 2705 Black Rock Turnpike called 911 to report that a restaurant delivery driver had been shot behind the building. Officers found the victim lying on his back in the rear hallway of the business with a gunshot wound to the chest.
  • Easton police say several vehicles ‘rummaged through’
    EASTON - Police are reminding residents of a simple thing to keep thieves out of cars: Lock your vehicle. Three cars were entered sometime during the evening of Thursday, Oct. 4, in the neighborhood of Honeysuckle Hill, Dairy Lane and Cedar Hill Road. “A wallet was taken from one of the vehicles, nothing from the other two. In all three cases where the vehicles were rummaged through the vehicles were left unlocked, while other locked vehicles parked in the same area were not tampered with,” police said. “Easton police would like to remind you to lock your car and not to leave anything of value in it.”
  • Cops: Stamford man charged in harassment of Westport woman
    WESTPORT - A 54-year-old Stamford man has been arrested on a harassment charge after calling a woman’s cell phone 15 times. Police said AC Robinson was in an active protective order when he made those calls on Nov. 7, 2017. “The victim stated she only answered one of the calls, during which Robinson told her he would not leave her alone and would hurt her,” Lt. Jullian Cabana said in a release. “The conditions of the protective order against Robinson included prohibitions against assaulting, abusing and harassing the victim.” On Oct. 4, Robinson was taken into custody at the Stamford Police Department on the active arrest warrant.
  • Bronx woman arrested after I-95 pursuit; ends in Greenwich
    A 54-year-old Bronx, N.Y. woman has been arrested after leading State Police on a pursuit on I-95 late Tuesday morning. The chase later ended in Greenwich when state and local police boxed her vehicle in on Steamboat Road. Josephine Aliberti was charged with operating a motor vehicle under suspension, operating a motor vehicle at too slow a speed, reckless driving, engaging police in pursuit, evading responsibility, unsafe movement of a motor vehicle, failure to insure a private motor vehicle and interfering with an officer and resisting arrest. It began at 11:37 a.m. on Tuesday when a trooper attemped to stop Aliberti’s vehicle for operating erratically.
  • Crashed car with stolen mail, leads to Bridgeport woman’s arrest
    WESTPORT - A Bridgeport woman was arrested early Monday morning after crashing her car and fleeing police. In the rear of the disabled and abandoned car, police found a large amount of mail stolen from multiple Westport addresses. According to Lt. Jillian Cabana, the incident began at approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday when an officer on patrol observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Post Road East without a rear marker light and no rear registration plate. He attempted to follow the vehicle for a short distance before it eluded him at a high rate of speed. While attempting to flee the officer, the vehicle struck the flower bed median at the intersection of Long Lots Road and Morningside Drive North, causing heavy property damage.
  • Milford PD seeking public help with armed bank robbery suspect
    MILFORD-An account holder using drive-thru services at the People’s United Bank on Broad Street Monday night was robbed at gunpoint. The gunman ordered the driver to withdraw a sum of money and give it to him. The holdup man then fled the area on foot. Police said the male victim described the gunman as being thin and standing five-feet 10-inches tall. He was wearing gray pants and a gray hoodie under a black Adidas-style hooded jacket. The incident took place around 6:45 p.m. Police have released bank surveillance photos of the suspect. Anyone having information is urged to contact Milford Police Department, Detective Dennis Broderick at 203-783-4732, or dbroderick@ci.milford.ct.us :
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