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Bernie Loubier
July 20, 2019 - 7:06 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ An officer in Connecticut's largest city is being charged with sexual assault after previously being arrested on domestic violence charges. Shelton Police said Saturday they charged 29-year-old Steven Figueroa of Shelton with first-degree sexual assault. A spokesman for the...
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July 13, 2019 - 2:43 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old was killed in a shooting in Bridgeport. Bridgeport Police Department spokesman Terron Jones tells the Connecticut Post that officers responded to a report of a shooting Friday night and found the teen, who had been shot in the chest. He was...
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June 05, 2019 - 10:32 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who alleges police officers beat him while he was handcuffed and denied him medical care is suing 13 officers and other city officials for $5 million. The Connecticut Post reports Carmelo Mendez filed the lawsuit in federal court Tuesday in connection with...
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AP
March 06, 2019 - 5:03 pm
An internal affairs investigation has concluded that 17 Connecticut police officers and two civilian detention officers used excessive force and committed other wrongdoing while responding to a large backyard party in 2017.
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AP
August 30, 2018 - 2:05 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who was placed on administrative leave over complaints that he sent unwanted sexual texts to a crime victim is back on the job. The Connecticut Post reports Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez said Wednesday that Detective David Garcia has...
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AP
March 11, 2018 - 3:05 pm
A veteran Connecticut police officer who was charged in 2016 for allegedly assaulting a man at a Fairfield motel and driving drunk has been fired.
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