It’s generally not a good idea to tell city police officers you think you’re an important person in town, especially when they’re about to arrest you. City Councilman Jose Casco, who sits on two key committees, Budget and Appropriations and Ordinances, was arrested Sunday night in a domestic violence dispute involving his wife. He has […]
Entries Tagged as 'Dan Tepfer'
July 13th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
June 18th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: It was pandemonium outside the Main Street courthouse Friday morning, people beating each other with baseball bats and wrenches while others stomped on cars following a controversial slaying sentencing.
May 29th, 2016 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post An error by city police officers, compounded by a state judicial clerk, means more than 80 Sacred Heart University students ticketed for allegedly using fake IDs are facing misdemeanor charges that could leave them with criminal records.
May 14th, 2016 · 33 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Three months after he was acquitted by a jury of charges in connection with a gangland shooting on a downtown street, 18-year-old Khalil Diaz was shot to death Friday in a car in the Hollow section of the city.
May 10th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
We live in a crazy world where good people do nutty stuff. As a young federal prosecutor Jimmy Pickerstein investigated public corruption in Bridgeport, imprisoned Hell’s Angels Danny Bifield and probed crooked cops. As a seasoned criminal defense attorney he represented Paul Pinto in the Joe Ganim federal corruption probe as well as many other wayward […]
May 3rd, 2016 · 3 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: The former mayoral candidate, accused of threatening to shoot Mayor Joseph Ganim, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree breach of peace.
April 18th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
James Nardozzi was brought in as assistant chief to reel in police overtime under Mayor Bill Finch. He appeared to do that for a while, did not endear himself to some police officers who supported Joe Ganim for mayor and then found himself out of a job during a reorganization of the department. He wants […]
February 3rd, 2016 · 14 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Human skulls, a high priest in the Santeria religion, neighbors terrified of a curse. All of this and more playing out in the drug investigation of Felix Delgado.