Published 5:10 pm, Thursday, September 2, 2010
School bus assault reported
The mother of an 8-year-old called police Tuesday from the Fairfield Urgent Care Center on Stillson Road to report an older boy had slammed her daughter's head against a window while she was riding a school bus.
The child, who attends the Six-to-Six Magnet School in Bridgeport, was crying when she got off the bus, police said. The same boy allegedly did the same thing the previous day, according to the report.
Police are investigating.
Drug bust reported
on Fairfield U. campus
Kevin Hill, 20, of Babylon, N.Y., was charged around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday with possession of marijuana, possession of a hallucinogenic substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after Fairfield University security officers were dispatched to investigate a complaint about suspected underage drinking at an on-campus townhouse.
An odor of marijuana was detected and numerous occupants were questioned, according to the report.
Hill subsequently turned over a small plastic bag of marijuana, a small plastic bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms and two glass pipes with marijuana residue, police said.
Hill is scheduled to face charges Sept. 8 in Bridgeport Superior Court.
A Honda CBR 1000 RR motorcycle, valued at $8,000, was stolen from the driveway of a South Pine Creek Road home sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning. The bike was maroon and gray, according to police.
Cash, IDs stolen from van
Cash totaling $1,500 was reported stolen around 11 p.m. Tuesday from a Dodge Caravan parked on Tunxis Hill Road. Also taken was the personal information of the van owner's children, according to police.
Entry was made by smashing a vehicle window, which was valued at $200.
Scrap metal stolen
A five-gallon bucket of scrap copper was stolen around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday on Romanock Road.
The homeowner told police the metal -- valued at about $50 -- had been left inside a locked shed, but the lock was pried off. The owner also told police the there have been intruders on the property over the course of the last two years while a house is being built.
Kids' bikes stolen
Two children's bicycles, each valued at $150, were stolen on Newton Street sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning of last week, police said. However, the homeowner didn't report the missing bikes until Tuesday.
GPS unit swiped
A Garmin GPS unit was reported stolen around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday from a vehicle parked at the Edge fitness center, 665 Commerce Drive. A driver's-side window was smashed to gain entry. The GPS was valued at $200 and the window was valued at $300.
Man charged with assaulting girlfriend
A Bridgeport man was charged with assaulting his girlfriend at a Black Rock Turnpike tanning salon Aug. 26.
Brian Zahorski, 30, was arrested on two counts third-degree assault, two counts of breach of peace, unlawful restraint, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Zahorski allegedly punched the woman in the face and held her in a chokehold in the business' parking lot.
The argument apparently continued in the salon. Employees told police they heard the sound of a slap, as Zahorski and his girlfriend argued in a side room. The employees said they then saw the door to the room open and shut, when Zahorski forcibly prevented his girlfriend from leaving, police said.
The employees said the woman finally emerged from the booth with a visibly reddened cheek, carrying a gold chain. She told police that Zahorski let her out of the booth while in possession of the chain, as he did not believe she would flee with it Police also allegedly found a marijuana pipe in Zahorski's car during the investigation.
Zahorski was scheduled to appear Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court.
Worker's cell phone
swiped at cleaner's
An employee's cell phone was reportedly stolen from Royal Dry Cleaning, 1563 Post Road, around 3:30 p.m. Aug. 26.
The employee had left the phone on the store's front counter and gone into the restroom when the front door chimed open, police said. The employee rushed out of the bathroom and found no customers in the store, but the cell phone missing.
Police had no estimate on the value of the phone, but described it as a maroon Verizon model.
of passing bad checks
A Norwalk man accused of cashing $8,950 worth of fraudulent checks two years ago was arrested Aug. 26 in Bridgeport Superior Court.
Rashel Williams, 29, was charged with second-degree larceny and second-degree forgery.
During March and April 2008, police said Williams duplicated and cashed four checks belonging to Munson Real Estate on Reef Road. The checks, written out to Williams, were worth $2,900, $2,000, $850 and $3,200, according to the report.
Williams was held on $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Oct. 9 in Bridgeport Superior Court.
Possible thefts probed at Southport nursing home
A supervisor at Connecticut Health of Southport reported two possible larcenies Aug. 26.
A gold necklace valued at about $1,000 with a locket engraved with the name, "Frances," was missing from a patient's room in Wing A of the building between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Also, a CD/radio player worth about $75 was reported missing from another patient's room in Wing B between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Two boxes of Fixodent denture adhesive were also reported missing from the room in Wing B.