State Police Make Multiple Arrests In Response to Gang Violence Around Housing Complex
This article was published on: 03/13/20 7:56 PM by Mike Minarsky
Bridgeport, CT (March 13, 2020): In response to the ongoing gang violence at and around the Charles F. Greene Homes Housing Complex in the city of Bridgeport, the Connecticut State Police-Statewide Urban Violence Cooperative Crime Control Task Force (SUVCCCTF), which is a collaborative unit comprised of Detectives from the Connecticut State Police and the Bridgeport Police Department, initiated an in-depth investigation focusing on individuals associated with the “Greene Homes Boyz” street gang. These individuals are suspected to be directly related to recent acts of violence, to include the shooting incident at the Connecticut Superior Court located on Golden Hill Street in Bridgeport. Based on this investigation detectives from the SUVCCCTF, obtained arrest and search warrants for a number of suspects and residences related to the case. On March 13, 2020, eight (8) search warrants and five (5) arrest warrants were executed in an attempt to further this investigation. Because of the violent crimes these individuals are suspected to be related to, emergency services units were utilized to execute the warrants.
This investigation is part of a collaborative effort by several law enforcement agencies, focusing on efforts to reduce violent acts of crime in the city of Bridgeport. The following agencies and investigative units assisted with this investigation: The Connecticut State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force, Bridgeport Police Department, Fairfield Police Department, Orange Police Department, Stamford Police Department, Westport Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, Rhode Island State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, and The Connecticut States Attorney’s Office.