• Bridgeport Oct 5, 2020

    Police Chief, City Official Plead Guilty in Hiring Scam

    Two former officials of Connecticut’s largest city pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges stemming from what prosecutors called a corrupt process that led to the police chief’s appointment in 2018. Former Bridgeport Police Chief Armando “A.J.” Perez and the city’s former acting personnel director, David Dunn, face up to two years in prison under plea deals approved by U.S....

  • Bridgeport Oct 3, 2020

    Ex-Bridgeport Officials Expected to Plead Guilty to Fraud

    The former police chief of Connecticut’s largest city and another former official are expected to plead guilty Monday in their federal fraud case. A change of plea hearing is scheduled for former Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez and former acting Personnel Director David Dunn. Perez and Dunn resigned last month after being arrested on federal fraud charges. They are accused of...

  • Bridgeport Sep 12, 2020

    Mayor Ganim Denies Involvement in Alleged Police Chief Fraud

    Bridgeport’s mayor said Saturday he had nothing to do with what federal prosecutors describe as a corrupt process that led to the appointment of Armando Perez as the police chief of Connecticut’s largest city. Perez, who served on the force for nearly four decades, and David Dunn, the city’s acting personnel director, both resigned after being charged Thursday with...

  • Bridgeport Sep 11, 2020

    Bridgeport Residents React After Arrest of Police Chief

    Residents of Bridgeport reacted Friday after the arrest of the city’s police chief by the FBI.

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