Police: Bridgeport man accused of stealing watch before involvement in deadly crash

Milford police charged 38-year-old Jamar Blackburn with larceny after he allegedly tried to scam the man who had agreed to sell him a watch in the Walmart parking lot on Aug. 18.

News 12 Staff

Sep 8, 2022, 2:09 AM

Updated 677 days ago

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The first charges have been filed against the man behind the wheel of a deadly accident in Milford.
Milford police charged 38-year-old Jamar Blackburn with larceny after he allegedly tried to scam the man who had agreed to sell him a watch in the Walmart parking lot on Aug. 18.
The victim followed Blackburn, who sped away on Interstate 95 into Stratford, according to police.
Witnesses say Blackburn got off at Exit 31, blew through the stop sign, and T-boned the truck driven by Jason Fonseca-Kennedy, who died from his injuries.
Stratford police say they've applied for a warrant to charge Blackburn in connection with the accident.


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