Police: Trespassers arrested outside Blue Line Firearms, site of recent burglary

Blue Line Firearms & Tactical, 232 Main St., shares a building with Sippin Energy Products. Facebook photo

MONROE, CT — Police arrested four Bridgeport juveniles Monday night, while investigating a complaint made by a passing motorist, who reported seeing suspicious activity at Blue Line Firearms & Tactical and Sippin Energy Products, 232 Main St.

At approximately 8:16 p.m., male teens wearing dark clothing and hooded sweatshirts were seen walking around the property and looking through windows of the two businesses, according to police.

Officers found four individuals matching the complainant’s description behind the store in a fenced in rear lot.

The suspects, ranging in ages from 13 to 16 years old, were charged and released on juvenile summons’ for criminal trespass, conspiracy to commit criminal trespass and interfering with a police officer.

The four juveniles were later released to their parents/guardians and given a court date of June 3, at the Bridgeport Juvenile Court, 60 Housatonic Ave. in Bridgeport.

On May 11, 2024, Blue Line Firearms and Tactical was burglarized and had multiple firearms stolen. The Monroe Police Department has been working with other law enforcement agencies in developing suspects for similar incidents.

As of now, it is unclear if this incident is related to the May 11 burglary or other incidents in the state, police said. The Monroe Police Department will continue to investigate.

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