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Sunday, April 08, 2007

Danbury Hockey Fan Tasered By Police


Danbury police using a Taser to subdue a fan at a New
England Stars game (Danbury News-Times photo)


Just in case anyone thought Danbury's troubled hockey legacy was a thing of the past...

From the Danbury News-Times, April 2, 2007:

A brawl that erupted at Danbury Arena's infamous Section 102 during a New England Stars hockey game Saturday night resulted in five arrests for breach of peace, three injured Danbury police officers, one 375-pound fan being subdued with a Taser and a promise by Mayor Mark Boughton that there would be a stronger police presence at the Stars' next home game.

"We'll meet with the team officials on Monday," Boughton said Sunday. "We'll increase the police presence at the games. Then we'll monitor them."

The brawl in Saturday's game started in the third period of a runaway 20-4 win by the Stars over the Danville (Ill.) Pounders. The fight started on the ice, but spread into Section 102, when one of the players on the Pounders' bench tried to attack the fans.

The Stars' head coach, Stephan Seeger said the cause of the brawl could be directly attributable to the behavior of the Pounders' bench.

"They were pointing their sticks at the fans, they were trying to get up into the crowd," Seeger said. "One of their players left the ice and said he wouldn't play anymore."

Danbury police estimated there were about 700 people at Saturday night's game. The police usually provide three officers for each game paid for by the Stars. When it appeared the violence might escalate, the Danbury police issued an alert, calling all available units to the arena. Officers from the Bethel Police Department and the Western Connecticut State University Police Department responded, as well.

One Danbury officer, Len LaBonia, injured his back during a scuffle in the stands when Mike Bernardi, 32, of Cheshire fell on him. Bernardi is 6-feet, 3-inches tall, weighs 375 pounds and is known as the "guy with the horn" who provides amplified jeering during the games. Police subdued him with a Taser when they failed to get a pair of handcuffs on him.

Bernardi said getting jolted with a Taser wasn't that painful. "Sort of like putting jumper cables on your ears," he said.


The New England Stars are 18-0 in the four-team, semi-pro NEHL, and have won most of their games by blowout scores like 22-2 and 14-1.

24 Comments:

Anonymous tapeleg said...

Wow, I'm shocked (HAHAHAH!!!! I should write a log or something/ Oh, wait...)

The one Trashers game I went to had section 102 behaving like thugs, but didn't escalate. Is anyone surprised at this? I mean, they were trying to bait players into fights. WTF?

4/8/07, 2:46 PM

 
Blogger Brushback said...

Hey, Tapeleg-- that's awesome that you've been to a Trashers game, and have seen Section 102 in action. For someone who lives all the way out in Colorado, that deserves a commendation or something.

4/8/07, 8:15 PM

 
Anonymous New Haven Asshole said...

Fat-boy-forlife or better known as Anthony-for-life who has been showing up at pack games. is crying over on the Trashers web site that it make section 102 look bad.
To late jackoff you retards have looked bad for years.

4/9/07, 11:07 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow calling someone out on a blog and not approaching the person face to face, realllll tough. With so many opporunites to see Mr. 4Life why not approach him with your words rather then talk S*it on a blog. Looks like your the bitch. BITCH

4/13/07, 10:33 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Right you mental giant.
Why arguge with a drunken fool and a pea brain. he's tough with his phony mob persona and ranger jersey on.
You fucking Jerkoff

4/14/07, 12:54 AM

 
Anonymous New Haven Asshole said...

So what if do say it to his face what's he going to do knock me out with his salami smelling stale beer breath.
Your just as big of an asswipe as he is...if you want to fight, fight to get your head out of your ass.
Bitch

4/14/07, 6:53 AM

 
Anonymous Section 102 Fag said...

Why don't you get the dick out of your mouth and talk some sense.
What are 4life's personal salad tosser looks like your his BITCH
You punk.

4/14/07, 6:58 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ron's posts are funny.

Go clean my pool, freak.

4/14/07, 9:31 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey "New Haven Ass*ole"

You have two sets of lips. You wouldnt dare run your mouth to Mr. 4 Life or any of the 102ers because you are an internet gangster bitch. Keep running you mouth and hiding behind your keyboard.

BITCH

4/16/07, 11:09 AM

 
Anonymous New Haven Asshole said...

Ahh go brush your tooth, comb your mullet, and wipe the snot off your dirty faced rugrat.
And by the way don't forget to get drunk and punch yuour wife around so the cop's show up and you spend the weekend in jail.

4/16/07, 12:40 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

HAHHAHA REALLLLLLLL TOUGH!!!!

Keep up that tough guy internet image! You have no balls! Keep typing away tough guy!!!!!

4/16/07, 1:01 PM

 
Blogger Brushback said...

"HAHHAHA REALLLLLLLL TOUGH!!!!

Keep up that tough guy internet image! You have no balls! Keep typing away tough guy!!!!!"


Easy for you to say-- your IP address says you're in Toronto?!?

4/16/07, 1:06 PM

 
Anonymous New Haven Asshole said...

I have ball's now would you please get them out of your mouth.

4/16/07, 3:15 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Toronto? Try Fairfield...Who is this Chrissy or one of the goons up in Hartford? Internet gangsters running your mouth, approach Mr. 4 life next time you have comments for him.

4/16/07, 5:40 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Allllllllll Talk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nice third grade jokes!

4/16/07, 5:43 PM

 
Blogger Brushback said...

"Toronto? Try Fairfield..."

Oh, sorry. This is what your IP address shows:

PAETEC COMMUNICATIONS
Location -
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
State/Region: Ontario
City: Toronto

Whatever the case, I can assure you that N.H.A. isn't "Chrissy", plus I'm pretty sure that he knows Anthony-4-Life already.

4/16/07, 5:51 PM

 
Anonymous NHA said...

Well i have to make them third grade jokes when speaking to you.
now go catch your bus back to Southbury Traing school before your chaprone and group home manger get in trouble for letting one of their dee dee dees get away.

and as Brushback eluded too i already Know mr A4L.

4/16/07, 6:12 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey is this the fat bald stooge who cleans pools?

4/17/07, 2:40 PM

 
Anonymous NHA said...

I have never cleaned a pool in my life.

was that you i saw under the 84-91 underpass sucking cock for crack.
after the last wolfpack game?

4/17/07, 8:29 PM

 
Anonymous NHA said...

What no more comments from the $2.00 draft drunks?

4/20/07, 8:05 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry I was busy putting maps of Hawaii on your mom's back. Is this Ron B. the no life hockey loser who writes big signs on his bedsheet?

4/20/07, 1:22 PM

 
Anonymous NHA said...

Hey Jackoff what's the matter the $ 2.00 COORS LITE burning up your brain cells Ron B who the fuck is that.
Go light up a big fatty and guess again genius.
And if your your into banging old women god bless you because my moms 67.

4/20/07, 4:42 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about all you Danbury Haters shut the hell up. Show up to a game in Danbury with a shirt that says "sidearm delivery's bitch". I even dare you to sit relatively near 102. Dont diss what you dont know you assholes. By the way, have fun driving to glen falls or adirondack for a shitpack game. OR you could do the world a favor and get aids and die from a cold. I'd go with the 2nd one you worthless piles of shit.

5/4/07, 7:25 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really wish some of you would really tell us how you feel - laughing share your thoughts and emotions with us.

5/14/07, 1:29 PM

 

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