Police: Man refused to cooperate during traffic stop

A Bridgeport man stopped for a license plate violation, landed in deeper trouble after he refused to answer questions or cooperate with police Jan. 29.

Police said Johnny Trujillo, 32, was stopped around 3 a.m. last Thursday morning and refused to give police a license or answer questions. However, the car was registered in his name and Trujillo allegedly had a suspended license. He reportedly told police he was a “free man” and that he wasn’t driving he was “traveling the land in his vessel.”

Police were able to get Trujillo out of the car and arrested him, bringing him to headquarters. He refused to be fingerprinted or sign paperwork.

He was charged with interfering with an officer and refusal to be fingerprinted. Bond was set at $10,000 and he was set to appear in court Jan. 30.