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Drunken Man Sleeps Through Car Fire: Police

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.


Greenwich Police say a motorist slept through an engine fire in his car and firefighters extinguishing it. Perhaps not surprisingly,

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Three people were arrested in a , and another person was also charged with shoplifting at Kohl's in a separate incident. Both stuffed clothing into bags and walked out of the store, police said. One haul was just over $500 and the other $1,220, police said.

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Westport police reportedly while the engine was running. An officer eventually broke one of the car windows in order to wake the driver, as he was totally unresponsive. 

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A Shih Tzu in Stamford had to be ... only after a carpenter was called to dismantle a portion of the deck first.

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Fairfield police are investigating a series of high-end retail thefts that have resulted in .

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, two youths chasing another by bicycle were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car; a fourth teen was arrested for allegedly stealing a bike while he made his getaway.

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A Darien Police animal control officer wanted to give a woman a ticket charging her with having her dog off of a leash in a town park and not registering the dog, but she walked away, refused to accept the ticket and in giving information to the officer, police said. So for alleged violations of a state infraction and a town ordinance the woman was charged with a misdemeanor — interfering with an officer, and must appear in court.

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Local police teamed up with State Police this week in executing a search warrant on a home in Stratford suspected of . Police said they seized drugs, drug packaging materials and cash in the raid.

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A Milford man at a person from inside a car.

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A Naugatuck woman being evicted from her apartment , police said.

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Three people went on a shopping spree at several different stores in Hamden recently -- the only problem is that, according to police, .

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Patrons of Hibachi Grill in Orange were treated to something beside dinner during a recent visit when .

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