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Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

 

 

It was another quiet week for Bethel, but in other areas in the region, things were hopping.

 

Monroe police , failure to drive in the proper lane and carrying a dangerous weapon at 1:08 Friday morning after an officer observed his red '09 BMW driving erratically on Monroe Turnpike. Police said the BMW drifted into the fog lane several times and that the driver turned on his right blinker where there was no right turn, before stopping in the middle of the road by the town green. The driver had a pair of brass knuckles in his back pocket, according to the report.

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A 22-year-old Greenwich woman apparently , as he was escorting her out of a restaurant on suspicions that she was underage and showing a fake ID.

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A 23-year-old Norwalk man faces strangulation and assault charges after he allegedly began to choke his girlfriend in a McDonald's parking lot. According to police, he put his hands on her throat because she criticized him for at a Stamford club that night.

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Westport police charged a Trumbull man who allegedly tried to hide a bag of heroin in a cop car after he had been charged for an unrelated offense. Police noticed he was only wearing one sock when he was getting out of the vehicle at headquarters and located the other sock and the bag of drugs on the cruiser floor.

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A Monroe man from a Trumbull person to whom he was selling an iPod in January. Police said the suspect was driven to meet the buyer, who handed over $120, and the suspect then fled with iPod and the money. He later gave officers a false statement, police said.

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A New York man was charged in Stamford for allegedly stealing a car, using it for daily incidental travel and then swapping it out for a new ride by stealing a different car during a test drive and leaving the old one behind. He's alleged to have done this multiple times. 

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A Greenwich landlord was arrested for reportedly , and then later refused to leave the same apartment at the request of police.

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A after police say he stole an iPhone from the counter of a New Canaan gas station. He was seen on surveillance video lifting the device, which reportedly had been left behind by accident and eventually was found in the 29-year-old Bridgeport man's delivery truck.

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Norwalk police arrested a 30-year-old city woman for .

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A Stamford woman is facing assault charges after catching her boyfriend in another woman's vehicle, police said. Upon coming across the two in a car together, the woman poured antifreeze on the other woman's vehicle before ramming into her driver's side door with her own car.

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In New Canaan, police are investigating a 79-year-old resident’s complaint that he received a fraudulent call that is wife had won $75,000 in a Publishers’ Clearinghouse sweepstakes. The caller apparently told the man he’d first have to .

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Police in Greenwich arrested a 47-year-old town man on felony larceny charges for allegedly .

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In Norwalk police, a woman reported that her purse was stolen in a supermarket and nearly $2,000 was later charged in gift cards to a toy store down the street. Allegedly, the purse went missing in the market.

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A neighborhood dispute in Greenwich reportedly took an ugly turn recently as a woman faces accusations that she . The woman’s lawyer described the report as a fabricated payback from a next-door neighbor who had run down his client’s fence with his truck.

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Employees at Stop & Shop in Fairfield reported a man . He left the goods behind when store managers caught on.

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A Brookfield man was arrested in Pennsylvania last week after leading state troopers on a 100 mph car chase. According to reports, the driver's sister was in the backseat throughout the ordeal, "fearing for her life."

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Animal control officers in New Canaan from a building.

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Twice in eight days, someone or some people have were stolen from the loading dock behind a Darien supermarket. The racks, valued at $479, are each 6 feet tall. There's a long history of people stealing magnesium bread racks for scrap metal.

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Shop Rite of Fairfield was closed for Easter Sunday — . Luckily Sunday’s lone customer was honest and reported the store had been left open and unmanned to police.

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