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Unusual arrests and investigations from across Fairfield County.

 in Monroe recently. One 17-year-old male turned himself in on a warrant for defecating on the men's room floor at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library and another 17-year-old male was caught hiding behind the shed of a friend's house with a bong, while playing hooky from school and waiting for his friend's mother to leave.

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Six people from all over Fairfield County were arrested last week after a . The fight reportedly began after a woman announced to her bar, “My man is a cop!” He wasn’t.

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Westport police charged a Stamford man after his motorcycle caught fire while driving on I-95. The man left the bike in a Westport parking lot, took his partially charred licence plate and fled on foot. 

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A Norwalk driver who could not maintain her lane on the Post Road in Westport was charged after police initiated a traffic stop and found a half full, open beer bottle beside her.

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Westport police tracked down and charged a local man using survelance tapes and credit card records after he swiped a wallet off the counter at a Dunkin' Donuts. 

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Greenwich police arrested a 14-year-old who reportedly confessed to  as students were exiting for spring break earlier this month.

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A 21-year-old Norwalk man—already in custody for , later shot with an electroshock weapon—was shackled to his hospital bed but still managed to stand up, throw a cup of ice at a nurse and cause a major commotion on the floor. The man had been shackled to the bed for  who wouldn’t let him use his phone, police say.

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In Greenwich, police ended up arresting a motorist on misdemeanor charges for his involvement in a car chase—he apparently told police that he  and wanted to report the incident to officials.

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One New Canaan police officer was kicked and another suffered a hand injury as they corralled and subdued a .

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Greenwich police arrested a White Plains NY man for allegedly  from a high-end clothing and apparel store on Greenwich Avenue.

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Norwalk police Tasered a city man who  where he’d fallen asleep after refusing to pay for a $43 cab ride. (Police later found $1,353 in cash on the man.) The arrested man allegedly berated police with profanities en route to jail and threatened to take them on in a fight.

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In New Canaan, animal control officers received reports of coyote sightings this week. The unit also responded to a report that a  at Waveny Park.

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A New Canaan man turned himself in to Stamford police over charges stemming from a  where a man was smashed over the head with a beer bottle.

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Federal authorities seized  that they say was being used in a Swiss bank account laundering scheme.

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On Saturday, April 14, New Milford man Clark Smith, 28,  to get a television he had leant them. In the process, Smith brandished a collapsible baton “in a threatening manner.”

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Patrons at Fairfield’s Five Guys Burgers and Fries had quite a shock around dinnertime Sunday .

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 to identify a suspect involved in an illegal street race on Route 25 that occurred in January, according to WTNH.

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Ridgefield police arrested a man in the parking lot of the Casagmo Condominium development after they reportedly  Police report the suspect was found to be in possession of heroin -- he was charged with possession of narcotics and released on bond.

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