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BMW Fails to Ford Floodwater, Drug Deal Goes Bad

Unusual police news from Fairfield and New Haven Counties.

BMW Fails to Ford Floodwater, Drug Deal Goes Bad

Luckily, Connecticut Light & Power and town workers in Woodbury had cleared a road after Sandy swept through before a home built in the 1800s caught fire Wednesday night. The home was saved and no one was injured in the blaze.

That same evening, police also responded to reports of a man falling down a steep embankment while trying to fill a water bottle in a river off Judson Avenue.

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Authorities responded to a flooded coastal road in Westport during Hurricane Sandy following a driver's unsuccessful attempt to pass through several feet of water in a BMW.

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A Naugatuck teen chased and then stabbed a Waterbury man who tried to steal marijuana from him. 

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Trumbull Police arrested three people on shoplifting charges in separate incidents. Two tried to walk out wearing clothes they didn't pay for, police said.

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In Stamford, three teens were arrested after a victim accused them of attacking and robbing him—and the juveniles were allegedly found to be in possession of the victim's credit cards and cellphone.

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A large crowd reportedly 500 strong of allegedly intoxicated Southern Connecticut State University students got upset Halloween night when police arrived to break up the party and started attacking the officer, one of whom ended up with a broken nose. Three students were arrested during the melee.

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