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Cops: Man Tried to Smother Mom

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Cops: Man Tried to Smother Mom

 

An African-American man was walking along Main Street in Monroe on Thursday afternoon when someone in a station wagon filled with white teenagers shouted a racial slur and threw a milkshake at him.

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There have been four black bear sightings in Monroe over a five-day period. In one of the incidents, campers watched as a bear ate their food off of a picnic table.

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A Trumbull man allegedly , alleged drug money, narcotics and drug paraphernalia in his car. Trumbull police said they were assisting State Police in looking for a suspicious person when they checked his license plate and pulled him over. (He was not the intended target by State Police.)

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An off-duty Darien officer and two accomplices from stealing more than $1,000 in goods on Tuesday.

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A with allegedly attempting to conduct a transaction under a false name to withdraw more than $4,000 from an account that wasn't hers.

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A Norwalk woman was arrested for allegedly in cash from a man's motel room. The complainant said the woman was one of three who'd "visited his room."

While accosting drivers on an I-95 off-ramp in Westport, a local man allegedly and attempted to enter the vehicle. 

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Westport police charged a local woman with  at Goodwill on a hot day.

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Naugatuck residents are worried about what they perceive as a spike in serious crime after a 16-year-old during an argument Monday night. Police say they have leads.

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A Fairfield man allegedly threw a comforter over his 66-year-old mother and tried to smother her several times .

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After being warned not to return a few days prior, a Fairfield man was arrested after he allegedly pushed several nursing home staff members and closed his car door on one of the employee's hands in an attempt to .

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A man who was later issued an infraction for possession of marijuana and pot paraphernalia reportedly told Fairfield Police "I don't think so....there shouldn't be," .

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A 20-year-old Ansonia man was arrested for in Shelton WalMart. Police do not believe this was a one-time incident and are looking into the possibility that the man has done this to other people.

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One thief grabbed four boxes of shampoo worth $300 from a CVS store in Darien, then handed them off to his fellow thief at the door, Darien police said. When a store manager became suspicious, the man left. The man was described as wearing plaid shorts and black shoes. It turns out that the shampoo maker, Kérastase,  its high-priced products.

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A Stratford man was picked up on a warrant this week after police allegedly saw him walking down the street with .

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outside a bar in the Elm City.

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Hamden Police arrested a New London man after he allegedly threatening to kill her unless she drops charges she has filed against him.

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A Wilton resident reported to police that on July 26. Five sections were stolen each valued at about $700.

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A Milford man allegedly from the Stop & Shop where he was an employee.

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