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Public Disturbance with Water Balloons

Crimes committed with panache and just plain unusual incidents from across Fairfield County.

Public Disturbance with Water Balloons

Two Greenwich teens were ticketed by who received complaints that as .

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Apparently attempting a prank on his buddy, a driver drove his pretending to trap his friend.

Unfortunately, this jammed the door shut, actually trapping the other man inside.

The driver then tried to un-jam the door—again by ramming into it with his pickup. While the door remained locked, the glass on the door and the surrounding windows shattered, allowing his friend to escape. The two took escaped in the truck but police have video evidence of the incident—and it’s also possible the shortly-interned man may have used the ATM.

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A man pretending to be affiliated with in East Haven scammed Edgerton Heating & Air Conditioning in Monroe out of $400 worth of scrap metal. He had solicited it as a donation by telling the business it was for a robotics contest the boys were competing in.

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For the second time in less than a month, .

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A man struck by a truck while riding his motorcycle was himself charged with a weapons violation. Police said they discovered the man was allegedly carrying a loaded pistol—.

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A Wilton man arrested, charged and fingerprinted in connection to a burglary at a Norwalk Elementary School, was later charged (after his fingerprints were processed) with .

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A Wilton teen disrupted SAT testing at New Canaan High School after he started smoking an electronic cigarette in the classroom, according to a police report which said he became belligerent and threw a pencil at the proctor when asked to leave. 

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A pot belly pig got loose in a Monroe neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon. Click on to see the photos and to see what other town animals were up to this past week.

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Now you know why the price is going up: A three-department investigation by the Fairfield, Southington, and Plainville police departments resulted in the arrest of three people and the discovery of 40 pounds—or $140,000-$150,000 worth—of .  

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