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Man Struck by Truck Arrested on Weapons Charges

Unusual arrests and investigations from Fairfield County.

Man Struck by Truck Arrested on Weapons Charges

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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A postmaser and an employee of the U.S. Post Office on Route 111 in Monroe were arrested after in the parking lot Wednesday. Police said the postmaster allegedly grabbed his employee by the throat during an argument over the employee going home early. The postmaster claims the employee struck the first blow by sucker punching him.

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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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Three people are accused of . One is charged with taking $700 from his employer, a retail store; another allegedly stole $2,500 in vacuums and Xboxes. A third person had other items not belonging to him in addition to items he is accused of shoplifting.

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Westport oolice arrested a 63-year-old Milford man who is accused of .

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A man struck by a truck while riding his motorcycle was himself charged with a weapons violation after police discovered the man was allegedly carrying a loaded pistol – .

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

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Norwalk Police announced the results of their Click It or Ticket efforts: were ticketed over a two-week period.

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

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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. He became belligerent and threw a pencil at the proctor when asked to leave. 

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Darien police say they told a homeless man a number of times that he couldn't in town. A town resident told police she saw a man setting up camp there, so they arrested him on trespassing charges.

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A 26-year-old Bronx NY man faces a slew of charges in Darien after police say he ordered laptop computers for delivery at town residences, then to receive them.

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Darien Police say they arrested a Port Chester, NY man with a lengthy and violent rap sheet after finding in his backpack during a traffic stop.

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For the second time in less than a month, .

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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 three-department investigation between 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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