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Man Home After 3 Months in Jail Discovers Theft of Property

Unusual police activity from around the area.

Man Home After 3 Months in Jail Discovers Theft of Property

A Fairfield Cumberland Farms employee reported to police this week that a young male reportedly attempted to steal condoms, but after the employee said she'd call police, the suspect returned the condoms and may have made off with gum instead.

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A Bridgeport woman is charged with identity theft, sixth-degree larceny and credit card theft. Trumbull Police said she used a client's credit card to order about $320 in electronics and had it delivered to the client's home. 

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A Norwalk man who had been in jail for three months called police upon arrival home to report the . Included in that loss were $10,000 in rare coins, an iPad, camera and two bottles of Cristal.

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A Norwalk man was arrested in Wilton on DWI and possession charges after he failed to navigate his way out of a parking lot onto the road, and instead crossed the lanes to end up in the woods across the street.

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Greenwich Police say a 35-year-old woman was arrested for the second time in four days following a verbal and physical argument that involved tearing out the victim's hair and trying to strangle him.

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A Guilford woman is charged with fifth-degree larceny and failure to keep drugs in their original container.

Trumbull police said , totalling $935, from Lord & Taylor in the Westfield Trumbull Mall. When she was stopped, she had a pills and a straw, police said.

Also, a Bridgeport man is accused of taking a hooded sweatshirt valued at $125 from Lord & Taylor. He is charged with sixth-degree larceny.

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Westport police charged a 21-year-old Westport man after he the paint on the hood of the car.

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A pair in Stamford was arrested on charges of stealing copper from a building the city owned that was scheduled for demolition. The couple allegedly sold the copper on the street and took a celebratory trip to McDonalds before getting picked up—still covered in dry wall and plaster dust, according to police.

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A Norwalk homeowner who heard noise outside his home late at night this week and went to investigate found a heavyset man creeping across his property. The homeowner yelled at the man, who fled the scene—with the homeowner chasing him down the street.

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An out-of-state complainant called Fairfield police this month to ask them to check on her deceased parents' home, which was listed for sale and supposed to be unoccupied. According to police, the daughter was taking care of the utility bills and noticed last month's bill was much higher than the previous months. Police checked on the home and found a woman was indeed living there, and she had found the home listed for rent on Craigslist. The complainant had not agreed to sublet the home -- police are investigating.

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The owner and manager of a Hamden residential care facility was arrested for allegedly stealing one client's debit card and withdrawing $1,200 from the person's account, according to police. The woman also allegedly forged a check of another client for $130, police said.

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A New Haven woman was apparently not feeling the holiday spirit on Christmas Eve when she allegedly punched a pregnant woman in the face. The two, who know each other, were shopping at Walmart in the Hamden Mart when the altercation took place, according to police. The suspect is now facing a number of charges, including assault on a pregnant person.

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There was nothing terribly unusual when, according to Darien police, 14 envelopes, apparently taken from mailboxes, were found in Darien near the New Canaan border, said Darien police. What was bizarre was that at about the same time, about four miles to the north in New Canaan, according to police there, mail and packages from doorsteps were taken—and some of the packages were then left at other homes in town.

 

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