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Milford Boat Stuck on Sandbar & other OMGPD

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Milford Boat Stuck on Sandbar & other OMGPD

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A 12-year-old Monroe male allegedly made prank calls to  on Tuesday evening, first placing  two large takeout orders at $73 a piece. Police traced the call to his home and spoke to his mother, who paid for the food after her son admitted to making the calls, according to police.

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A report of an  attempted child abduction on Main Street in Monroe earlier in the month turned out to be a misunderstanding, after police identified the suspect and found he was running to a friend's house and not after a nine-year-old girl on her bicycle, who had become frightened at seeing a man run in her direction.

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Trumbull police arrested a Trumbull man in connection with . The suspect also faces numerous charges in and car break-ins.

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After being followed by police,  in a swamp in Westport.

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A Bridgeport woman was charged with DUI after she , NY. The woman reportedly had a suspended license for a previous DUI and, police said, was so combative during her arraignment that she was held in a Westchester County Jail.

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An alien residing in Stratford was sentenced to 15 months in prison this week for to Brazil.

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Dog gets loose in Oxford, bites neighbor. Friend tries to help; 

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Teen pulled over for having a passenger before he’s legally allowed. Naugatuck in his car. 

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A 24-year-old Amityville, NY man crawled into a large clothing donation bin in Darien recently—and then found he couldn't get out, Darien police said. He had his cell phone with him in the bin and called the company that owns it, but it was past 3 a.m., and all he could do was leave a message, so he called police and asked to be rescued. It took a visit from the local fire department to cut through a chain and free him, whereupon he was arrested. The company that owns the bins told police that the metal boxes are  —because so many thieves had been stealing from them. (Is that a good idea? A poll about that is attached to the article.)

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A Stamford man was arrested on Wednesday after  at Dunkin' Donuts on Prospect Street, according to police.

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A Norwalk resident lost $10,000 cash when his car was burglarized Monday. He told police he had the money hidden under the driver's seat for a trip to a casino. A window was smashed to gain entry.

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A man was charged with shoplifting various meats and candy from Stop & Shop in Fairfield. After he was arrested, .

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