Jul 29, 2014

Monroe Man Smashes Knecht Garage's Window

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Monroe Man Smashes Knecht Garage's Window

Window Smashing Leads to Arrest in 2011 Trumbull Burglary

Trumbull Police said a smashed window at Knecht's garage led to a Monroe man's arrest after Trumbull police found a car and items reported stolen in an earlier car break-in in Monroe.

The suspect was also caught on the security camera breaking the window, police said.

He is also a suspect in break-ins at JC Penney and Gene's Auto in Trumbull, and allegedly stole cell phones from the Westfield Trumbull Mall, police said. 

He allegedly confessed, police said.


Westport police charged a former Bertucci's employee for allegedly altering credit card receipts from patrons, increasing the tip amount and pocketing the cash.


A woman suspected of shoplifting from Stop & Shop in Fairfield was found by police , across the street from Stop & Shop.


A Darien woman who had just moved into her apartment told police that late Sunday night she saw the knob of the apartment's front door move around.

When she opened it to see what was going on, a 56-year-old man who lived in the same building was in the hallway and started yelling and swearing at her, but not making any sense. He grabbed her and , she said.

Police said the man appeared intoxicated and gave them different accounts of what had happened. He was charged with disorderly conduct.


A Redding resident, , was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor in Easton.

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