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Stratford Man Robs His Mechanic at Gunpoint: Cops

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Stratford Man Robs His Mechanic at Gunpoint: Cops

A Monroe man charged with attempted burglary reportedly told officers he was only trying to peek at his ex-wife when the window fell in.

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Two men face drunken driving and pursuit charges in Trumbull. One had a blood alcohol level of near five times the legal limit of 0.08, police said.

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A man allegedly punched a Trumbull Stop & Shop security guard after he was reportedly caught with numerous items including electric clippers and electric toothbrushes.

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A Greenwich restaurant bartender was reportedly slugged by a patron who became upset when the beer he wanted wasn't available, according to Greenwich after restaurant staff pushed him out the door and locked it.

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A Meriden man "rented" more than $200 worth of video games from Blockbuster in Naugatuck and then sold them to someone else to turn a profit, police said.

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A Westport man was . The man proceeded to cut two chains linking his truck that was being repossessed and the tow truck.

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Two Danbury residents were arrested in Brookfield last week after one smacked and broke the rearview mirror of another car then attempted to flee from police. The two were stopped only after driving over the front lawn of a Federal Road business and sustaining a flat tire.

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A Hamden man was arrested after a police officer noticed the car he was driving and thought it was suspicious. The man took off, but police later found him, six bags of marijuana and the car, which had been stolen, in a New Haven driveway, according to police.

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A Norwalk man fired a rifle at police and forced a stand-off situation that put a nearby school on lockdown. The man ended u surrendering without further incident or injury.

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A Stratford woman was charged this week with , the Fairfield-based heating and air-conditioning company Brit-Air.

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A Stratford man, unhappy with the work done on his vehicle, allegedly broke into the home of his mechanic and robbed him at gunpoint, reportedly fleeing with $75.

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A man and a woman allegedly entered a Middlebury home during the daylight hours while two children were inside, according to Middlebury police. They reportedly kicked down a locked bedroom door and allegedly stole various items from the home. The children were unharmed.

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Shelton Police are looking for a man who robbed a Shell gas station at gunpoint last Sunday morning. This week, they released the following security camera photo of the suspect during the stick-up. This particular gas station has been robbed numerous times in the past.

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