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One Hand On the Wheel, One Hand On a Corona

Road rage in Naugatuck, an alleged Smokey the Bear theft in Woodbury and a Trumbull robbery at gunpoint are just three of the unusual police-related incidents this week.

One Hand On the Wheel, One Hand On a Corona

 

At 1:20 a.m. one Monday morning, Darien Police say, they found an SUV stopped in front of a stop sign with the 33-year-old driver asleep at the wheel. The sleeping man was  holding the steering wheel with his left hand;  . The gear was still in drive. After repeated attempts, police eventually were able to wake the man up. Then they charged him with driving while under the influence and driving without a driver's license.

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What's on your bucket list? For these three teenagers, their bucket list consisted of a desire to take the .

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A 2-by-4 piece of lumber and a baseball bat were during a road rage incident in Naugatuck.

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A Naugatuck man made in an attempt to fool DMV workers into thinking he paid his taxes, which he needed to do before registering a motorcycle.

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A made several unathorized transactions using a relative's credit card over a 10 day time period in May 2012.

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A burglar apparently outside to enter a Monroe house and steal a total of $500 cash, a small video camera and an older IBM laptop.

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Trumbull Police said an Easton man and a Monroe woman on Main Street in Trumbull near Edison Road. It was later determined they were robbed in Bridgeport trying to purchase narcotics, Trumbull police said.

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Westport police charged a under various paperwork and other items in his car’s glove compartment.

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Norwalk police spotted a car this week sitting in an apartment complex parking lot . A closer inspection of the vehicle revealed a handgun and marijuana inside the vehicle.

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Stamford Police are still looking for a van that was allegedly involved in the parked in an Atlantic Street lot. The driver reportedly drove through a security guard's vehicle and the front gate to escape when confronted.

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A Fairfield man faces multiple motor vehicle charges .

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About this column: The week's most unusual arrests from around Fairfield County. The information above was provided by area police departments. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of what police allege.

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