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Elderly Man Arrested for Hitting Bus with Cane

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

A 68-year-old man was arrested in Fairfield after he allegedly cracked the glass on a bus door with his cane, police said. He had been banned from riding the bus for prior poor conduct.

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A Monroe driver was arrested for DUI Wednesday after officers allegedly saw him driving his Honda Civic with heavy front-end damage, dragging the front bumper under the car as he went.

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A Monroe father woke up to $272 worth of fines when his 17-year-old daughter threw a house party with underage drinking, according to police. The teen was hit with $136 fine for possession and her father $136 for failure to halt drinking by a minor.

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A Trumbull woman is accused of from a babysitting client.

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A 62-year-old Stamford woman told police the items she is accused of shoplifting must have fallen into her bag. 

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A man charged with stealing a scooter was arrested after he allegedly maneuvered the scooter around cars to elude police -- but was ultimately found hiding behind a garage down the street.

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Police conducting an arrest following a two-month narcotics investigation took into custody a 58-year-old Norwalk man after breaching his apartment and finding him asleep on top of a loaded handgun.

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Westport police arrested a Norwalk man for alleged identity theft for the second time in three months. 

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A 44-year-old Stratford man was arrested this week for allegedly engaging in a tax scheme that caused the IRS to erroneously issue him .

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A Hamden man with a criminal record threw a large rock through a window at his girlfriend's house, and narrowly missed hitting a child sleeping in a bedroom, police say.

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Two men were caught trying to steal scrap metal from a business in Southbury before someone who works at the business caught and chased them into Oxford, where they dumped the car and then led police on a chase.

Danny Cook September 30, 2012 at 03:11 AM
The old man who hit a bus with his cane will cool off he jail. Shame on him.
Danny Cook September 30, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Cool off in jail.

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