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An Alleged Special Delivery, and Watch Out for Cats

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Monroe and Shelton police officers found a .38 caliber revolver in a man's apartment during a search and seizure last year, but it wasn't one of the stolen firearms police were looking for. However, the serial number matched one of the victim's other guns leading to an arrest for the stolen weapon last week.

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A Monroe firefighter tried to rescue a cat from a tree when it bit him and ran off. Now he has to receive post exposure treatment for rabies.

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When a Milford teen was arrested for allegedly stealing perfume from Sears, Police also allegedly discovered heroin on her person.

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A Shelton man is accused of turning a $116 check into a $916 check. Trumbull Police said the man cashed in some gold and changed the check in February. 

Another man allegedly stole more than $2,000 in jewelry and a credit card from a friend, police said.

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Authorities were called for a report of an intoxicated man driving his car into Southbury Mobil on three wheels. When police arrived they found the man, passed out at the pump.

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The Westport Police Department has received a number of complaints regarding the theft of political campaign signs, which is a criminal offense that could result in larceny and trespassing charges.

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An alarm at the Middlebury Shell station was set off in the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 18. Police couldn't find any suspects but did check out the security footage of a man entering the store. Later on that day, an officer saw a man matching the description of the suspect riding his bike on Route 63. The man, upon seeing police officers approach, allegedly tried to hide the cartons in his hoodie.

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Hamden Police arrested a Quinnipiac University student on Thursday, Oct. 18 after they intercepted a delivery of a pound and a half of marijuana that was allegedly sent to him via the U.S. Postal Service. The package had a street value of $15,000, according to police.

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Shelton Police are looking for two white males who broke into a gas station early Monday morning and took off with cigarette cartons. The burglars were caught in the act on surveillance cameras. Do you recognize either of them?

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A Fairfield man faces burglary and larceny charges after he allegedly broke into his neighbor's house and stole jewelry, according to police.

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A Stratford resident Wednesday accidentally fired off his rifle at his apartment, causing a bullet to go through his neighbor's floor, police said. Luckily, no one was injured.

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