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Mom and Son and Machete Equals 2 Arrests

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Trumbull Police said a Trumbull man allegedly had a machete strapped to his waist and was seen dumping brush on public property. He had been warned about the machete before, police added. It's illegal to carry a knife with a blade of more than four inches long.

When confronted, he was reportedly uncooperative and his mother allegedly interfered as officers tried to arrest him. She is charged with interfering with police and breach of the peace.

Another Trumbull man claimed a car sped by him as he used his leafblower. He then allegedly approached the car with the leafblower, and was charged with reckless endangerment.

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An unknown male allegedly exposed himself to two female customers at WalMart in Milford and began masturbating.

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A Westport police K9 officer arrested a Westport teen after he handed over a bag of LSD powder and a bag containing several small paper stamps that were laced with acid. 

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A Weston man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after Wilton Police observed him parked in front of a liquor store, repeatedly revving his engine.

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You never know what you're going to find when cleaning the house. These folks were cleaning a house in Middlebury and chanced upon ammunition and a hand grenade. Oddly enough, that wasn't the first time a grenade was turned over to the Middlebury Police Department.

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Since mid-September, Stamford Police have been dealing with a wave of incidents in which teens on bikes are stealing cellphones from women who are talking on them while they walk down the street in the area of Downtown Stamford. The suspects are taking the phones and wiping them of all internal information before police are able to track down electronically where the phones are being taken.

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A Shelton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence last week. She when the cops nabbed her.

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