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Isn't It Ironic? CT Man Loses $10,000 Cash Before Casino Trip

Dog attack in Oxford and allegedly intoxicated driver get stuck in a swamp: It's all in this week's round-up of unusual police news.

 

A when his car was burglarized Monday. He told police he had the money hidden under the driver's seat for a trip to a casino. A window was smashed to gain entry.

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A 24-year-old Amityville, N.Y. man crawled into a large clothing donation bin in Darien recently — and then found he couldn't get out, Darien police said. He had his cell phone with him in the bin and called the company that owns it, but it was past 3 a.m., and all he could do was leave a message, so he called police and asked to be rescued. It took a visit from the local fire department to cut through a chain and free him, whereupon he was arrested. The company that owns the bins told police that the metal boxes are  — because so many thieves had been stealing from them. (Is that a good idea? A poll about that is attached to the article.)

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Dog gets loose in Oxford, bites neighbor. Friend tries to help;

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Teen pulled over for having a passenger before he’s legally allowed. Naugatuck in his car.

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Trumbull police arrested a Trumbull man in connection with . The suspect also faces numerous charges in and car break-ins.

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After being followed by police, in a swamp in Westport.

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A Bridgeport woman was charged with DUI after she , N.Y. The woman reportedly had a suspended license for a previous DUI and, police said, was so combative during her arraignment that she was held in a Westchester County Jail.

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An alien residing in Stratford was sentenced to 15 months in prison this week for to Brazil.

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A Stamford man was arrested on Wednesday after at Dunkin' Donuts on Prospect Street, according to police.

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A man was charged with shoplifting various meats and candy from Stop & Shop in Fairfield. After he was arrested, .

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