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Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Greenwich Police arrested a 41-year-old Riverside man Tuesday afternoon after .

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Two women were arrested for at the Westfield Trumbull Mall. One had a credit card and driver's license not belonging to her, police said.

Also, a man was found with a mini motorcycle that had been reported stolen from Trumbull and was accused of taking it from a garage.

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Police stopped an underage drinking party. One of the teenaged revelers tried driving away when police arrived. He stopped his car when police asked him to - and then, who was later released from the hospital. 

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It was a case of one of the simplest of crimes being investigated with one of the most sophisticated new police devices: After a string of burglaries in Darien in which thieves opened more than 20 unlocked car doors, along with a few unlocked house and garage doors, local police arrested a Trumbull man after using a store surveillance tape of a car used by a customer making a purchase with a stolen credit card. But before they could make their arrest, police compared the car seen on the tape with cars that passed by operated by a police officer on the night of some of the burglaries. The woman who rented the car identified at least one thief, and some stolen items were found in his possession, police said.

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A Stratford man arrested in Norwalk of identity theft and illegal credit card use in Stamford.

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A lesson coming out of Norwalk this week: If the plan is to (allegedly) move drugs around the city, at least try to obey basic traffic laws. Several instances coming out of Norwalk this week in which drivers involved in motor vehicle stops were found to allegedly have drugs on them, including two instances not having a seatbelt.

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A Stamford travel agent was charged with allegedly ripping off 13 Hispanic families for more than $21,000 by charging them for trips she'd arranged, but then .

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A 42-year-old Shelton man was arrested and charged for who he believed was bullying his daughter. The parents of both of the 13-year-old victims refused medical attention for their children while on scene.

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Two Westport men were after after one man's son allegedly threw a water balloon near the other resulting in a physical altercation. According to police, the man attacked by the water balloon chased the 10-year-old boy that threw it and then strangled him. When the juvenile told his father about the attack, the father found the assailant and punched him in the nose.

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A Fairfield man faces multiple charges after , police said. According to the report, the assailant bit his girlfriend's left forearm, physically restrained her, and took her 2005 blue Chevrolet Malibu without her permission.

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A Middlebury man was arrested for violating Connecticut General Statute 53a-181, breach of peace in the second degree.

, 24, of 1440 Straits Turnpike, was arrested at approximately 8:02 p.m. Saturday, June 30, after allegedly attacking his father with wooden boards and a hammer.

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