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Arresting News: Knights Who Say 'Ni' Suspected?

Unusual police incidents in Fairfield County.

A  found in a parking lot at 447 Purdy Hill Road in Monroe at 11:26 a.m. on May 16 was captured and released in a location that is safe from traffic, according to police. More sightings should soon be expected, because June is known as "Snapping Turtle Month", a time when female turtles leave the water and travel several miles on land, so they can lay their eggs. The turtles then return to the water.

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A Monroe family who found a snake at approximately 9:54 a.m. on May 13 thought it was a baby Boa Constrictor, but an Animal Control officer identified it as an adult .

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Since using his credit card at Job Lots in Seymour, a Monroe man has reported  to make $3,000 worth of charges on it and another attempt to change his account to a Staten Island, N.Y. address.

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Greenwich police arrested an exterminator after a town resident reported that he’d . “He switches diamonds with a lesser quality diamond with the intent to mislead the owner it is the same ring,” police said.

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Trumbull police said a man  from the former Circuit City building in outside of the Westfield Trumbull Mall in 2011. The wire was to be used for grounding, increasing the possibility that workers might get electrocuted, police said. The wires had to be replaced, police said.

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 that two domestic white geese had escaped their corral, a dog fought a woodchuck and a cat tussled with a raccoon. Police also received a report of a coyote sighting.

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A Fairfield resident reported that  was stolen from her yard.

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In Ridgefield, police received some .

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Approximately 60 pairs — totaling nearly $700 —  from a display case in Victoria’s Secret in Fairfield.

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A  after an argument with his father. His father asked him to come out of his room, but his son refused, saying if he came out of his room he would fight his father. His father asked again, the son came out and punched his father. The son was charged with assault.

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Greenwich police arrested a man who is accused of leaving the scene of an accident on the west side of town. According to police, the 45-year-old left in his Cadillac after police  about a half-mile behind him, and damage to his vehicle.

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Stamford Police Officer Troy Strauser was injured on duty on the morning of Thursday, May 17, 2012. He was giving chase to a suspect who allegedly attacked and robbed a man when he was injured falling from the Reed Street Bridge in Norwalk to I-95, 20 feet below.

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A man allegedly tried to eat the evidence in his case - a bag of crack cocaine - while being processed at the Stamford Police Department.

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A 16-year-old girl came forward to help police catch an alleged child predator who she said abused her when she was 8 years old.

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A roaming pit bull  in a neighborhood in Fairfield. The dog reportedly bit a mail carrier and USPS felt the carrier was in danger.

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With the help of the U.S. Secret Service, Shelton police detectives seized approximately  from a 22-year-old man's home. Detectives had been investigating a case of $20 counterfeit bills being passed at a local business in Shelton.

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A UPS driver was approached twice within five days in Darien by someone who wanted to  rather than wait to have it delivered, according to Darien police. In each case, it was the same man approaching the driver, who recognized him the second time.

The man showed the driver identification indicating he was the same person for whom the packages were being delivered, except the driver's licenses he showed the delivery man were for different people at a different addresses. Both times, the driver refused to hand over the packages. The actual residents at each address were victims of identity theft and had been charged for the items, police said.

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A Wilton mom was arrested for  on May 8 after a witness saw her crash into a concrete column at a gas station mulitple times resulting in a flat tire and damage to the right side of the car.

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