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Arresting News: Unexpected Stockings Delivery; Disturbing Scam

Interesting and unusual arrests from around the area.

A 52-year-old Monroe man told police he received a small yellow envelope containing one pair of black women's stockings and a letter from Bill Me Later (a Paypal service). He says he did not apply for Paypal and Bill Me Later accounts or order the $6.99 pair of stockings.

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Bethel police arrested an estranged couple — the man for violating a protective order by being near his wife, the woman for allegedly breaking windows with a hammer and refusing to leave a neighbor's home. After the man allegedly refused to cooperate, police say he was tased.

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New Canaan police are investigating a home burglary that cost one resident a , among other items.

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How about small talk first? A Trumbull man is accused of following a woman around Trumbull in his car because he "found her attractive."

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A woman from New York was charged with DWI and interfering with officers after reportedly left the scene of an accident in Greenwich and tried to kick the arresting officers and their patrol car.

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Stamford police said they caught a criminal with his pants down quite literally after allegedly stumbling upon him having a little too much fun at Cummings Park. According to authorities, the man was found with his — ahem — equipment in hand, wearing a bra and surrounded by women's panties, pornography and empty liquor bottles.

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A man in Stamford was busted when, while allegedly carrying a large quantity of drugs on his person, his vehicle ran out of gas. Police said curious officers discovered the man indecisively running back and forth in traffic between the sidewalk and his broken-down car in the median, unsure whether to walk with the drugs or wait with the vehicle.

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Three were arrested and 67 were issued summonses during a one-day ticketing blitz in New Canaan. The blitz took place on 10 town roads where increased accidents and motorist complaints had been logged.

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A 17-year-old girl to her former boyfriend's Fairfield home after he broke up with her, police said.

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A disturbing phone scam was reported in Fairfield this week — the caller told a family that he had kidnapped the family's teen son and would shoot him unless they paid ransom, police said.

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What can you make when your ingredients are flour, rice, lime juice, canned corn and — shaving cream? Vandalism. Two vehicles in a Darien driveway were smeared with the odd mixture on a recent night.

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A 44-year-old New Canaan man to the Dominican Republic when he got a call from someone posing as a DEA agent saying an investigation could be launched into a 2007 drug prescription purchase. Later, the victim Googled the agent's "name" and found out he was scammed.

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