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Arrested: Peeping Tom or Burglar?

Some of the more unusual police news from New Haven and Fairfield Counties.

A Monroe man charged with attempted burglaryreportedly told officers he was only trying to peek at his ex-wife when the window fell in. The condo was being renovated, so the window was not secure, according to police who said the incident took place at 9 p.m. when the woman was not home.

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A man allegedly punched a Trumbull Stop & Shop security guard after he was caught numerous items including electric clippers and electric toothbrushes.

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A Greenwich restaurant bartender was slugged by a patron who became upset when he was told the patron the beer he wanted wasn't available, according to Greenwich Police who arrested the irate patron after restaurant staff pushed him out the door and locked it.

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A Meriden man "rented" more than $200 worth of video games from Blockbuster in Naugatuck and then sold them to someone else to turn a profit. 

A Westport man was . The man proceeded to cut two chains linking his truck that was being repossessed and the tow truck.

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A Hamden man was arrested after a police officer noticed the car he was driving and thought it was suspicious. The man took off, but police later found him, six bags of marijuana and the car, which had been stolen, in a New Haven driveway, according to police.

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A Norwalk man who fired a rifle at police, forcing a stand-off situation that put a nearby school on lockdown, was able to be convinced by police to surrender without further incident or injury. A positive outcome to a tense afternoon.

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Some serious incidents in Stamford this week were juxtaposed by some positive news, including 18 officers dedicating their time over several days to help renovate the home of a police officer's widow and a new (almost) police chief Jon Fontneau sitting down with Patch to talk about the job before him.

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A Stratford woman was charged this week with , the Fairfield-based heating and air-conditioning company Brit-Air.

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A Stratford man, unhappy with the work done on his vehicle, allegedly broke into the home of his mechanic and robbed him at gunpoint, reportedly fleeing with $75.

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A man and a woman allegedly entered a Middlebury home during the daylight hours while two children were inside, according to Middlebury police. They reportedly kicked down a locked bedroom door and allegedly stole various items from the home. The children were unharmed.

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Shelton Police are looking for a man who robbed a Shell gas station at gunpoint last Sunday morning. This week, they released the following security camera photo of the suspect during the stickup. This particular gas station has been robbed numerous times in the past.

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