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Flaming Motorcycle, Loose Horses, Applying Tasers

It's all in a week's work for police in Fairfield County.

Westport police charged a Stamford man after his motorcycle caught fire while driving on I-95. Police said the man left the bike in a Westport parking lot, took his partially charred license plate and fled on foot. 

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One New Canaan police officer was kicked and another suffered a hand injury as they corralled and subdued a .

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According to police, a 21-year-old Norwalk man—already in custody , later shot with a Taser-like device—was shackled to his hospital bed but still managed to stand up, throw a cup of ice at a nurse and cause a major commotion on the floor. The man had been shackled to the bed for who wouldn’t let him use his phone, police say.

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Norwalk police Tasered a city man who where he’d fallen asleep after refusing to pay for a $43 cab ride. (Police later found $1,353 in cash on the man.) The arrested man allegedly berated police with profanities en route to jail and threatened to take them on in a fight.

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Six people from around Fairfield County were arrested last week after a . The fight included someone dragging of a waitress by the hair across the floor and other, ah, rambunctious behavior, according to police reports.

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The long eyesight of the law? Westport police tracked down and charged a local man using surveilance tapes and credit card records after (they say) he swiped a wallet off the counter at a Dunkin' Donuts. 

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Greenwich police arrested a 14-year-old who reportedly confessed to as students were exiting for spring break earlier this month.

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In Greenwich, police ended up arresting a motorist on misdemeanor charges for his involvement in a car chase—police said he told them he and wanted to report the incident to officials.

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In New Canaan, animal control officers received reports of coyote sightings this week. The unit also responded to a report that a at Waveny Park.

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Federal authorities seized that they say was being used in a Swiss bank account laundering scheme.

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Brookfield police said a man to get a television he had loaned to the resident. In the process, police said, Smith brandished a collapsible baton “in a threatening manner.”

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Patrons at Fairfield’s Five Guys Burgers and Fries had quite a shock around dinnertime Sunday, .

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identify a suspect involved in an illegal street race on Route 25 that occurred in January, according to WTNH-TV, Channel 8.

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in Monroe recently. One 17-year-old male turned himself in on a warrant accusing him of defecating on the men's room floor at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

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