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Filching from the Family?

This week's unusual crime reports from all over lower Fairfield County include plenty of family-related incidents: a birth, a death, two thefts and one man telling police that the shotgun in the trunk was his father's.

All in the family, Part 1: Trumbull police arrested a Winsted man on charges that from his mother and cashed them for about $8,000.

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All in the family, Part 2: A woman staying in a motel in Milford allegedly “visited” her brother and stepfather’s home in Fairfield. Police said .

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Westport police charged a Bridgeport man with possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle after initiating a traffic stop and spotting marijuana in his back seat. A search of the vehicle turned up a shotgun in the trunk. The man told the officers it was his father's gun and that he forgot it was in his car. 

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Wilton police found themselves stuck at this past weekend after a non-violent offender under their care , forcing Wilton to stand by their man's side while he was admitted as a patient. Part of the problem was due to the man being unable to pay a $10,000 bond after allegedly breaking probation for a "violation of wage payments" crime. When Monday came around, cops successfully pleaded with the judge to drop the $10,000 to a simple promise-to-appear. 

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from the parking lot of a bar. Police said the man told them he was driving his minivan when he was in fact driving someone else’s Dodge pickup truck.

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Three Norwalk Police officers helped early on Tuesday morning. They responded to a call about a woman in labor at 2:29 a.m. who had already started having contractions. Five minutes later, the officers helped bring a new baby into the world.

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A former Greenwich resident has been and administering drugs and injections to an unsuspecting elderly Greenwich woman.

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A Stamford man was arrested and charged with the . He later tried to take his own life by slashing his wrists.

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