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Unusual police reports from around Fairfield County this past week.

A New York man was charged in Stamford for allegedly stealing a car, using it for daily incidental travel and then swapping it out for a new ride by stealing a different car during a test drive while leaving the old one behind. He's alleged to have done this on multiple occasions. 

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A Greenwich landlord was arrested on an accusation he , and that he then refused to leave the same apartment at the request of police.

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A Stamford woman is facing assault charges after catching her boyfriend in another woman's vehicle, police said. Upon coming across the two in a car together, the woman poured antifreeze on the other woman's vehicle before ramming into her driver's side door with her own car.

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A 23-year-old Norwalk man faces strangulation and assault charges after he allegedly began to choke his girlfriend in a McDonald’s parking lot. According to police, he put his hands on her throat because she criticized him for at a Stamford club that night.

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A 22-year-old Greenwich woman allegedly , as he was escorting her out of a restaurant on suspicions that she was underage and showing a fake ID.

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In New Canaan, police are investigating a 79-year-old resident’s complaint that he received a fraudulent call that is wife had won $75,000 in a Publishers’ Clearinghouse sweepstakes. The caller apparently told the man he’d first have to .

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A neighborhood dispute in Greenwich reportedly took an ugly turn recently. A woman faces accusations that she . The woman’s lawyer described the report as a fabricated payback from a next-door neighbor who had run down his client’s fence with a truck.

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A Brookfield man was arrested in Pennsylvania last week after leading state troopers on a 100-mph car chase, police said. According to police reports, the driver's sister was in the back seat throughout the ordeal, "fearing for her life."

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ShopRite of Fairfield was closed for Easter Sunday—. Luckily Sunday’s lone customer was honest and reported to police that the store had been left open and unmanned.

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