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The Case of the Suspicious Backflipper—and More!

And other incidents that are just not quite normal.

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Westport police charged a 73-year-old man after an officer initiated a traffic stop and the man proceeded to back up directly into the police car, police said. The man was targeted by police for travelling at a slow rate of speed and weaving in and out of lanes, according to a police report.

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A man who bears the same name as the 19th century’s great captain of the steel industry, Andrew Carnegie faces multiple charges in Fairfield County for allegedly stealing used cooking grease from restaurants. The so-called “” is accused of siphoning the mucky stuff from restaurants in towns that include Westport, , and .

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Greenwich Police arrested one of their own this week. of stalking, harassment and disorderly conduct stemming from a series of incidents involving a Greenwich woman.

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A Darien man, returning home late one afternoon, found some of his family's serving dishes and a four-piece setting of stainless steel flatware , police said. The homeowner put the bag of items to the side of the house to show his wife when she came home. When he went inside, according to a police report, the nanny abruptly left, and the man then found that the bag was gone, as well.

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Be careful who you date. One Weston man , as he informed police that an ex-girlfriend of his has been harassing him for a decade, having followed him across the country. The man says the ex has been sending harassing messages to him and his wife.

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Fairfield police are investigating a claim of a .

The man was dressed from head-to-toe in gray sweats and was doing backflips in the marsh behind the resident’s property and then in the side yard, police were told. He reportedly left in a red car.

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