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Cops: Drunk Mom Throws Knife at 16-Year-Old Son

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

 

A familial disagreement led to a woman throwing a knife at her teenage son this week, New Canaan police said. Police arrived at the home after the 16-year-old called police and arrested the woman, who they said was drunk upon their arrival.

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Milford Police arrested a suspect who is accused of discharging a can of Bear Deterrent in the second floor hallways area of a Howard Johnson on the Boston Post Rd.

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A Monroe woman was arrested for operating under the influence after police said she drove over another woman’s lawn on her way to a daycare center, where she allegedly had trouble staying awake, falling asleep while reading children a story.

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A Westport police officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that had crossed the double yellow line multiple times. Upon speaking with the driver, the officer smelled alcohol on her breath and noticed that she had red, glassy eyes. She failed the field sobriety test and was arrested for DUI.

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Wilton and Norwalk police worked in unison to apprehend a Brookfield man who is accused of stealing a laptop computer that is worth nearly $700.

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Trumbull Police charged a Trumbull man with stealing his neighbor's house key and stealing thousands of dollars in items from the home. Police said he took watches, including a $3,000 Rolex; two iPads and an iPhone; coins and more watches from the home in February. Total value, $6,000.

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A 17-year-old Greenwich boy faces numerous charges stemming from the burglary of a garage where he stole a pickup truck he took on a joyride and hit the parked car of a woman who was retrieving a child from the rear seat, and fled the scene, according to Greenwich Police.

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A burglar Stamford police said was "prolific" in the area in 2002 was charged after already being incarcerated in Connecticut after he was identified by authorities familiar with his distinctive style, police said this week. The man was allegedly  caught on surveillance video at multiple scenes wearing the same distinctive hat, which would eventually lead to the new charges.

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A Fairfield man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend and then spraying a witness -- who was attempting to call 911 -- with a garden hose.

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Wilton police say a T.J. Maxx employee allegedly used a scam over a nearly five-month period to issue credit to her store customer "value" card amounting to over $300 for ostensibly returned merchandise.

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A 46-year-old Stratford man is accused of driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle into a local nail salon, injuring nine people, police said Monday.

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A Stratford woman who allegedly misled her husband to believe their family dog was stolen -- rather than given away for free on Craiglist --  was reportedly charged by Derby police Monday.

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A Stratford man was arrested Sunday and charged with driving while intoxicated after police said they stopped him for driving with a flat tire.

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