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Teen Struck with Dumbbell, Pepper Spray in Break Room

Unusual police news from Fairfield and New Haven Counties.

A Fairfield woman was arrested after she allegedly struck a 15-year-old male in the forehead with a five-pound dumbbell, police said. The juvenile was also arrested for allegedly shoving the woman during an altercation.

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An employee at Christmas Tree Shop in Orange allegedly pulled pepper spray on a co-worker in the middle of a break room confrontation.

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When a man and woman reportedly began pulling duffel bags from the trunk of their car following an accident, the police officer knew something was up. Sure enough, the Naugatuck officer found the felon to be in possession of assault rifles and drugs.

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A Bridgeport man was arrested in Trumbull after allegedly sleeping in a bed in a home where he did not live.

Police said a Trumbull couple heard a noise in their home late one night and checked the guest bedroom, where they found the man. They called 911. The culprit was reportedly incoherent at times but said he entered through a window, police said.

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While on routine patrol a Westport police officer pulled into a commuter lot andfound a man striking another individual in the face. The suspect was straddled over the victim, who was laying on the ground.

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A burglar who broke into a house in Monroe apparentally made off with nothing. The homeowner told officers nothing appeared to be missing, adding she had no cash, expensive jewelry or prescription drugs anyone would want, police said.

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Monroe police arrested a driver who didn't know where he was for DUI. According to the report, he asked an officer if he was in Orange and when told he was in Monroe said, "Wow."

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Stamford police busted up two alleged gambling rings in the city this week. A total of 14 people were issued summonses in the incident and three individuals were charged with running the operations.

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Getting charged with a DUI by Wilton Police apparently wasn't enough for one Stamford woman. According to police, while she was detained, the womanallegedly clogged the toilet in the holding cell with the blanket supplied by officers at the Wilton Police Department. She was also charged with criminal mischief.

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The eagle-like eyes of a pharmacy technician led to the arrest of a Greenwich man on charges he forged prescriptions to get painkillers and amphetamines. On top of that, he was found with a crack pipe and syringes, according to Greenwich Police.

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Two people -- a New Haven man and a North Haven juvenile -- are charged with roaming the streets of southern Hamden and shooting at people from their car with a paint ball gun. Three people were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries after the incidents that happened on Monday afternoon, according to Hamden Police.

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A Monroe man was arrested in Fairfield after police saw his car -- parked and running -- in the middle of the road. The man was reportedly passed out and had a used syringe on his lap. According to police, he later admitted to using heroin.

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Shelton Police arrested an 18-year-old city resident and his 24-year-old Ansonia friend for allegedly shooting off guns on a public highway. Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident.

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