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Police Suspect Found Sleeping Atop a Loaded Gun

Unusual arrests and investigations from the area.

Police conducting an arrest following a two-month narcotics investigation took into custody a 58-year-old Norwalk man after breaching his apartment and finding him asleep on top of a loaded handgun, according to the report.

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A Monroe father woke up to $272 worth of fines when his 17-year-old daughter threw a house party with underage drinking, according to police. The teen was hit with $136 fine for possession and her father $136 for failure to halt drinking by a minor.

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A Hamden man with a criminal record threw a large rock through a window at his girlfriend's house, and narrowly missed hitting a child sleeping in a bedroom, police say.

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A Monroe driver was arrested for DUI Wednesday evening after officers responding to an accident with evading said they saw him driving his Honda Civic with heavy front-end damage, dragging the front bumper under the car as he went. The driver did not respond to the police car's lights and sirens, according to police, who said he continued on at a slow rate of speed, pulled into his driveway and opened the garage door.

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A man charged with stealing a scooter was arrested after he allegedly maneuvered the scooter around cars to elude police — but was ultimately found hiding behind a garage down the street.

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Two men were allegedly trying to steal scrap metal from a business in Southbury before someone who works at the business spotted them and chased them into Oxford, where they dumped the car and then led police on a chase.

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