Crack in the Pants
The case: Police find 16.8 grams of crack cocaine and 31 grams of marijuana in a Middletown drug bust on March 7.
The twist: Cops said they removed a razor blade and bags of crack cocaine and marijuana from the 19-year-old man's buttocks, groin and socks. The , according to the police report. Two of the accused were charged with risk of injury to a minor, as well. Police said they found a 4-year-old and 6-year-old at the home during the bust.
Machete Trumps Knife
The case: In Middletown, a 33-year-old man breaks into his ex-girlfriend's home and is charged with home invasion and second-degree threatening.
The twist: Police report that and told his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend that he "couldn't let go" of the prior relationship, the current boyfriend grabbed a small machete. The accused then fled the scene.
This Always Works in the Movies
The case: A South Windsor man is brought to Manchester Hospital Tuesday for evaluation after complaining of chest pains while being charged with two counts of second-degree failure to appear and violation of probation.
The twist: As he was being examined, the . The officer used a Taser to subdue the accused, who was then also charged with escape from custody, according to police.
A Case of Shop and Run
The case: Farmington police look for a man who stole jewelry from Michael's Jewelers at Westfarms mall on Tuesday afternoon.
The twist: Police said that the man asked an employee to look at a $40,000 diamond. . Police later found out that the Chevy Cruz the man drove away in was also reported as stolen from Meriden.
Why Not Just Call in Sick?
The case: A Greenwich man is charged with interfering with an officer, second-degree falsely reporting an incident and misuse of the 911 system.
The twist: The 25-year-old, wanting to get out of work, c. In reality, the man had fallen while drinking the night before and had injured his nose, according to police. His girlfriend was also charged for telling officers the made up story, police said. The police report did not say what the man does for a living.