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Man Accused of Trying to Poison Boss' Oatmeal

Unusual police news from Fairfield and New Haven Counties

A Naugatuck man is accused of trying to poison his boss by putting SpeedyDry in his oatmeal. That's the stuff they put on roads to clean up oil spills.  

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A Hamden man identifying himself as 'Batman' on the phone allegedly called his former Stamford employer continuously over the course of a year and left harassing and threatening messages. He was charged with more than 73 counts of harassment and threatening.  

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A scam artist posing as a police officer called a Monroe man claiming federal charges would be brought against him, as he tried to steal the target's personal information. The thief changed his story when a real police officer called back. Rather than claiming to be with law enforcement, he told the officer he was working for President Barack Obama.

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A pair of Stamford teens have been busted for burglarizing a mid-country Greenwich home ... after they and two other teens were ousted from a house party. Apparently they weren't invited. But when they returned to bust into the house, they were caught on a home security surveillance camera and recognized by the residents, Greenwich cops said.

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A Westport man is facing felony assault charges after he spat at police officers multiple times. 

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Fairfield police arrested a Bridgeport woman  from the elderly woman she is employed by as a home health care worker. The suspect was also accused of stealing $663 from the victim to pay her Cablevision bills.

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In a bizarre encounter in Stamford, police said a  as he fled the scene in his vehicle. The man was later allegedly found to have cocaine in his possession at the hospital. Both parties were arrested.

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A homeless man was arrested in Norwalk after he was found banging around the fourth floor of an office building. He told police he'd been living there for more than a week.

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