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Danbury Man Assaults Trooper, Leads Police On Chase

DANBURY — State and local police in western Connecticut spent much of Saturday looking for a Danbury man they say assaulted a state trooper, then fled, leading police on a chase into New York state then back into Connecticut. The chase began about 9:15 a.m. Saturday when a trooper found Marc. D. Debenigro, 38, passed out in a car in the commuter lot off exit 1 of I-84 in Danbury, state police said. Debenigro had drugs and drug paraphernalia on the passenger seat beside him, police said. The trooper woke Debenigro and had him get out of the car. As the trooper was placing Debenigro under arrest, police said Debenigro assaulted the trooper, got into his car and took off. The chased...

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