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Cops: Man Accused of Attempting to Smother Mother

Randy Zingo reportedly tried to smother his mother with a comforter to 'shut her up,' police said.

[Editor's Note: Arrest information is supplied by the . It does not indicate convictions.]

A Fairfield man was charged with breach of peace and interfering with a 911 call Tuesday after he allegedly attempted to smother his mother with a comforter, police said.

Randy Zingo, 38, of Philemon Street, reportedly told police that he had thrown a comforter over his mother to "shut her up," department spokesperson Sgt. Sue Lussier said.

According to Zingo's account, his mother, 66, had been out with a boyfriend for three days and had just returned home.

His mother, who was reportedly unsteady on her feet and out of breath, told officers that Zingo took the phone away from her as she tried to call 911, according to police.

Zingo was held in lieu of a $5,000 bond and was scheduled to have appeared in court on Wednesday.

fatmancarruthers August 02, 2012 at 05:13 PM
Heyyy. I remember that dude. Football guy
Tman August 04, 2012 at 01:10 PM
I hope my kid moves out before he is 38 ! loser
Jason Silver August 04, 2012 at 05:08 PM
Fairfield Prep?
RG4 August 04, 2012 at 09:32 PM
This is very unfortunate. I have known Randy for 35 years and he is a great person. Yes, he was a great athlete at Prep. Calling him a loser because he lives at home is judgmental and who knows if he had to based on other family issues or for personal reasons. Quick to judge someone you have never met. I wish him the best and hope he and his mom work things out.
Bethany August 05, 2012 at 10:19 PM
Yeah that's all nice but trying to slowly kill your mom?
Mike November 14, 2013 at 10:41 AM
Randy and his family are good people. I played Pop Warner with him, his brother, and his Dad was the coach. Judge yourself before you judge others!

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