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Police: Man Charged With Offering To Pay Teen at Waveny for Sex Said He Saw It Work in Porn

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The 20-year-old man criminally charged after accosting a juvenile woman running in Waveny with an offer to pay $2,000 for sex told police during an interview prior to his arrest that he “had seen it work in porn,” according to arrest documents New Canaan police filed in court. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI, Drug Charges for Man Found Driving, Drinking and With Cocaine

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A 26-year-old man driving downtown around 1 a.m. Saturday was stopped by police for a traffic violation, then they found he was intoxicated and had cocaine, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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SUV Stolen on Friday Is Now Found, Driver Says She Was Distracted When She Left Keys Inside

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Update, 11:02 a.m., Dec. 7:

A Darien woman posted a note on Facebook that she was the victim who mistakenly left her keys in her SUV last Friday before it was stolen. She said she was just distracted at the time and usually locks her vehicle, which has been found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Norwalk Community College Student, 18, Loses $700 in Classic Check Scam

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An 18-year-old Norwalk Community College student lost $700 last week to two men who used a classic scam, sometimes called a “fake check scam,” that’s probably several times older than the victim. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Even If You’re Cheating on Your Wife, Ignore This Blackmail Letter — Avoid Getting Screwed

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Committing adultery? Visiting prostitutes? Getting some online porn? Have some other secret you’re keeping from your spouse? If you’re doing any of these things (or a plethora of other things you don’t want your spouse to know) and you get a blackmail letter like the one described below, ignore it, Darien police advise. Continue Reading →

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In Darien’s Latest Pre-Turkey Bowl Fiasco: How Police Say Juvenile Trash Talk Led to Adult Arrests

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The assault of a New Canaan juvenile this month that resulted in the arrests of three Darien teenagers began with “hostile” and “antagonistic” trash-talking between high school students through text and Snapchat, court documents show. (more…) Continue Reading →

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