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Police: DUI for Man, 23, Who Believed He Was in New Canaan

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A driver smelling of alcohol told the Darien police officer who stopped him near Interstate 95 that he lived just around the corner — on Snowberry Lane in New Canaan, the town where the driver thought he already was, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Support Noroton Fire Department at Bingo Night and Block Party Fundraisers

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Come join the volunteer Noroton Fire Department as its members kick off their annual fundraiser Thursday, June 22 with a night of Bingo, then on Saturday, June 24, when the department hosts its annual block Party. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Skimming Devices That Let Thieves Steal from Your Card Accounts Can Be Pretty Sophisticated

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Greenwich police Detective Mark Solomon recently shared an overview of recent frauds using “skimming”  that steal credit or debit card information from unsuspecting victims.

The devices can be disguised as parts of ATM machines or work inside gas pumps and other point-of-sale devices. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Parents Should Keep Their Legal Obligations in Mind When Their Teens Host Parties

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At this time of year, the Darien Police Department typically sees an increase in the number of calls for gatherings where minors are possessing and/or consuming alcohol. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Angry Man at Darien Train Station Yells, Swears, Breaks Taxi Window

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A 55-year-old man, unsteady on his feet, acted belligerent and yelled profanities in the south parking lot at Darien Railroad Station, according to police who came to the scene when a taxi driver reported that the man had broken the taxi’s window. (more…) Continue Reading →

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When Cops Arrive and Teens Flee Boozy Party, New Haven Line Train Traffic Is Halted

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When police arrived at a Silver Lakes Drive home after a report of a loud party and saw teenagers running off toward woods in back, near New Haven Line railroad tracks, Metro-North was contacted and all train traffic was halted, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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