Public Safety

News related police, law enforcement agencies, courts, as well as Darien’s fire departments, ambulance service and emergency management activities

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Did a Leaf Blower Bandit in a White Van Strike Again? A Second Landscaper Victimized

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A week after police were told a man in a white van suspiciously appeared near a pickup truck where a $600 leaf blower was quickly stolen, a similar theft of a leaf blower was perpetrated in town, and a white van was again seen nearby. (more…) Continue Reading →

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See What Darien Parents Said About Teen Substance Abuse: Survey Results Presented Monday Night

Parent Survey Community Fund of Darien 05-14-17
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Nearly 800 Darien parents of students in Grades 6 to 12 completed a survey last year about teen substance abuse, an on Monday night, the results will be presented. You’re invited to find out about the results at 7 p.m., Monday, May 15 in the Community Room of Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Woman, 26, Operating Damaged SUV at Twice Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit

Patrol Car SUV Police Car Night 02-14-17
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A 26-year-old woman had more than twice the legal alcohol limit in her blood and her driving privileges had been already revoked when police stopped her car downtown on Saturday night, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Watch Out for Fraud When Summer Job Opportunities Come Up, Better Business Bureau Says

Work from Home sign Employment Jobs 05-07-17
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If you are looking for part-time or full-time employment to make a few dollars over the summer, Connecticut Better Business Bureau cautions job-seekers to be careful when considering an unsolicited employment opportunity. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Girl, 12, Gets Minor Injuries in Vehicle Accident After Driver Looks Down at Ringing Phone

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A 12-year-old Darien girl who was crossing the Post Road received scrapes and bruises when she was hit Tuesday by the passenger-side mirror of a pickup truck as the driver looked down at a ringing phone, Darien police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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