Public Safety

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Police: DUI for Man Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel of a Running Car at 8:45 AM

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A 38-year-old man was charged with drunk driving Saturday after passers-by found him at 8:45 a.m., unconscious behind the wheel of a running car stopped at an angle on Woodway Road, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Issue Traffic Advisory for Middle, High School Graduations, Thursday & Friday

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Expect crowds and crowded roads near Darien High School on Friday, June 16, and for Middlesex Middle School the day before because of 2017 school graduation ceremonies, and Darien police have issued special traffic regulations near those events. Both events take place at Darien High School, and the traffic regulations and rules are the same or nearly the same for each. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Man, 27, Had Pot, Cocaine, Cracked Windshield, Unregistered Pickup, No Insurance

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Several marijuana cigarettes, a little cocaine, driving a pickup truck with expired registration  and a cracked windshield but without insurance — all those violations of the law were enough for a driver, 29 (whose license was suspended) to get his truck towed and take a trip to the police station, according to Darien police. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 23, Who Drove Onto Highway, Drifting Between Lanes

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A charge of driving while under the influence came after a police officer saw a 23-year-old man drive an SUV from Tokeneke Road onto Interstate 95, where the vehicle drifting in and out of the right lane, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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