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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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Darien Police: Three New York Men in a Bank Parking Lot Caught With Fake Credit Cards

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Three men in a BMW loitering in a bank parking lot were questioned by police last Thursday, and when a police dog indicated there were narcotics inside the car, police found marijuana and fake credit cards, Darien police said. Although two of the men ran off, they were captured. All three are teenagers; two from Queens, the other from near Queens on Long Island. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Motor Vehicles Stolen, Two Others Entered Overnight Thursday to Friday in Darien

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Overnight from Thursday to Friday last week, two vehicles were stolen and two others were entered in Darien, police say, with three of the incidents happening around Tokeneke. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Charge Man with Repeatedly Breaking Into Noroton Liquor Store

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Three times last winter, Frate Liquor Store at 1937 Post Road was broken into when a rock was used to smash through the front window. Now police have charged a 46-year-old Stamford man with committing two of the crimes. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Teens, Adults Invited to Automobile Association’s ‘AAA to (Gen) Z Summit’ on Threats to Teenage Drivers

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How does today’s technology impact teen driving? What does marijuana really do to impair teen drivers? Is the real problem for teens distracted driving or anxiety/attention deficit disorder? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Area Police Chief: Revolving-Door Legal System Contributes to Spate of Car Thefts

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The Waterbury gang members stealing unlocked motor vehicles from outside homes in Darien, New Canaan and other area communities often have been arrested multiple times in the past, according to New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. Krolikowski’s comments came days before Darien Police Department posted an alert Saturday on Facebook and Twitter that three more cars were stolen overnight in town. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Police Have Some Tips on Preventing Motor Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts

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For the past few months, towns in Fairfield County have experienced a substantial increase in the number of both motor vehicle burglaries and stolen motor vehicles. (more…) Continue Reading →

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