Darien Police Night 03-01-17

Police: Man Charged After Throwing Small Object at Someone in Domestic Dispute

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A 60-year-old man threw a small object at someone during a domestic dispute late Saturday night, March 27, so he was charged him with disorderly conduct, police said. Darien police gave this further account of the matter, including accusations not proven in court:

Officers went to a home Holmes Avenue, between Beechwood Road and West Avenue, at 11:48 p.m. after a verbal dispute started. Police found the man had thrown the small object during the dispute. He was given a misdemeanor summons to appear March 29 in state Superior Court in Stamford. His case has been continued to May 6.

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Police: Former Employee, 26, Arrested After Stealing Paychecks at Country Club

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A 26-year-old former employee of Woodway Country Club has been arrested on theft charges after security video showed him both at the club the night of the December theft of paychecks and other video showed him cashing the checks, police said. Darien police gave this account of the incident and investigation, including accusations not proven in court:

Sometime overnight from Dec. 11 to 12, numerous paychecks and gift cards meant for employees were stolen after they were left out on a desktop at the club, located on Hoyt Street. An employee told police, who were received the report on Dec. 16, that phone chargers, a vacuum, a sweatshirt and even toilet paper and face masks were also missing.

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Police: Surveillance Video at Country Club Leads to Arrest of Queens Man in Motor Vehicle Burglary

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When a car at the Country Club of Darien was entered and $60 stolen from the center console early in the afternoon of Jan. 19, the club’s security camera videos showed that the thieves had used a black car with New York state license plates, police said. Those video recordings, police said, led to the arrest of a 23-year-old Queens, New York man this week on burglary and larceny charges. Police gave this further account of the case, including accusations not proven in court:

Sometime between 1 and 2 p.m., the black car entered a parking lot at the club on 300 Mansfield Ave.. Two men got out of the car and walked around, checking vehicle doors.


Police: Email Tells Darien Resident of Purchase She Didn’t Make; An Earlier Email May Have Set Her Up

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A resident of Raymond Heights road recently was told by her wireless carrier that she’d bought two iPhones — although she hadn’t. She checked her wireless bill and found that she’d been signed up for an installment plan for the two phones, with payments added to her monthly bill. When she reported the matter to police on March 5, she was asked about any recent suspicious activity that could have given fraudsters her personal information. She recalled an unsolicited email from her internet provider asking her to confirm some information. She had clicked on a link and typed in her personal information.

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Police: DUI for Woman, 31, Tested at 3X the Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit

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Police said they found it difficult to wake a 31-year-old woman who was found sleeping at the wheel of her parked car with the engine running Tuesday night, March 2. When her blood-alcohol content was tested later, according to police, the first test showed she had just above three times the legal amount for driving; the second result was just below three times the limit. Darien police gave this account of what happened, including accusations not proven in court:

An officer on patrol saw the car at 8:48 p.m. in the Darien Tennis Club parking lot at 98 Old Kings Hwy. North. Looking through a car window, the officer saw Tyesha Bember of Bridgeport slumped over the steering wheel, motionless.