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Police: Woman, 34, Charged After Not Supervising Boyfriend’s Two Children, Ages 3 and 8, in Neighborhood

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After a 3-year-old girl was seen walking a dog near the intersection of Noroton Avenue and West Elm Street, and her 8-year-old brother on a bicycle in the neighborhood, their father’s girlfriend was charged with leaving them unsupervised, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Drive Carefully Near Tokeneke School on Saturday During Pumpkin Carnival, and Here’s Where to Park

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Because of the expected crowds and traffic surrounding Tokeneke School during the annual Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival this Saturday, Darien police have issued a traffic advisory and pointed out where extra parking is available. Police said you can’t park on Old Farm Road, where the entrances to the school are located, nor on private streets in the Tokeneke Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 32, After Car Crashes Into Stone Wall Near Sharp Curve on Hollow Tree Ridge Road

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A 32-year-old driver who received a minor injury when his car struck a stone wall on the side of Hollow Tree Ridge Road in August has been charged with driving while under the influence, Darien police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Public Invited to Brown Bag Lunch with DHS, Middlesex Police Resource Officers, Oct 24 at Depot

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You can meet and talk with Darien’s two school resource officers, the police assigned to Darien High School and Middlesex Middle School, at a brown bag lunch on Oct. 24 at the Depot Darien Youth Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Arrest Man Wanted in Assault Connected to Darien Shoplifting

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A man wanted by Darien police on charges of assault and robbery in an incident last February was identified with help from North Carolina police and taken into custody with help from New York City police, Darien police announced on Wednesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Darien Man, 32, Speeding Downtown After 1 AM

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An officer on patrol saw a car speeding at 52 mph on the Post Road near Center Street, downtown at about 1:14 a.m., Saturday and later charged the 32-year-old man behind the wheel with driving while under the influence, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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It Happened Again: Scooter Locked with Chain Stolen from Noroton Heights Station

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For the second time in three days, a two-wheeled vehicle locked with a chain at the Noroton Heights Railroad Station was stolen. The first one is a moped valued at $2,000. This one is a white Piaggio scooter valued at $2,700. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 26, Who Went Through Red Light at 2:39 AM, Then Swerved in His Lane

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What caught the eye of a Darien police officer when a 26-year-old driver got off the northbound lanes of I-95 at Exit 11, then crossed the road and entered the highway on-ramp at 2:39 a.m., Saturday, was that the man went through a red light, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Spate of Overnight Vehicle Entering/Thieving: 11 Vehicles at 10 Addresses on Three Streets in One Night

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The latest string of overnight thieving from and entering vehicles occurred from Monday to Tuesday, Sept. 23 to 24, involving 11 vehicles at 10 addresses on Oak Park Avenue, Nolen Lane and Leeuwarden Road, according to Darien police. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 27, Swerving Suddenly on Interstate 95

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A 27-year-old driver was intoxicated at 2:48 a.m., Sunday when he swerved suddenly into different lanes and suddenly slowed from 80 mph to 45  in the northbound-traffic lanes near Exit 13 of Interstate 95, Darien police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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