Same Old Song: Unlocked Darien Cars With Keys Inside Get Stolen. What a Surprise.

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Twice last week, Darien residents told police that, overnight, their sport utility vehicles, unlocked and with the keys inside, as usually happens in these cases, were stolen. The week before, it was a car stolen from a third resident, in just the same way.


On Tuesday, Oct. 23, a resident of Dubois Street told police that his 2002 BMW X7 was missing. Police met with the owner at 7:27 a.m. At 9 a.m., the vehicle was found in the Jamaica section of Queens in New York City. No arrests were made when the SUV was found.


On Friday, a resident of Goodwives River Road told police that the missing vehicle was a 20212 Land Rover, which had been dropped off by the car dealership. Unlocked. With the keys inside.


On Aug. 15, a resident of Darien Close told police his 2016 Audi A3 was stolen. Officers met with the man at 7:09 a.m. At 8:15 a.m., the vehicle was found in Waterbury.

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On the back of Darien Police patrol cars: “Lock your car. every time. Everywhere.”


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