Darien Police Night 03-01-17

Gas Station’s Glass Door Smashed and Cash Taken in Overnight Break-In

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A “quantity of cash” was taken sometime overnight from Monday to Tuesday, April 20 to 21 when a glass door was smashed and the Citgo gas station at the corner of Tokeneke and Five Mile River Roads was entered, police said. Darien police provided this further information about the incident:

At 7:50 a.m., Police were called by someone who works at the gas station, located just before the bridge going into Rowayton. The man said that when he arrived at 7:30, he saw the glass door shattered. He checked inside and found that cash had been stolen from the register. Police detectives went to the station to examine it for evidence.

Darien Police Night 03-01-17

Break-in at Mama Carmela’s Deli Involves Tampered Lock, Not Much Taken

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A lock was tampered with in order to break in to Mama Carmela’s Italian Deli sometime overnight Tuesday to Wednesday, Feb. 26 to 27, but not much money was taken, according to police. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Darien Police Commission, Police Chief Donald Anderson described the burglary, adding additional details to the police announcement issued the same day. At 5:15 a.m., Wednesday, a police officer on patrol was flagged down by two people in front of Mama Carmela’s at 1981 Post Road. They told the officer that when they arrived at work, they found the front-door lock had been damaged.