A scooter was reported stolen from the Goodwives Shopping Center parking lot on the evening of Tuesday, July 12, and another was reported missing from Darien Railroad Station later the same night. But both vehicles were found not far away by the next day. It appeared the thief or thieves couldn’t start and drive either vehicle. The spots where the scooters were stolen and later found downtown are all within about 1,000 feet of each other. Darien police gave these accounts of each incident:
Goodwives Shopping Center
Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the driver of a 2009 Honda Ruckus scooter told police the vehicle had just been stolen from the Goodwives Shopping Center parking lot when the rider went into Stop & Shop for about 20 minutes.