Darien Motor Vehicle Burglaries 2019

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Five Unlocked Vehicles Entered in the Same Night in Same Area of Noroton, One Car Stolen

Google Maps four vehicles entered overnight same neighborhood 8/11-12/19
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From Sunday night to Monday morning, Aug. 11 to 12, unlocked cars parked outside overnight at homes on various streets near the southern end of Hollow Tree Ridge Road (south of Interstate 95) were entered, police said. One car, left not only unlocked but with the keys inside, was stolen from Wilson Ridge Road East. The car was found by Norwalk police several days later, so damaged that it couldn’t be driven. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Darien Police Respond to Overnight Thefts From Unlocked Cars

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Trying to find the young thieves who visit town to enter unlocked vehicles overnight, — stealing from some of them and, when the keys are left inside, sometimes stealing the cars themselves — is like looking for a needle in a haystack for police, a Darien police captain recently told the Board of Selectmen. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Unlocked Vehicles Entered Overnight Last Weekend

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Would-be thieves (that is, they would be, if they’d taken anything) entered three unlocked vehicles overnight Saturday to Sunday, Darien police were told. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Release Image of Male Suspected of Looking for Loot in Motor Vehicle

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“DO YOU KNOW THIS MAN?” Darien police ask in a post on Facebook. Images from a video show a young man or teenager both inside and outside a vehicle in the driveway at night. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Five Stolen Vehicles, 14 Total Entered on Various Nights Last Week

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Darien police, who had previously announced that five vehicles had been stolen last week, and a total of 11 entered, on Tuesday provided details about those incidents and three more over the weekend. All of the vehicles appear to have been unlocked, and the stolen ones also had keys inside. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Unlocked Vehicles Entered Outside Two Homes on Same Night, Locked Ones Not Touched

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A pencil case valued at $50 was stolen when a pickup truck and a sport utility vehicle were entered overnight Friday to Saturday, June 14 to 15 on Old Parish Road. On the same night, a key ring with some keys on it was stolen when two vehicles were entered on Holly Lane. In all cases, the vehicles were unlocked. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Motor Vehicles Entered Over the Weekend — After a Months-Long Hiatus

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Two motor vehicles were entered sometime overnight in different parts of town, owners discovered Friday and Sunday — the first such reports in about two and a half months, Police Chief Raymond Osborne said. The vehicles, of course, were unlocked. Locked vehicles are hardly ever entered overnight in residential neighborhoods. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Motor Vehicles Entered, Two in Same General Area of Town

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Two vehicles were entered in the same area on the west side of town, possibly the same night, resulting in the theft of one tool, and another vehicle parked in the lot at Trader Joe’s was entered by someone who stole things from the trunk, Darien police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Unlocked Vehicles Outside Five Darien Homes Entered Overnight Wednesday to Thursday Jan 30 to 31

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Unlocked motor vehicles were entered outside five Darien homes on Richmond Drive, Mansfield Place and Woods End Road (all within a mile of each other on the west side of town) overnight Wednesday to Thursday, Jan. 30 to 31. It seems not much loot resulted from the effort: Apparently only the keys to one of the vehicles was taken, but not the vehicle itself. Police described these incidents: (more…) Continue Reading →

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5 Unlocked Vehicles Outside 2 Homes on Midbrook Lane Entered, Prescription Meds Taken

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Three vehicles parked outside one house on Midbrook Lane were entered sometime overnight from Monday to Tuesday, Jan. 7 to 8, and another two outside a second house on the same street were also entered. Not one of them was locked. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Thieves Looking for Unlocked Vehicles Also Look for Unlocked Homes In Darien, Other Towns

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Darien police are advising the public that it’s becoming more frequent for thieves who check to see if vehicles are unlocked to also check to see if a house is unlocked. It happened around Christmas on Fairfield Avenue, in a theft that led to the arrest of a 17-year-old Norwalk boy, and homes were entered twice overnight from Wednesday to Thursday, Jan. 9 to 10. Teenagers involved in these thefts and attempts at stealing can often be involved in more serious crimes elsewhere, the statement said. Here’s a statement from Darien police, including details on the recent overnight incidents: (more…) Continue Reading →

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