Darien Motor Vehicle Thefts

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Thefts from Unlocked Cars, SUVs Across Town Entered Overnights in Mid-June

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Across town, Darienites who didn’t lock their car or sport utility vehicles overnight found out between about June 14 and the early morning of June 19 that the vehicles had been entered overnight, police said. Sometimes items were taken, and on Alpine Lane, where there was a report of suspicious males early one morning, an SUV stolen from Stamford was found not far from where other vehicles had been entered. (more…) Continue Reading →

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SUV Stolen on Friday Is Now Found, Driver Says She Was Distracted When She Left Keys Inside

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Update, 11:02 a.m., Dec. 7:

A Darien woman posted a note on Facebook that she was the victim who mistakenly left her keys in her SUV last Friday before it was stolen. She said she was just distracted at the time and usually locks her vehicle, which has been found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Motor Vehicles Stolen, Two Others Entered Overnight Thursday to Friday in Darien

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Overnight from Thursday to Friday last week, two vehicles were stolen and two others were entered in Darien, police say, with three of the incidents happening around Tokeneke. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Area Police Chief: Revolving-Door Legal System Contributes to Spate of Car Thefts

Car Theft Burglary Post PD Facebook 11-20-17
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The Waterbury gang members stealing unlocked motor vehicles from outside homes in Darien, New Canaan and other area communities often have been arrested multiple times in the past, according to New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. Krolikowski’s comments came days before Darien Police Department posted an alert Saturday on Facebook and Twitter that three more cars were stolen overnight in town. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Chief on Recent Car Burglary Spree: 2 Arrests Helped, Other Towns Getting Similar Burglaries

Ray Osborne Police Commission 03-02-17
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Darien isn’t unusual in getting hit with a recent rash of burglaries into unlocked motor vehicles, and it looks like the two teenagers recently arrested in town could solve a dozen of the recent burglaries, Police Chief Ray Osborne says. (more…) Continue Reading →

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