Darien Motor Vehicle Thefts 2018

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One Apparently Unlocked Vehicle Stolen, Then Found; Other Unlocked Vehicles Entered

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One car was — briefly — missing and two other vehicles were entered in Darien on two different nights last weekend. As usual, all three vehicles apparently hadn’t been locked. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Chief: Thefts From (and of) Unlocked Vehicles Continues to Follow Pretty Uniform Pattern

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Police Chief Ray Osborne recently responded to questions from Darien Police Commission Chairman J. Paul Johnson about the pattern typically followed by thieves stealing from vehicles Darien drivers leave unlocked outside overnight. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Nine Unlocked Vehicles Entered, One Stolen, on One Night Last Week

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Five unlocked vehicles were entered, with items taken from some of them, on Hickory Lane and nearby Deepwood Road overnight from Monday to Tuesday, and one of them was stolen, police said. That same night, three other unlocked vehicles, along with another that appears to have been unlocked were entered at various other locations in town. Bridgeport police found the car and arrested two early the next morning. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two Cars in Same Neighborhood Stolen Amid Spate of Vehicle Entries Overnight, March 11 to 12

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Of course they were all unlocked. Every last one of them. Overnight from Sunday to Monday, March 11 to 12, two vehicles were stolen from streets off of Middlesex Road near Stamford and four vehicles in other parts of town were entered. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Stolen Van Found Smoking, with Flat Tire on Post Road, Three Teens Arrested

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A van left with its keys in it overnight in the driveway off the Post Road was found on the roadway at about 1 a.m., Sunday, less than a quarter of a mile from three teenagers who were then arrested, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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