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Unlocked Jeep With Keys Inside Stolen Overnight in Darien, Possibly Used in a Stamford Shooting

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An unlocked Jeep Wrangler, parked outside with the keys inside it, was stolen from outside a house at 8 Glenwood Dr. sometime overnight from Friday to Saturday, and later found in Stamford, Darien police said. The vehicle, which had been pursued by Stamford police, was thought to have been used in a shooting in that city, Darien police said they were told. Darien police gave this further account of what happened:

The owner reported the theft to police at 9:19 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 30. Another vehicle left in the driveway wasn’t disturbed.

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BMW, Possibly Unlocked, Stolen Overnight from Outside Darien Home, Later Found in Waterbury

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In an incident that seems to have followed the pattern of recent vehicle thefts in Darien and elsewhere, a BMW parked outside a house on Point O’Woods Road South was stolen, then found days later in Waterbury. Darien police described the incident with this account:

Sometime overnight, between 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 and 8:42 a.m., the next day, someone entered two cars parked outside the house at 12 Point O’Woods Road. The next morning, the owner found one of the cars — a gray 2011 Lexus RX — had been entered, although there were no signs of forced entry. The contents of the glove box were strewn over the front passenger seat.

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Police: One Teen Caught After Car Stolen in Stamford Crashes in Darien

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New Haven Line trains were halted Wednesday night as police searched and caught a teenager who fled from a stolen car that was in a traffic accident in downtown Darien, police said. ________

Update, 6:09 p.m. — The caught suspect is a 15-year-old Bridgeport girl, according to a Darien News report. ________

A pizza delivery driver in Stamford reported the car had been stolen, according to the Stamford Police Department, which described what happened in a statement on Facebook reposted by Darien police:

The pizza delivery driver left the keys in his 1999 Honda Civic while making a delivery on Henry Street in the South End of Stamford. The driver reported the theft to police at about 6:50 p.m.

Police in a number of patrol cars went to the area to find the car, and it was spotted on Interstate 95, traveling in the northbound lanes. Stamford police Officer Richard Dabrowski tried to pull the vehicle over, but it didn’t stop, and Stamford police pursued it.