Drinking in Darien 2018

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Police: DUI for Woman, 44, Driving Extremely Slow on Old Farm Road

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When a driver traveling extremely slowly on Old Farm Road pulled alongside a police patrol car and stop, police thought the driver seemed to want to make contact with them to tell them something, and they approached the vehicle, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 38, Found Putting Trash in a Downtown Business Dumpster

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When a police officer saw a man toss some garbage into the dumpster behind a business near the corner of the Post Road and Corbin Drive early Sunday morning, then start driving away, the officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the man, police said. That led to the man’s arrest on a charge of driving while intoxicated, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Intoxicated Darien Driver, 18, Damages Wall, Drives Off on Flat Tires

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A Darien teenager, driving with a blood-alcohol amount well over the legal limit, hit a wall on the property of a Raymond Street resident early Sunday morning, then drove away in the heavily damaged vehicle, which had several flat tires, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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College Students Returning Home for the Holidays: Beware of ‘Drinksgiving’

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Thanksgiving is a holiday about family and friends — reconnecting over food and drink. For college students coming home for the holiday break, a new tradition has emerged, and it can have tragic consequences. Known as “Blackout Wednesday,” and even “Drinksgiving,” the evening before Thanksgiving sees college students packing local bars to catch up with hometown friends, binge drinking as the night wears on. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: On One Night, Two Fights, Charges Against Three Men, One Juvenile

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When Darien police were called to the public pier at Noroton Bay on a report of a young man screaming obscenities and throwing things around just after midnight on Sunday, it led to multiple charges against multiple family members related to at least two fights before arrests were made, according to police. The police account is complicated. (more…) Continue Reading →

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