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Several Darien Motor Vehicles Entered Overnight, Teens in Stolen Car Seen, Later Arrested in Clinton

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On Revere Road, a group of teenagers was seen checking whether cars were locked, at about 1:30 a.m., Saturday, police said. That night when several cars at different spots in town were entered and some items were stolen from them. A witness gave police the license plate number of the SUV the teens used when they left. Four teenagers were later arrested in Clinton early the same morning — inside the same SUV, which had been stolen in New Haven, according to police. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Items Stolen from Three Unlocked Vehicles and a Mailbox, Same Night, Most in Same Area of Town

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Along with the normal thefts from unlocked vehicles overnight, 10 thank-y0u cards were taken from a mailbox sometime overnight from Monday to Tuesday, Oct. 8 to 9 — all but one in the same area of town. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Vehicles Within Three Blocks of Each Other Entered Overnight Thursday to Friday

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Overnight Thursday to Friday, Aug. 2 to 3, three unlocked vehicles parked outside homes in Noroton were entered, two on Garden City Road and a third just three blocks away on Crimmins Road, police said. (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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Four Vehicles Stolen, Others Entered Around Post Road in Noroton Overnight, Saturday to Sunday

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Four vehicles were stolen overnight, Saturday to Sunday, July 7 to 8, three of them in Noroton on or near the Post Road, and other vehicles had been found entered in the same area, police said. One of the vehicles was later driven by a teenager without a driver’s license and was chased by Greenwich police before the car smashed into and severed a utility pole, which also caused extensive damage to the car, Greenwich police said. The driver and another teenager, 16, were charged by police, who did not report that any injuries resulted. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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Oops: Woman Tells Police $12,000 in Cash Taken From Unlocked Car at Park

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Darien police say a woman told them Wednesday not only that she had not locked her car when she parked at Stony Brook Park on Ledge Road, but that she’d left her purse in it — containing cash totaling $12,000. The purse and the money were gone when she got back to the car, she told police. (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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