Three unlocked vehicles parked overnight on Holmes Avenue were entered overnight from Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 21 to 22, but nothing was reported stolen.
The car and two SUVs — two of them in driveways — were left unlocked despite numerous thefts and attempted thefts from unlocked vehicles in the area.
All three vehicles were parked on the section of the street south of Middlesex Road, in the area between 80 and 100 Holmes Ave.
A woman, 32, told police that her white 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe had been parked in her driveway overnight. A police officer responding to a report from a different home on the street saw the vehicle in her driveway with the glove box open.
At a different address, a man, 55, told police just before 8 a.m., Sunday that a blue 2016 BMW was parked late Saturday evening in the driveway. The glove box and center console were found open in the morning.
At a third house, a woman, 54, told police just after 8 a.m., Sunday that a red 2015 Jeep Compass, parked on the side of the road was found in the morning with its glove box open. Her husband said he had walked their dogs in the neighborhood at about 11:30 p.m. the night before and saw nothing suspicious.
Stamford police have reported thefts from motor vehicles parked overnight at homes not far from the Darien border.
Other Recent Motor Vehicle Burglaries in the Area
- Cars Entered on Various Nights on or Near Hoyt Street Over the Weekend (Sept. 19)
- Unlocked Car Stolen Overnight on West Ave, Cars Entered Nearby on Park Lane (Nov. 8)
- Thefts from Four Motor Vehicles Across Darien Saturday, Another Reported Friday (Nov. 16)
- Car Stolen from West Avenue Recovered by Hamden Police, Three Arrested (Dec. 7)
- Three Vehicles Entered Overnight Dec 18 to 21 on Holmes Ave (Dec. 27, 2016)
And on the other side of town, recently: