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Darien High School Fireworks Display Advisory For July 3, 2015

The following regulations will be in force the evening of Friday, July 3, 2015 for the fireworks display at Darien High School (rain date Sunday, July 5th). For 2015, All parking in the high school lot will be with a pre-paid permit only. This permit must be visible in the vehicles windshield when approaching the main gate. read more

 

Darien Police Issue Fireworks Advisory

The Darien Police Department wants to remind residents that fireworks are illegal in the State of Connecticut. The public has been overwhelmed with advertisements, signs and sales pitches of so-called fireworks. It is important to understand that the only legal Fireworks items in Connecticut are sparklers. read more

 

Is a "Utility Worker" knocking at your front door? A burglar may be at your back door:

Distraction burglary is a crime in which elderly persons are often the targets but not always. The perpetrator seeks to draw a resident out of the house or into the basement on a pretext. While the resident is occupied, an accomplice enters the home and steals valuables such as money and jewelry. Thieves may also take read more

 

Be Aware of Scams Affecting Our Area:

There are a variety of home improvement or contractor scams that target Darien residents. In some cases, the victim may never even know that they have been scammed. Here are some of the most common frauds: read more

 

Overnight Burglaries Of Unlocked Vehicles Are On The Rise

Was Your Unlocked Vehicle Entered During The Overnight? Did You Even Notice? Car Burglaries Are On The Rise. The Darien Police Department is reaching out to a handful of neighborhoods that have recently been targeted by car burglars. There are two primary purposes for this notification. read more

 

Armed Robbery Of Chase Bank

The Darien Police Department is currently investigating a robbery of the Chase Bank located at 165 Noroton Ave. Shortly after 4:00pm on 2/24/2015, a white female entered the establishment and approached a bank employee. The suspect then displayed a firearm and demanded cash. read more

 

Is Heroin In Darien?

Definitely, according to Sergeant Jeremiah Marron of the Darien Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit, Not only is Heroin sold and used in Darien, but its severely addictive properties are motivating crimes such as burglary, larceny, theft from vehicles, and recently even Home Invasion. "Heroin is pummeling the Northeast, leaving addiction, overdoses and fear in its wake," said James Hunt of the Drug Enforcement Administration's New York Office. read more

 




 



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