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Robbery Suspect Identified Through DNA Evidence:

On June 28, 2011 at approximately 11:00am, three unidentified males entered David Harvey Jewelers, 995 Post Rd., carrying sledgehammers and wearing ski masks. The subjects proceeded to smash several glass display cases and removed numerous high-end watches valued at over $422,000.00. read more


The Darien Police Department Is Now Hiring!

BENEFITS INCLUDE: 20 Year Retirement With No Age Limitation, Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Group Life Insurance, Pension Plan, Group Health Insurance, Sick Leave, Tuition Reimbursement. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: POSTC certified police officers who have maintained their certification for a minimum of two consecutive years. Candidates must have earned a minimum read more


Is Your House A Target For Burglary While You're On Vacation?

An empty house is a tempting target for a burglar so make sure you do your best to have your home look occupied while you are away. There are several measures you can take to protect your home from a would-be burglar: read more


Darien Police Partners With Local Organizations To Launches "Project Lifesaver"

The Darien Police Department has recently launched Project Lifesaver. This nationwide program is designed to bring people who are at risk of wandering, particularly the elderly, including those with Alzheimers, Autism, Down Syndrome and Dementia home safely. read more


Drunk Driver Nearly Runs Over Two Darien Officers

At approximately 11:40 hrs the Darien Police Patrol Division received a radio broadcast regarding a green Nissan pick-up truck which was driving erratically. Two Darien police officers were on special duty traffic assignments on Leroy Ave. near West Ave. when they observed the vehicle traveling south toward them. Both officers were wearing Hi-Viz yellow uniform shirts identifying them as read more


Narcotics Arrest: Darien Man Crashes Car, Flees, Crashes Again

On May 17, 2014 John Tyler Keegan, age 22 of 2 Berry Ln. Darien, was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident on the Post Rd near Weeds Landing. Keegan never stopped his vehicle and left the scene of the accident. An officer nearby was given the description of Keegans vehicle and observed it traveling east on the Post Rd. The officer activated his emergency lights and attempted to pull Keegan read more


Darien Officers Fight With & Taser Naked Man Who Breaks Into Home

Darien, CT: At approximately 4:30pm on June 30, 2014, the Darien Police Department received numerous reports of a naked male running through yards on Stephen Mather Road. The male was reportedly attempting to gain entry to several residences. Officers arrived on scene and observed a white male without clothes on in the area of Maplewood Drive. Upon seeing officers the male ran off and a foot read more


Town is seeking a certified Police/EMS/Fire Telecommunicator

The Town of Darien, CT is seeking a certified Police/EMS/Fire Telecommunicator. Applicants must be non-smokers and hold a current certification as a State of Connecticut Telecommunicator. A complete job description can be found on the Town of Darien website under Human Resources. read more


Victim & Witness Notifcation Services

U.S. immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HIS), is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are observed. read more


Bookkeeper Arrested For Embezzling From Veteran's Services Fund:

Darien, CT- In late May of 2014, The Darien Police Department received an embezzlement complaint involving an employee at the National Veteran Services Fund (N.V.S.F.). The President of the organization stated that irregularities in the companys financial statements were discovered by an accounting firm and were brought to his attention. It was quickly determined that the organizations 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


Reward Offered In Robbery of People's United Bank

The Darien Police Detective Division is seeking assistance in a bank robbery investigation. On Wednesday April 30, 2014 at approximately 2:00pm, the Peoples United Bank located at 25 Old Kings Hwy North, was robbed. The suspect entered the bank using an open umbrella to shield himself from vestibule and ATM cameras. 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


Parent of Darien High School Student Falls Victim To Kidnapping Scam

Darien, CT Daily phone scam attempts targeting residents of Darien and surrounding towns are occurring at an alarming rate. This afternoon a town resident and parent of a Darien High School student unfortunately became the latest addition to a substantial list of victims. Two other would-be victims reported incidents today however investigation revealed no financial loss was incurred. read more



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