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LOCK IT or LEAVE IT, The Darien Police Department Firearms Safety and Disposal Program

DARIEN, CT When it comes to having a firearm in your home, the Darien Police Department recommends that you Lock it or Leave it. The Department is committed to ensuring that firearms in the home are properly secured and that residents are provided with a way to dispose of unwanted firearms. The Department has always assisted residents seeking to dispose of an unwanted firearm. read more

 

10 Tips To Prevent Scooter Theft

Darien, CT- Recently Darien Police officers recovered a stolen scooter as a result of a motor vehicle stop. The scooter had never been reported stolen but through the officer’s investigation, it was determined that it was taken from the Darien train station approximately two years prior. Scooters are being stolen at an alarming rate in our area and in the surrounding communities. read more

 

Town of Darien Road Paving Schedule For Summer 2015:

The Town of Darien paving program for the summer of 2015 is as follows: read more

 

IRS Phone Scams Continue To Target Darien Residents:

Darien residents continue to receive phone calls, both automated and in person, that are active scams. The Internal Revenue Service has recently issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. 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

 

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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