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WestportNow
Police Take Two Into CustodyThursday, August 17, 2017 Westport police late today took two persons into c
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Westport police late today took two persons into custody on Imperial Avenue near Baker Avenue. Police did not immediately provide details of the arrests. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Best car-theft defense — lock itreporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglar
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
reporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglaries. “It’s a high value, low-risk crime,” Westport Police spokesman Lt. David Farrell said. Car thieves routinely use the vehicles for joyrides and additional thefts,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Best car-theft defense — lock itreporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglar
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
reporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglaries. “It’s a high value, low-risk crime,” Westport Police spokesman Lt. David Farrell said. Car thieves routinely use the vehicles for joyrides and additional thefts,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Best car-theft defense — lock itreporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglar
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
reporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglaries. “It’s a high value, low-risk crime,” Westport Police spokesman Lt. David Farrell said. Car thieves routinely use the vehicles for joyrides and additional thefts,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Best car-theft defense — lock itreporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglar
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
reporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglaries. “It’s a high value, low-risk crime,” Westport Police spokesman Lt. David Farrell said. Car thieves routinely use the vehicles for joyrides and additional thefts,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Best car-theft defense — lock itreporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglar
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
reporting a double and even triple-digit increase in vehicle thefts and burglaries. “It’s a high value, low-risk crime,” Westport Police spokesman Lt. David Farrell said. Car thieves routinely use the vehicles for joyrides and additional thefts,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Homeless man charged in Westport car burglaries— A homeless man is facing burglary charges after he was caught in the middle o
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
— A homeless man is facing burglary charges after he was caught in the middle of a car burglary spree, police said. Westport police responded to a Woodside Avenue residence around 4:30 a.m. Friday on the report of an attempted car... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Several In Hospital After Rollover Of Stolen Car On Route 7 In Norwalkstolen car ended up on its side along Grist Mill Road after the crash at 3:45 a
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 8 days ago
stolen car ended up on its side along Grist Mill Road after the crash at 3:45 a.m Wednesday, police told News 12. Westport police made several attempts to stop the car, then Norwalk police tried but were also unable to stop it, News 12... Read more
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The Herald News
With pot legal, Somerset, Westport join statewide crackdown on impaired drivingadd patrols “specifically to remove impaired drivers and as a result reduce the
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
add patrols “specifically to remove impaired drivers and as a result reduce the needless deaths and injuries they cause.” Westport Police Detective Jeff Majewski said the Westport police will also begin deploying extra patrols in the next day or... Read more
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WestportNow
Seven Juveniles Arrested for Car Theftcharged with first-degree larceny, first-degree conspiracy to commit larceny, a
WestportNow / Posted 9 days ago
charged with first-degree larceny, first-degree conspiracy to commit larceny, and interfering with a police officer. “The Westport Police Department stresses the importance of locking your vehicle and taking your key, fob inside,” Farrell said.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
7 arrested after police pursuit of stolen vehicle in CTand operating without a license. The crash closed Grist Mill Road from 4 a.m.
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 9 days ago
and operating without a license. The crash closed Grist Mill Road from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. for the police investigation. The Westport Police Department used the incident to "stress the importance of locking your vehicle and taking your key/fob... Read more
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WestportNow
Seven Juveniles Arrested for Car TheftFarrell said. He added that Westport officers will follow up with the appropri
WestportNow / Posted 9 days ago
Farrell said. He added that Westport officers will follow up with the appropriate charges for the juveniles. “The Westport Police Department stresses the importance of locking your vehicle and taking your key, fob inside,” Farrell... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
7 Juveniles Arrested After Chase from Westport to Norwalkcase and police chase that started in Westport and ended in a crash Norwalk ear
NBC Connecticut / Posted 9 days ago
case and police chase that started in Westport and ended in a crash Norwalk early Wednesday morning, according to police. Westport police said they responded to Chapel Hill Road around 3:30 a.m. to investigate a report of a motor vehicle theft and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Darien cyclist struck by car; driver charged with DUI911 calls about the accident. The car, which had heavy front end damage, fled t
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
911 calls about the accident. The car, which had heavy front end damage, fled the scene southbound on the Merritt Parkway. Westport police stopped the car, which at that point was heading northbound on the parkway, moments after the car’s... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Darien cyclist struck by car; driver charged with DUI911 calls about the accident. The car, which had heavy front end damage, fled t
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
911 calls about the accident. The car, which had heavy front end damage, fled the scene southbound on the Merritt Parkway. Westport police stopped the car, which at that point was heading northbound on the parkway, moments after the car’s... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Darien cyclist struck by car; driver charged with DUI911 calls about the accident. The car, which had heavy front end damage, fled t
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
911 calls about the accident. The car, which had heavy front end damage, fled the scene southbound on the Merritt Parkway. Westport police stopped the car, which at that point was heading northbound on the parkway, moments after the car’s... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Fairfield police investigate hit-run, driver apprehendedthe vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout fo
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 10 days ago
the vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout for the suspect’s vehicle. The driver, a man said to be in his 80s, was apprehended by Westport police, although his name was not immediately available. JBurgeson@ctpost.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Fairfield police investigate hit-run, driver apprehendedthe vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout fo
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
the vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout for the suspect’s vehicle. The driver, a man said to be in his 80s, was apprehended by Westport police, although his name was not immediately available. JBurgeson@ctpost.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fairfield police investigate hit-run, driver apprehendedthe vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout fo
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
the vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout for the suspect’s vehicle. The driver, a man said to be in his 80s, was apprehended by Westport police, although his name was not immediately available. JBurgeson@ctpost.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fairfield police investigate hit-run, driver apprehendedincluding a description of the vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
including a description of the vehicle. Fairfield police alerted other area towns to be on the lookout for the suspect’s vehicle. The driver was apprehended by Westport police, although his name was not immediately available. JBurgeson@ctpo... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport man charged with driving with suspended license in WestportWESTPORT — Police arrested a Bridgeport man Sunday evening for allegedly drivin
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
WESTPORT — Police arrested a Bridgeport man Sunday evening for allegedly driving without a form of identification and — as officers discovered — with a suspended license. Police said an officer determined a car was unregistered and pulled it over on... Read more
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The Herald News
Man who exposed himself on Westport trail caught by policeand demanding sex from a man on the Brookside Conservation Trail, is in custody
The Herald News / Posted 11 days ago
and demanding sex from a man on the Brookside Conservation Trail, is in custody. According to a press release from the Westport Police Department, officers went to an apartment at 436 Stafford Road, where they believed LaFond was staying with a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Norwalk man with drugs allegedly fled from policea May traffic stop before speeding away when the officer returned to his patrol
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
a May traffic stop before speeding away when the officer returned to his patrol car. The 25-year-old turning himself in to Westport police last week for charges related to the May 24 incident. Police said an officer stopped a car in Westport after... Read more
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The Herald News
Westport police looking for man accused of exposing himself in public— Police are searching for a man they say exposed himself to another man, deman
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
— Police are searching for a man they say exposed himself to another man, demanding sex. A press release from the Westport Police Department said officers were called Wednesday to the Brookside Conservation Trail, 1016 American Legion... Read more
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WestportNow
Westport Police Seek New OfficersThursday, August 03, 2017 Its ranks thinned by a retirements, the Westport P
WestportNow / Posted 15 days ago
Thursday, August 03, 2017 Its ranks thinned by a retirements, the Westport Police Department today announced it is seeking qualified applicants for entry level and certified police officer positions. Applicants... Read more
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Darien News-Review
65 Stratford police officers now using body camerasFairfield County police departments have taken the plunge and purchased body ca
Darien News-Review / Posted 15 days ago
Fairfield County police departments have taken the plunge and purchased body cameras for officers. Milford, Ansonia and Westport police departments have officers using body cameras. But the cost of the body cameras and their storage tend to be... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Community Channel: Middle school volunteers needed, A top attorney...charity. Gift certificates and submission forms can be dropped off to task for
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
charity. Gift certificates and submission forms can be dropped off to task force co-chairwoman, Lt. Jillian Cabana, at Westport police headquarters, 50 Jesup Road, or arrangements can be made for salon pick-up. For information, contact... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
65 Stratford police officers now using body camerasFairfield County police departments have taken the plunge and purchased body ca
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 15 days ago
Fairfield County police departments have taken the plunge and purchased body cameras for officers. Milford, Ansonia and Westport police departments have officers using body cameras. But the cost of the body cameras and their storage tend to be... Read more
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Connecticut Post
65 Stratford police officers now using body camerasFairfield County police departments have taken the plunge and purchased body ca
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
Fairfield County police departments have taken the plunge and purchased body cameras for officers. Milford, Ansonia and Westport police departments have officers using body cameras. But the cost of the body cameras and their storage tend to be... Read more
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WestportNow
Have You Seen These Men?Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Westport Police are seeking help from the public in
WestportNow / Posted 16 days ago
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Westport Police are seeking help from the public in identifying two men involved in a July 21 Post Road East nail salon burglary. The suspects made off with a safe. Anyone who recognizes these... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Coyote info session dispels fearsEvery year, nationwide, there are less than 10 coyote bites of humans, compared
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Every year, nationwide, there are less than 10 coyote bites of humans, compared to 4.7 million dog bites, Simon said. Westport police sent out a statement regarding the increase in sightings at the beginning of February after the killing of a... Read more
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WestportNow
Police Ask for Help to Capture Burglars Who Stole SafeWednesday, August 02, 2017 Westport Police today asked for the public’s help
WestportNow / Posted 16 days ago
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Westport Police today asked for the public’s help to solve a July 21 Post Road East nail salon burglary in which two suspects caught on camera made off with a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Westport police: Northford woman charged with heroin possessionBalkun, 29, of Northford in North Branford, was charged with possession of narc
Darien News-Review / Posted 16 days ago
Balkun, 29, of Northford in North Branford, was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia, Westport police said. An officer saw what police said appeared to be vomit on the pavement next to a vehicle in a Saugatuck... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Can you identify these Westport burglary suspects?WESTPORT — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 16 days ago
WESTPORT — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in the burglary of a nail salon. Officers responded to a nail salon on Post Road East on July 21 for the report of a commercial burglary, police said. Police said a safe,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Westport police: Northford woman charged with heroin possessionBalkun, 29, of Northford in North Branford, was charged with possession of narc
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
Balkun, 29, of Northford in North Branford, was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia, Westport police said. An officer saw what police said appeared to be vomit on the pavement next to a vehicle in a Saugatuck... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Norwalk woman charged with DUI in Westportinfluence of drugs/alcohol, disobeying an officer’s signal and failure to stop
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
influence of drugs/alcohol, disobeying an officer’s signal and failure to stop on the right side of the road, police said. Westport police said Otto was driving on Easton Road in Westport when an officer saw she didn’t pull over for a fire truck... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Can you identify these Westport burglary suspects?WESTPORT — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
WESTPORT — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in the burglary of a nail salon. Officers responded to a nail salon on Post Road East on July 21 for the report of a commercial burglary, police said. Police said a safe,... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Safe Stolen From Westport Nail Salonpolice said. Video surveillance captured images of two men take a safe from a
NBC Connecticut / Posted 16 days ago
police said. Video surveillance captured images of two men take a safe from a nail salon on Post Road East, according to Westport police. The safe contained an undisclosed amount of cash and items. Police are asking for the public's help to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Norwalk woman charged with DUI in Westportinfluence of drugs/alcohol, disobeying an officer’s signal and failure to stop
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
influence of drugs/alcohol, disobeying an officer’s signal and failure to stop on the right side of the road, police said. Westport police said Otto was driving on Easton Road in Westport when an officer saw that she didn’t pull over for a fire... Read more
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