Sarah Maddox

Sarah Maddox grew up in New Canaan, CT and graduated in 2015 from New Canaan High School. She is looking forward to her sophomore year at the University of Connecticut, where she anticipates double majors in journalism and psychology. She is an active member of the Delta Gamma sorority. She is devoted to her family, friends, and her german shepherd, Tristan.

Recent Articles

20-Year-Old Man Arrested with Marijuana in Vehicle

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Police arrested a 20-year-old Danbury man on five charges on Saturday night, including possession of marijuana with intent to sell. At around 9:30 p.m. on July 22, police spotted his car traveling southbound on Valley Road without a front license plate. The officer at the scene identified the smell of marijuana upon approaching the car and communicating with the man, which led to the deployment of a K-9 Police Service Dog and a search of the vehicle, according to the police report. Small plastic baggies containing marijuana, empty clear plastic baggies, and a scale were found in the car, the report said. The man also presented a false name to investigating officers as well as a suspended driver’s license. Continue Reading →

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Police: Rabid Bat Found in New Canaan Bedroom

A bat found in the bedroom of a White Oak Shade Road home last week has tested positive for rabies, police said. Reported to the Animal Control section of the New Canaan Police Department on Tuesday, the rare positive test came back on Wednesday, prompting officials immediately to inform the family and advise them to consult their physician, according to Officer Allyson Halm. Halm urged New Canaanites to ensure that their pets are up-to-date with rabies vaccinations. “You never know how long a bat has been in the house and who it really has had contact with during its time in the house,” said Halm, head of Animal Control. According to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, less than 1 percent of bats are infected with the rabies virus. Continue Reading →

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