Public Safety

Arrests and investigations out of the New Canaan Police Department as well as coverage of activity from New Canaan Fire Co. No. 1, including capital projects, staff promotions and work with community groups. We post tips and services from the New Canaan Fire Marshal as well as community events that involve police, fire and paramedics, such as the annaul Fishing Derby, talks at venues such as New Canaan Library and bulletins from officials in each organization.

Recent Articles

Larceny Charge for Man Accused of Stealing $1,100 from Patient at Local Facility

A 30-year-old Bridgeport man was arrested by warrant Tuesday in connection with the theft of $1,100 from a patient at a New Canaan treatment facility. Authorities on March 28 received received a complaint about the larceny, according to a police report. Members of the New Canaan Police Investigative section identified a suspect who was employed at the facility at the time of the theft, the report said. Police secured a warrant for a charge of fourth-degree larceny, it said. The man turned himself in on the charge at about 2 p.m. on June 5. Continue Reading →

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Main Street Teen Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Police on Saturday evening charged an 18-year-old Main Street man with disorderly conduct. At about 5 p.m. on June 1, officers were dispatched to an apartment complex near the intersection at Harrison Avenue on a report that two occupants there had been involved in a dispute, police said. Following an investigation, police charged the teen with the misdemeanor offense. It isn’t clear what started the dispute or what it was about, whether it turned physical or whether the arrested man is related to the victim. Police withheld further information, classifying the matter as a domestic incident. Continue Reading →

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Interfering, Disorderly Charges for Greenwich Woman, 20

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Police on Saturday night arrested a 20-year-old Greenwich woman and charged her with disorderly conduct and interfering with an officer. At about 7:35 p.m. on June 2, officers were dispatched to a Parade Hill Road home on a report of a domestic dispute between two residents there, police said. Following an investigation, the misdemeanor charges were brought against the woman, according to a police report. It isn’t clear what started the dispute, whether or how it turned physical, how many people were involved, whether anyone was hurt or whether the arrested woman is related to the victim or victims.

It also isn’t clear why the interfering charge was brought. Police withheld further information, saying it was a domestic matter. Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Man, 18, Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Police on Friday afternoon arrested an 18-year-old town man and charged him with disorderly conduct. At about 3:20 p.m. on June 1, officers were dispatched to a Field Crest Road home on a report of a domestic dispute between two occupants of the residence, according to police. Following an investigation, the teen was charged with the misdemeanor offense. It isn’t clear what the dispute involved, whether it turned physical or whether or how the arrested man is related to the victim. Police withheld further information, calling it a domestic matter. Continue Reading →

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Police: New Canaan Woman, 42, Charged After Crashing Drunk with Child in Vehicle

Police on Saturday afternoon arrested a 42-year-old New Canaan woman who crashed her motor vehicle into a fence while intoxicated and with a child in the car. At about 1:45 p.m. on May 26, officers were dispatched to South Avenue near Bank Street on a report of the crash and a motorist trying to flee the scene, police said. As officers drove to the location, a dispatcher told them that the motorist had exited her car and appeared to be intoxicated, according to a police report. The officers smelled alcohol on the woman, the report said. She failed field sobriety tests and admitted to drinking wine prior to picking up her child, it said. Continue Reading →

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