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Police Chief: Two More Unlocked Cars with Keys Inside Stolen in New Canaan

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Two more unlocked cars with the keys left in them have been stolen from New Canaan homes, officials said. New Canaan Police Department Chief Leon Krolikowski said a Range Roger and Acura MDX likely were stolen in the early morning hours Monday from Kimberly Place and Woodridge Drive, respectively. “Thus far this year, all of the vehicles stolen in our town involved unlocked vehicles with the keys were left inside,” the chief said in a press release. “In addition to these vehicle thefts, many thefts of valuables from unlocked vehicles occurred. Often, these thefts result in identity thefts.”

In recent cases, gang members from Bridgeport, Hartford and Waterbury have been arrested or identified as suspects in the thefts. Continue Reading →

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Police Chief: Keeping Our College Students Safe

Very soon, hundreds of New Canaan students will move to a nearby city or across the country to pursue their studies. Becoming independent almost overnight comes with certain risks and responsibilities. Street crime is on the increase in most large U.S cities. It is also growing on campuses and in small communities. No college is immune to crime. Continue Reading →

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Two Cars—Unlocked, Keys Inside—Stolen from Gower Road

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Two more vehicles—both unlocked and with the keys inside—were stolen from New Canaan last weekend, police said. The thefts occurred on Saturday on Gower Road, according to a press bulletin issued by New Canaan Police Department Chief Leon Krolikowski. One of them subsequently was used in a robbery in Bridgeport, and recovered following a police pursuit that saw five occupants taken into custody, Krolikowski said. The other stolen vehicle was recovered in Waterbury, he said. “Thus far this year, all of the vehicles stolen in our town involved unlocked vehicles with the keys were left inside,” Krolikowski said. Continue Reading →

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