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Police: Angry Teenager Threatened, Threw Glasses at Mother

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An 18-year-0ld Sunrise Avenue resident in an argument with his mother said he’d shoot his her if he had a gun (he didn’t), then got on a plane and went to Nantucket, New Canaan police said. The incident happened in an argument on July 25, and was reported to police at 3 p.m. the next day, although by 5 p.m. the son had gone to Westchester County Airport and took a flight to Nantucket. He had also thrown glasses at her and threatened to kill himself, police were told. New Canaan police applied for and received an arrest warrant charging the son with second-degree threatening. Nantucket police took him into custody, and the man later turned himself in on Aug. Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Dog Quarantined after Bite Sends Victim to Doc

A New Canaan dog is in quarantine at the police department’s animal control shelter after biting a person in the area of Kiwanis Park, officials say. Police at about 6 p.m. on Feb. 9 learned of the bite from urgent care physicians treating the victim. It isn’t clear just where or how severely the person was injured. The dog’s rabies was vaccination up-to-date, according to Officer Maryann Kleinschmitt, head of the police department’s animal control unit. Continue Reading →

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