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Dispute Erupts After Off-Leash Dog Pees on Neighbor’s Patio

Police cited Deep Valley Road man for allowing a dog to roam after the animal urinated on a neighbor’s patio on a recent afternoon, the latest incident in a longstanding dispute. The complainant had been working in his back yard on a Tuesday afternoon in late-November when he noticed the dog doing its business, according to a police report obtained by through a Freedom of Information request. The man told police during a subsequent interview that he “became angry and began yelling at the dog,” then noticed the animal’s owner standing in his driveway, smoking, and told him to “Get the [expletive] out of here,” the report said. The homeowner then “picked up a trash can filled with leaves in an aggressive manner,” as though to throw it at the dog, and the neighbor left his property slowly, it said. Police learned of the incident after being called to the complainant’s home at about 4:08 p.m. on Nov. Continue Reading →

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18-Year-Old Cited for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor

Police last week cited an 18-year-old Oak Street man for possession of alcohol by a minor following a traffic stop. At about 1:10 a.m. on Dec. 23, an officer saw a vehicle traveling on Main Street without headlights or tail lights displayed, according to a police report. During a subsequent stop, the officer detected the odor of marijuana in the car, the report said. An investigation turned up no pot, but did yield the discovery of seven unopened cans of beer and two unopened bottles of vodka, it said. Continue Reading →

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Assault, Disorderly Charges for 24-Year-Old Woman


Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a 24-year-old Memphis, Tenn. woman I connection with a domestic incident at a New Canaan home. At about 3:14 p.m. on Dec. 26, officers were dispatched to a Heritage Hill Road residence on a report of a dispute between two occupants there, police said. Following an investigation, the woman was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct, according to a police report. Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Man, 35, Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Police on Sunday morning arrested a 35-year-old New Canaan many and charged him with disorderly conduct. At about 7:49 a.m. on Dec. 24, officers were dispatched to a New Norwalk road home on a report of a disturbance involving two occupants of the house, police said. Following an investigation, they charged the man with the misdemeanor offense. It isn’t clear what the dispute involved, whether it turned physical or whether the arrested man is related to the victim. Continue Reading →

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Felony Criminal Mischief Charge for New Canaan Man, 38

Police on Sunday night arrested a 38-year-old Laurel Road man and charged him with first-degree criminal mischief, a felony offense, and disorderly conduct. At about 10:10 p.m. on Dec. 24, police were dispatched to a Norholt Drive home on a report of a dispute between two residents there, officials said. Following an investigation, police brought the two charges against the man. It isn’t clear whether he’s been accused of damaging property during the dispute, what prompted it, whether the victim is related to him or whether the argument turned physical. Continue Reading →

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