Police Arrest 32-Year-Old Man on Felony Burglary, Larceny Charges

Police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a 32-year-old Fall River, Mass. man by warrant in connection with the burglary of a New Canaan home on the night of the Waveny fireworks two summers ago. At about 1130 p.m. on July 4, 2017, officers were dispatched to a house on Wakeman Road on a report of a burglary earlier in the evening where about $80,000 in items had been stolen, according to police. During an investigation the following April, authorities learned that several of the stolen items were being sold on eBay through a pawn shop in Fall River, according to a police report. Investigators went there and identified the man who was selling the items, the report said.

Podcast: 15th Annual Holiday Stroll Comes Friday and Saturday

This week on 0684-Radi0, our free weekly podcast (subscribe here in the iTunes Store), we talk to Tucker Murphy of the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce about the Holiday Stroll, a favorite annual event that will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday in the heart of the downtown and continue Saturday. This week’s podcast is sponsored by New Canaan Music. Join them from 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday at Pesca on Main Street while The Scavengers play for the Holiday Stroll kick-off.  During the Stroll weekend, New Canaan Music will offer half off on Hamilton Stands as well as free assembly and local delivery for electric pianos and drum kits (a $50 value). Here are recent episodes of 0684-Radi0:

State: 5 Coyotes Trapped and Killed in New Canaan in October, November


Five coyotes were trapped and killed in southwestern New Canaan in October and November under a state-issued permit, records show. A raccoon also was caught in the trap and released on site, according to information from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Issued Sept. 23 for the area of Adams Lane after a coyote snatched and killed a small dog outside, the nuisance wildlife control officer’s permit ran through Nov. 30. 

Here’s a summary of the trapper’s work, according to a Nuisance Wildlife Control Special Permit Report submitted to DEEP as required by state regulations:

NewCanaanite.com obtained the report through a public records request. 

State officials originally had issued the permit through Oct.

New Canaan Police Seek Help ID’ing Woman Who Used Stolen Credit Cards to Make $12,000 in Purchases

New Canaan Police on Wednesday released images of a woman they’re seeking to identify in connection with a theft last month at a Carter Street organization. Credit cards had been stolen Nov. 14 from a parked vehicle at New Canaan Mounted Troop, according to a post on the NCPD Instagram account. The woman used the cards the same day at SoNo Collections Mall in Norwalk, police said. There, she purchased more than $12,000 worth of items from Nordstrom, Bloomingdales and Pink stores, police said.