Police: Interfering Charge for 54-Year-Old Man

Police on Tuesday night arrested a 54-year-old Norwalk man and charged him with interfering with an officer. At about 5:44 p.m. on March 29, an officer on patrol stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on Lakeview Avenue because it’s license plate had expired, according to a police report. During a subsequent motor vehicle stop, the officer identified the driver as a man for whom New Canaan Police had an active arrest warrant stemming from an incident last September, the report said. In addition, Norwalk Police had issued a paperless re-arrest warrant in connection with a 2015 motor vehicle charge. 

In the New Canaan incident, from Sept. 1, the man was driving an unregistered and suspended vehicle, and he didn’t have insurance or a valid driver’s license, police said.

Police: 2017 Jaguar, Unlocked with Keys Inside, Stolen from Silvermine Road Driveway

An unlocked 2017 Jaguar with its keys inside the vehicle was reported stolen Saturday morning from a Silvermine Road driveway, according to police. The stolen car was involved in a pursuit with New York State Police, but no arrests have been made and the vehicle has not been recovered, Police Chief Leon Krolikowski said in a press release. “Another unlocked vehicle in the same driveway was entered but nothing was stolen from it,” the chief said in the press release. In addition, about $5,000 worth of golf gear was reported stolen on the morning of March 25 from unlocked vehicle in a Cheese Spring Road, the chief said. Two days later, at about 2:26 a.m. on March 27, officers responded to Mill Road on a report of vehicles being entered by suspects riding in a dark-colored SUV.


Police: Purse, Wallet Stolen from Unlocked Vehicles in New Canaan

Police say another two unlocked vehicles in New Canaan were illegally entered last week and items within them stolen. A purse was stolen from one of the vehicles on White Oak Shade Lane on the morning of March 18, as well as a makeup bag and sunglasses, Police Chief Leon Krolikowski said in a press release. Later located in Bridgeport, the purse had in it several credit cards, a bank debit card, health insurance card and a driver’s license, the chief said. That illegal entry was reported to police at 9:06 a.m. About three hours later, police received a report of another unlocked car entered, on Charter Oak Drive. A wallet with $500 cash, credit cards and a driver’s license was stolen from it, Krolikowski said in the press release.

New Canaan Man, 67, Charged in Domestic Dispute

Police arrested a 67-year-old New Canaan man late Sunday following a domestic dispute. At about 10:25 p.m. on March 21, officers were dispatched to a Richmond Hill Road apartment in connection with a dispute between the man and another occupant of the residence, according to a police report. There, police conducted an investigation and brought the misdemeanor charge against the man. Under state law, a person is guilty of disorderly conduct when he or she “with intent to cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or by offensive or disorderly conduct, annoys or interferes with another person,” among other reasons. It wasn’t clear what the dispute involved or whether or how the victim is related to the arrested man.

DUI: New Canaan Man, 62, Tests at Nearly Twice Legal Limit

Police on Wednesday night arrested a 62-year-old New Canaan man and charged him with driving under the influence. At about 9:19 p.m. on March 17, an officer on patrol saw a vehicle run a stop signal at Cherry Street and South Avenue, according to a police report. During a subsequent stop, the officer observed signs of impairment in the driver, the report said. After conducting field sobriety tests, police took the Heritage Hill Road man into custody and transported him to headquarters for processing on the misdemeanor charge. The man provided a blood-alcohol sample of .15, nearly twice the legal limit of .08.