Arrests and investigations out of the New Canaan Police Department as well as coverage of activity from New Canaan Fire Co. No. 1, including capital projects, staff promotions and work with community groups. We post tips and services from the New Canaan Fire Marshal as well as community events that involve police, fire and paramedics, such as the annaul Fishing Derby, talks at venues such as New Canaan Library and bulletins from officials in each organization.
Police on Nov. 10 arrested a 54-year-old Norwalk woman by warrant and charged her with fifth-degree larceny. She turned herself in on an active warrant regarding a theft reported to police Sept. 25, officials said. Police have said that at about 1:20 p.m. that Monday, two cashmere sweaters were reported stolen from an Elm Street art gallery.
Police on Nov. 11 arrested a 31-year-old Hartford man by warrant and charged him with two counts of third-degree identity theft and four counts of conspiracy to commit third-degree identity theft. At about 2:30 a.m. that Saturday, officers were notified by the New Britain Police Department that they had the man in custody on New Canaan’s warrant, officials said. It stemmed from an ID theft investigation in 2021, according to a police report.
Under state law, a person commits identity theft “when such person knowingly uses personal identifying information of another person to obtain or attempt to obtain money, credit, goods, services, property or medical information without the consent of such other person.”
According to Connecticut Judicial Branch records, the same man had been charged in 2018 with criminal impersonation (East Windsor Police). He was held on $50,000 bond and scheduled to appear Nov.
Police late on the night of Nov. 4 arrested a 40-year-old Oenoke Lane woman and charged her with disorderly conduct. Police at about 10:47 p.m. that Saturday night responded to the Oenoke Lane home regarding a dispute, according to a police report. There, authorities conducted an investigation and brought the misdemeanor charge, the report said. Police withheld details of the most arrest, saying it’s a domestic matter.
Police on Nov. 7 arrested a 53-year-old Norwalk man by warrant and charged him with fifth-degree larceny and third-degree robbery, a felony offense. At about 10 p.m. on Election Day, Bridgeport Police took the man into custody on an active warrant from a robbery investigation, officials said. It stemmed from an incident reported to police Oct. 26.
It wasn’t clear what was stolen, though police at 11:58 a.m. on Oct.
The 46-year-old New Canaan woman charged last month with risk of injury to a child and violation of a protective order has been arrested again on a felony offense, according to police. The Lakeview Avenue resident on Nov. 5 was arrested again following a routine traffic stop for speeding, according to a police report. At about 10:07 p.m. that Sunday, an officer on patrol stopped the woman after clocking her in the area of Canaan Parish at more than 60 mph, the report said. She was taken into custody and charged with speeding as well as violation of a standing criminal protective order, a felony.