Police say two more vehicles were stolen from New Canaan homes in the past week, and that a third was illegally entered.
At about 10:34 a.m. on April 15, officers responded to Rosebrook Road on a report of a stolen 2016 Honda Odyssey, according to a press release issued by Police Chief Leon Krolikowski. The owner told police that the doors were probably unlocked but the keys were not inside, Krolikowski said.
Then, at about 6:50 a.m. on April 19, officers were dispatched to Douglas Road to investigate the theft of a 2019 Honda CRV. The town told police that the keys had been left in the vehicle.
“While investigating the report of the stolen Honda, the officer discovered a vehicle parked in the middle of the road,” the press release said. “The license plate on the vehicle came back as stolen out of Bridgeport, CT. In addition, the officer discovered mail belonging to a resident of Old Studio Road.”
At about 10:52 a.m. on April 20, police responded to a Summer Street home on a report of a vehicle that had been entered. It had been left unlocked in the driveway and nothing was taken from it, according to the owner. About three hours later, sunglasses were reported stolen from another unlocked helices on Summer Street.
“Please remember to always lock your vehicles and take the keys with you,” the chief said. “Secure valuables. Never leave valuables in your vehicle. Often, identity theft occurs when drivers’ licenses and credit cards are stolen.”
Police have received remotes of nine stolen vehicles in the first three months of 2021, officials reported at Wednesday’s Police Commission meeting, compared to one in the same period one-year ago.