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Police: 37-Year-Old Darien Woman on Bike Charged After Kicking Officer During Arrest

Police on Monday afternoon arrested a 37-year-old Darien woman on felony charges after she kicked an officer and otherwise caused problems after she was stopped while riding her bicycle in town. Adaoibi Kurylov, of 84 Camp Ave., was charged with assault of public safety personnel and interfering with an officer. At about 4:48 p.m. on Jan. 15, an officer on patrol saw Kurylov riding a bicycle on South Avenue, according to a police report. The officer knew from prior contacts with her that an active paperless re-arrest warrant had been issued in connection with a previous incident in New Canaan, and followed her, the report said. Continue Reading →

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Reckless Endangerment Charge for New Canaan Man, 65

Police on Saturday afternoon arrested a 65-year-old New Canaan man by warrant in connection with an incident last month at his home, when a 14-year-old boy visiting a friend there got hurt after crashing an all-terrain vehicle or ‘ATV.’

At about 6 p.m. on Dec. 8, a Friday, officers were dispatched to a Deep Valley Road home on a report that the teen suffered facial lacerations after the crash and was transported to the Norwalk Hospital emergency room for treatment, and released, police said. The ATV itself and the owner’s manual for the vehicle displayed multiple warnings that nobody under 16 should operate it, according to a police report. Through an investigation, police also learned that the 14-year-old hadn’t been wearing a helmet, the report said. The vehicle’s owner told police he didn’t know whether or not the boy was wearing a helmet, it said. Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Woman, 48, Arrested for Drunk Driving After Testing at Four Times Legal Limit


Police on Wednesday arrested a 48-year-old New Canaan woman by warrant for drunk driving in connection with a single-car crash on Silvermine Road. The woman’s blood-alcohol level tested at .35, according to a police report—more than four times the legal limit. The crash occurred in the area of Silvermine Road and Carter Street at about 12:51 p.m. on Oct. 2, a Monday, the report said. When police arrived, they saw that a vehicle had traveled off of Silvermine Road and crashed into a stone wall, it said. Continue Reading →

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Man, 24, Cited for Pot Possession Following Complaint from Downtown Merchant

Police on Friday afternoon cited a 24-year-old Bronx, N.Y. man for possession of marijuana following an unusual report downtown. At about 2:37 p.m. on Jan. 5, a merchant on Elm Street reported that a suspicious male had entered his or her shop, according to a police report. The man entered the store and was asking “weird questions” about female clothing, the report said. Police received no further information about his questions, so it wasn’t clear exactly what was weird about them, it said. Continue Reading →

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18-Year-Old Cited for Drug Offenses During Traffic Stop

Police last week cited an 18-year-old Stamford man for drug offenses after finding pot in his car during a traffic stop. At about 1:27 a.m. on Dec. 29, an officer on patrol saw a vehicle traveling on New Norwalk Road with a defective headlight, according to a police report. During a subsequent stop, the officer smelled marijuana while speaking with the driver, the report said. An investigation turned up pot, a metal grinder and rolling papers, it said. Continue Reading →

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