Darien motor vehicle burglaries continue

Darien Police report a Christie Hill Road resident said on Jan. 30 their 2018 Audi A5 had been entered during the overnight hours. The vehicle had been parked in the driveway, unlocked. The contents of the center console and glove box had been removed and strewn about the interior, but nothing appeared to be missing.

On Jan. 30, at approximately 3 a.m., a Richmond Drive resident was awoken to the sound of their car alarm. When they looked out the window, the resident observed two males near one of the vehicles in their driveway. The men were then observed running back to a waiting vehicle parked on Richmond Dr. The resident’s vehicle, a Cadillac CTS Wagon, had been unlocked in the driveway. The alarm sounded when the vehicle’s door was opened, and it didn’t appear that anything was missing.

On Jan. 31, a Woods End resident said his 2018 Toyota Tundra and 2017 Acura MDX had been entered during the overnight hours. Both vehicles had been unlocked and parked in the driveway. The glove boxes and center consoles of both vehicles had been opened. The only thing found to be missing was a key to the Toyota Tundra which had been stored in the vehicle’s cup holder.

While canvassing the neighborhood to the previous burglary on Jan. 31, officers discovered an additional incidents at other Woods End Road addresses. In the first, the resident’s 2015 Land Rover had been entered during the overnight hours. The interior compartments had been opened, but nothing appeared to be missing. The vehicle had been unlocked.

In the second, the resident’s 2015 Land Rover and 2017 BMW X5 had been left unlocked and were entered during the overnight hours. The interior compartments of both vehicles had been found ajar, but nothing appeared to be missing.

Also on Jan. 31, a Mansfield Place resident reported their 2017 Land Rover had been entered during the overnight hours. The vehicle had been unlocked, and was discovered with the interior compartments ajar. Nothing appeared to be missing.