Lock your car: Darien motor vehicle burglaries continue
On Dec. 14 at approximately 11:40 p.m. on Midbrook Lane, owners returned to an unlocked Mitsubishi Outback that had been parked on the street at the residence at about 7:30 p.m. The vehicle had been left unlocked, and was entered. Missing was a backpack valued at $50, and a U.S. passport.
Officers dispatched to the area for the report of a group of individuals walking on Revere Road on Dec. 15 at 1:30 a.m.. and checking vehicle door handles. The complainants told officers they observed two of the individuals enter a vehicle parked at 9 Revere Road. After entering the vehicle there, the suspects got into a white SUV and exited the area. The registration plate on the SUV was provided, which was determined to be a stolen vehicle from New Haven. Officers determined that although three vehicles, including a Porsche, a BMW and a Subaru, had been unlocked and entered, there was nothing missing.
At 9 a.m. on Dec. 15, Darien Police reported an unlocked 2012 Chevy Silverado on Fairfield Avenue had been entered overnight. Missing from the vehicle was $45 in cash.
On Dec. 15, at 9:30 a.m. Darien Police reported that three unlocked vehicles (A 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, a 2005 Chevy Tahoe, and a 2012 Lincoln Navigator) on Chestnut Street in the driveway had been entered at some point during the overnight hours. $10 in cash was missing from the Jeep.
Darien Police responded to a Fairfield Avenue address on Dec. 15 at 9:45 a.m. The complainant reported that at some point during the night, her unlocked Mazda 2018 CX9 vehicle parked in the driveway had been entered. When she went out to the vehicle in the morning, she observed the contents of the glove box scattered around the passenger compartment. Nothing appeared to be missing.
The Darien Police Department was notified by the Clinton Police Department that in the early morning hours of Dec. 15 police there arrested four juveniles in the stolen vehicle mentioned above while engaged in motor vehicle burglaries in that town.