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Greenwich Police and DEA team up for prescription drug disposal April 26

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When it comes to disposing of prescription drugs, out of sight, out of mind just isn’t enough, according to local police. “Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards,” said Sgt. John Thorme in a release last […] [Read More]
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Greenwich man arrested for theft of rental car

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A local man is facing first-degree larceny charges after he did not return a rented Nissan SUV within a  timely manner — something, police said, that was no accident. William Trudden, 39, of 16 West Church St., was arrested Friday afternoon, just days after a rental service reported the car as stolen to Norwalk Police […] [Read More]
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GPD offers class in women’s self-defense

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Press release from GPD: The Greenwich Police Department is accepting applications for the 2014 Spring Women’s Self-Defense program is open to female applicants between 18-55 years of age will commence on Monday, May 19, 2014. Class will meet twice a week 6:00-7:30 p.m. and 7:45-9:15pm at the Greenwich Police Department. Applicants may request which class […] [Read More]
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New York City woman busted for Sak’s shoplift

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Greenwich Police have arrested a New York City woman after she attempted to shoplift $1,736 in clothing from Saks 5th Avenue on Greenwich Avenue. Alexa Stafford, 19, is now facing fourth-degree larceny charges for the attempted theft. According to police reports, at approximately 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, a pair of Sak’s “Asset Protection Investigators” witnessed Stafford […] [Read More]
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Greenwich man in state custody after sexually assaulting child

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A Greenwich man is in state custody on charges of sexual assaulting a  juvenile family member last January. Greenwich Police arrested Lazaro German, 57, of 27 Havemeyer Place, on a warrant Thursday afternoon and held him on $200,000 bail. Greenwich Police declined to comment on the arrest. At an appearance in state Superior Court in […] [Read More]
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Fake chimney sweeps busted in Byram scam

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Greenwich Police have arrested three Long Island men posing as chimney sweeps in an attempt to scam an elderly Byram resident. John Andrews, 57, Johnathan Soroush, 24, and Lewis Tacktill, 33, all of Ronkonkomo, N.Y., are facing charges for second-degree larceny and illegal use of a fictitious trade name, among several others. According to police […] [Read More]
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School officials blame custodian, unsecured door for drunken intruder

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And you thought sleeping in class was bad. On Saturday, March 29, John Holl, 47, of Shore Road, was found by police drunk and asleep inside the Old Greenwich School shortly before 3:00 a.m. When questioned as to how he got there, Holl told police he had simply walked through an open door. Now, the […] [Read More]

Greenwich Police arrest fleeing shoplifter

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Greenwich Police have charged a Stamford man with larceny after he was caught shoplifting from a Central Greenwich Whole Foods and attempted to flee the scene, police said. Roger Brooks, 51, of Stamford was released Tuesday after posting his $250 bond. According to police reports, Whole Foods employees observed Brooks attempting to shoplift groceries from […] [Read More]
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Drunk man arrested for Old Greenwich School break-in, nap

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A drunk man who ended up dozing off inside an Old Greenwich elementary school this weekend is now facing criminal trespassing charges. John Holl, 47, of Shore Road, allegedly entered the Old Greenwich School through an open door sometime before 3:00 a.m Saturday, March 29, when he was found after he triggered a burglar alarm. When […] [Read More]
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Greenwich man charged with sexually assaulting minor

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A Greenwich man has been charged with sexual assault after a February 4 incident involving a minor under the age of 15, according to police reports.  Chauncey Rose, 21, of 20 Armstrong Court, turned himself in to Greenwich Police, who held a warrant for his arrest, on Thursday, March 27, He is facing charges of […] [Read More]
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