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Police Officer Keith Scorca and K-9 Kato are the newest team on the Greenwich Police Department after graduating from a special police academy. - Photo and message courtesy of the Greenwich Police Department

New K-9 officer joins Greenwich Police Department

When four new officers were sworn in last week, the Greenwich Police Department was seemingly at its maximum level of 155. But there’s always room for more and another new officer has joined the force…Kato, the newest member of the GPD’s K-9 unit. Kato, a German Shepherd from Czechoslovakia, will be partnered with GPD Officer […] [Read More]
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Bear sightings reported in Greenwich

Guard your picnic baskets. There were two bear sightings in Greenwich this holiday weekend, according to Greenwich police. The first was in a backyard on Birch Lane late Sunday evening, and the second was at the Burning Tree Country Club early in Monday morning. In both cases, the bears were spotted from a distance and […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, police
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West Putnam Avenue re-opens after car crash

West Putnam Avenue has re-opened after a car crash around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of West Putnam and Dearfield Drive caused “injuries of unknown severity,” police said. An initial assessment indicates the injuries are non-life threatening, according to police. Because of the accident, West Putnam Avenue was briefly closed westbound at the intersection with […] [Read More]
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Greenwich police say Cos Cob incident was a hoax

UPDATE 7:30 P.M. –  River Road at East Putnam Avenue was closed to traffic during rush hour on Monday and the Greenwich Police Department believes a hoax is to blame. Chief of Police James Heavey said Thursday evening that he believed the department had been the victim of a prank known as swatting where false […] [Read More]

Greenwich police search for gas station robbery suspect

Greenwich police are searching for a male suspect who reportedly robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning the Sheep Hill Mobil gas station at 1129 East Putnam Ave. The suspect entered the gas station alone at about 1:30 a.m., brandishing a handgun and wearing a mask, police said.  He demanded cash, and the attendant immediately complied, […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, police

Bobby Valentine to headline Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol benefit on Saturday

The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol Inc.’s annual fund-raiser is set for tomorrow, March 28, with Bobby Valentine as the special guest. Valentine, former manager of the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox as well as Stamford athletic legend, will be honored at the event. He will be presented with the Chief’s Award […] [Read More]
The site of an attempted bank robbery in Cos Cob. _ contributed photo courtesy of Greenwich Police Department

Greenwich police investigate attempted bank robbery

UPDATE MONDAY 5:15 P.M. – Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 50’s wearing a Yankees hat and sunglasses. The Greenwich Police Department is investigating an attempted bank robbery in Cos Cob today. According to the GPD, the suspect entered the Chase Bank and demanded money. However the would be thief ended […] [Read More]
Categories: Cos Cob, police
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Breaking: Robbery at TD Bank on Greenwich Avenue

The TD Bank branch at 235 Greenwich Ave. was robbed Sunday afternoon, after a man held up a teller and made off with cash. A lone man entered the bank at approximately 1:30 p.m. and presented the teller with a note demanding cash, according to police. The teller complied, and the suspect left with an […] [Read More]