NEW CANAAN — Police are still working with prosecutors and judges to come up with charges linked to a March underage drinking party that sent one male to the hospital with serious injuries.

In the late night hours of March 25, a local teenage boy was rushed to Norwalk Hospital after he was injured in what is believed to have been a fight at a house party on Oenoke Ridge Road. Chief Leon Krolikowski said what happened that night leading to the boy’s injuries is still under investigation, with police still accepting tips from the community and interviewing people who were at the party.

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Anyone with information about the party or the cause of the juvenile’s injuries can contact New Canaan police at 203-594-3523, or use the anonymous tip line at 203-594-3544 or the My PD App.

“It’s impacted the community significantly,” he said of the party. “We’re hoping it serves as an example as we’re entering party season. We’re hoping people are a lot more aware and they call us when they hear of parties, underage drinking and drug use.”

According to Krolikowski, police expect to press charges in the case within the next few weeks after they consult with the prosecutor, though he declined to say how many people are facing charges. Krolikowski said information from the public has been helpful in the investigation and the department is still accepting tips. However, misinformation has also been a factor in the case.

“To some degree, there’s some information that’s been consistent, but there’s been tons of rumors that there’s no basis to,” he said. “Continue to contact us directly with information you have and we’ll sort through and determine what we think is accurate.”

Krolikowski said he hopes the incident brings more awareness to the serious medical, legal and criminal consequences of underage drinking, as well as hosting parties, especially as prom, graduation and summer approach.

“We’re hoping parents and kids are more aware of things that can go wrong and the consequences of something like this happening,” he said. “It’s a serious thing that frankly some people in town haven’t really realized the consequences of their actions and we hate to be the sole person that does that, but we’re hoping the community and all involved recognize how significant this incident was and don’t host or allow these parties to continue.”

New Canaan school district officials are also looking into the incident and working with police.

“The district is aware of an off-campus incident involving students where there may have been alcohol present and are in close communications with New Canaan police, who continue to investigate the incident,” said Superintendent Bryan Luizzi.

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