More than $18,000 worth of jewelry and $150 in cash was reported missing from a Parish Road residence following a Dec. 11 house party. Two guests of the 40-year-old female host reported $60 and $90 missing on the evening of the party. Three days later, the homeowner reported a $17,000 two-carat radiant cut diamond missing from a bare ring that was left behind. She also reported diamond stud earrings, valued at $1,000, and a diamond tennis bracelet missing from her jewelry collection. Both party guests and hired help were in the home on Dec. 11 between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m.

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A 2-foot by 2-foot bronze plaque, valued at $2,000, was pried from a large rock that marks the grave of a deceased architect at Lakeview Cemetery shortly before 10:47 a.m. on Dec. 16, according to police. Six days earlier, a female visitor filed a suspicious persons report after seeing two white males wearing hooded sweatshirts, one of whom was clutching a crow bar, near the grave in question. A white SUV was parked nearby during the sighting, police said.

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Alan S. Johnson, 31, of Hawk's Hill Road turned himself in to police, who had filed a warrant for his arrest for second degree failure to appear in court, at 6:13 p.m. on Dec. 16. Johnson was originally arrested on Sept. 19 on charges of operating an unregistered motor vehicle, improper use of marker plate and lack of insurance. Johnson posted $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 29.

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Mason Chandler Bates, 24, on Bridge Street, Brooklyn was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving at an unreasonable speed, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana at 1:02 a.m. on Dec. 18 on White Oak Shade Road. A stationary police officer running radar pulled Bates over for speeding and immediately detected the odor of alcohol on the operator and within the vehicle, police said. Bates failed field sobriety tests and when asked by the officer if he had any illegal contraband inside the car, he replied affirmatively, police said. Police uncovered a wooden pipe containing burnt marijuana residue and a plastic bag of marijuana in the vehicle. Bates did not post $250 bond and was transported to court Dec. 18.

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A vandal caused $4,600 worth of damage to a 2008 Mercedes vehicle belonging to a 20-year-old male Hillside Avenue resident, according to police. The owner left the car parked in the driveway of his home at 3 p.m. on Dec. 17. At 4 p.m. the following afternoon, he returned home to find that the car had been keyed across the front hood, trunk and both sides -- an estimated $4,000 worth of damage -- and all four tires were slashed -- an estimated $600 worth of damage.

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A Reddy 115,000 BTU diesel heater, valued at $300, and an assortment of copper tools, valued at $1,200, were reported missing from the construction site of an Orchard Drive residence at 9:48 a.m. on Dec. 19. A 27-year-old male construction worker from Wilton reported the heater and copper parts, which include five copper sheets, six copper drip caps and two copper valleys, missing. Police say he suspected they were taken from the site between 5 p.m. on Dec 18, and 8 a.m. on Dec. 19. According to police, no force was used in the larceny because the house is not secured.

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William P. Simmons, 47, of Miami, Fla., was arrested for violation of a criminal protective order at a Butler Lane residence at 9 p.m. on Dec. 20. Simmons did not posted $2,500 bond.

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NCPD will hold a one-day DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location in New Canaan between now and Jan. 3.