Published 1:41 pm, Thursday, September 2, 2010
Police responded to a Lapham Road residence on Aug. 21 at 12:15 p.m. after receiving a complaint that a home had been burglarized.
The owners of the home, a couple in their 40s, said the burglary had to take place between Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 21 at 11 p.m. when they returned from vacation, police said. The home was forcibly entered through a rear door.
The alarm system was not activated at the time of the break-in.
Police say one ladies cocktail ring valued at $500, one ladies sapphire band valued at $500, an Xbox 360 valued at $300, eight Xbox games valued at $480 and 3 Coco Chanel costume jewelry pieces valued at $1,500 were taken from the home. The total value of all the items is approximately $3,300, police said.
The case is still under investigation.
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A man was arrested for disorderly conduct in connection with a domestic dispute on Aug. 27 at 10 p.m., police said.
He was released on a promise to appear in court, police said.
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The New Canaan Diner called police after it was discovered a large sum of money was taken from a safe.
The diner manager, a 44-year-old man, called police on Aug. 29 at 6:40 a.m. when he discovered $7,000 missing from a safe, police said.
There was no sign of forced entry but a window that was unlocked in the back of the diner was closed, police said.
It was also discovered that $300 to $500 was taken from a cash register but the theft was not reported, police said.