An alarm at the home of a 53-year-old female resident of New Norwalk Road alerted police to an attempted burglary at 11:23 a.m. on May 24. Nothing was stolen, but police said a garage window was broken, causing $400 worth of damage.

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A 37-year-old female homeowner on New Norwalk Road reported a burglary at 12:36 p.m. on May 24 when she encountered a burglar and his vehicle inside her garage. Police said the woman left the home at 10 that morning and returned at about 12:20 p.m. to find a black male with curly hair enter a vehicle he had parked in her garage and drive off the property. The vehicle was an older model white or cream-colored four-door car, police said. The victim fled Southbound on New Norwalk Road.

Items stolen include a 46-inch flat-screen LCD television valued at $2,000, a portable telephone and charger valued at $50 and a computer mouse valued at $30, according to police. Police said there was no evidence of forced entry, but one home window had been left unlocked.

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A 53-year-old YMCA New Canaan branch employee and Newtown resident reported $200 in cash and a credit card stolen from inside her vehicle at the YMCA parking lot at 11:49 a.m. on May 25.

Police said the woman believes the items were stolen on May 18, the day her credit card company notified her of an attempted but denied $2,400 charge in Norwalk. Police said there had been two other successful fraudulent charges to the card in Norwalk that day: one for $53 and one for $191.

Police said the woman parked her car in the lot at 11:30 a.m. on May 18 and left it unattended until 4:30 p.m. There is no evidence of forced entry, police said.

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A 50-year-old male resident on Smith Ridge Lane reported fraud at 9:14 p.m. on May 27. Police said a man with a Hispanic accent who identified himself as an officer of a company had continually called the complainant and told him he has an outstanding "payday loan" that he must pay, otherwise he faces arrest. The complainant said he does not owe money, but is concerned because the caller correctly stated the last four digits of his social security number, according to police.

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A 74-year-old artist and male resident of Harrison Avenue reported fraud at 11:39 a.m. on May 29. Police said the man, who sells his artwork on a personal website, received an e-mail from a potential patron on March 20. The seller and potential buyer exchanged a series of messages and eventually settled on a $1,800 price for a painting, police said. The complainant requested that the buyer pay via a certified bank check, but the seller belatedly received a personal check for $3,700, police said. Police said the check was in the name of a person from Idaho, the check was issued from a Wells Fargo bank in California and the envelope was shipped from Virginia. The complainant did not send the painting, police said.

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A 54-year-old male resident of Weed Street reported missing two sets of 18-carat cuff links, valued at $500 per pair, and a Canon 35mm digital camera, valued at $200, from his home at 10:06 a.m. on May 30. Police said the complainant had a temporary house guest whom he suspects to have taken the missing items.

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A 45-year-old male resident of New Norwalk Road reported a "Buyer Beware: Cell Tower Site" sign missing from his front lawn at 9:48 a.m. on June 1. The man last saw the sign, valued at $10, at 8 p.m. on May 31, according to police.

Police said a company is looking to install a cell phone tower in the area. The man refused to allow it to be built on his property, police said.

Police said the house next-door to the complainant's home is for sale.