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Darien Police respond to residential burglary

Published 5:56 pm, Friday, November 9, 2012
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On Oct. 31 police responded to a reported residential burglary on Hoyt Street. Police said an undetermined amount of costume jewelry was taken.

According to police, the husband returned home at approximately 4:15 p.m. to find a suspicious white Chevy Impala parked in the drive way. Police said he blocked the vehicle in with his truck and went around to the ear of the home, and as he entered the back door he heard a vehicle leaving his driveway.

Police said by the time the man reached the front of the house the vehicle was gone, and that the subject had driven on the lawn to get past the homeowner's truck, turned onto Hoyt Street and proceeded in an unknown direction.

Police said the homeowner never observed the subject, who had exited the residence via the front door. The vehicle is further described as "beat up" and it had a Texas registration, according to police.

Police said it is uncertain how entry to the residence was gained, but there were no signs of forced entry. The subject went through the dresser drawers of the master bedroom and one of the children's bedrooms, according to police.

Police said a jewelry box in the master bedroom had been removed from the dresser and left on the bed with most of the contents removed.