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Darien police charge Stamford man with breach of peace

Published 5:19 pm, Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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On Monday, Dec. 10, Gary Shurtleff of Pacific Street Shelter in Stamford was charged with breach of the peace and interfering with an officer.

At 3:40 p.m., a complaint was received from a female resident of Darien in which she said an unknown male had attempted to open a door to her vehicle while she was stopped at the traffic light at Post and Tokeneke roads, according to police. She immediately drove off and contacted police.

Police said at the time of the incident she had her two children in the vehicle with her and all indicated that they were upset with what had transpired. According to police, a description was provided and Shurtleff was observed exiting Dunkin Donuts located in close proximity to where the incident occurred.

Police said upon observing the police vehicle Shurtleff began walking in the opposite direction and was stopped by officers.

Shurtleff originally identified himself as Roger Moore and then Gary Moore, according to police. Eventually, he admitted to his true identity was charged, said police.

He was held in lieu of a $250 bond and appeared in court on Tuesday, Dec. 11.