Car parts stolen on Post Road and Corbin Drive
DARIEN — Police are investigating after car parts were stolen from vehicles on Post Road and Corbin Drive.
On Sept. 20 at 2:06 p.m., police were alerted of a suspicious person working under a parked 2006 Honda CRV in the rear of the Darien Sports Shop. Another vehicle, described as a white Nissan Altima, was reportedly next to the individual working, with three black males inside.
Upon arrival, the Honda’s owner and responding officer inspected the vehicle, where it was discovered the catalytic converter had been removed with a power tool. The approximate value of the converter is $1,200.
A search of the area revealed no further information, police said.
Later at 6:03 p.m., police were contacted with a report of another larceny of motor vehicle parts, this time on Corbin Drive. According to police, the complainant said he parked his vehicle, a 2008 Honda CRV, around 7 a.m. and went to work. At around 6 p.m. that day, he returned to his vehicle and started it, at which time he noted the motor was making a loud noise.
He exited the vehicle and observed underneath that the catalytic converter had been removed, police said.
According to police, the estimated value of the stolen converters is $1,200 each.