Greenwich

  • silver alert Apr 18

    87-Year-Old Man Reported Missing From Greenwich Found

    A man in his 80s who was the subject of a Silver Alert after being reported missing from Greenwich on Saturday has been found. Greenwich police said 87-year-old Joseph Oddi was last seen on Friday after he left a home in town around 7 p.m. He did not return home and did not have a cell phone. On Saturday afternoon,…

  • Greenwich Apr 9

    New York Educator Accused of Child Porn, Sex Assault in Greenwich

    A New York educator is accused of child pornography and sexual assault in Greenwich. Greenwich police and members of the New York Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force from Westchester County arrested 69-year-old John Mueser, 69, of Tuckahoe, New York, who has been charged with possession of child pornography in the first degree, risk of injury to a minor, sexual…

  • Greenwich Mar 30

    Mother Left Infant Alone in Car While Shopping: Police

    A 23-year-old mother was arrested after Greenwich police said she left her infant alone in a vehicle while she went shopping. A passerby noticed an infant crying in a car on Liberty Way in Greenwich on March 11 and called police. The witness told police the child was alone for at least 15 minutes. Officers arrived at the scene and…

  • coronavirus Mar 22

    Parks Busy, Close Amid Coronavirus Concerns

    That includes tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, ball fields, school grounds and open spaces First Selectman Fred Camillo says the parks are being overwhelmed by visitors who are not practicing social distancing. He says the shutdown is in the best interest of everyone’s health and safety amid coronavirus concerns. On Sunday, the West Hartford Reservoirs were packed with people,...

  • Greenwich Mar 14

    Greenwich United Way Gives Food Pantry Grant to Help Families in Need During COVID-19 Outbreak

    The Greenwich United Way announced they are giving a $25,000 emergency grant to the Neighbor to Neighbor food pantry. The funds will help expand the organization’s food pantry and its ability to provide groceries for town residents in need, according to the United Way. Residents served by the food pantry are at extreme risk now more than ever because of…

  • Greenwich Feb 25

    Woman Tried Getting Bank Account Info Using Fake ID in Greenwich: Police

    Greenwich police are trying to identify a woman who is accused of entering separate branches of the same bank and trying to get information about an account that wasn’t hers earlier this month. Police said the woman entered the banks and tried to get information from an account that wasn’t hers by using fraudulent government identification on Wednesday, Feb....

  • Greenwich Feb 24

    No Dogs Allowed at Greenwich Point Park After Several Raccoon Deaths

    Dogs are not allowed at Greenwich Point Park as a precaution after several raccoon deaths. A notice on the town website says the health director issued the closure order after test results on dead raccoons found in the park identified distemper within that population. Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems…

  • Greenwich Feb 13

    Raccoons Found Sick, Dying in Greenwich Were Not Rabid: Police

    Police are working to solve the mystery of what has sickened and killed several raccoons in Greenwich after tests revealed that the animals did not have rabies. Several raccoons have been found at Greenwich Point in Greenwich over the last week and a half and two were found dead on Wednesday and Thursday, police said. There was no sign that…

  • Greenwich Feb 13

    Police Investigating After Finding Several Sick, Dying Raccoons in Greenwich

    Police are investigating to determine what has caused several raccoons at Greenwich Point in Greenwich to get sick and/or die over the last week and a half. Police said animal control responded and the distressed animals “were dispatched for humanitarian reasons” and tested for the rabies virus. Those results are pending, and police said there was no immediate indication...

  • Greenwich Feb 8

    Driver Identified in Fatal Crash in Greenwich

    The driver in Thursday nights fatal crash in Greenwich has been identified as Andrew Miller, 47, of Bridgeport. The single car crash happened at the intersection of Post Road and Cross Lane just before 10:30 p.m. According to police, the car had been traveling east when it drove off the roadway. The driver hit a tree and utility wires before…

  • valerie reyes Feb 6

    Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Woman Found Dead in Suitcase in Greenwich

    A man has pleaded guilty to federal kidnapping charges connected to the death of a young woman who was found dead, bound in a suitcase on a street in Greenwich last February.

  • Greenwich Jan 27

    Greenwich Man Hit By Car Has Died

    An 84-year-old Greenwich man who was struck by a car on Hamilton Avenue in Greenwich Friday night has died, according to police. They identified the man as Larry Kosterich and said he was crossing the street at 6:25 p.m. when he was struck by a 1998 Toyota 4 Runner driven by a Stamford resident. The driver of the car stopped…

  • Greenwich Jan 17

    77-Year-Old Woman Struck in Greenwich Has Died: Police

    A 77-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle in Greenwich last week has died. Police said 77-year-old Elizabeth Deering, of Greenwich, was crossing the street at Milbank Avenue near Agnes Morley Heights around 5:20 p.m. on Jan. 8 when she was hit by a vehicle. Deering was transported to a hospital and died Thursday from her injuries, according to…

  • Greenwich Jan 15

    Police Attempt to ID Dog Accused of Biting Child in Greenwich

    Police are attempting to identify a dog that is accused of biting a child in Greenwich on Sunday. Authorities and animal control officers said a dog bit a local child in Binney Park on Sunday. The child suffered minor injuries, but is now facing ongoing preventative care because it is unclear if the dog had a rabies vaccination, police added….

  • Greenwich Jan 9

    Man Charged With Negligent Homicide in Fatal Greenwich Crash

    A Greenwich man has been charged with negligent homicide after a crash that killed a woman crossing the street in November. Greenwich police arrested 82-year-old Charles P. Graves Thursday. According to police, Graves hit 63-year-old Regina P. Dowling with his car while turning onto Station Drive South on November 29, 2019.  Dowling, who was crossing the street in a marked…

  • Greenwich Jan 8

    Taxi Driver Accused of Selling Beer to Teens in Greenwich

    Greenwich police have arrested a taxi driver who is accused of selling beer to teenagers. Police said 58-year-old Miguel Castillo, of Norwalk, was arrested Sunday and is accused of selling beer teenagers at an inflated rate. Police said they saw several juveniles with a case of beer in a parking lot and determined that the teens contacted Castillo, “negotiated the…

  • Greenwich Jan 2

    Police ID Man Found Dead in Greenwich Point

    A man was found dead at Greenwich Point on Monday night and the office of the chief medical examiner will work to determine the cause of his death. Police said the man, Douglas Cram, 76, was found a short distance from a car that was left unattended, with the doors open, during the rainstorm.   Police said there does not…

  • Greenwich Dec 16, 2019

    Greenwich Mail Carrier Admitted to Stealing Mail: Police

    Greenwich police have arrested a Cos Cob postal carrier who they said admitted to stealing items from packages he should have been delivering.

  • Greenwich Dec 9, 2019

    Greenwich Police Say Woman Drove Impaired, Left Toddler Alone

    A woman who police said was impaired when she got into a crash in Greenwich is also accused of leaving a 2-year-old child alone. Police said 22-year-old Ana Patricia Dewitt, of Shelton, was involved in a crash on Pemberwick Road Oct. 27. She was taken to the hospital and police said that while investigating, they learned that a 2-year-old who…

  • Greenwich Dec 6, 2019

    Woman Dies After Getting Hit By Vehicle in Greenwich

    A 62-year-old Greenwich woman who was hit by a car in Old Greenwich on Friday morning has died.

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