Ridgefield man found dead in Torrington

The Ridgefield Press

A 29-year-old Ridgefield man died from a suspected drug overdose in Torrington Thursday night, according to a report from The Register Citizen. Torrington Police Lt. Bart Barown told The Register Citizen Friday that the man was pronounced dead at the scene after his roommate had found him unresponsive and called 911. Lt. Barown said that a powder substance was seized as part … read more

Car stolen on Peaceable Street

The Ridgefield Police Department received a report of a stolen car and three separate reports of larcenies from vehicles in the Peaceable Street area Wednesday, Jan. 4. The department has responded to 13 reports of personal items being stolen from cars since Dec. 13, according to Capt. Jeff Kreitz. “We have also had numerous reports of vehicles being rummaged through … read more

Police log: DUI, failure to appear, and assault

The Ridgefield Police Department recorded the following reports between Tuesday, Dec. 27, and Monday, Jan. 4: DUI on Main Street A Darien man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to drive in the proper lane on Main Street at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30. Police said John Giannattasio, 46, was traveling northbound on Wilton Road … read more

Stolen Porsche prompts police probe

The Ridgefield Police Department is looking for a missing Porsche that was stolen from a Haviland Road driveway Monday, Jan. 2. Capt. Jeff Kreitz said that the car — a black Porsche Cayenne — was unlocked with the keys inside. According to a report, it was stolen overnight. “We want to remind everyone to lock their vehicles and remove all valuables,” Capt. … read more

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