• Westport April 29, 2024 8:11 am

    Police warn of coyotes attacking dogs in Westport, Conn.

    There have been several coyote attacks on dogs in Westport recently and police are offering tips on how to keep your pets safe. Police said while there have been several attacks on dogs in town lately, fortunately, none were fatal. Here are some things you can do to keep your pets safe. According to police, pets smaller than 30 pounds…

  • Westport March 21, 2024 4:57 pm

    Investigation continues after boats capsize, sending teens into Long Island Sound in Conn.

    Westport police continue to investigate after boats capsized and 19 people, including several student rowers, ended up in Long Island Sound on Wednesday evening. First responders, including Westport Police, Westport Fire and Westport EMS, responded to Compo Beach after receiving reports that a boat capsized and several people were in the water.  What they found was “a chaotic scene” with…

  • Westport March 20, 2024 10:44 pm

    Dozens of high schoolers rescued after rowing boats capsize off Connecticut

    Over two dozen high schoolers had to be rescued after two boats capsized on Long Island Sound in Westport Wednesday evening.

  • Westport March 20, 2024 5:43 pm

    Man arrested for alleged racist incident in Westport

    A man has been arrested in connection to an alleged racist incident at a mental health clinic in Westport. The police department said they were called to St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health on Long Lots Road on Feb. 29. Authorities said they responded to a reported fight. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. Investigators said a man allegedly…

  • Westport October 24, 2023 2:00 pm

    Search for missing boater in Long Island Sound suspended a day after body of other boater was found

    Crews found the body of a New York man on Monday evening after a small fishing boat sank off Westport over the weekend. One boater is still missing and police said they have suspended the search after consulting the United States Coast Guard. Five people were on the boat, which was anchored near Cockenoe Island in Long Island Sound when…

  • Westport October 23, 2023 8:53 am

    2 NY men missing after boat sinks in Long Island Sound off Westport, Conn.

    Two men from New York are missing after a small fishing boat sank off Westport on Sunday morning, according to police, and the search for them resumed Monday morning. Five people were on the boat, which was anchored near Cockenoe Island in Long Island Sound, went it started to sink in choppy waters around 9:30 a.m.    A boater...

  • Westport October 18, 2023 4:08 pm

    Police make fourth arrest after brazen theft of Aston Martin in Westport, Conn. carjacking

    Westport police have arrested a man who is suspected of stealing an Aston Martin in the brazen carjacking in September and he is the fourth person to be arrested in the case. The carjacking happened on Bayberry Lane in Westport around 3:50 p.m. on Sept. 17 and videos that police released showed two masked carjackers enter a garage, pull the…

  • Westport October 6, 2023 5:20 pm

    Third suspect arrested after Aston Martin stolen in brazen Westport, Conn. carjacking

    Westport police have arrested a third suspect accused of taking part in a brazen scheme to steal an Aston Martin a few weeks ago. After locating the stolen Aston Martin, police arrested a 16-year-old and another man once officers found the stolen vehicle and several others at a Berlin house. The carjacking happened on Bayberry Lane in Westport around 3:50…

  • Westport September 29, 2023 10:38 am

    Westport, Conn. police recover $3 million stolen from victim in cryptocurrency scam

    A Westport resident was scammed out of more than $3 million and police said detectives have been able to recover the lost millions and get them back to the victim.   The victim reported being convinced in January to move money from a retirement account into a “Kraken” cryptocurrency account and told police that more than $3 million worth of…

  • Westport September 20, 2023 6:33 pm

    Aston Martin stolen in brazen carjacking in Connecticut found, two arrested

    Westport police said they have located the Aston Martin that was stolen during a brazen carjacking on Sunday and they have arrested a 16-year-old suspect and a man after finding the stolen vehicle as well as several others at a Berlin house. The carjacking happened on Bayberry Lane in Westport around 3:50 p.m. Sunday and police released two videos that…

  • Westport September 18, 2023 3:52 pm

    Video shows brazen carjacking as thieves steal Aston Martin from Conn. home

    Police are looking for the carjackers who assaulted a Westport man and stole his Aston Martin on Sunday afternoon. Investigators believe the carjackers targeted the victim and followed him home.  

  • Westport September 10, 2023 9:45 am

    Cyclists bike 95 miles to honor 9/11 first responders and post-9/11 veterans

    Dozens of cyclists hit the road for the FDNY 343 Ride on Saturday.  Every year, the ride remembers and honors the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Cyclists rode 95 miles from Westport to Uncasville while making a few stops in between. “I’m going to get emotional. I’m so proud to do it with my dad,…

  • Westport August 31, 2023 3:31 pm

    Drivers urged to avoid Post Road East in Westport, Conn. after fluid spill, crashes

    Westport police are urging drivers to avoid Post Road East after a fluid spill and several crashes. Police said a truck that was going west on Post Road East near Long Lots Road had a hydraulic line break and started leaking hydraulic fluid, but the driver did not realize and kept going.  The driver went from Post Road East...

  • Westport August 21, 2023 11:02 am

    Woman killed in crash on I-95 in Westport, Conn.

    A woman has died after hitting the back of a tanker on Interstate 95 in Westport early Monday morning, according to state police. Police said Julia Delva Clarke, 44, of Fairfield, was driving a Porsche Macan on I-95 North near exit 18 just before 12:30 a.m. when she hit the back of a tanker that a tractor-trailer was towing. State…

  • Westport April 19, 2023 1:50 pm

    1 Injured After Something Hit Moving Car on I-95 South in Westport, Conn.

    A New York man was injured when something hit his vehicle and caused extensive damage while he was driving on Interstate 95 South in Westport early Wednesday morning. Emergency crews were called to a crash on I-95 South between exits 17 and 16 around 3:10 a.m. When crews arrived, they said they found a single-vehicle crash in the left lane…

  • Westport April 3, 2023 3:07 pm

    Body of Missing Person Found in Pond in Westport

    Westport Police are investigating after the body of a missing person was found in a retention pond in Westport Monday. The address in the news release appears to be an office park on Greens Farms Road. Officers identified the man as 62-year-old Errol Whyte of Stamford. Police said Whyte has been missing since Dec. 29, 2022. The Stamford Police Department…

  • Westport March 1, 2023 8:40 am

    Vehicle Crashes into High School in Conn., Causes Gas Leak

    A vehicle crashed into Staples High School in Westport on Wednesday morning and a gas leak was reported. Firefighters were called to the school on North Avenue just before 8 a.m. after getting a report of a car into the building and an active gas leak. After the incident, the building was immediately evacuated. According to police, an adult woman…

  • Westport January 3, 2023 9:54 pm

    Westport Police Ask for Help Solving 1989 Cold Case Murder

    Police are looking for your help in a cold case murder investigation that happened decades ago in Westport. Authorities say then-38-year-old Joan Werktin allegedly left her home on the evening of May 24 to go grocery shopping but never returned home. Officers and firefighters were called to a reported blaze in the back of the shopping plaza at 337 Main…

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