Over the first six months of 2013, the percentage of serious crimes and property crimes dropped 3.5 percent compared with the same timeframe in 2012.
At least nine break-ins from Wednesday night through early Thursday morning were reported within a small area, according to Stamford Police Chief Jon Fontneau.
Authorities are investigating what caused a huge explosion Tuesday that leveled a six bedroom house in Stamford, scattering debris for hundreds of feet and setting three other homes on fire.
Volunteer emergency personnel from around Fairfield County were asked to respond Tuesday afternoon.
Body cams are lightweight cameras worn by officers which record their interactions with the public.
Authorities say they found what appeared to be a pipe bomb and suspicious chemicals, as well as shotguns, a surveillance system and a fortified tunnel under the backyard of Donald Saturno’s basement apartment.
Police in Stamford are dealing with their second home invasion in less than a week, and this one has a strange family twist.