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Cash, Guns, Jewelry Stolen From Fairfield Home

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Cash, checks, jewelry and guns were stolen from a Fairfield home, according to a report from one of the occupants. The Lloyd Drive resident told police that burglars broke into the home he shares with his grandparents while he slept Monday afternoon.

The resident gave police the following report: He was awakened by the sound of breaking glass from the lower level of the home at about 12:50 p.m. Monday. When he went downstairs, he found that a window pane in a back door was broken, and the door opened. There were signs that a safe in a downstairs bedroom had been burglarized and that an unknown amount of cash, checks and jewelry were missing. Four rifles were also gone from the same bedroom.

Investigators canvassed the neighborhood looking for suspects. They are still investigating the incident.

Also from the police blotter:

? An 83-year-old Fairfield woman was charged with leaving the scene of a car accident last month. Elizabeth Bukvic, of Andrassi Avenue, turned herself in at Fairfield Police headquarters Monday afternoon after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

A witness told police he saw Bukvic’s car back into a parked vehicle in a lot on Fairfield University’s campus on Sept. 13. The witness said the collision made a “loud and noticeable” noise and that Bukvic looked around briefly before driving away. Bukvic was charged with evading responsibility and released on a promise to appear in court Nov. 10.

? A laptop and an iPad were stolen from a vehicle parked on Black Rock Turnpike late Monday night. The owner told police he left the electronics in a backpack on the back seat of his car while at Beans and Leaves. He parked at about 9 p.m. and returned to lock the car about 10 minutes later. He did not notice the items missing until shortly after 1 a.m.

? An act of vandalism endangered a group of fifth-graders in Fairfield Monday night. A man coaching a basketball team at Brooklawn Academy told police that someone threw a rock into the gymnasium at about 7 p.m., breaking a window. No one was hurt, and no suspects were found at the scene.

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