GPD releases sad news

March 16th, 2017

This just in from GPD SPOX, Lt. Craig Gray

Press Release

Early in the evening of March 16, 2017, officers of the Greenwich Police Department returned to the area surrounding Carry Road and continued to search for a missing 61 year old local resident. At approximately 6 PM our officers located a body under the ice along the eastern shoreline of the Mianus River. The body was located in the shallows near a small private boat dock. The Greenwich Police Department Dive Team along with an Investigator from the OCME have retrieved the body and the decedent has been positively identified as:

Kenneth Wood-Cahusac age 60 of 25 Carry Road, Greenwich CT.

Greenwich Detectives have initiated a full death investigation to determine the circumstance surrounding Mr. Woodd-Cahusac’s untimely death. Please respect the privacy of the Wood-Cahusac family in this extremely difficult time as the investigation continues.

Fatal Hit and Run Near GHS Last Night

April 18th, 2016

Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Hit and Run Crash

On Sunday night, April 17, at about 11 PM a 43 year old Greenwich man was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on East Putnam Avenue by Hillside Road. The man’s identity is being withheld at this time pending notification of his family.

Evidence at the scene has identified the suspect vehicle as a 2006 or later Mercedes Benz ML350 with a (damaged) silver honeycomb grill with the Mercedes Benz logo in the center of it. The damage to the grill is to the right side. At this time the vehicle color is unknown.

Investigators from the Fatal Accident Reconstruction Team are following up all leads. Anyone with any information is asked to call lead investigator, Officer Roger Drenth at (203) 622-8014.

GPD Seeks Help in Taxi Robbery Attempt

March 22nd, 2016

Press Release
Robbery Investigation
GPD Case # 16-10372

A local taxi driver was physically assaulted and nearly robbed on Morgan Ave in Byram last night.

At approximately 4:30 AM a RC Taxi Driver was dispatched to Morgan Ave in Greenwich for a pickup. The driver was flagged down near the pickup location by a lone male subject who related that he was the taxi driver’s intended fare. The subject entered the rear of the cab and requested a destination in Port Chester, NY. Once the cab was in motion, the passenger suddenly grabbed the driver and started punching him and demanded the cab driver’s cash.
As the driver struggled with the suspect, the driver lost control of the vehicle. The cab continued to roll slowly before it collided with a tree and came to rest. The cab driver was able to flee the vehicle while the suspect remained locked in the back seat. The cab driver ran to a nearby house seeking help, and the resident contacted 911. The suspect jumped over the front seat backrest and exited the vehicle from the front seat and fled the area on foot. The victim suffered minor cuts, abrasions, and bruising to his head.

The suspect is described as:

male in his 20’s, light complexion, spoke without a discernible accent, scruffy beard, 5’5″ to 5’7″ tall
wearing a dark colored hoodie and possibly a baseball hat.

Anyone with any information regarding this event, please contact the TipLine at:

1(800) 372-1176 or (203) 622-3333 or

Lieutenant Kraig Gray
Public Information Officer
Professional Standards
Greenwich Police Department

Office# – (203) 622-3620
FAX # – (203) 992-8301
Twitter: @GreenwichCTPD

Coffee with a Cop

September 16th, 2015

GPD Silver Shield President Tim Hilderbrand announced that the first “Coffee with a Cop” event will be October 18th from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Upper Crust Bagels in Old Greenwich.

No speeches. No podiums. Just a bunch of cops hanging out having coffee and chatting and meeting and greeting the citizens of the Town of Greenwich.

Word is that there might be a SWAT truck for tours and perhaps some give-aways.

In November a similar event may be held in the west sector of the Town of Greenwich.

Make all the jokes you want about cops and donuts, but this is a great idea and wonderful enhancement to Greenwich’s Community Policing.

GPD Officer of the Month

September 16th, 2015

On 8/9/2015, the Public Safety Dispatch Center received a report of an unresponsive female down in the water near the flagpole at Todd’s Point. A civilian that was near the female when she collapsed called out for help and began to pull her out of the water and onto the beach. P/O Welsh, while off duty at the beach with his family, observed the commotion and approached to render assistance. Upon pulling the female further out of the water onto the beach it was determined that she was not breathing and had no distinguishable pulse. P/O Welsh who in his youth was a lifeguard is also trained Emergency Medical Technician. P/O Welsh immediately took charge of the patients medical assistance performing CPR with the on duty Lifeguards. GEMS transported the patient to the Stamford Hospital Emergency Room where the patient began breathing on her own and was admitted to the Hospital in stable condition.

The Town of Greenwich is a designated by the Connecticut Department of Health as a Heart Safe Community. Greenwich Police Officers are the designated as first responders and are both trained and equipped to provide advanced first aid to the seriously ill and injured patients in a pre-hospital setting. Our officers’ response along with the expert paramedic services provided by our partners in the Greenwich Emergency Medical Service has been credited with saving lives.

“The highest calling of a police officer is to preserve life. P/O Welsh lived up to adage often espoused by those of us in Law Enforcement; Honor is never off duty. On behalf of the citizens of Greenwich I thank and commend Officer Welsh for his dedication to duty and the people of Greenwich.” – Chief James Heavey

Prayer Vigil — First Baptist

June 18th, 2015

First Baptist will be hosting a prayer vigil tomorrow night @ 7pm in response to the tragic events in S.C. The selectman has been invited as well as other community leaders. All are welcome, according to Greenwich Police Chaplain, Thomas Nins, a minister at the First Baptist Church.

Summer House Parties

June 16th, 2015


GREENWICH CT: This time of year is busy for family with teens. This is the season for graduation parties. House parties are the primary source by which youth obtain alcohol. National surveys have found that the vast majority of high school teens report obtaining alcohol at their home with or without their parent’s permission.

The Greenwich Police Department is reminding anyone exercising dominion of any property that you have a legal responsibility to stop anyone under the age of 21 to possess alcohol on your property. You may also be criminally and civilly responsible for any crime or injury that happens once that alcohol was consumed by anyone under the age of 21. C.G.S. 30-89a(a)(1)(a) No person having possession of, or exercising DOMINION OR CONTROL over, any dwelling unit or private property shall (1) knowingly permit any minor to possess alcoholic liquor.

The following are some party guidelines which may help you to keep your teens safe and underage parties alcohol-free:

• Prepare your teenager for the possibility that uninvited guests may arrive when you are away. Your teen should know where to reach you, another responsible adult or the police.
• Call the parents who are hosting the party to ask them if they plan on making it an alcohol-free party. Ask the host when the party is going to end.
• Consider saying NO to any sleep over plan.
• Be awake when your child returns home and greet them. Look out for signs of alcohol and drug use.
• Make a plan with your child to call you if they discover alcohol at a party.
• Make sure your child calls you if they plan on leaving the party to go somewhere else.
• Plan the activity with your teen and discuss who is invited.
• Have a responsible adult at the door to enforce the guest list.
• Have sufficient responsible chaperones.
• Be visible and circulate through the party often.
• No one should leave the party and then return.
• Don’t allow water bottles and backpacks into the party.
• Call the parent if a teen brings alcohol.
• Establish areas of the house that are off-limits.
• Lock liquor and medicine cabinets.
• Don’t get in a car with someone who has been drinking or doing drugs. Call your parents or Safe Rides at (203)869-8445.
• Don’t drink something if you unsure of it’s origin/contents. There are many drinks that can be spiked with drugs that can render you unconscious.
• Stay in groups; don’t let a friend walk off with someone if they have been drinking.
• If one of your friends makes a mistake, don’t make it worse by leaving someone alone who may pass out. Call a responsible adult and immediately call 911 if you suspect alcohol poisoning. You may be saving a life.

Sources: NIAAA, Connecticut Coalition to Stop Underage Drinking, and Parents Together.

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May Officers of the Month

June 11th, 2015

On May 23, 2015 Master Patrol Officer JD Smith was dispatched on the report of a subject that had his arm trapped within the compactor of a garbage truck. Sergeant John Slusarz, who was off-duty at the time, heard the call and also responded. Upon arrival, they found that the victim had suffered a severe injury to his arm that was nearly severed just below the elbow. The officers took immediate action giving first aid, applied a tourniquet, and cared for the patient who was rapidly declining. The patient was transported to the hospital where the attending surgeon credited the rapid medical intervention in not only saving the patient’s life but with saving his limb.

The highest calling of a police officer is to preserve life, and the efforts of you and your fellow officers in this incident are a true testament to your dedication to this principle. On behalf of the patient, his family, and the Greenwich Community, thank you for a job well done
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Greenwich Bank and Trust Bank Robbery update

January 31st, 2015

Greenwich Bank and Trust Bank Robbery update

7:43 PM

The female in these photos is a person of interest in the armed bank robbery of Greenwich Bank and Trust that occurred on Friday Jan 30th, 2015.

The female is believed to be wearing white or tan boots and was last seen running east through the Sheephill Mobil Gas Station.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information on the female subject’s identity is asked to contact Det. O’Neill
(203-622-3684) or Det. Perusse (203-622-8039).

If encountered, do not confront the subject. The subject is believed to be armed.

Greenwich Detective Division Tipline all calls are confidential
203 622 3333
1 800 372 1176





pro-COP bumper sticker

January 17th, 2015


This is the pro-police bumper-sticker that Sam Romeo designed, paid for and is distributing. If you want one, ask Sam at or call into his radio show (203 661 5051) Thursday evenings 6 to 8.

Sam is going to have a “spotters alert” out there. He said, “We will put it on air when you spot one call the show on Thursdays or email me at to report the location .I will be sending some of these out to other states. I want to track this it will be like where’s Waldo.”