Suspicious Abandoned Motor Vehicle, 5/29/18

On 05/29/2018 at 12:53pm, Fairfield Police responded to a report of a suspicious car that was abandoned near Mill Plain Green. Officers arrived to find the vehicle parked, blocking a portion of the roadway, with a suspicious device in plain view on the floorboard.

A perimeter was set up and several residences were evacuated for precautionary measures. Mill Plain Road was closed from I- 95 to Mill Plain Green for several hours.

The Stamford Police Bomb Squad responded and determined that the device, and materials contained within it, was not explosive in nature.

The Fairfield Police Detective Bureau is continuing the investigation into the suspicious nature of the vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this vehicle or its operator is asked to call the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau at (203)254-4840, or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) – be sure to include the keyword “FPD” in your text message.

Submitted by: Lt. Robert Kalamaras
Email: [email protected]
Date: 05/29/2018