Fairfield PD: Golf carts stolen, $50K in damages done overnight
FAIRFIELD — Three carts were stolen from a local golf course Wednesday night and police are asking the public to share any information they have about the incident.
Around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the Carl Dickman Par 3 Golf Course at 70 Old Dam Road for a report of multiple golf carts stolen overnight, according to Chief Christopher Lyddy.
Two gas-powered carts and one electric-powered cart were stolen from a fenced-in storage area, Lyddy said.
Officers found two of the golf carts submerged in a stream on the east side of the course. The third cart was found on a trail behind the Department of Public Works building on Richard White Way.
Lyddy said officers checked out the video surveillance from public works, which showed multiple people having a campfire and drinking alcohol between about 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday behind the public work’s building.
During the investigation, officers found two damaged fence gates at Sullivan Field, as well as a damaged gate leading into the golf course, the chief said. He said the total damage was estimated to be about $50,000.
Police are actively investigating the incident and ask anyone with information to call the Detective Bureau at 203-254-4840. Anonymous tips can sent by texting “FPD” and the tip to CRIMES (274637) or online at www.fpdct.com/tips.