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police blotter Young cyclist hit by vehicle near Old Greenwich School

January 8, 2019

GREENWICH — Emergency personnel responded to Old Greenwich School after a young cyclist was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

Officials at Greenwich Emergency Medical Service said the youth was transported to Stamford Hospital, which has a specialized trauma unit. The injuries were not life-threatening or major, officials said.

The vehicle was not traveling at a high rate of speed when the collision took place on the rainy and foggy morning, according to authorities. Police and firefighters were also called to the scene. The area around the school was busy with cars, pedestrians and cyclists during the drop-off period, officials said.

Officers responded to a report of a windshield being smashed after an altercation in the west end of town Sunday around 3:40 a.m., police said.

Angel Galvez-Muniz, 32, of Byram Road, Greenwich, was charged with a felony charge of criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. He was later released without bail.

A motorist called police Friday evening to report the theft of his car. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz, which had the keys inside, was taken from the 1300 block of East Putnam Avenue, police said.

A resident of the Grange Street neighborhood reported a case of malicious vandalism sometime Friday or Saturday, police said. The front tires on a 2014 Nissan Maxima were slashed, and the vehicle was keyed, police said.

Aheem Cyprian, 30, of Nelson Boulevard, Brewster, N.Y., was pulled over Sunday around 1:40 a.m. on Byram Road after allegedly running a stop sign, police said. Officers discovered there was a warrant for his arrest in connection with a charge of breach of peace from an incident in July, police said.

In addition to being charged with breach of peace, Cyprian was cited with possession of narcotics. He was later released on $50 bail.

— compiled by Staff Reporter Robert Marchant

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