Two 17-year-old girls were charged by Darien Police with breach of peace, threatening and conspiring to commit both crimes in connection with the Labor Day Weekend hoax involving suspicious white powder and threatening letters.
girl was charged with two counts of first-degree breach of peace,
conspiracy to commit first-degree breach of peace, second-degree
threatening and conspiracy to commit second-degree threatening. Each
girl is scheduled to appear later this month in state Superior Court in
The matter was investigated by the police detective bureau and youth division.
names of the two females are being withheld due to their age, both
being seventeen at the time of the incident," the department said in a
news release emailed at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday.
confident that this was a random act and the powder was identified as
not being a health hazard," according to the news release. "The homes
that were subject to the incident were not targeted in any way."