DNA helps police nab alleged needle dropper at school

Anne Curtis (Police photo)

DARIEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Darien police used DNA testing to find a woman who’s accused of leaving cocaine-laced needles at an elementary school playground.

Anne Curtis, 32, turned herself in to police this morning. It was back in May, when a half-dozen syringes and needles were found outside of Holmes Elementary School at 18 Hoyt St. “Curtis lives in close proximity to the school,” police said.

Police say DNA tests linked the needles to Curtis, whose information was already in the police system for prior arrests. She’s in Stamford Superior Court today, and faces felony charges of three counts of risk of onjury to a minor.

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