Police are investigating a report of five Jeeps reportedly stolen from around Middletown and burned in a wooded area of the city
The burnt vehicles were located Wednesday morning in an area near the Middletown Resevoir. Police said they believe the Jeeps were stolen and they are investigating the case an arson. There were no further details as the case remains under investigation.
WFSB recorded video of the Jeeps as they were being carted away. The news station also interviewed a girlfriend of one of the Jeep’s owners.
Because the Jeeps were discovered on land near the resevoir, the Connecticut State Police are handling the arson case, while Middletown is handling the theft part, police said.