STOLEN VEHICLES – STATE POLICE URGE VIGILANCE

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With the warm weather finally upon us, we have been seeing an increasing trend across the state of vehicle break ins and stolen vehicles.  Many of the towns that have been experiencing a problem with these types of incidents are towns in which limited access highways (i.e. Route I691, I95, I91, I84, etc.) run through them.  Reason being, thieves have easy access to residential areas via the limited access highways. The trend seems to be that these criminals are not necessarily “breaking into” vehicles; but are rather entering unlocked vehicles and helping themselves to people’s belongings.

The Middlefield Resident Troopers Office & Troopers from Troop F are aware of the uptick in these types of incidents across the state and are increasing checks of residential areas; especially during the overnight hours.  We are reminding Middlefield residents to be proactive so they do not fall victim to incidents such as the ones we have been seeing in other communities.  It is our hope that by heightening awareness and being proactive, we can circumvent these types of incidents here in town.

  • Always keep your vehicles locked no matter where you live and try to keep them in well-lit areas.
  • Do not leave firearms in your vehicle.
  • Set car alarms.
  • Do not hide keys or key fobs in your vehicle.
  • Consider installing or activating your vehicle GPS tracking units, i.e., On-Star.
  • Do not leave your car running unattended even if it’s for a few minutes.

Residents are urged to call the Middlefield Resident Troopers Office at 860-349-9685 or Troop F at 860-399-2100 if you see anything suspicious, especially during the early morning hours.  Call 911 for emergencies.

Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT. 06455
860-349-7114

General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Individual office hours may vary.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police – Medical Dial 911
Middlefield Police Department: 860-349-9685
Troop F Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333