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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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August 7, 2009
                                       

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE INCIDENT AT MOUNT HIGBY RESERVOIR

On August 7, 2009, at approximately 6:20 am, Connecticut State Police Troop F, received information that an object was thrown into the Mount Higby Reservoir, which is a Middletown Water Supply.  This occurred in the town of Middlefield, where the reservoir meets Route 66.  Department of Health and the Middletown Water Authority was advised.  Members of the Connecticut State Police Dive Team responded.   Due to investigative efforts, the parties responsible for throwing the item into the water were located and cooperated with authorities. 

Authorities have cleared the reservoir.  This case is under investigation but it appears that there is no threat to public safety at this time.

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Tfc Karen O’Connor