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State Police Detectives Investigate Burglary at Connecticut State Police Firearms Training Unit




STATE OF CONNECTICUT
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Dr. Dora B. Schriro
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Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 23, 2016

State Police Detectives Investigate Burglary at Connecticut State Police Firearms Training Unit


Simsbury, CT. (August 23, 2016):  State Police Detectives from Central District Major Crime are investigating a burglary at the Connecticut State Police Firearms Training Unit in Simsbury, CT.

On August 22, 2016 at approximately 8:20 a.m. Central District Major Crime detectives initiated a burglary investigation at the CSP Firearms Training Unit located at 100 Nod Road, Simsbury. Through the course of the investigation it was determined that forced entry was made through the second floor office door. 

A burglar alarm was activated during the evening hours on August 19, 2016 which resulted in the Simsbury Police Department responding to the scene.  Upon checking the door it appeared locked and Simsbury PD cleared the scene.  

On August 22, 2016 at approximately 7:00 a.m., troopers assigned to the Firearms Training Unit entered the office and found a storage case containing eleven simunition (non-lethal) firearms – Sig Sauer P220, and eleven simunition magazines missing.

If anyone has information, or think they may have information regarding the burglary or the simunition firearms and magazines is asked to contact CDMC at 860-534-1000 or text TIP711 with the information to 274637.  All calls/texts will remain confidential.


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