Theft, burglary under investigation

Police are investigating the theft of propane tanks from a gas station in Prospect and a burglary in Beacon Falls.

Nine propane tanks for gas grills were stolen from the storage rack on the side of the Shell gas station at 28 Waterbury Road in Prospect, police reported. The theft was reported on March 16 and occurred sometime in the two days before the report. No further details were released.

Two days later, Beacon Falls police received a report of a residential burglary at 8 Haley Ridge Road. Police reported the suspect or suspects entered the garage through an open garage door.

A laptop computer, iPhone and $30 were stolen from a pick-up truck in the garage, police reported. Other items, including an Echo backpack blower and Husqvarna chainsaw, were taken from the garage.

Anyone with information regarding the thefts can contact Troop I in Bethany at 203-393-4200.

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