KILLINGLY, Conn. — State Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection to allegedly breaking into a police cruiser and stealing a semi-automatic rifle, among other items.
Officers were responding to reports of car break-ins early July 4 in the Danielson, Killingly area. Several vehicles in that area were also gone through and property was taken.
The Connecticut State Police Union said they are offering a $1,000 reward in the case. The union said the items were stolen from the vehicle of a member of the State Police command staff.
The suspect vehicle has been identified as a stolen dark gray, 2018 Audi Q5 out of Sturbridge, MA bearing MA Reg 58VW87.
Anyone with information relating to these thefts is urged to call Connecticut State Police-Troop D at 860-779-4900.