Police investigate a burglary on Wild Horse Court

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MONROE, Conn. — Construction tools and a $1,599 refrigerator were stolen in the burglary of a house under renovation on Wild Horse Court, according to a police report filed Wednesday.

Police said the owner sent an employee to the property to get a ladder, when he discovered forced entry had been made through a rear basement door. Shattered glass was on the ground, along with a sledge hammer, the report said.

The burglary took place sometime between Sunday and Wednesday, according to police, who are investigating the incident.

Watch out for deer

Police responded to two motor vehicle crashes involving a deer this week.

A man driving a Toyota Tacoma north on Pepper Street struck a deer that ran into the roadway around 6 a.m. Monday.

The driver, Justin Bonaventura, 39, of Derby, was not injured, but the deer died and was moved to the side of the road.

On Tuesday, Eileen Holihan, 59, of Sherman, was driving her Subaru Outback east on Route 34, when she hit a deer attempting to cross the road around 6:53 a.m.

Police said she was not hurt and the injured deer ran off into the woods.

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