Police are investigating reports of ATV operators trespassing on farm fields in South Windsor and authorities said there have been incidents in which crops in the area were intentionally damaged.
South Windsor Police said they received reports of criminal mischief and trespassing in privately owned farm fields along the Connecticut River.
Officers will be patrolling Main Street and the areas west of Main Street, using all-wheel drive vehicles, mountain bikes and Gator, the department’s utility vehicle.
They said they are also setting up video surveillance to capture images of the riders and their transport vehicles and violators might be fined or arrested.
Anyone who sees illegal use of ATVs or trespassing in the Main Street or Vibert Road area is asked to call South Windsor Police Dispatch at 860-644-2551.