UPDATE: State Police Detectives Make Arrest in Storrs Motor Vehicle Fire Investigation
This article was published on: 01/5/16 6:29 PM by Mike Minarsky
State Troopers Investigate Storrs Motor Vehicle Fire
Mansfield, CT (October 11, 2015): On October 11, 2015 at approximately 5:20 a.m., Troopers from Troop C-Tolland, UConn Police, and the Mansfield Fire Department responded to a reported motor vehicle fire at 5 Carriage House Rd. in Storrs.
Upon arrival, Firefighters located three motor vehicles on fire. After Firefighters quickly controlled and extinguished the fire, State Troopers and UConn police secured the scene and initiated a preliminary investigation. There were no reported injuries.
Detectives from the Connecticut State Police Fire, Explosion, and Investigation Unit (FEIU), and detectives from Eastern District Major Crime (EDMC) responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Troopers ask everyone to remain vigilant, and report any suspicious activity by dialing 911.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call State Police Detectives at 860-896-3200. All calls will be kept confidential.
Mansfield, CT (January 5, 2016): State Police detectives from EDMC and FEIU, continued the motor vehicle fire investigation, determined it to be an act of arson, and made an arrest. State Police detectives anticipate more arrests.
Through the course of the investigation, State Police detectives determined the reported motor vehicle fire was an act of arson. Detectives followed leads and evidence, and developed two suspects, David Kuhn and Logan Rama. Detectives applied for, and were granted, arrest warrants for Kuhn and Rama by the superior court.
On January 5, 2016 at approximately 7:40 a.m. David Kuhn turned himself in to Troop C on the active arrest warrant. Kuhn was processed and held on a $500,000.00 court set bond. Kuhn will be presented at Rockville Superior Court on January 5, 2016.
State Police Detectives anticipate at least one more arrest in this incident.