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Man Charged With Trespassing After Driving Jeep Into Easton Reservoir

A man was arrested after driving and getting stuck in the Easton Reservoir, police said.
A man was arrested after driving and getting stuck in the Easton Reservoir, police said. Photo Credit: Easton Police Department

EASTON, Conn. — An off-roading excursion ended in charges Monday when a West Haven man drove his Jeep into the Easton Reservoir, according to police.

Oliver Preissler, 24, said he was four wheeling with a group of people when he entered private property to gain access to the Easton Reservoir entrance road, according to police. His Jeep became disabled a few feet from shore, police said.

Preissler was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree criminal trespass. He was issued a misdemeanor summons to appear in court on March 2.

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