Report by Paula Antolini, April 8, 2022, 5:19PM EDT
Residents in the area of Ball Pond Road and Pond Crest Road in Danbury, Ct., wondered what was happening last night and today as they saw police cars and yellow police tape near a residence there.
Danbury Police are now searching for a missing 20-year-old, Carlos Reyes, who was known to be a DoorDash driver and a driver for hire. His car was eventually found in Brewster, NY fully engulfed in flames but unoccupied. Read the full report below.
The City of Danbury Police Department issued the following Missing Person Investigation report, released April 8, 2022:
On March 31, 2022, at approximately 8:00 a.m., 20-year-old Carlos Reyes was reported missing by his family members. His family said they last saw him on March 28, 2022, at approximately 11:00 p.m. Reyes was known to frequent Danbury, Waterbury, and Naugatuck. Reyes was known to be a DoorDash driver and a driver for hire.
When Reyes was reported missing, investigators received information that Reyes’s vehicle, a 2008 gray 4 door Infiniti sedan, was located in Brewster, NY. The vehicle was found before midnight on March 29, 2022, fully engulfed in flames, and the extinguished vehicle proved to be unoccupied. With the assistance of the NY State Police, an extensive search of the surrounding area showed no signs of Reyes.
On April 7, 2022, investigators executed a search and seizure warrant at a Ball Pond Rd residence and property for possible evidence or clues related to the missing Reyes. The search ended with collecting surveillance footage and evidence associated with the missing person.
The case continues to be an ongoing missing person investigation, and investigators are working with Reyes’ family and other sources to obtain further information.
Carlos Reyes is approximately 5’10”, 170 lbs, fit build, brown eyes, brown hair and facial hair, no tattoos, and has piercings in both ears. When last seen, Reyes was wearing black sweatpants, a black sweater, and red “Uggs” slippers. He regularly wears three gold chains around his neck, each having a gold pendant.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Justin Williams at email@example.com or 203-796-1601. Anonymous tips can be made at 203-790-TIPS or by texting DANBURYPD at 847411 (Tip411). Anonymous web tips can also be submitted right from www.tip411.com/tips/new?alert_group_id=22782
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Prepared by Det. Lt. Adam Marcus and released by Det. Lt. Mark Williams