JAY — Police are investigating the recent theft of NASCAR collectibles from a storage shed at a house on Morse Hill Road.

Sgt. Russell Adams of the Jay Police Department said officers received a tip that NASCAR items were being offered for sale. Police checked out the items and found reasons to believe they had been stolen.

Adams said the owners of the collectibles did not know their collection had been taken until he told them. The theft involved a forced entry into the shed, he said.

A rough estimate of the collection’s value is $1,500.

Adams said the investigation is a joint effort with the Livermore Falls Police Department.

Some of the collectibles have been recovered, he said.

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