A rash of mailbox thefts and vandalism is being investigated in Newtown. Police received several reports of mailboxes being removed from their posts in the overnight hours of Monday into Tuesday. Police say most of the mailboxes were recovered, but some have yet to be located. The damage and vandalism happened in the area of Taunton Hill and Taunton Ridge roads. Newtown Police are asking that anyone who normally walks or jogs in that area to keep an eye out for the missing mailboxes, and turn over any that are located to police so they can be returned to the owners. Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact the Newtown Police Department at 203-270-4255.