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Police blotter for June 24

June 24, 2016
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Police blotter for June 24

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, June 9 through Monday, June 13: James D. Huntley, 23, of 12 River Rd., Unionville, was charged on June 9 with fifth degree larceny. Dennis David Dean, 45, of 177 Weston St., Hartford, was charged on June 10 with criminal attempt to commit…

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Man arrested for stealing electronics at Target

June 16, 2016
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James Huntley

Police arrested James Huntley, 23, of Burlington, for stealing electronics on Dec. 14, 2015 from the Southington Target store at 600 Executive Blvd. The warrant alleges that Huntley entered the electronics department at approximately 3:13 p.m. and selected three televisions, along with a sound bar, and placed them in a shopping cart. He then walked through…

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Mom who tried to drown son avoids prison

June 15, 2016
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Kathleen Lilly

By JONATHAN SHUGARTSREPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — A Southington woman arrested after trying to drown her son in the Naugatuck River because “she needed to save him from impending doom” was sentenced to probation on Friday, June 10. Kathleen Lilley, 46, told police she had been reading “new media” conspiracy theories online and believed something horrific was going…

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Police blotter for the June 17 edition

June 15, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, May 31 through Wednesday, June 8: Grzegorz Marchut, 40, of 18 Mark Dr., Plantsville, was arrested on May 31 for second degree breach of peace and third degree assault. Sasha Veal, 29, of 114 Ashley St., Hartford, was arrested on June 1 for fourth degree…

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Arrest made for attempted robbery at Liberty Bank

June 14, 2016
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Courtesy of Southington GIS

Police have made an arrest for the attempted robbery at Liberty Bank in Southington. On June 10, Dennis Dean, 45, last known to live in Southington, was taken into custody at Bristol Superior Court. The warrant alleges that on April 16, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Dean attempted to rob the Liberty Bank at 60 North Main Street.…

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Man arrested for brandishing a fake gun

June 14, 2016
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Tyler Smith

Officers were dispatched to the area of Pinecrest Drive on a report of a disturbance involving a gun, and Tyler Smith, 19, of 35 Pinecrest Drive in Southington was arrested even though the weapon turned out to be a facsimile. Police were called to the scene at approximately 11:23 p.m. on Monday, June 6. The…

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911: It’s just a click away

June 9, 2016
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A 911 dispatcher toils at his new workstation after a recent state-of-the-art upgrade.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Three operators wait patiently by their keyboards, surrounded by an array of monitors and television screens, in a darkened room at Southington Police Department headquarters. Suddenly, a phone symbol flashes onto one of the screens and the three of them jump into a perfectly choreographed dance. Until recently, two dispatchers were left in…

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Southington Police arrest driver in fatal crash

June 9, 2016
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Krista Pikora

Southington police arrested the driver in a fatal accident on April 30, 2016. This morning, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Krista M. Pikora, 26, of Southington turned herself into police after learning about a warrant for her arrest. The warrant is a result of an investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred just after…

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Hartford woman arrested for check forgery

June 8, 2016
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Sasha Veal

Sasha D. Veal, 29, of Hartford, turned herself into police on June 1, at approximately 10 a.m., after learning about an active warrant for her arrest. The warrant stems from an altered check that Veal tried to cash on April 6, 2016. The warrant alleges that Veal claimed the altered check was a paycheck from a…

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Police blotter for the June 10 edition

June 8, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Sunday, May 15 through Tuesday, May 24: Andrew Spitz, 18, of 801 Andrews St., Southington, was arrested on May 21 for possession of less than one half ounce of marijuana. Andrea Laudano, 35, of 35 Myrtle Ave., Waterbury, was arrested on May 25 for breach of…

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