Police

Police Blotter for the July 29 edition

July 27, 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 and citations from Wednesday, July 8 through Thursday, July 20: Danforth Manchester, 55, of 654 Johnson Ave., Southington, was charged on July 8 with interfering with an officer and failure to produce license or identification. Anisa Lala, 19, of 672 Berlin St., Southington, was charged on…

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Domestic dispute at Econo Lodge leads to arrest

July 21, 2016
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Jonathan Dacosta

Jonathan Dacosta, 19, of Waterbury, was arrested on July 20 after police were called to the Econo Lodge motel at 1845 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. on a report of a domestic dispute. Police were dispatched at approximately 9:55 p.m. after a verbal argument turned physical in the parking lot of the motel. During the course of the…

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Man arrested for crashing a stolen car through a fence

July 20, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On July 14, police arrested Christopher Poller, 23, of Waterbury for an accident with a stolen car in Southington last November. Poller was transported from the New Haven Correctional Facility to Bristol Superior Court for arraignment. The police investigation began on Nov. 30, 2015, just before 11:30 p.m., when officers were dispatched to the area…

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Tip leads police to pot dealer

July 20, 2016
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Jarrod Marotto

On July 18, at approximately 11:12 p.m., police responded to an anonymous complaint about a suspicious vehicle, and it led to the arrest of Jarrod Marotto, 18, of Southington for selling marijuana. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Marotto in the driver’s seat with a juvenile passenger. Police found evidence of marijuana use…

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Caretaker arrested for stealing credit cards

July 20, 2016
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Latoya Credle

Latoya Credle, 27, of Ansonia, turned herself into Southington Police on July 19, at 7 p.m., after learning of an active warrant for her arrest concerning an incident of stolen credit cards while she was employed as a personal caretaker. The warrant alleges that Credle took the victim’s bank credit card and made numerous unauthorized purchases…

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Police make second arrest for CVS robbery

July 20, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  George Meldrum, 30, of Coventington, Ga., was taken into custody on Thursday, May 19, at the Bristol Superior Court by Southington police. The warrant stems from an investigation of a robbery on March 11, 2016 at the Southington CVS store at 310 Main St. The warrant alleges that Meldrum was driven to the CVS and…

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Police arrest 2 for Motel 6 robbery

July 20, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  Southington police arrested two men in connection to a robbery at Motel 6 in Southington on Jan. 3, 2016. Brandon Forcella, 19, of Bristol, and James Huntley, 23, of Unionville were both charged with first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first degree robbery, third degree assault, and fifth degree larceny. The incident occurred at…

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Police blotter for the July 22 edition

July 20, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, June 29 through Thursday, July 7: David J. Plourde, 31, of 274 North Main St., Southington, was charged on July 5 with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jacob Abrahante, 19, of 79 Hillwood Ln, Meriden, was charged on July 5…

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Police blotter for the July 15 edition

July 13, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, June 29 through Thursday, July 7: Bruce Steiniger, 29, of 747 Center St., Southington, was charged on June 29 with sixth degree larceny. Lance Allen Goldman, 40, of 404 Mill St., Southington, was charged on June 29 with two counts of fourth degree…

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Anonymous tip leads police to heroin arrest

July 12, 2016
By
David Plourde

Southington Police dispatchers received an anonymous report about potential drug activity, and that led to the arrest of a local man. On July 5, at approximately 2:16 p.m., David Plourde, 31, of Southington was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. The investigation began when police received a…

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