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Crime prevention tips from the Southington Police

December 17, 2014
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Crime prevention tips from the Southington Police

The Southington Police Department has released some crime prevention tips for the holiday season. When you are shopping: Remember where you parked your vehicle. Always park in a well-lit and well-traveled area. Avoid dark, remote spots. Look inside your parked car before you enter. Check to see if you are being followed. Have your keys…

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New Britain Ave. bank robbed Thursday night

December 12, 2014
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New Britain Ave. bank robbed Thursday night

The Plainville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday night shortly after 6 p.m. at the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville. Police said a lone male entered the bank while brandishing a firearm and demanded the the employees hand over money. Police said the male made…

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Arrest made in sexual assault of minor

December 10, 2014
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Arrest made in sexual assault of minor

Police made an arrest on Tuesday in connection with a rape of a minor back in June. The suspect is being held on a half million doll ar bond On Dec. 9 at 11:15 A.M., police arrested Walter Ronewicz, 76, at his Southington residence. Police said Ronewicz was charged with one count of sexual assault…

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Liquor stores cited for selling to minors

December 9, 2014
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Liquor stores cited for selling to minors

Members of the Southington Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit conducted unannounced liquor sale compliance inspections at 20 liquor stores/convenience stores where alcoholic beverages are sold on Nov. 28. Six stores were caught selling to a minor, said police. Police used a “cooperating individual who was 18-years old without any forms of identification entered the stores…

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Suspect arrested in robbery of Sunoco

December 2, 2014
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Suspect arrested in robbery of Sunoco

Police have released additional information about the Nov. 24 arrest in connection with the Nov. 23 robbery of the Sunoco Gas Station at 957 West St., in Southington. Police said that on Dec. 2, Travis Gornto, 43, of East Windsor was turned over to the custody of the Southington Police Department. Police said Gornto was…

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Six arrested, including juveniles, in connection with Oct. 31 assault

December 2, 2014
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Six arrested, including juveniles, in connection with Oct. 31 assault

Six people, including three juveniles, were arrested in connection with an assault at a party on Halloween, Southington police reported this week. Police said there was an assault of a victim at a party on Oct. 31 in Southington. When witnesses attempted to intervene on behalf of the victim and stop the assault, police said,…

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Buckle up, ‘Click It or Ticket’ begins today, say Southington police

November 25, 2014
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As motorists take to the roads this holiday travel period and beyond, Southington Police are urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning today, Nov. 25, and running through Nov. 30, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2014 national “Click It or Ticket” Occupant Protection enforcement mobilization and cracking down…

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Sunday morning robbery on West Street; suspect nabbed in Derby

November 25, 2014
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A suspect is being detained, although no charges have been filed, following a robbery at a West Street gas station. Southington police said that on Nov. 23 at about 11:37 a.m., the department received information to be on the lookout for a red Ford F150 pickup truck operated by Travis Gornto for an incident that…

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Police blotter for Nov. 21

November 22, 2014
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Southington police reported the following arrests: •Daniel F. Soule Jr., 26, of 1476 Meriden Waterbury Rd., Plantsville, was arrested on Nov. 10 and charged with second degree failure to appear. •David V. Divalentino, 51, of 15 South Rd., Southington, was arrested on Nov. 11 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under suspension. He was…

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Police blotter for Nov. 14

November 14, 2014
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Police blotter for Nov. 14

Southington police reported the following arrests: •Maurizio Marcuccio, 34, of 223 Meriden Ave., Southington, was arrested on Nov. 5 and charged with sixth degree larceny. •Roman A. Paszczuk, 58, of 333 Old Turnpike Rd., Plantsville, was arrested on Nov. 6 and charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive in proper lane. •Anthony…

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