Police

Retired officer recognized for work with cadets

September 22, 2016
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At the September Police Commission Police Meeting, Retired Officer George Trostel was honored with a proclamation by the Southington Board of Police Commissioners for his work with the Southington police Explorer/Cadet Post. Trostel began his work as a Supernumerary officer in the post and then stayed on as a civilian adviser after his retirement. During…

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Police blotter for the Sept. 23 edition

September 21, 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, Sept. 7 through Tuesday, Sept. 13: Brian Carroll, 22, of 110 South St., Bristol, was charged on Sept. 8 with four separate incidents of selling heroin. Hunter Saulnier, 18, of 489 Wolcott St., Bristol, was charged on Sept. 9 with possession of less…

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Route 10 is closed for an auto accident

September 20, 2016
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Officers are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident in front of AL Joy Tire & Arctic Cat at 466 Main St. An individual of 35 Darling St was operating her 5 Series BMW south bound on Main Street when she veered off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole…

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Police break up pot party

September 16, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police cited four men for smoking marijuana in a parked car on Redstone Street as a result of an investigation by an officer on patrol. On Friday, Sept. 9, the officer initiated a suspicious motor vehicle investigation when he smelled the strong odor of burnt marijuana. Officers searched the vehicle, and the people found in and…

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Police blotter for the Sept. 16 edition

September 14, 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 Monday, Aug. 29 through Tuesday, Sept. 6: Robert Street, 37, of 222 Ingraham St., Bristol, was charged with sixth degree larceny on Aug. 29. Stanislaw Kruszniewski, 60, of 14 Copper Mine Rd., Farmington, was charged with passing a school bus, operating an unregistered motor…

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Bristol police capture Southington heroin dealer

September 9, 2016
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Brian Carroll

Brian Carroll, 22, of Southington was taken into custody by Bristol police and delivered to Southington to face four active arrest warrants for selling drugs in Southington. The warrants were a result of a SPD special investigations unit probe during the month of May 2015. SIU officers received information about Carroll selling heroin in town,…

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Domestic dispute escalates to gun violence

September 7, 2016
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Bernhard Kaschke

  On Monday, Sept. 5, Bernhard Kaschke, 48, of Southington was arrested after threatening to kill a victim and turn the gun on himself. Officers were dispatched to 95 Knowles Ave. at approximately 10:20 p.m. after receiving reports about a domestic dispute. According to the investigation, Kaschke was invovled in a verbal argument with the victim…

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Police catch heroin dealer

September 7, 2016
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Stephen Micalizzi

The Southington Police Department’s special investigations unit received information in May 2016 that Stephen Micalizzi, 35, of Southington was selling heroin in town. Based on the information, two controlled purchases were made by police and two arrest warrants were issued by Bristol Superior Court. On Tuesday, Sept. 6, at approximately 6:04 p.m., police made contact with…

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Police blotter for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 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 Thursday, Aug. 18 through Tuesday, Aug. 23: Tyler Demarco, 48, of 321 Berlin St., Southington, was charged with creating a public disturbance on Aug. 23. Samuel J. Manzo, 56, of 53 Smoron Court, Southington, was charged with blight on Aug. 24. Samuel J. Manzo,…

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Man arrested for stealing and destroying ring

September 2, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  Police arrested Anthony Tobias, 26, of Meriden after stealing and destroying a ring from a Southington residence. The warrant stems from a theft investigation that was reported on July 2, 2016. The warrant alleges that on June 17, 2016, the victim left a 14 karat gold, emerald, and diamond ring in the bathroom of a…

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