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Parking ban in effect

February 5, 2016
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Snow Plow (022114)

Due to the ongoing snowfall and attempts to clear the roadways of snow, the Town of Southington and the Southington Police Department will be implementing a parking ban on all streets effective immediately.  The ban will remain in effect until further notice. At Midnight the normal winter month’s overnight parking ban will go into effect.

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Police stop drunken driver

February 4, 2016
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

Southington police tracked down a drunken driver on West Center Street Extension after receiving reports of an erratic driver on state and local roads. At approximately 9:46 p.m. on Jan. 29, police received a report of an erratic driver starting on I-84 and going through several local streets in Southington. The witness reported that a vehicle…

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Police Blotter for Feb. 5 edition

February 3, 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 Thursday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 29: James L. Dietrichsen, 44, of 600 Middletown Ave., North Haven, was arrested on Jan. 21 for first degree robbery and sixth degree larceny. Dennis P. Conroy, 70, of 54 Malcein Dr., Southington, was arrested on Jan. 22 for disorderly…

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Police are investigating a burglary at Spartan II restaurant

February 2, 2016
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Spartan II Pizza Restaurant & Lounge
930 Meriden Waterbury Tpke., Plantsville, CT  06479
Phone: (860) 276-0090

The Southington Police Department is investigating a recent burglary at Spartans II Restaurant on 930 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke, and they are asking for help in the investigation. Police received a report this morning, at approximately 4:45 a.m., about the burglar alarm at the restaurant. Upon arrival, officers found that a door on the south side of the…

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Police locate lost hikers

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

On Monday, Feb. 1, at approximately 5:52 p.m., the Southington Police Department received a call that two hikers had become lost on the Blue Trail at the end of the Panthorn Trail. Officers found that two female hikers (aged 15 and 26) on the Blue Trail were not carrying flashlights. As as they began to walk back…

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Police SIU arrest local man for selling pot

January 29, 2016
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Michael McManus

Southington police arrested Michael McManus, 21, of Southington for selling marijuana in the town of Southington. The arrest was a result of a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) investigation during May 2015. Police received reports that McManus was selling marijuana in Southington. Based on this information, four controlled purchases of marijuana were made. As a result…

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Woman arrested during domestic dispute

January 27, 2016
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Cheryl Ann St. Amant

Southington police arrested Cheryl Ann St. Amant, 36, of Southington after an investigation of a domestic dispute on Saturday, Jan. 23 at approximately 3:23 p.m. The initial report indicated that St. Amant and a 64 year old female victim got into an argument while the victim was on the phone. As St. Amant tried to…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 29 edition

January 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 from Saturday, Jan. 16 through Thursday, Jan. 21: Heather McLean, 31, of 579 Emmett St., Bristol, was arrested on Jan. 16 for driving under the influence of alcohol or drug, failure to drive right, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, illegal possession of narcotics, and failure to…

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Police investigate string of car burglaries

January 26, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police are investigating several vehicle burglaries that happened during the overnight hours of Sunday, Jan. 24 through Monday, Jan. 25. The burglaries were concentrated in the southwest portion of town around the Whitlock Avenue-Todd Road neighborhoods. A majority of the vehicles that were entered were unlocked motor vehicles in which mostly loose change was stolen. At one residence on…

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Police investigate package store armed robbery

January 26, 2016
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Police are looking for information regarding this robbery at Colonial Wine and Spirits on Monday.

  Police are still investigating Monday’s robbery at Colonial Wine Spirits Shoppe at 255 Berlin Ave. They are asking anyone with information to contact Southington police. Police were alerted to the robbery when a panic alarm was activated at approximately 7:39 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25. Dispatch called the establishment and found that an armed…

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