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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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Robbery on Berlin Street under investigation

November 11, 2014
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Detectives in Southington are looking for a man who assaulted an employee and stole the cash box from the register from the Dairy Farms store on Berlin Street on Friday, Nov. 7. According to a police report, “a lone suspect rushed into the store, pushed the employee behind the service counter and demanded money.” After…

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Police blotter for Nov. 7

November 7, 2014
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Southington police reported the following arrests: ••Joseph Romano, 25, of 52 Kent St, Plainville was arrested on Oct. 27 and charged with sixth degree larceny. •Biagio A. Dilieto, 31, 1 Blackstone Ave, Branford, was arrested on Oct. 28 and charged with possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana. •Douglas R. Ruhm, 42, 115 Oak…

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Youth charged with trying to steal a woman’s cell phone in library parking lot

October 29, 2014
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Youth charged with trying to steal a woman’s cell phone in library parking lot

A local 16-year-old youth was held on robbery charges after he allegedly stole a cell phone from a woman exiting her vehicle in the parking lot of the Southington Library. Police responded to the call on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m. According to police, the female victim was exiting her car in the parking…

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Act On It vandalism campaign has volunteer help

October 17, 2014
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Act On It vandalism campaign has volunteer help

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Businesses in town that experience vandalism will now be able to receive volunteer help to clean their facility, free of charge, as a part of the Act On It anti-vandalism campaign in town. Businesses can call Youth Services at 860-276-6281 to get volunteer help to clean and remove graffiti from…

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Southington Police Blotter for the week of Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Southington Police Blotter for the week of Oct. 17

The Southington Police Department has reported the following arrests. Donald J. Anderson Jr., 55, of 72 Homesdale Ave., was charged on Oct. 1 with the sale of marijuana. Bond was set at $10,000 with an Oct. 20 court date. Kenneth J. Lyden II, 31, of 2 Cliff St., Wolcott, was charged on Oct. 1 with…

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Woman charged with charging officers with a knife

October 16, 2014
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Woman charged with charging officers with a knife

Southington police arrested a local woman after she charged officers with a knife when they responded to her house for a medical call. On Thursday, Oct. 9, police responded to the Southington home of , 32, on a medical call. According to a press release, while the officers were on scene, Zubrowski brandished a knife,…

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