Police

Southington winter ordinances have been in effect

January 25, 2016
By
Snow Plow (022114)

With the first significant winter weather event, the Southington Police Department reminded residents that the winter parking ban has been in effect since Sunday, Nov. 15. These are the town ordinances applicable to the winter months: Winter parking ban—It shall be unlawful from Nov. 15 to April 15 for the owner or operator of a…

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Police make arrest for 7-Eleven robbery

January 22, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department made an arrest for the October robbery at the 7-Eleven store at 777 Queen St. on Oct. 17, 2015. James Dietrichsen, 44, of North Haven was arrested on a warrant at the Bristol Court on Jan. 21. He was incarcerated at New Haven Correctional Institution, but he was scheduled to appear…

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Another arrest made for aluminum thefts at Brunalli Construction

January 21, 2016
By
Dylan Cooke

Southington police made another arrest as a result of a continuing investigation surrounding thefts from Brunalli Construction Co. on Buckland St. Today, Dylan Cooke, 21, of New Haven turned himself in on an arrest warrant. The ongoing theft investigation originated on Sept. 17, 2015 when Cooke was arrested for stealing aluminum forming joists from the…

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Man arrested for stealing leaf blower from Home Depot

January 20, 2016
By
Russell Sears

Southington police arrested a Somers man for stealing a backpack leaf blower from Home Depot at 1816 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Southington. On Monday, Jan. 18, police responded to a call from Home Depot security at approximately 10:16 a.m. about a shoplifting incident and a possible altercation in the parking lot. Home Depot security watched Russell…

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Man arrested for selling marijuana

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

Andrew Pelto, 24, of Southington was arrested after Southington police made two controlled purchases of marijuana. During the month of August 2015, the Southington Police Department Special Investigations Unit received information that Pelto was selling marijuana in town. Based on this information, two controlled purchases of marijuana were made and two arrest warrants were issued by…

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Police Report for the Jan. 22 edition

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

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Monday, Jan. 11 through Thursday, Jan. 14: Frank M. Cariso Jr., 29, of 13 Jasmine Ln., Wolcott, was arrested on Jan. 8 for operating an unregistered motor vehicle, improper use of registration, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Steven Soucy, 28, of 42 Victoria Dr., Southington, was…

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Southington resident foils a car theft

January 14, 2016
By
Joshua Ramirez

Southington Police announced that Joshua Ramirez, 21, of Bristol was arrested for attempting to steal a car on Mount Vernon Road, but it was a Southington homeowner that actually managed to detain Ramirez for arrest. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, at approximately 6:40 a.m., police were dispatched to the area of 1662 Mount Vernon Rd. on…

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Police investigate purse snatching at Starplex

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

The Southington Police Department is investigating a purse snatching at a local theater yesterday. Police received a call just before 2 p.m. on Jan. 12 reporting a strong-armed robbery at the Starplex Cinemas at 1821 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. The investigation showed two females, including the victim, parked in the east side front parking lot of the theater. The women…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 15 edition

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

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Saturday, Jan. 2 through Saturday, Jan. 9: Isaac B. Francisco, 42, of 14027 Cooper Rd., Spring Hill, Fla., was arrested on Jan. 2 for disorderly conduct. Steven E. Cianciolo, 21, of 24 Defashion St., Southington, was arrested on Jan. 5 for third degree criminal mischief, second…

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Man arrested for discharging gun on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike

January 11, 2016
By
Gordon Devoe

Police announced the arrest of Gordon Devoe, 28, of Southington for discharging a pistol on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike on Saturday, Jan. 9. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Meriden Avenue and the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike at 8:37 p.m. after receiving an anonymous complaint. The initial report indicated that two males were observed crossing Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike from…

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