Police

Arrest made for July burglaries

October 22, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced an arrest on Oct. 20 which stems from three burglary investigations on Oak Street and Berlin Avenue in Southington on July 10, 2015. William Chambers, 18, last known to live in Waterbury, was presented three warrants in the Bristol Court. Chambers is currently incarcerated with the Connecticut Department of of…

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Police Blotter for the Oct. 23 edition

October 21, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police announced the following arrests from Monday, Oct. 5 to Sunday, Oct. 18: Daniel C. Boughton, 27, of 34 Oakwood Dr., New Britain, was arrested on Oct. 5 for possession of less than one half ounce of marijuana. Michael C. Lorusso, 19, of 323 Connecticut Ave., Newington, was arrested on Oct. 5 for…

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Arrest made for threat against SHS staff member

October 21, 2015
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Southington High School, 720 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489

The Southington Police Department announced an arrest after yesterday’s incident in Southington schools that resulted in four local schools being place on secure school status. On Tuesday, Oct. 20, police received a report at approximately 8:15 a.m. that a Southington High School staff member received a threat from someone outside of the school. As a…

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Southington Schools placed on secure school status

October 20, 2015
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Southington High School, 720 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489

Four Southington schools in the Pleasant Street region have been placed on secure school status until further notice as a precaution. Southington High School, DePaolo Middle School, Hatton Elementary School, and Flanders Elementary School have temporarily suspended outside activities after someone threatened a staff member. An alert was sent to parents from Southington’s Superintendant of…

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Arrest made for Atwater Street barricade

October 16, 2015
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Stephen Cieszynski

Southington police announced that Stephen Cieszynski, 46, of Southington was arrested on Friday, Oct. 9 at approximately 2:30 p.m. after an incident on Atwater Street. The warrant stems from an incident on Sept. 23, 2015 when Cieszynski allegedly became angry with a victim and pulled the victim’s hair. When Officers attempted to follow up with…

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Police investigate incident on Decker Drive

October 16, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department (SPD) announced that they have conducted a canvass of the Decker Drive area after receiving a report of a suspicious person and vehicle complaint on Sunday, Oct. 11, but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description. The vehicle description was given by children in the area after reports of…

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Police mourn death of K-9 Damon

October 16, 2015
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Police - Police mourn death of K9 Damon

The Southington Police Department announced the passing of Police K-9 Damon on July 21, 2015. K-9 Damon proudly served Southington police from Nov. 22, 2004 until his retirement on Nov. 13, 2013. Police spokesmen said that K-9 Damon served the department and the citizens of Southington with honor and distinction. K-9 Damon and his handler,…

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Police Blotter for the Oct. 16 edition

October 14, 2015
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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 Friday, Oct. 2 to Friday, Oct. 9: Michele L. Spooner, 46, of 25 Northmount Rd., Bristol, was arrested on Oct. 2 for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and failure to drive in the proper lane. John Paul Newman, 22, of 105 Commonweatlth Ave.,…

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Man arrested for sexually assaulting 10-year-old

October 13, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Luis M. Maldonado, 33, of Southington for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. On Sept. 25, 2015, a warrant was issued after police investigated reports that Maldonado sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl that was known to him in 2013 and 2014. Maldonado was being confined at Northern Correctional…

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West Queen Street closure for bridge repair

October 9, 2015
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Detour

Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 6, a portion of West Queen Street will be closed for bridge repair. Vehicular traffic will be detoured around the bridge, and the area will be marked with detour signs. Westbound traffic on West Queen Street will be diverted as follows: Right turn onto Newell Street Left turn onto Redstone Street…

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