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Synthetic marijuana targeted; New ‘objectionable materials’ ordinance proposed

December 6, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A new “objectionable materials” ordinance will give the Southington police more tools to deal with dangerous objects in town, including the growing problem of “synthetic marijuana.” “It’s usually an herb sprayed with a chemical designed to give it the same effect as marijuana,” said Sergeant Jeff Dobratz, spokesman for the…

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Police identify suspect in robbery at TD Bank, still investigating the other two armed robberies

December 5, 2012
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*Update Police arrested Brandon Dlugos at 10:45 a.m. He was taken into custody at a local business on Meriden Waterbury Dlugos was taken into custody without incident and charged with third degree robbery and fifth degree larceny. He was held on a $200,000.00 court set bond, with a Dec. 6 court date. During the course…

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Police investigating a string of three armed robberies that occured in 24-hour period.

December 4, 2012
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By Ed Harris   The Southington Police Department is investigating a string of armed robberies in town that occurred within a 24-hour period. The most recent armed robbery occurred early Tuesday morning. It took place at the recently opened 7-11 store at 777 Queen Street. Two banks were also robbed at gunpoint Monday. Police responded…

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Police investigate third armed robbery in 24 hour period; 7-11 robbered early Tuesday morning

December 4, 2012
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The Southington Police Department is investigating another armed robbery, this one at the recently opened 7-11 store at 777 Queen Street. This is the third armed robbery in Southington within a 24-hour period. Two banks were robbed on Monday. Police responded to the 7-11 at 1:20 a.m. The suspect entered the store and handed the…

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Police investigate robbery at Farmington Bank

December 4, 2012
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The Southington Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the Farmington Bank location at 1 Center Street earlier this morning. Police were called to the bank at 11:54 a.m., responding to a hold up alarm. Bank personnel later confirmed that a robbery had occurred inside the bank and that the male suspect had fled…

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Southington Police blotter for the week of Nov. 30

November 29, 2012
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The Southington Police Department has reported the following arrests. Gabriel M. Criscuolo, 62, of 6 Catalina Drive, Ansonia, was charged on Nov. 15 with reckless use of a highway, interfering with an officer and possession of less than an oz. of marijuana. Bond was set at $2,500 with a Nov. 16 court date. Louis A.…

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Police hold awards ceremony

October 4, 2012
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Police hold awards ceremony

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Police Department celebrated the heroes within its ranks recently, with a special awards ceremony held at the high school. This is the fourth year of the ceremony, which recognizes Southington Police Officers and the hard work and dedication to their job and the community. The department originally had such…

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