Category: Police

Man arrested for stealing electronics at Target

Police arrested James Huntley, 23, of Burlington, for stealing electronics on Dec. 14, 2015 from the Southington Target store at 600 Executive Blvd. The warrant alleges that Huntley entered the electronics department at approximately 3:13 p.m. and selected three televisions, along…

Mom who tried to drown son avoids prison

By JONATHAN SHUGARTSREPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — A Southington woman arrested after trying to drown her son in the Naugatuck River because “she needed to save him from impending doom” was sentenced to probation on Friday, June 10. Kathleen Lilley, 46, told police…

Police blotter for the June 17 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, May 31 through Wednesday, June 8: Grzegorz Marchut, 40, of 18 Mark Dr., Plantsville, was arrested on May 31 for second degree breach of peace and third degree assault. Sasha…

911: It’s just a click away

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Three operators wait patiently by their keyboards, surrounded by an array of monitors and television screens, in a darkened room at Southington Police Department headquarters. Suddenly, a phone symbol flashes onto one of the screens and the three…

Police blotter for the June 10 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Sunday, May 15 through Tuesday, May 24: Andrew Spitz, 18, of 801 Andrews St., Southington, was arrested on May 21 for possession of less than one half ounce of marijuana. Andrea…

Motorcycle thieves caught by police

Southington police have recovered two stolen motorcycles, and the thieves have been arrested, when the owner saw thieves riding around town. On Saturday, May 28, around 9 p.m., the owner of two stolen motorcycles was walking in Southington, when he…