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Expect delays on Route 10 on Wednesday night

August 9, 2016
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Detour

Southington police issued a traffic advisory for Route 10 in Southington. On Wednesday, Aug. 10, an over-sized, overweight vehicle caravan will be traveling on Route 10 in Southington starting at the Southington-Plainville town line at 8 p.m. At that time there will be a police escort with the caravan to assist with traffic flow as…

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Suspect in ATM card theft arrested at Torrington traffic stop

August 3, 2016
By
Robert Street

A New Britain man was taken into custody by Torrington police after a traffic stop revealed an open arrest warrant in Southington. Robert J. Street, 36, was taken into custody by Torrington police at approximately 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 30 and transported to the Southington Police Headquarters, booked, and processed. The warrant alleges that Street used…

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Police blotter for the Aug. 5 edition

August 3, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thurssday, July 21 through Monday, July 25: Alica N. Sliwka, 20, of 11 Julie Rd., Plainville, was charged on July 21 with sixth degree larceny. Ashley D. Hernandez, 28, of 94 Lawlor St., New Britain, was charged on July 23 for second degree breach…

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U Drive. U Text. U Pay: Police begin continue to crack down on distracted driving

August 3, 2016
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Police - Texting campaign

Today, the Southington Police Department, along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office, began the second wave of their campaign aimed at cracking down on distracted drivers. The “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” intiative is an effort to crackdown on motorists who choose to text, talk or otherwise distract themselves from the…

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Crash on I-84 continues to cause delays

July 28, 2016
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Traffic 2

A two-car crash in I-84 Westbound this morning at approximately 9 a.m. continues to cause delays in Southington. The accident, which injured at least two  people caused the temporary shut down of the highway. In a message from SPD Master Sgt. Keith Egan to Southington Town Manager Garry Brumback at 10:30 a.m., police estimated that…

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Police Blotter for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, July 8 through Thursday, July 20: Danforth Manchester, 55, of 654 Johnson Ave., Southington, was charged on July 8 with interfering with an officer and failure to produce license or identification. Anisa Lala, 19, of 672 Berlin St., Southington, was charged on…

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Domestic dispute at Econo Lodge leads to arrest

July 21, 2016
By
Jonathan Dacosta

Jonathan Dacosta, 19, of Waterbury, was arrested on July 20 after police were called to the Econo Lodge motel at 1845 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. on a report of a domestic dispute. Police were dispatched at approximately 9:55 p.m. after a verbal argument turned physical in the parking lot of the motel. During the course of the…

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Man arrested for crashing a stolen car through a fence

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

On July 14, police arrested Christopher Poller, 23, of Waterbury for an accident with a stolen car in Southington last November. Poller was transported from the New Haven Correctional Facility to Bristol Superior Court for arraignment. The police investigation began on Nov. 30, 2015, just before 11:30 p.m., when officers were dispatched to the area…

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Tip leads police to pot dealer

July 20, 2016
By
Jarrod Marotto

On July 18, at approximately 11:12 p.m., police responded to an anonymous complaint about a suspicious vehicle, and it led to the arrest of Jarrod Marotto, 18, of Southington for selling marijuana. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Marotto in the driver’s seat with a juvenile passenger. Police found evidence of marijuana use…

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Caretaker arrested for stealing credit cards

July 20, 2016
By
Latoya Credle

Latoya Credle, 27, of Ansonia, turned herself into Southington Police on July 19, at 7 p.m., after learning of an active warrant for her arrest concerning an incident of stolen credit cards while she was employed as a personal caretaker. The warrant alleges that Credle took the victim’s bank credit card and made numerous unauthorized purchases…

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