Police

Southington woman guilty of attempt to drown son: Woman claimed ‘she needed to save him from impending doom’

April 1, 2016
By
Kathleen Lilley

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,” pleaded guilty Thursday to a reduced charge. Kathleen Lilley, 46, told police she had been reading “new media” conspiracy theories online and believed something horrific was going to happen to…

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Fugitive from Illinois located in Southington

March 30, 2016
By
Geremy Wallace

At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, members of the Southington Police Department Special Investigation Unit, along with officials from the U.S. Marshals Service, took a local man into custody for outstanding warrants in Illinois. Geremy Wallace, 36, of 76 Cherry Street was wanted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office in the State of Illinois on…

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Animal Control is looking for dog involved in attack

March 30, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Animal Control is looking for a 100 pound lab/boxer mix that attacked a pet on Deer Run on Monday, March 28. At approximately 12:15 p.m., Edward Hayes of 124 Deer Run report that his Yorkshire terrier was attacked by another dog while it was in his back yard. Hayes said a large black dog with tan streaks…

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Local man arrested for selling pot

March 30, 2016
By
Cory Seeger

Police arrested a local man for selling marijuana in Southington. On March 29, at approximately, 7:11 a.m., Cory Seeger, 24, of Southington turned himself in to Southington police after learning there were active warrants for his arrest. During the month of March 2015, the Special Investigations Unit received information about Seeger selling marijuana in town.…

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Police blotter for the April 1 edition

March 30, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Friday, March 18 to Tuesday, March 22: Muhammad H. Soomro, 46, of 12 Vermont Ave., Southington, was arrested on March 18 for disorderly conduct and third degree assault. Shawn Chandler, 50, of 243Hewey St., Waterbury, was arrested on March 18 for conspiracy to commit third…

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Southington man arrested for assault a violating a protective order

March 28, 2016
By
Edward Laramee

Southington police were dispatched to Garden Gate Road just after 6 p.m. on March 26 on a report of an unknown 911 emergency call. When police arrived, the investigation revealed that Edward Laramee, 61, of Southington was involved in an argument that sparked the 911 call. The police investigation revealed that, during the argument, Laramee pushed a…

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Local businesses cited for underage alcohol and tobacco sales

March 28, 2016
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

From March 4 to March 18, Southington police, along with CT Liquor Commission agents and the STEPS Coalition, conducted checks of local bars, restaurants, package stores, supermarkets, and stores. Three local businesses were found to be non-compliant with the state’s rules for selling alcohol to minors, and 12 locations were found non-compliant with the town’s…

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Narcotic dealer arrested for selling heroin

March 25, 2016
By
Angelo Perugini

Angelo Perugini, 28, of New Britain appeared at Bristol Superior Court on an active warrant, and he was processed and charged with three counts of selling narcotics. The warrants came after the Special Investigations Unit received information that Perugini was selling heroin in Southington in July 2015. Based on this information, three controlled purchases of heroin were completed…

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Police Blotter for the March 25 edition

March 23, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Thursday, March 10 to Sunday, March 20: Joseph Kardok, 23, of 28 Hitchcock Rd., Southington, was arrested on March 10 for second degree breach of peace and second degree harassment. William Jamill Tolliver, 18, of 115 Beths Ave., Bristol, was arrested on March 11 for sixth…

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Hamden woman arrested for stealing checks and forgery

March 21, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On Wednesday, March 16, Southington police served a warrant to a Hamden woman at the Bristol Superior Court for a 2014 forgery investigation. Laquana McNatt, 29, of Hamden was arrested and charged with fourth degree larceny and two counts of second degree forgery. The warrant stems from an incident that occurred in Southington on July 12,…

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