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Lost keys recovered: contact SPD

June 28, 2016
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Lost and found

The Southington Police Department is holding two sets of keys that have been found in Southington. The keys are being held at the dispatch center in the Southington Police Station on Lazy Lane. The first set was discovered, along with several store cards, in the area of Laurel Street. The second set was uncovered by…

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License renewal for pinball, pool tables, and games of chance

June 27, 2016
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Dice

Southington Police Chief John F. Daly released a reminder for all individuals who have current licenses for pinball games, games of chance, and pool tables. All licenses will be expiring on Thursday, June 30, 2016. These licenses will be renewed at the Southington Police Department upon payment of the proper fee. If the permits are…

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SPD offers tips for avoiding vehicle break-ins

June 27, 2016
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Car Thief

Southington has experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins over the past few months. While officers are diligently working to solve this problem, the Southington Police Department issued a press release to remind residents that there are things to do in order to prevent these crimes: Lock your doors. While this piece of advice should be…

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Police urge residents to join the fight against illegal drug activity in town

June 27, 2016
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Drugs - Photo by Baitong333

In a recent press release, the Southington Police Department committed to combating the sale and possession of illegal drugs in Southington. As part of this ongoing effort they communicated two ways to report illegal drug sales and possessions. Both can be reported anonymously. People with information regarding illegal drug activity can contact the Southington Police…

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Police blotter for June 24

June 24, 2016
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Police blotter for June 24

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, June 9 through Monday, June 13: James D. Huntley, 23, of 12 River Rd., Unionville, was charged on June 9 with fifth degree larceny. Dennis David Dean, 45, of 177 Weston St., Hartford, was charged on June 10 with criminal attempt to commit…

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Man arrested for stealing electronics at Target

June 16, 2016
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James Huntley

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 with a sound bar, and placed them in a shopping cart. He then walked through…

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Mom who tried to drown son avoids prison

June 15, 2016
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Kathleen Lilly

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 she had been reading “new media” conspiracy theories online and believed something horrific was going…

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Police blotter for the June 17 edition

June 15, 2016
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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 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 Veal, 29, of 114 Ashley St., Hartford, was arrested on June 1 for fourth degree…

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Arrest made for attempted robbery at Liberty Bank

June 14, 2016
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Courtesy of Southington GIS

Police have made an arrest for the attempted robbery at Liberty Bank in Southington. On June 10, Dennis Dean, 45, last known to live in Southington, was taken into custody at Bristol Superior Court. The warrant alleges that on April 16, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Dean attempted to rob the Liberty Bank at 60 North Main Street.…

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Man arrested for brandishing a fake gun

June 14, 2016
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Tyler Smith

Officers were dispatched to the area of Pinecrest Drive on a report of a disturbance involving a gun, and Tyler Smith, 19, of 35 Pinecrest Drive in Southington was arrested even though the weapon turned out to be a facsimile. Police were called to the scene at approximately 11:23 p.m. on Monday, June 6. The…

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