Police

Police Blotter for May 5 edition

June 3, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, May 19 through Thursday, May 28: Lori A. Matteson, 38, of 112 Eagle Dr., Newington, was arrested on May 19 for second degree forgery and obtaining prescription drugs by fraud. David J. Thompson, 47, of 112 Peck Ln, Bristol, was arrested on May 19 for…

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Man arrested in altercation for assaulting police, firemen at accident scene

May 28, 2015
By
Craig Henderson

On May 21, at approximately 9:35 p.m., Southington police, firemen, and an AMR ambulance were sent to Mount Vernon Road, in the area of Frost Street after receiving reports of a motor vehicle accident with a tree. The driver of the motor vehicle was reported to have fled the scene. During the course of the…

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American Legion honors local policeman and fireman

May 28, 2015
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Keith Glabau of the Southington Fire Department received the American Legion Post 72's local Firefighter of the Year Award in a ceremony outside the legion on Memorial Day.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER On Monday, May 25, the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 recognized two local officers for exceptional service in the Southington community this year. Officer Chad Butler of the Southington Police Department was named Police Officer of the Year, and Keith Glabau of the Southington Fire Department was named Firefighter of the Year…

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Police Blotter for May 29

May 27, 2015
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Police Blotter for May 29

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from May 14 through May 20: Matthew Dufresne, 36, of 220 Bayberry Dr., Bristol, was arrested on May 14 for cultivation of over 1 kilogram of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell over 1 kilogram, possession of marijuana over 4 ounces, and possession of drug…

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Police arrest Bristol man for sexual assault at Motel 6

May 26, 2015
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Kevin Goulbourne

Kevin Goulbourne, age 42 of Bristol, turned himself in at the Southington Police Department on May 20 at 12:20 p.m. after learning there was a warrant for his arrest. The warrant stems from a report of an alleged sexual assault incident that occurred at Motel 6 in Southington, on or about July 30, 2014. The…

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Police blotter for May 22

May 20, 2015
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Police blotter for May 22

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Thursday, April 30 to Wednesday, May 13: Gerard W. Niemierowko, 23, of 36 Bagley Rd., Southington, was arrested on April 30 for possession of less than one half ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and littering. Paul M. Wylenczek, 22, of 122 Scenic Dr., Southington,…

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Local man convicted for fatal fire on Darling Street

May 20, 2015
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Eric Morelli

  NEW BRITAIN (AP)—A 19-year-old Southington man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a fatal fire that prosecutors say began when he threw a firecracker into a friend’s apartment on Darling Street on June 22, 2014. Eric Morelli entered the plea on Monday, May 18 in New Britain Superior Court as part of a plea…

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Police uncover indoor marijuana operation

May 19, 2015
By
Christian Kelly

When police were called to investigate reports of an argument on Mount Vernon Road in mid-April, it sparked an investigation that resulted in a search and seizure investigation that resulted in the discovery of an indoor marijuana growing operation. On April 12, Southington police found Matthew Dufresne acting irrationally and beating a third male inside…

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Police investigate pornography scattered across local neighborhoods

May 18, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

Earlier today, Southington police responded to numerous complaints about pornographic photographs and a pornographic DVD being thrown on lawns and roadways throughout Southington. In all, police recovered 20 pornographic magazine photos and one DVD from 19 different locations around town. Spring Lake Road was the hardest hit with four magazines recovered. Three were found on Flanders Road. Stonegate…

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Arrest made for Econo Lodge burglary

May 14, 2015
By
Roberto Ettorre

On May 9, Southington police were dispatched to Econo Lodge, 1845 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk., in Southington at approximately 2:30 a.m. after receiving calls about a suspicious male. Police said in a release that a male suspect, later identified as Roberto Ettorre, age 42 of Plainville, allegedly entered a complainant’s room while he was sleeping. Ettorre entered the room through…

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