Police

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
By
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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Police Blotter for May 15

May 13, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from April 28 through May 5: Marisa Caruso, 19, of 158 Fleetwood Rd., Southington, was arrested on April 28 for sixth degree larceny. Elza Sarkisian, 19, of 7 Old Musket Dr., Newington, was arrested on April 28 for failure to respond to an infraction. Steven J. Wivell,…

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Police Blotter for May 8

May 6, 2015
By
Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests from April 23 to April 29: Angela G. Rood, 34, of 135 Harwinton Rd., Torrington, was arrested on April 23 for second degree failure to appear. Michael Kleszcz, 54, of 256 Marion Ave., Plantsville, was arrested on April 24 for driving under the influence and failure…

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Police arrest driver from fatal collision on Laning Street in January

May 1, 2015
By
Alyssa Marin

Alyssa Marin, 25, of Hartford turned herself into Southington Police on April 28 at 3:30 p.m. after learning there was an active warrant for her arrest. Marin was processed and charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, unsafe tires, and failure to drive right. She was released on a $5,000 bond and was given a…

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Arrest made for Berlin Avenue burglary

May 1, 2015
By
Robert Crotty

On April 24, 2015, at approx 10:30 p.m., Robert Crotty, 42, of Southington turned himself into Southington Police on April 24 at approximately 10:30 p.m. after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. Crotty was processed and charged with first degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, second degree criminal mischief, and fourth degree…

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Police Blotter for May 1

April 29, 2015
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Police Blotter for May 1

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests: Ryan S. Oakes, 35, of 868 South Main St., Plantsville, was arrested on April 16 for risk of injury, two counts of third degree assault, interfering with a 911 call, and disorderly conduct. Dawn J. Cochran, 38, was arrested on April 14 for sixth degree larceny. Ryan…

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Woman arrested for credit card theft

April 28, 2015
By
Melisssa Cocola

A New Britain woman was arrested in Southington this week after racking up over eight-thousand-dollars in credit card charges in her boyfriend’s ex wife’s name. Melissa Cocola, 39, opened three different credit cards and credit lines in the victim’s name, said police, purchasing approximately $8405.23 worth of merchandise since last March. Cocola was charged with…

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Police arrest former PTO treasurer for embezzlement

April 28, 2015
By
Christine Honohan

Christine Honohan, 37, of Southington turned herself into the Southington Police headquarters on April 24  after learning there was a warrant for her arrest. Honohan was processed and charged with third degree larceny and released on a court-set promise to appear bond pending a Bristol Superior Court appearance on May 4. According to police, the…

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