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Police make second arrest for CVS robbery

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

  George Meldrum, 30, of Coventington, Ga., was taken into custody on Thursday, May 19, at the Bristol Superior Court by Southington police. The warrant stems from an investigation of a robbery on March 11, 2016 at the Southington CVS store at 310 Main St. The warrant alleges that Meldrum was driven to the CVS and…

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Police arrest 2 for Motel 6 robbery

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

  Southington police arrested two men in connection to a robbery at Motel 6 in Southington on Jan. 3, 2016. Brandon Forcella, 19, of Bristol, and James Huntley, 23, of Unionville were both charged with first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first degree robbery, third degree assault, and fifth degree larceny. The incident occurred at…

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Police blotter for the July 22 edition

July 20, 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, June 29 through Thursday, July 7: David J. Plourde, 31, of 274 North Main St., Southington, was charged on July 5 with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jacob Abrahante, 19, of 79 Hillwood Ln, Meriden, was charged on July 5…

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Police blotter for the July 15 edition

July 13, 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, June 29 through Thursday, July 7: Bruce Steiniger, 29, of 747 Center St., Southington, was charged on June 29 with sixth degree larceny. Lance Allen Goldman, 40, of 404 Mill St., Southington, was charged on June 29 with two counts of fourth degree…

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Anonymous tip leads police to heroin arrest

July 12, 2016
By
David Plourde

Southington Police dispatchers received an anonymous report about potential drug activity, and that led to the arrest of a local man. On July 5, at approximately 2:16 p.m., David Plourde, 31, of Southington was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. The investigation began when police received a…

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Police Blotter for the July 8 edition

July 6, 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 Saturday, June 11 through Wednesday, June 22: Shannon Butler, 28, of 122 Bull Ave., Wallingford, was charged on June 22 with first degree trespassing. Melany Matos, 24, of 196 Somerset St., West Hartford, was charged on June 23 with sixth degree larceny. John J.…

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Man arrested for threatening to burn down a house

July 5, 2016
By
Daniel Brown

Police arrested Daniel Brown, 20, of 220 Andrews St. in Southington after being called to his home for a domestic disturbance. On July 5, at approximately 2:44 p.m., a victim called police believing that Brown was attempting to get into the house while armed with a gun. The victim claimed that Brown had sent text messages…

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Lost keys recovered: Contact SPD

July 1, 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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Car thieves caught after dine-and-dash at Denny’s

June 29, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police arrested a Georgia man and woman when a dine-and-dash investigation turned into an investigation about a stolen vehicle. Officers were dispatched to Denny’s restaurant on Queen Street after employees became suspicious when Robert Brock, 34, of Barnesville, Ga., and Christina Brock, 27, of Milner, Ga., were unable to pay for the meals that they had…

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Man arrested for a prom fight at the Aqua Turf

June 29, 2016
By
Nicholas Maratea

On Friday, June 24, at approximately 7:08 p.m., Nicholas Maratea, 19, of Hamden turned himself into Southington Police for an active arrest warrant stemming from an incident during a prom at the Aqua Turf on May 28, 2016. The warrant alleges that Maratea became involved in an argument after not being allowed to enter the prom…

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