Police

Arrest made for Dean’s Stove and Spa thefts

March 12, 2015
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Tyler Wagoner

The Southington Police announced in a press release that Tyler Wagoner, 25, of Manchester was taken into police custody at approximately 11 p.m. on March 6 on an active warrant for first degree larceny. The warrant alleges that between June 2014 and October 2014 Wagoner was employed as a sales representative at Dean’s Stove and…

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Proposal to name I-84 bridge in memory of a Southington officer

February 27, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER State Rep. David Zoni is hoping to honor Lieutenant Michael Shanley, a Southington police officer who passed away last fall, by naming a local bridge in memory of Shanley. Zoni proposed renaming the westbound bridge at exit 32 on I-84 at Queen St. name after the former detective. According to a…

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Three arrests made for Target burglary

February 5, 2015
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Elijah Aiken

The Southington Police Department (SPD) arrested three men in relation to an armed burglary at Target in Southington on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Akbar Aiken, Denzel Holmes, and Elijah Aiken were each arrested for third degree burglary, third degree conspiracy to commit criminal mischief, and second degree larceny. According to an SPD press release, local police…

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Police arrest man for reckless endangerment

January 30, 2015
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Matit Mazen was arrrested on Jan. 29 for reckless endangerment, five counts of risk of injury, five counts of cruelty to persons, and two counts of third degree assault.

The Southington Police Department located Mazen Matit, 45, at his Southington residence and took him into custody on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 6:15 p.m. Matit was arrested for reckless endangerment, five counts of risk of injury, five counts of cruelty to persons, and two counts of third degree assault. According to a police press release,…

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Police arrest sex offender for possession of child pornography

January 30, 2015
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Robert Amnott was arrested on Jan. 29 for first degree possession of child pornography.

Robert Amnott, 45, of Southington turned himself into the Southington Police Department on Thursday, Jan. 29 at approximately 4:30 p.m. after being advised that there was a warrant for his arrest. According to the police, Amnott was processed and charged with first degree possession of child pornography, and he was held on a $100,000 court…

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Police respond to armed robbery at Queen Street Liquor

January 30, 2015
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Police respond to armed robbery at Queen Street Liquor

The Southington Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Queen Street Liquor, 1079 Queen Street, at 6:46 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29. According to a press release from the police department, the store clerk reported the store was robbed by an unknown male suspect who displayed a gun. The suspect was…

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Court: Media don’t have to delete stories when charges nixed

January 30, 2015
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By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ A Connecticut woman’s claims that media outlets libeled her by refusing to delete stories about her arrest after charges were dismissed were rejected by a federal appeals court Wednesday. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan pertained to the August 2010…

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Police make multiple arrests at hotel party

January 21, 2015
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Police make multiple arrests at hotel party

The Southington Police Department announced multiple arrests at Motel 6 on Queen Street. On Saturday, Jan. 17, officers answered reports of a loud party at 12:45 a.m., and the investigation revealed that several minors were found to be in a motel room and in possession of alcohol. Nine minors between the ages of 18-20 years…

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Man arrested for threats at JFK

December 28, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER David Klash, 49, of 173 Meriden Ave., Southington was arrested on Dec. 15 and charged with breach of peace and second degree threatening after he made some threats against school officials at John F. Kennedy Middle School. According to Southington police, on Dec. 15, the school resource officer at Kennedy…

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Convicted felon accused of stealing gun from relatives; possible ties to other criminal activity, say police

December 26, 2014
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TESTA, Joseph Mugshot 12.24.14

A Southington man already on probation was arrested Wednesday after he stole a firearm from a relative‚Äôs house. Police are also investigating if the suspect was involved in other criminal activity. Police said that on Dec. 24 at about 9:04 p.m. they received a complaint about a residential burglary at 93 Visconti Ave. The complainants…

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