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Southington man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

February 26, 2016
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Bristol police arrested and charged a Southington man involved in a two-vehicle crash that left two children dead and four adults injured last December. According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, 26-year-old Michael Luponio was legally intoxicated while driving at an excessive speed in the area of Pinebrook Terrace on Dec. 13.…

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Police arrest shoplifter duo at Stop & Shop

February 25, 2016
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Stop and Shop

A pair of locals have been arrested by Southington police after two shoplifting incidents at Stop & Shop at 505 North Main St. Police were called to the store just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 after receiving a report of a shoplifter in custody. During the investigation, officers identified a second shoplifting incident…

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Walmart shoplifter arrested at Bristol Court

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On Friday, Feb. 19, Adam M. Rolon, 33, last known to live in Torrington, was arrested at the Bristol Courthouse on an arrest warrant stemming from a shoplifting incident at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. According to the warrant, Rolon and an accomplice entered the Southington Walmart on Aug. 8, 2015, and the pair…

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Police crack down on sex offenders

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police made a pair of arrests after receiving notice from the Connecticut State Police, Sex Offender Registry Unit about locals who did not comply with the state’s sex offender registry guidelines. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Mark Wade Singleton, 38, of Marion Avenue in Plantsville, turned himself into police after learning about a warrant for…

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Police Blotter for the Feb. 26 edition

February 24, 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 Ian Puzycki, 23, of 465 Ridge Rd., Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 12 for sixth degree larceny, illegal use of a credit card, and credit card fraud. Dan J. Morin, 43, of 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Southington, was arrested on Feb. 12 for cultivation of marijuana,…

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Local man faces felony drug charges after home invasion

February 17, 2016
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Dan Morin

Dan Morin, 43, of Southington turned himself into police after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. The arrest came after police uncovered a marijuana grow while investigating a home invasion at Morin’s residence in January. Police were called to Morin’s home at 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016 at approximately…

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Police catch fugitive at Walmart

February 17, 2016
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Mikhail Dikler

When Southington police arrested Mikhail Dikler, 33, of Brooklyn for shoplifting at Walmart, they found an outstanding warrant in New York. Police were dispatched to Walmart, at 235 Queen St., at approximately 4:37 p.m. on Feb. 14 after receiving a report about a shoplifter. Dikler was observed by Walmart security as he concealed numerous cosmetic items…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 19 edition

February 17, 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 Friday, Jan. 29 through Saturday, Feb. 6: Chauncey Moore, 34, of 111 View St., Meriden, was arrested on Feb. 8 for disorderly conduct and third degree assault. Dominic M. Cardinale, 36, of 59 Robindale Dr., Southington, was arrested on Feb. 9 for two incidents of selling…

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Police Blotter for the Feb. 12 edition

February 10, 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 Friday, Jan. 29 through Saturday, Feb. 6: Kelly J. Clarke, 53, of 155 Debbie Dr., Southington, was arrested on Jan. 29 for driving under the influence of liquor or drug, evading responsibility, and failure to maintain lane. Alexia D. Fliss, 25, of 242 Reservoir Rd., New…

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Police arrest local drug dealer

February 9, 2016
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Dominic M. Cardinale

As a result of a June 2015 investigation, Southington police arrested a local man for selling and distributing cocaine and heroine. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) received a tip in June that Dominic M. Cardinale, 36, of Southington was selling cocaine and heroin in town. Based on this information, three separate controlled purchases were made…

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