Police

Police Blotter for the June 3 edition

June 1, 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 Sunday, May 15 through Tuesday, May 24: Marilu Valentin, 39, of 40 Woodland St., New Britain, was arrested on May 15 for sixth degree larceny. Bruce Steiniger, 29, of 747 Center St., Wallingford, was arrested on May 17 for sixth degree larceny. Christopher Estabrook, 26,…

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Police search for suspect from Walmart armed robbery

May 31, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police are still searching for suspects in an armed robbery at Walmart on Friday. At approximately 8 a.m. on May 27, officers were called to the local store at 235 Queen Street in Southington, but the suspect fled prior to their arrival. According to the investigation, a 5’8″ black male weighing between 160 and 170 pounds…

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Hartford man arrested for forgery

May 26, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Frederick Savage, 32, of Hartford, was taken into custody at the Bristol Court on May 20 based on a warrant filed by Southington police. The warrant alleges that Savage altered and subsequently cashed checks in his name that had been written out to other companies by Chuck and Eddie’s of Southington. The altered checks were…

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Southington Police earn state accreditation

May 26, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Police Department (SPD) has earned a Tier I accreditation from the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC). This achievement is the first step in a three-tier review of police standards in the areas of liability, professionalism, and general management. At a May 12 meeting of the POSTC, the…

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Click It or Ticket campaign is underway

May 25, 2016
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Click It or Ticket

The Southington Police Department is joining with other state and local Law enforcement agencies around the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock. The national Click it or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off on May 23, and local police will join the campaign aimed at…

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Police Blotter for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Friday, May 6 through Monday, May 9: John William Biehn, 40, of 109 Westwood Rd., Southington, was arrested on May 11 for driving under the influence of liquor or drug and illegal storage of narcotics. Tevin Robles, 19, of 38 Water St., Meriden, was arrested on…

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Paving work, delays on Meriden Waterbury Road on May 23-24

May 20, 2016
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Traffic 1

Commuters should expect delays on Meriden Waterbury Road (Route 322) on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 as paving work begins between Ruggles Row and Clark Street. Road work is expected to begin at 7 p.m. on Monday and last through 11 a.m. on Tuesday.   Meriden Waterbury Road will be open during this…

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Police search for Citgo robbery suspect

May 19, 2016
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Surveillance cameras caught the suspect on tape during an attempted robbery at Citgo gas station on Main Street.

Southington police are still searching for a suspect from an armed robbery with a knife at the Citgo gas station at 202 Main St. in Southington. Police were called to the scene today at approximately 9:43 a.m., canvassed the area, and conducted a track with a K-9 team, but were unsuccessful. The store clerk reported…

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Police arrest man for risk of injury and sexual assault of a minor

May 19, 2016
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Gary Allard Jr.

Police arrested a Southington man for three separate incidents involving a victim under the age of 16. Gary Allard Jr., 32, of Southington was arrested and charged with two counts of risk of injury to a child, two counts of second degree breach of peace, and fourth degree sexual assault. The warrant stems from three…

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Man arrested for drunk driving at Home Depot

May 18, 2016
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John Biehn

John Biehn, 40, of Southington was arrested by Southington police after being called to an accident in the parking lot of the Home Depot at 89 Interstate Park Dr. in Plantsville on Wednesday, May 11 at 9:53 p.m. The investigation found that Biehn was attempting to back his vehicle out of a parking space at the…

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