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Local businesses cited for underage alcohol and tobacco sales

March 28, 2016
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

From March 4 to March 18, Southington police, along with CT Liquor Commission agents and the STEPS Coalition, conducted checks of local bars, restaurants, package stores, supermarkets, and stores. Three local businesses were found to be non-compliant with the state’s rules for selling alcohol to minors, and 12 locations were found non-compliant with the town’s…

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Narcotic dealer arrested for selling heroin

March 25, 2016
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Angelo Perugini

Angelo Perugini, 28, of New Britain appeared at Bristol Superior Court on an active warrant, and he was processed and charged with three counts of selling narcotics. The warrants came after the Special Investigations Unit received information that Perugini was selling heroin in Southington in July 2015. Based on this information, three controlled purchases of heroin were completed…

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Police Blotter for the March 25 edition

March 23, 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 Thursday, March 10 to Sunday, March 20: Joseph Kardok, 23, of 28 Hitchcock Rd., Southington, was arrested on March 10 for second degree breach of peace and second degree harassment. William Jamill Tolliver, 18, of 115 Beths Ave., Bristol, was arrested on March 11 for sixth…

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Hamden woman arrested for stealing checks and forgery

March 21, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On Wednesday, March 16, Southington police served a warrant to a Hamden woman at the Bristol Superior Court for a 2014 forgery investigation. Laquana McNatt, 29, of Hamden was arrested and charged with fourth degree larceny and two counts of second degree forgery. The warrant stems from an incident that occurred in Southington on July 12,…

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Recent fugitive arrested in Bristol Court for selling heroin

March 21, 2016
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John Sample

Southington police served three warrants at the Bristol Superior Court, GA #17 to a local man that was caught trying to escape from bail enforcement agents for an unrelated charge. On March 17, John Sample, 29, of Southington was taken into custody while attending a scheduled court appearance at the Bristol court. Sample was in the Department…

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Police blotter for the March 18 edition

March 16, 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 Tuesday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. 25: Joseph F. Freer, 46, of 493 South End Rd., Southington, was arrested on March 2 for driving under the influence of alcohol or drug and failure to drive right. Carol A. Oflaherty, 32, of 166 Prospect St., Plantsville, was…

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Police investigate racist fliers at YMCA facilities

March 15, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police are investigating complaints on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 from residents finding racist fliers on their vehicles. The top of the flier has the words “American Nazi Party.” Below that is a swastika with the words “White Power.” Below the swastika was an email address. One flier was found on a vehicle…

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Police are investigating early morning robbery at CVS

March 11, 2016
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Police - CVS Robbery Release 1 - suspect

The Southington Police Department Detective Bureau is investigating an early Friday morning robbery that occurred at the CVS Store located at 310 Main St. in Southington. On Friday, March 10, at approximately 5:41 AM, a black male suspect walked in the front entrance to CVS store and approached the check-out counter. The suspect told the…

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Fugitive turned himself in to Southington police

March 10, 2016
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Police are still searching for John Sample, above.

Police from Southington and Cheshire are still looking for a fugitive after an exhaustive search and lockdown on March 9 in Cheshire and Southington. The incident began at approximately 9:49 a.m. when a bail enforcement agent approached Southington police during a traffic detail in the area of 400 Burritt St. The agent told the officer that…

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Lockdown lifted at Southington schools

March 9, 2016
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Plantsville Elementary School, 70 Church St., Plantsville, CT 06479

NOTE: Secure school status has been lifted at approximately 12:25 p.m. As of 11:30 a.m., a number of Southington schools are still in secure school mode as a precaution on the recommendation of the Southington Police. The schools were put into secure status this morning when police announced that there was a person of interest…

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