Police

Police solve break-in at Blackstone Irish Pub

April 7, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police arrested two suspects from a burglary at Blackstone Irish Pub on Jan. 5, 2016. Patrick Tomkus, 35, of Waterbury, and Brian Chandler, 30, of Naugatuck were arrested, and both were charged with third degree burglary, sixth degree larceny, and first degree criminal mischief. Police investigated the burglary at 1678 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. that occurred at…

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Arrest made for Target robbery

April 7, 2016
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Joshua Lataif

Joshua Lataif, 28, of Torrington was arrested at the Torrington Police Department on April 16, at approximately 8 p.m., and transported to Southington police. The warrant stemmed from a robbery at the Southington Target store. The warrant alleges that on March 16, 2016, Lataif was being watched by Target’s loss prevention employee at the 600 Executive…

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Man arrested for violating conditions of release

April 7, 2016
By
Brian Joyce

Southington police arrested Brian Joyce, 30, of Southington for violating his conditions of release. On April 6, 2016 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Joyce was taken into custody, transported to headquarters, and processed on four separate warrants. The warrants were issued from the Office of the State’s Attorney out of Bristol, stemming from Joyce violating the…

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Police Blotter for the April 8 edition

April 6, 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, March 18 to Tuesday, March 22: Ehab Rouman, 47, of 34 Lloyd St., Hamden, was arrested on March 24 for creating a public disturbance. Robmik Caribe Perry-Levey, 22, of 37 Jennifer Lynn Dr., Plantsville, was arrested on March 25 for second degree breach of peace…

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Police kick off campaign against distracted driving: U Drive. U Text. U Pay.’ statewide crackdown

April 1, 2016
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Distracted Driving campaign (police)

The Southington Police Department (SPD) is partnering with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month to crack down on drivers who choose to ignore Connecticut’s mobile phone laws. The joint effort—”U Drive. U Text. U Pay.”—will span through the month, from April 4 to April 30. In 2014, an…

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Southington woman guilty of attempt to drown son: Woman claimed ‘she needed to save him from impending doom’

April 1, 2016
By
Kathleen Lilley

By JONATHAN SHUGARTSREPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY—A Southington woman arrested after trying to drown her son in the Naugatuck River because “she needed to save him from impending doom,” pleaded guilty Thursday to a reduced charge. Kathleen Lilley, 46, told police she had been reading “new media” conspiracy theories online and believed something horrific was going to happen to…

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Fugitive from Illinois located in Southington

March 30, 2016
By
Geremy Wallace

At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, members of the Southington Police Department Special Investigation Unit, along with officials from the U.S. Marshals Service, took a local man into custody for outstanding warrants in Illinois. Geremy Wallace, 36, of 76 Cherry Street was wanted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office in the State of Illinois on…

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Animal Control is looking for dog involved in attack

March 30, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Animal Control is looking for a 100 pound lab/boxer mix that attacked a pet on Deer Run on Monday, March 28. At approximately 12:15 p.m., Edward Hayes of 124 Deer Run report that his Yorkshire terrier was attacked by another dog while it was in his back yard. Hayes said a large black dog with tan streaks…

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Local man arrested for selling pot

March 30, 2016
By
Cory Seeger

Police arrested a local man for selling marijuana in Southington. On March 29, at approximately, 7:11 a.m., Cory Seeger, 24, of Southington turned himself in to Southington police after learning there were active warrants for his arrest. During the month of March 2015, the Special Investigations Unit received information about Seeger selling marijuana in town.…

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Police blotter for the April 1 edition

March 30, 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, March 18 to Tuesday, March 22: Muhammad H. Soomro, 46, of 12 Vermont Ave., Southington, was arrested on March 18 for disorderly conduct and third degree assault. Shawn Chandler, 50, of 243Hewey St., Waterbury, was arrested on March 18 for conspiracy to commit third…

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