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Police investigate purse snatching at Starplex

January 13, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department is investigating a purse snatching at a local theater yesterday. Police received a call just before 2 p.m. on Jan. 12 reporting a strong-armed robbery at the Starplex Cinemas at 1821 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. The investigation showed two females, including the victim, parked in the east side front parking lot of the theater. The women…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 15 edition

January 13, 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 Saturday, Jan. 2 through Saturday, Jan. 9: Isaac B. Francisco, 42, of 14027 Cooper Rd., Spring Hill, Fla., was arrested on Jan. 2 for disorderly conduct. Steven E. Cianciolo, 21, of 24 Defashion St., Southington, was arrested on Jan. 5 for third degree criminal mischief, second…

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Man arrested for discharging gun on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike

January 11, 2016
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Gordon Devoe

Police announced the arrest of Gordon Devoe, 28, of Southington for discharging a pistol on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike on Saturday, Jan. 9. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Meriden Avenue and the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike at 8:37 p.m. after receiving an anonymous complaint. The initial report indicated that two males were observed crossing Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike from…

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Police arrest Bronx woman for credit card fraud

January 8, 2016
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Maribel Hidalgo

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Maribel Hidalgo, 19, of the Bronx, N.Y. for fraudulent credit card purchases at Simply Wireless (Verizon) in Southington. Officers were called to the store at 750 Queen St. just before 3 p.m. yesterday for a report of identity theft. A store employee reported a customer (Hidalgo) had entered the…

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Heavy traffic alert on North Main Street

January 7, 2016
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The Southington Police Department announced a heavy traffic warning in the area of North Main Street (Route 10) between Hobart Street and Chapman Street due to an ongoing Southington Water Deptartment job. This will cause heavy congestion and traffic delays. There will be alternating, one lane traffic in this area for the next several hours. Motorists are…

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Local man arrested at Holiday Inn Express

January 7, 2016
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Anthony Bohlman

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Anthony Bohlman, 46, of Southington for an incident that occurred at the Holiday Inn Express on 122 Laning St. Police were dispatched to the hotel just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3 after receiving a report about an intoxicated guest, Bohlman, causing a disturbance. Officers had…

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Police discover marijuana growing at site of home invasion

January 6, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced a new wrinkle in the investigation of the recent home invasion on Monday, Jan. 4. The initial investigation centered around three individuals, dressed in black with gloves and a mask, that forced their way into the home of Daniel Morin, 43, at 735 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. at approximately 6:41 p.m. on Monday.…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 8 edition

January 6, 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 Wednesday, Dec. 9 through Tuesday, Dec. 22: Michael Mikolinski, 25, of 21 Liberty St, Front, Southington, was arrested on Dec. 23 for disorderly conduct. James Tatro, 50, of 233 Redstone Hill Rd., Bristol, was arrested on Dec. 24 for breach of peace and second degree harassment.…

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Connecticut State Police release New Year’s enforcement data

January 5, 2016
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Connecticut State Police release New Year’s enforcement data

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut State Police responded to more accidents and issued more tickets for distracted driving and speeding over this year’s New Year’s holiday than during the same period in 2015. Increased enforcement began Thursday on the state’s roadways and ended at midnight on Sunday. As of 8 a.m. Sunday, state police say…

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Home invasion on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike

January 5, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

A home invasion drew police attention on Monday, Jan. 4 when a home on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike reported a home invasion. At 6:41 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4, police received a call from Daniel Morin, 43, of 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. which sparked the investigation. Police reported that Morin was in his home, along with…

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