Police

Brooklyn man charged with using illegal credit cards at Target

March 24, 2014
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Southington Police recently arrested a Brooklyn man on charges of identity theft and illegal use of credit cards at Target last December. Stephen Stanley, 28, of last known address, 2361 Pacific St., Apt. 3A, Brooklyn, NY, was arrested on March 20. According to police, Stanley entered the Southington Target store on December 4, 2013 and…

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Two teens charged with robbing a person in the Southington Police Department parking lot

March 20, 2014
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Two teens charged with robbing a person in the Southington Police Department parking lot

Two local teens were charged with robbing a person in the parking lot of the Southington Police Department. On Wednesday, March 19, police dispatchers monitoring video surveillance in the department’s front parking lot observed what they thought was an altercation. Police responded to the parking lot as one of the vehicles involved in the altercation…

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Local man arrested for early February armed robbery

March 11, 2014
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Local man arrested for early February armed robbery

A Southington man was arrested and charged with the February armed robbery of a Kaival Foodmart/Gulf Gas Station. On Friday, March 7, police arrested Brett Downs, 31, at his residence. According to police, Downs committed an armed robbery on February 7, at the Kaival Food Mart / Gulf Gas Station at 1123 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike.…

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Town dealing with potholes

March 5, 2014
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By Ed Harris Editor Southington is acting proactively to deal with pothole issues. Town officials are compiling a list of potholes in town and are addressing them as they come in. The Southington Police Department has taken the lead in compiling the list and the Highway Department is repairing the potholes. “Potholes are a problem…

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Assistant town clerk charged with trespassing following a dispute over goats

March 4, 2014
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An assistant town clerk surrendered to police after learning there was an arrest warrant for her arrest on trespassing charges following a dispute over goats. Sandra Brunoli, 62, of Southington was charged on Friday, Feb. 28 with first degree criminal trespass. She posted a $500 bond and was released with a March 10 court date.…

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Former SHS intern charged with providing alcohol to minor

March 4, 2014
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A former intern at Southington High School was arrested and charged with providing alcohol to a minor. On Friday, Feb. 28, Steven F. Bucchieri, 26, of Meriden, was taken into custody without incident. Bucchieri was charged with violation of CGS 30-86, Sale or Delivery of Alcohol to a Minor stemming from an incident that took…

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Officials brainstorm ways to fight vandalism

March 1, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Southington officials joined forces with members of the STEPS Youth Council last week to brainstorm ideas on how to combat vandalism and theft after various incidents occurred in town. During an open community forum, Town Councilor Dawn Miceli, Town Manager Garry Brumback and Police Chief John Daly, along with YMCA…

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Local man charged with selling marijuana

February 28, 2014
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Local man charged with selling marijuana

A Southington man was arrested and charged with selling marijuana in town. Sean Reardon, 20, of 44 School St., was arrested on Friday, Feb. 28. Earlier this year the Southington Police Narcotics Enforcement Team received information that Reardon was selling marijuana. During a search of Reardon’s residence, police found additional marijuana, scales and packing materials.…

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Driver involved in single car accident in late January charged with DUI

February 21, 2014
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Southington Police have charged the driver involved in a January 25 single car accident that led to the operator and three passengers being transported to the hospital with drinking and driving. On January 25, police were called to a single car accident on Curtiss Street, involving a car that collided with the front steps of…

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Police remind residents to clear snow off of their sidewalks

February 19, 2014
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The Southington Police Department is reminding all town residents and businesses owners to clear the sidewalks adjacent to their property.  Failure to clear the walks in a timely manner could result is the issuance of a fine for each day the walks remain snow/ice covered. Below is the town ordinance that applies to snow/ice covered…

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