Police

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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Police report for the March 11 edition

March 9, 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: Orlando Berrios, 51, of 84 Washington Ave., 1st Floor, West Haven, was arrested on Feb. 25 for second degree forgery. Barbara J. Nolan, 53, of 500 Pleasant St, Southington, was arrested on Feb. 25 for three counts of selling…

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Police arrest woman for selling prescription pills

March 2, 2016
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Marika Tiniakos

Southington Police arrested a Cheshire woman for selling prescription pills in Southington. On Feb. 26, Marika Tiniakos, 24, of Cheshire, was arrested for two counts of selling xanax and two counts of selling oxycodone. The Special Investigation Unit opened an investigation in April 2015 after receiving information that Tiniakos was selling prescription pills. Based on this information,…

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Police blotter for the March 4 edition

March 2, 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: Steven P. Galipeau, 32, of 386 Buckland St., Southington, was arrested on Feb. 16 for two counts of sixth degree larceny and two counts of conspiracy to commit larceny. Aimee K. Sycz, 28, of 138 Farmstead Rd., Southington, was…

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Pipe bomb discovered at Crescent Lake

February 29, 2016
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Police discovered an detonated pipe bomb, above, at Crescent Lake.

A hiker discovered a detonated pipe bomb, above, at Crescent Lake. Police were dispatched to Crescent Lake, at 495 Shuttle Meadow Rd., just after 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28 after a hiker reported a detonated pipe bomb in the woods. The Southington Fire Department and an American Medical Response Ambulance were also dispatched to the area.…

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Southington man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

February 26, 2016
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Bristol police arrested and charged a Southington man involved in a two-vehicle crash that left two children dead and four adults injured last December. According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, 26-year-old Michael Luponio was legally intoxicated while driving at an excessive speed in the area of Pinebrook Terrace on Dec. 13.…

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Police arrest shoplifter duo at Stop & Shop

February 25, 2016
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Stop and Shop

A pair of locals have been arrested by Southington police after two shoplifting incidents at Stop & Shop at 505 North Main St. Police were called to the store just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 after receiving a report of a shoplifter in custody. During the investigation, officers identified a second shoplifting incident…

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Walmart shoplifter arrested at Bristol Court

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On Friday, Feb. 19, Adam M. Rolon, 33, last known to live in Torrington, was arrested at the Bristol Courthouse on an arrest warrant stemming from a shoplifting incident at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. According to the warrant, Rolon and an accomplice entered the Southington Walmart on Aug. 8, 2015, and the pair…

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Police crack down on sex offenders

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police made a pair of arrests after receiving notice from the Connecticut State Police, Sex Offender Registry Unit about locals who did not comply with the state’s sex offender registry guidelines. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Mark Wade Singleton, 38, of Marion Avenue in Plantsville, turned himself into police after learning about a warrant for…

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Police Blotter for the Feb. 26 edition

February 24, 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 Ian Puzycki, 23, of 465 Ridge Rd., Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 12 for sixth degree larceny, illegal use of a credit card, and credit card fraud. Dan J. Morin, 43, of 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Southington, was arrested on Feb. 12 for cultivation of marijuana,…

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