Early exit for Legion

July 20, 2016
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American Legion baseball

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER High hopes of making a deep run into the 19U state tournament came to an abrupt end on Saturday, July 16 at Zipadelli Field (Sage Park) after the Southington American Legion baseball team came up short, 1-0, to Berlin in extra innings of a first round matchup. Post 72 was in…

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Man arrested for crashing a stolen car through a fence

July 20, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On July 14, police arrested Christopher Poller, 23, of Waterbury for an accident with a stolen car in Southington last November. Poller was transported from the New Haven Correctional Facility to Bristol Superior Court for arraignment. The police investigation began on Nov. 30, 2015, just before 11:30 p.m., when officers were dispatched to the area…

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Tip leads police to pot dealer

July 20, 2016
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Jarrod Marotto

On July 18, at approximately 11:12 p.m., police responded to an anonymous complaint about a suspicious vehicle, and it led to the arrest of Jarrod Marotto, 18, of Southington for selling marijuana. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Marotto in the driver’s seat with a juvenile passenger. Police found evidence of marijuana use…

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Caretaker arrested for stealing credit cards

July 20, 2016
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Latoya Credle

Latoya Credle, 27, of Ansonia, turned herself into Southington Police on July 19, at 7 p.m., after learning of an active warrant for her arrest concerning an incident of stolen credit cards while she was employed as a personal caretaker. The warrant alleges that Credle took the victim’s bank credit card and made numerous unauthorized purchases…

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Wayton Open crowns champs

July 20, 2016
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Joe Albiach leaps to save a rally during the Men’s A Singles championship of the Wayton Open tennis tournament.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The 10th annual Wayton Open tennis tournament wrapped up with championship matches at Southington High School on Sunday, July 17. A player’s breakfast kicked off the morning before matches began at 9 a.m. and lasted until the late afternoon. Tournament director Matt Wayton, said that he felt the tournament ran well,…

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Police make second arrest for CVS robbery

July 20, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  George Meldrum, 30, of Coventington, Ga., was taken into custody on Thursday, May 19, at the Bristol Superior Court by Southington police. The warrant stems from an investigation of a robbery on March 11, 2016 at the Southington CVS store at 310 Main St. The warrant alleges that Meldrum was driven to the CVS and…

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Police arrest 2 for Motel 6 robbery

July 20, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  Southington police arrested two men in connection to a robbery at Motel 6 in Southington on Jan. 3, 2016. Brandon Forcella, 19, of Bristol, and James Huntley, 23, of Unionville were both charged with first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first degree robbery, third degree assault, and fifth degree larceny. The incident occurred at…

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Obituary: Kathleen ‘Kash’ (Stanish) Bailey, 83

July 20, 2016
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obituaries

Kathleen “Kash” (Stanish) Bailey, 83, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 10, 2016. She had been the loving wife of the late Gordon “Rocket” Bailey for 53 years. Born April 10, 1933 in Plantsville to the late Joseph and Mary (Zygmunt) Stanish, she had been…

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Obituary: Vincent Lulis, 90

July 20, 2016
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Vincent Lulis, 90, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2016 at Glastonbury Health Care. He was the loving husband of the late Wanda (Trojanowski) Lulis for 60 years. Born on October 1, 1925 in Southington, to the late Adam and Jadwigia (Radaskewicz) Lulis, he had been a lifelong Southington…

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