Thefts continue at St. Thomas Cemetery

May 5, 2016
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Above, statues stolen earlier this year from St. Thomas Cemetery. Since January, there has been eight reported thefts of marble statues at the local cemetery. (File photo)

Since January 2016, there have been eight reported thefts of marble statues from Saint Thomas Cemetery, located on Meriden Avenue in Southington, and police are asking residents for help in apprehending the thieves. The most recent thefts occurred during the overnight hours on Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5. Police report that a person or…

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Obituary: Jared P. Anderson, 37

May 5, 2016
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Jared P. Anderson, 37, of Wallingford died suddenly on Monday, May 2, 2016.  Through his happiest times, as well as through his struggles, he was surrounded and supported by people who loved him: his beloved wife Julie Anderson; step children, Emily and Ethan Bau; parents Peter and Margaret Anderson (Marion); grandmother Betty Anderson (Southington); aunts…

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Woman arrested for injuries to an 11-month-old

May 5, 2016
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Brittany DeMasi

Police arrested a local woman for injuries sustained by an 11-month old girl. The investigation began when police were called by the Department of Children and Families (DCF). DCF became involved when the 11-month old girl was brought to the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Hospital with numerous head injuries. Hospital officials were highly…

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West Hartford man arrested for harassing his ex

May 5, 2016
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Michael D. Karpuska

  Southington police arrested a West Hartford man for sending threatening text messages to a former girlfriend. Michael D. Karpuska, 43, of Elmhurst Ave., West Hartford, was arrested at his residence on May 3 and charged with second degree breach of peace, second degree threatening, second degree harassment, and second degree intimidation due to bias.…

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Shed burglar caught by police

May 5, 2016
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Justine Ashline, 25, of Ellington was transported from Bridgeport CC to the Bristol Superior Court (GA17) on April 29, per order of a Habeas Corpus for an incident on Mount Vernon Rd. in June 2014. The warrant alleges that Ashline burglarized a shed on Mount Vernon Rd in Southington, and she took assorted gardent tools.…

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Woman arrested for hosting underage party

May 5, 2016
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Southington police responded to an anonymous complaint about underage drinking, and the investigation led to the arrest of April Cheney, 49, of Southington for violating Connecticut’s social hosting law. On April 29, at 10:25 p.m., police received the complaint about an underage party at 25 Burwell Ave. Upon arrival, officers found evidence of drinking games,…

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Manchester man arrested for forging check

May 5, 2016
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Jenier Huertas

Jenier Huertas, 24, of Manchester turned himself in to Southington police on Tuesday, May 2, around 7 p.m., after learning of an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant stems from an incident on Feb. 11, 2016 when Huertas allegedly cashed a forged check in the amount of $1,200. The check was originally issued by…

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Boys lacrosse is on the brink

May 5, 2016
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The Blue Knights (6-4) split the week with a win and a loss, but more importantly, they set their sights on the postseason. With a win over South Windsor and a loss at Conard, the Knights came within one game of qualifying for the state tournament. Southington wasted no time in South Windsor on Tuesday,…

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Spikers qualify for state tourney

May 5, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Since losing to East Hartford, 3-1, last month, the Blue Knights (8-1) have won four-straight matches, taking three on the road this past week, and reserving a seat for the Class L tournament. Southington trekked to Trumbull (7-5) on Monday, April 25 for their first road game of the season, and…

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