Posts Tagged ‘ Police ’

Police blotter for the April 1 edition

March 30, 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 Friday, March 18 to Tuesday, March 22: Muhammad H. Soomro, 46, of 12 Vermont Ave., Southington, was arrested on March 18 for disorderly conduct and third degree assault. Shawn Chandler, 50, of 243Hewey St., Waterbury, was arrested on March 18 for conspiracy to commit third…

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Southington man arrested for assault a violating a protective order

March 28, 2016
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Edward Laramee

Southington police were dispatched to Garden Gate Road just after 6 p.m. on March 26 on a report of an unknown 911 emergency call. When police arrived, the investigation revealed that Edward Laramee, 61, of Southington was involved in an argument that sparked the 911 call. The police investigation revealed that, during the argument, Laramee pushed a…

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Local businesses cited for underage alcohol and tobacco sales

March 28, 2016
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

From March 4 to March 18, Southington police, along with CT Liquor Commission agents and the STEPS Coalition, conducted checks of local bars, restaurants, package stores, supermarkets, and stores. Three local businesses were found to be non-compliant with the state’s rules for selling alcohol to minors, and 12 locations were found non-compliant with the town’s…

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Narcotic dealer arrested for selling heroin

March 25, 2016
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Angelo Perugini

Angelo Perugini, 28, of New Britain appeared at Bristol Superior Court on an active warrant, and he was processed and charged with three counts of selling narcotics. The warrants came after the Special Investigations Unit received information that Perugini was selling heroin in Southington in July 2015. Based on this information, three controlled purchases of heroin were completed…

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Residents gather for ‘Peace Rally’ to protest hate flyers

March 24, 2016
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Local residents, clergy, and town officials, left and above, gathered on the steps of the First Congregational Church to protest the recent discovery of racial propaganda  on fliers in Southington.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR The chant rang out from a group of more than 50 people gathered on the steps of the First Congregational Church. “No place for hate,” they began to chant, and their cries quickly drowned out the hum of nearby traffic. On Saturday, March 19, a small crowd of local residents and clergy huddled…

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Recent fugitive arrested in Bristol Court for selling heroin

March 21, 2016
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John Sample

Southington police served three warrants at the Bristol Superior Court, GA #17 to a local man that was caught trying to escape from bail enforcement agents for an unrelated charge. On March 17, John Sample, 29, of Southington was taken into custody while attending a scheduled court appearance at the Bristol court. Sample was in the Department…

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Police investigate racist fliers at YMCA facilities

March 15, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police are investigating complaints on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 from residents finding racist fliers on their vehicles. The top of the flier has the words “American Nazi Party.” Below that is a swastika with the words “White Power.” Below the swastika was an email address. One flier was found on a vehicle…

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Police are investigating early morning robbery at CVS

March 11, 2016
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Police - CVS Robbery Release 1 - suspect

The Southington Police Department Detective Bureau is investigating an early Friday morning robbery that occurred at the CVS Store located at 310 Main St. in Southington. On Friday, March 10, at approximately 5:41 AM, a black male suspect walked in the front entrance to CVS store and approached the check-out counter. The suspect told the…

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Fugitive turned himself in to Southington police

March 10, 2016
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Police are still searching for John Sample, above.

Police from Southington and Cheshire are still looking for a fugitive after an exhaustive search and lockdown on March 9 in Cheshire and Southington. The incident began at approximately 9:49 a.m. when a bail enforcement agent approached Southington police during a traffic detail in the area of 400 Burritt St. The agent told the officer that…

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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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