Posts Tagged ‘ Police ’

Thieves, vandals target local graves

March 2, 2016
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Vandals have stolen three statues from the Giammatteo grave site at St. Thomas Cemetery, above.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Vandals and thieves have been targeting grave sites at St. Thomas Cemetery, with several families reporting that statues have been stolen from their relatives’ gravesites.  A string of burglaries has occurred at the cemetery since the start of the year, with four angels being reported stolen since Jan. 1. Sgt. Jeffrey Dobratz…

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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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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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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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Local man faces felony drug charges after home invasion

February 17, 2016
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Dan Morin

Dan Morin, 43, of Southington turned himself into police after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. The arrest came after police uncovered a marijuana grow while investigating a home invasion at Morin’s residence in January. Police were called to Morin’s home at 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016 at approximately…

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Police catch fugitive at Walmart

February 17, 2016
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Mikhail Dikler

When Southington police arrested Mikhail Dikler, 33, of Brooklyn for shoplifting at Walmart, they found an outstanding warrant in New York. Police were dispatched to Walmart, at 235 Queen St., at approximately 4:37 p.m. on Feb. 14 after receiving a report about a shoplifter. Dikler was observed by Walmart security as he concealed numerous cosmetic items…

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Police arrest local drug dealer

February 9, 2016
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Dominic M. Cardinale

As a result of a June 2015 investigation, Southington police arrested a local man for selling and distributing cocaine and heroine. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) received a tip in June that Dominic M. Cardinale, 36, of Southington was selling cocaine and heroin in town. Based on this information, three separate controlled purchases were made…

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Police arrest man after argument turns physical

February 9, 2016
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Donald Cahill

Police arrested Donald Cahill, 46, of Berlin at approximately 7:09 p.m. on Feb. 6 when officers were called to a verbal argument that turned physical. Police were investigating a call that Cahill and the victim were involved in a verbal argument. When the argument turned physical, Cahill allegedly held the victim down. When he got up,…

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