Posts Tagged ‘ Police ’

Man arrested for invading Mt. Vernon home with an ax

June 28, 2016
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Steven Soucy

Southington police announced the arrest of Steven Soucy, 29, of Plainville, for trying to break into the front door of a house on Mount Vernon Rd. with an ax. On June 25, at approximately 5:24 p.m., police were dispatched to 1574 Mount Vernon Rd. According to the report, Soucy rang the doorbell and asked for a photograph.…

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Lost keys recovered: contact SPD

June 28, 2016
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Lost and found

The Southington Police Department is holding two sets of keys that have been found in Southington. The keys are being held at the dispatch center in the Southington Police Station on Lazy Lane. The first set was discovered, along with several store cards, in the area of Laurel Street. The second set was uncovered by…

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SPD offers tips for avoiding vehicle break-ins

June 27, 2016
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Car Thief

Southington has experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins over the past few months. While officers are diligently working to solve this problem, the Southington Police Department issued a press release to remind residents that there are things to do in order to prevent these crimes: Lock your doors. While this piece of advice should be…

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Police urge residents to join the fight against illegal drug activity in town

June 27, 2016
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Drugs - Photo by Baitong333

In a recent press release, the Southington Police Department committed to combating the sale and possession of illegal drugs in Southington. As part of this ongoing effort they communicated two ways to report illegal drug sales and possessions. Both can be reported anonymously. People with information regarding illegal drug activity can contact the Southington Police…

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Mom who tried to drown son avoids prison

June 15, 2016
By
Kathleen Lilly

By JONATHAN SHUGARTSREPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — A Southington woman arrested after trying to drown her son in the Naugatuck River because “she needed to save him from impending doom” was sentenced to probation on Friday, June 10. Kathleen Lilley, 46, told police she had been reading “new media” conspiracy theories online and believed something horrific was going…

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Arrest made for attempted robbery at Liberty Bank

June 14, 2016
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Courtesy of Southington GIS

Police have made an arrest for the attempted robbery at Liberty Bank in Southington. On June 10, Dennis Dean, 45, last known to live in Southington, was taken into custody at Bristol Superior Court. The warrant alleges that on April 16, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Dean attempted to rob the Liberty Bank at 60 North Main Street.…

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Man arrested for brandishing a fake gun

June 14, 2016
By
Tyler Smith

Officers were dispatched to the area of Pinecrest Drive on a report of a disturbance involving a gun, and Tyler Smith, 19, of 35 Pinecrest Drive in Southington was arrested even though the weapon turned out to be a facsimile. Police were called to the scene at approximately 11:23 p.m. on Monday, June 6. The…

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Southington Police arrest driver in fatal crash

June 9, 2016
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Krista Pikora

Southington police arrested the driver in a fatal accident on April 30, 2016. This morning, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Krista M. Pikora, 26, of Southington turned herself into police after learning about a warrant for her arrest. The warrant is a result of an investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred just after…

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Motorcycle thieves caught by police

June 1, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police have recovered two stolen motorcycles, and the thieves have been arrested, when the owner saw thieves riding around town. On Saturday, May 28, around 9 p.m., the owner of two stolen motorcycles was walking in Southington, when he was passed by one of his stolen motorcycles with a rider and a passenger. As…

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Police search for suspect from Walmart armed robbery

May 31, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police are still searching for suspects in an armed robbery at Walmart on Friday. At approximately 8 a.m. on May 27, officers were called to the local store at 235 Queen Street in Southington, but the suspect fled prior to their arrival. According to the investigation, a 5’8″ black male weighing between 160 and 170 pounds…

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