Posts Tagged ‘ Police ’

Man arrested for violating conditions of release

April 7, 2016
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Brian Joyce

Southington police arrested Brian Joyce, 30, of Southington for violating his conditions of release. On April 6, 2016 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Joyce was taken into custody, transported to headquarters, and processed on four separate warrants. The warrants were issued from the Office of the State’s Attorney out of Bristol, stemming from Joyce violating the…

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Police kick off campaign against distracted driving: U Drive. U Text. U Pay.’ statewide crackdown

April 1, 2016
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Distracted Driving campaign (police)

The Southington Police Department (SPD) is partnering with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month to crack down on drivers who choose to ignore Connecticut’s mobile phone laws. The joint effort—”U Drive. U Text. U Pay.”—will span through the month, from April 4 to April 30. In 2014, an…

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Fugitive from Illinois located in Southington

March 30, 2016
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Geremy Wallace

At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, members of the Southington Police Department Special Investigation Unit, along with officials from the U.S. Marshals Service, took a local man into custody for outstanding warrants in Illinois. Geremy Wallace, 36, of 76 Cherry Street was wanted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office in the State of Illinois on…

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Local man arrested for selling pot

March 30, 2016
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Cory Seeger

Police arrested a local man for selling marijuana in Southington. On March 29, at approximately, 7:11 a.m., Cory Seeger, 24, of Southington turned himself in to Southington police after learning there were active warrants for his arrest. During the month of March 2015, the Special Investigations Unit received information about Seeger selling marijuana in town.…

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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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