Posts Tagged ‘ Police ’

Man arrested for stealing leaf blower from Home Depot

January 20, 2016
By
Russell Sears

Southington police arrested a Somers man for stealing a backpack leaf blower from Home Depot at 1816 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Southington. On Monday, Jan. 18, police responded to a call from Home Depot security at approximately 10:16 a.m. about a shoplifting incident and a possible altercation in the parking lot. Home Depot security watched Russell…

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Man arrested for selling marijuana

January 20, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Andrew Pelto, 24, of Southington was arrested after Southington police made two controlled purchases of marijuana. During the month of August 2015, the Southington Police Department Special Investigations Unit received information that Pelto was selling marijuana in town. Based on this information, two controlled purchases of marijuana were made and two arrest warrants were issued by…

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Southington resident foils a car theft

January 14, 2016
By
Joshua Ramirez

Southington Police announced that Joshua Ramirez, 21, of Bristol was arrested for attempting to steal a car on Mount Vernon Road, but it was a Southington homeowner that actually managed to detain Ramirez for arrest. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, at approximately 6:40 a.m., police were dispatched to the area of 1662 Mount Vernon Rd. on…

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Police investigate purse snatching at Starplex

January 13, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department is investigating a purse snatching at a local theater yesterday. Police received a call just before 2 p.m. on Jan. 12 reporting a strong-armed robbery at the Starplex Cinemas at 1821 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. The investigation showed two females, including the victim, parked in the east side front parking lot of the theater. The women…

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Man arrested for discharging gun on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike

January 11, 2016
By
Gordon Devoe

Police announced the arrest of Gordon Devoe, 28, of Southington for discharging a pistol on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike on Saturday, Jan. 9. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Meriden Avenue and the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike at 8:37 p.m. after receiving an anonymous complaint. The initial report indicated that two males were observed crossing Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike from…

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Police arrest Bronx woman for credit card fraud

January 8, 2016
By
Maribel Hidalgo

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Maribel Hidalgo, 19, of the Bronx, N.Y. for fraudulent credit card purchases at Simply Wireless (Verizon) in Southington. Officers were called to the store at 750 Queen St. just before 3 p.m. yesterday for a report of identity theft. A store employee reported a customer (Hidalgo) had entered the…

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Heavy traffic alert on North Main Street

January 7, 2016
By
Traffic 2

The Southington Police Department announced a heavy traffic warning in the area of North Main Street (Route 10) between Hobart Street and Chapman Street due to an ongoing Southington Water Deptartment job. This will cause heavy congestion and traffic delays. There will be alternating, one lane traffic in this area for the next several hours. Motorists are…

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Local man arrested at Holiday Inn Express

January 7, 2016
By
Anthony Bohlman

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Anthony Bohlman, 46, of Southington for an incident that occurred at the Holiday Inn Express on 122 Laning St. Police were dispatched to the hotel just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3 after receiving a report about an intoxicated guest, Bohlman, causing a disturbance. Officers had…

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Police discover marijuana growing at site of home invasion

January 6, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced a new wrinkle in the investigation of the recent home invasion on Monday, Jan. 4. The initial investigation centered around three individuals, dressed in black with gloves and a mask, that forced their way into the home of Daniel Morin, 43, at 735 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. at approximately 6:41 p.m. on Monday.…

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Home invasion on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike

January 5, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

A home invasion drew police attention on Monday, Jan. 4 when a home on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike reported a home invasion. At 6:41 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4, police received a call from Daniel Morin, 43, of 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. which sparked the investigation. Police reported that Morin was in his home, along with…

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