Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Police Department ’

911: It’s just a click away

June 9, 2016
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A 911 dispatcher toils at his new workstation after a recent state-of-the-art upgrade.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Three operators wait patiently by their keyboards, surrounded by an array of monitors and television screens, in a darkened room at Southington Police Department headquarters. Suddenly, a phone symbol flashes onto one of the screens and the three of them jump into a perfectly choreographed dance. Until recently, two dispatchers were left in…

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Nobody can rain on our parade: Locals come out to remember the fallen

June 1, 2016
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Towns throughout the Connecticut were forced to cancel Memorial Day activities and parades when rain swept through the state on Monday morning, but members of the Marine Corps League, above, along with members of the American Legion, the town council, and dozens of residents turned out for all of the planned memorial ceremonies, flag raisings, and an unofficial parade. Locals braved the weather to ensure that Southington still honored its fallen heroes.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Although expected rains washed out plans for the annual Memorial Day parade, members of the American Legion, Marine Corps League and the Southington Town Council came out to walk the parade route on Monday morning. Dozens of Southington residents lined Main Street, waving American flags and showing their gratitude for our nation’s…

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Southington Police earn state accreditation

May 26, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Police Department (SPD) has earned a Tier I accreditation from the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC). This achievement is the first step in a three-tier review of police standards in the areas of liability, professionalism, and general management. At a May 12 meeting of the POSTC, the…

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Police investigate string of car burglaries

January 26, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police are investigating several vehicle burglaries that happened during the overnight hours of Sunday, Jan. 24 through Monday, Jan. 25. The burglaries were concentrated in the southwest portion of town around the Whitlock Avenue-Todd Road neighborhoods. A majority of the vehicles that were entered were unlocked motor vehicles in which mostly loose change was stolen. At one residence on…

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Sexual assault at Healing Hands massage

December 28, 2015
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David Kingsbury

David Kingsbury, 48, of Southington, turned himself in at the Southington Police Department at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22 after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant stemmed from a sexual assault incident that occurred in Southington on Sept. 16, 2015. The warrant alleges that Kingsbury was working as…

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Police raid underage drinking party

December 28, 2015
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

Just before 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, Southington Police Officers were dispatched to 102 Doe Meadow Ct. on a report of an underage party. Upon arrival, officers heard music coming from inside the residence and from inside the garage. Police also detected a strong odor of marijuana, and they observed evidence of alcohol consumption.…

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Cheshire man arrested for heroin and DUI

December 28, 2015
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Donald Bisson

Donald Bisson, 56, of Cheshire, turned himself into Southington Police at 10:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11 after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant alleges Bisson was witnessed operating his vehicle in an erratic manner on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Meriden Avenue, and Route 10 during the late afternoon on Oct. 20.…

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7th annual police department gift drive

December 22, 2015
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Police Department Gift Drive

The Southington Police Department will be holding their 7th annual gift drive on Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. From 10 a.m. through 2 p.m., police will collect gifts and donations to support local families. All donations will be used at Southington Community Services. For more information please contact Southington Police…

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Arrest made for thefts at Economy Spring

December 17, 2015
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Jason Bolduc

The Southington police announced the arrest of Jason Bolduc, 35, of Bristol for thefts at Economy Spring in Southington. On Monday, Dec. 14, Bolduc turned himself into police after learning that there was an active warrant for his arrest. He was processed and charged with first degree larceny. From April 2015 through November 2015, Bolduc…

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Police Blotter for the Dec. 18 edition

December 16, 2015
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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, Dec. 4 through Monday, Dec. 7: Prince Israel, 37, of 45 Plum Orchard Rd., Southington, was arrested on Dec. 4 for second degree breach of peace. R. Michael Payton, 54, of 1286 Woodruff St., Southington, was arrested on Dec. 4 for passing a standing school…

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