Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Police Department ’

‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign cites over 50 seat belt violations

December 4, 2015
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Click It or Ticket

The Southington Police Department handed out nearly 100 tickets during the annual “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign in Southington. Police announced that 57 motorists were cited during the campaign for failure to wear seat belts. In addition, police ticketed 22 motorists for cell phone violations, 12 for speeding, and five for operating…

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Police embrace beards to benefit cancer research

November 2, 2015
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Police - No shave November

Employees of the Southington Police Department will be participating in a “No Shave November” event to benefit cancer research. Police employees who donate $100 to the Saint Francis Foundation care of the Curtis D Robinson Center for health Equity, will be allowed to forgo the department’s no beard grooming policy from Nov. 1 through Nov.…

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Arrest made for Atwater Street barricade

October 16, 2015
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Stephen Cieszynski

Southington police announced that Stephen Cieszynski, 46, of Southington was arrested on Friday, Oct. 9 at approximately 2:30 p.m. after an incident on Atwater Street. The warrant stems from an incident on Sept. 23, 2015 when Cieszynski allegedly became angry with a victim and pulled the victim’s hair. When Officers attempted to follow up with…

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Police investigate incident on Decker Drive

October 16, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department (SPD) announced that they have conducted a canvass of the Decker Drive area after receiving a report of a suspicious person and vehicle complaint on Sunday, Oct. 11, but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description. The vehicle description was given by children in the area after reports of…

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Police mourn death of K-9 Damon

October 16, 2015
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Police - Police mourn death of K9 Damon

The Southington Police Department announced the passing of Police K-9 Damon on July 21, 2015. K-9 Damon proudly served Southington police from Nov. 22, 2004 until his retirement on Nov. 13, 2013. Police spokesmen said that K-9 Damon served the department and the citizens of Southington with honor and distinction. K-9 Damon and his handler,…

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Police arrest local man for dealing heroin

September 18, 2015
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Norman Fritz Jr.

  The Southington Police Department announced that, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, patrol officers and Special Investigation Unit (SIU) detectives conducted a motor vehicle stop and took the vehicle’s passenger, Norman Fritz Jr., 30, of Southington, into custody without incident at approximately 10:30 p.m. Three warrants were served, and Fritz was charged with three counts of…

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Police hold an active shooter demonstration

April 9, 2015
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“The Lily Pond at Wooden Boat” by Jane M. White will be on display at Station Place in Norwalk through the end of April.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Shooter Detection Systems (SDS) held an Active Shooter Demonstration event on Thursday, April 2 at the King 33 Public Safety Training with the help of the Southington Police Department. The demonstration included two scenarios to show potential customers the impact the Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System can have on the…

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Police will hold DUI checkpoint on Queen Street this Friday

April 9, 2015
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Photo by Praisaeng

The Southington Police Department has announced that they will conduct a DUI enforcement checkpoint beginning on Friday, April 10, 2015 at approximately 10 p.m. to Saturday, April 11 at approximately 2:30 a.m. The checkpoint will take place on Queen Street in the area of I-84. This checkpoint is part of the Southington Police Department’s effort to reduce…

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Home health worker arrested for stealing credit card from 82-year old patient

March 12, 2015
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Gina Davenport

Gina Davenport, 30, of Southington was arrested by Southington police at approximately 8:15 p.m. on March 7 for second degree larceny stemming from an incident that occurred in January. According to a police department release, the warrant alleges that Davenport was a former home health aide worker for an 82 year old when she was…

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Arrest made for Dean’s Stove and Spa thefts

March 12, 2015
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Tyler Wagoner

The Southington Police announced in a press release that Tyler Wagoner, 25, of Manchester was taken into police custody at approximately 11 p.m. on March 6 on an active warrant for first degree larceny. The warrant alleges that between June 2014 and October 2014 Wagoner was employed as a sales representative at Dean’s Stove and…

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