Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Police ’

Bristol man in serious condition following early morning crash

April 17, 2013
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*Update April 16 The Southington Police Department was informed that Michael Carlone of Bristol,  died at St. Mary’s Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on April 10. No further details were released due to the active nature of this investigation. The accident is being investigated by the Southington Police…

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Police seek public’s help in rash of burglaries that include a stolen handgun

April 2, 2013
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Southington Police are investigating a residential burglary on Charles Street that involved the theft of a loaded handgun. At 6 p.m. on Monday, April 1, police were called to a home on Charles Street, where a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun was stolen from a night stand in the master bedroom. A witness observed…

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Community supports the women involved in hit and run

February 20, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A hit and run accident on Queen Street has led to an outpouring of support from residents and local businesses, including fundraisers heldshortly after the incident. The Southington Police Department is currently investigating the incident, which left one victim dead and sent two more to the hospital. At about 10:30…

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Five teenagers arrested following investigation into stolen handguns

January 31, 2013
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Five teenagers are under arrest for their alleged roles in the theft of firearms from a Southington home. Over the course of the last few days, police arrested three 18-year-olds and two 17-year-olds following an investigation that started when one of the arrestee’s relatives found a handgun under a bed and notified police. According to…

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Police discover two dead bodies at Cedar Lane home, investigation ongoing

January 24, 2013
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The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that the death of the female discovered at Cedar Lane earlier this week was due to natural causes. There has yet to be a ruling on the death of the male that was also found at the residence, as officials are conducting further forensic studies. The…

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Synthetic marijuana targeted; New ‘objectionable materials’ ordinance proposed

December 6, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A new “objectionable materials” ordinance will give the Southington police more tools to deal with dangerous objects in town, including the growing problem of “synthetic marijuana.” “It’s usually an herb sprayed with a chemical designed to give it the same effect as marijuana,” said Sergeant Jeff Dobratz, spokesman for the…

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Police identify suspect in robbery at TD Bank, still investigating the other two armed robberies

December 5, 2012
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*Update Police arrested Brandon Dlugos at 10:45 a.m. He was taken into custody at a local business on Meriden Waterbury Dlugos was taken into custody without incident and charged with third degree robbery and fifth degree larceny. He was held on a $200,000.00 court set bond, with a Dec. 6 court date. During the course…

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Police investigating a string of three armed robberies that occured in 24-hour period.

December 4, 2012
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By Ed Harris   The Southington Police Department is investigating a string of armed robberies in town that occurred within a 24-hour period. The most recent armed robbery occurred early Tuesday morning. It took place at the recently opened 7-11 store at 777 Queen Street. Two banks were also robbed at gunpoint Monday. Police responded…

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Police investigate third armed robbery in 24 hour period; 7-11 robbered early Tuesday morning

December 4, 2012
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The Southington Police Department is investigating another armed robbery, this one at the recently opened 7-11 store at 777 Queen Street. This is the third armed robbery in Southington within a 24-hour period. Two banks were robbed on Monday. Police responded to the 7-11 at 1:20 a.m. The suspect entered the store and handed the…

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Police investigate robbery at Farmington Bank

December 4, 2012
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The Southington Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the Farmington Bank location at 1 Center Street earlier this morning. Police were called to the bank at 11:54 a.m., responding to a hold up alarm. Bank personnel later confirmed that a robbery had occurred inside the bank and that the male suspect had fled…

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