Posts Tagged ‘ theft ’

Caretaker arrested for stealing credit cards

July 20, 2016
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Latoya Credle

Latoya Credle, 27, of Ansonia, turned herself into Southington Police on July 19, at 7 p.m., after learning of an active warrant for her arrest concerning an incident of stolen credit cards while she was employed as a personal caretaker. The warrant alleges that Credle took the victim’s bank credit card and made numerous unauthorized purchases…

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Motorcycle thieves caught by police

June 1, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police have recovered two stolen motorcycles, and the thieves have been arrested, when the owner saw thieves riding around town. On Saturday, May 28, around 9 p.m., the owner of two stolen motorcycles was walking in Southington, when he was passed by one of his stolen motorcycles with a rider and a passenger. As…

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Thefts continue at St. Thomas Cemetery

May 5, 2016
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Above, statues stolen earlier this year from St. Thomas Cemetery. Since January, there has been eight reported thefts of marble statues at the local cemetery. (File photo)

Since January 2016, there have been eight reported thefts of marble statues from Saint Thomas Cemetery, located on Meriden Avenue in Southington, and police are asking residents for help in apprehending the thieves. The most recent thefts occurred during the overnight hours on Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5. Police report that a person or…

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Thieves, vandals target local graves

March 2, 2016
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Vandals have stolen three statues from the Giammatteo grave site at St. Thomas Cemetery, above.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Vandals and thieves have been targeting grave sites at St. Thomas Cemetery, with several families reporting that statues have been stolen from their relatives’ gravesites.  A string of burglaries has occurred at the cemetery since the start of the year, with four angels being reported stolen since Jan. 1. Sgt. Jeffrey Dobratz…

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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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Couple arrested for Lake Compounce theft

July 30, 2015
By
Luis Santana

The Southington Police Department announced that a Hartford man and woman have been arrested for an incident at Lake Compounce Amusement Park on Monday, July 27. Lake Compounce security received the initial report from an amusement park guest that witnessed Natalie Morales, 33, of Hartford and Luis Santana, 24, exit a ride at the park…

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Wallingford man charged with stealing scrap metal from Superior Products

October 16, 2014
By
Robert Mangino

  A Wallingford man was arrested and charged with taking scrap metal from Superior Products this past summer. On Friday, Oct. 10, , 54, of Wallingford, was arrested on a warrant. According to police, the warrant alleges that Mangino was stealing scrap metal from the property of Superior Products, located at 1457 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike,…

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Milford man charged with copper wire theft

May 7, 2014
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A Milford man was arrested for the ongoing theft of copper wire and cable from Guitar Center. On Friday, May 2, Benjamin M. Fidanza, 27, surrendered to police after learning there was a warrant for his arrest. According to a release from the Southington Police Department, the arrest followed the investigations of a theft of…

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Two women charged with theft after using open house ruse

April 10, 2014
By
Sharon Nigosanti

Two women are under arrest after police said they used a ruse during an open house to steal jewelry from residences. According to the arrest warrants, Sharon Nigosanti, 44, of Deep River and Angela Ruitto, 27, of Old Saybrook, attended an open house in Southington on January 13, under the ruse that they were a…

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Man arrested for allegedly stealing hangun

August 5, 2013
By
Artur Kasinski

A local man was arrested on charges that he stole a handgun from a parked car in the Stop & Shop Parking lot. On Sunday, August 4, police arrested Artur Kasinski, 21, of Southington, after he allegedly entered an unlocked vehicle that was parked in the parking lot. After stealing the handgun, he was seen…

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