Tag: theft

Man arrested during getaway

Southington police arrested a man when his vehicle struck a retaining wall when he was attempting to flee the scene of a crime. George Miller, 53, of Southington was arrested when he was making a getaway after stealing a car…

Vacuum thief turns himself into police

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Albert Hayes, 38, of Southington, turned himself into Southington police after learning about a warrant for his arrest for the theft of eight Kirby vacuums. The warrant stems from an investigation that…

Motel 6 staff member arrested for stealing

Plainville police discovered an open warrant for a Plainville resident and turned him over to Southington police. As a result, Edwin Martinez Jr., 37, of Plainville was arrested for stealing from his employer at Motel 6 on Queen Street. Plainville police…

Motorcycle thieves caught by police

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…

Thefts continue at St. Thomas Cemetery

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…

Thieves, vandals target local graves

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…