Category: Police

Police, STEPS to offer tobacco training

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town of Southington recently passed an ordinance that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, and since then, several other Connecticut communities have followed suit. With such a big change,…

Police blotter for the April 19 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations to their Facebook page from Thursday, April 4 to Thursday, April 11: Thursday, April 4 Marcelino Colon, 26, of 69 Ridge Rd., Naugatuck, was charged with operating a vehicle under…

Police blotter for the April 12 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations on their Facebook page from Thursday, March 28 to Wednesday, April 3: Wednesday, March 27 Tania Cruz, 23, of 418 Mill St., Waterbury, was charged with second degree failure to…

Social Security warns of scam

The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. A press release from the organizations reported Social Security and the OIG continue to receive…

Police to crack down on driver texting

The Southington Police Department will be joining forces across the country to intensify enforcement of state and local texting and distracted-driving laws, and to raise awareness about the dangers—and legal implications—of distracted driving. From April 11 to April 15, Southington…

Police blotter for the March 29 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations to their Facebook page from Tuesday, March 12 to Thursday, March 21: Tuesday, March 12 Jose Santana, 60, of 146 Hobart St., Meriden, was charged with sixth degree larceny. Wednesday,…

Police blotter for the March 22 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations on their Facebook page from Wednesday, March 6 to Tuesday, March 12: Tuesday, March 5 Martino Gonzales, 19, of 158 Ellwood Rd., Berlin, was charged with possession of less than…

Police blotter for the March 15 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations to their Facebook page between Saturday, Feb. 23 and Thursday, March 7: Monday, Feb. 18 Rachel Holt, 43, of 56 Robindale Dr., Plantsville, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.…