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Several Thomaston Police Explorers were recently promoted. Rodney Banks (front, left) was promoted to associate advisor, Derek Dodge was promoted to sergeant and Anthony Preston Ross was promoted to sergeant; and (back) Kevin Smail was promoted to captain, John Scheerer was promoted to lieut… Read more

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Markiea Baucom-Dolphy, 26, 175 Devonwood Dr., Waterbury was arrested at 10:53 p.m. Sunday, October 6 for second-degree burglary and second-degree breach of the peace.

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WATERTOWN - The Watertown Police Department will be hosting it’s annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, October 4 at Crestbrook Park Golf Course, 834 Northfield Road. For additional information, contact WPD Sgt. Christopher Paquin at 860-945-5200 (cpaquin@watertownctpd.org) of Officer Chr…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Steven Osnato, 29, 9 Bussemey Ave., Oakville, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, September 29 for second degree breach of the peace and third degree assault.

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In last week’s issue of Town Times, the career of Watertown Chief of Police John Gavallas was featured. While the article correctly highlighted his 50 years of service, the headline mistakenly indicated only 40. Chief Gavallas’ 50 years protecting and serving is an incredible milestone. Town…

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WATERTOWN — At approximately 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21, the Patrol Division responded to 253 Sunnyside Ave. for the report of a disturbance, a male aggressor in the residence armed with a hatchet.

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WATERTOWN — On Wednesday, September 18, Watertown detectives arrested Gelson Cruz, age 19, of 120 North Ridge Dr., Waterbury and Philip Arnold, 21, of 1129 Wolcott St., Waterbury in connection to a sale of narcotics investigation.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Michele Guerrera, 72, 154 Pepperedge Tree Rd., Watertown, was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21 for disorderly conduct and third-degree assault.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Christopher Howe, 31, 58 Skipper Ave., Oakville, was arrested at 5 p.m. Saturday, September 14 for disorderly conduct. He was released on $1,000 cash bond. His court date was Monday, September 16.

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WATERTOWN — The fifth annual Watertown Police Department Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Harold Leever Cancer Center will be hosted Friday, October 4 at Crestwood Park Golf Course, 834 Northfield Rd.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Christopher Robin Dupont, 28, 197 Park Ave., Naugatuck was arrested at noon Sunday, September 8 for first degree assault. He was detained for court. His court date was Monday, September 9.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Dylan Joseph Timothy Macdonald, 21, 99 Northridge Dr., Waterbury was arrested at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 31 for use of drug paraphernalia, distribution of a controlled substance, distribution of a controlled substance by a non-dependent person and possession …

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Watertown Deputy Police Chief Josh Bernegger (front, left), Starbucks Assistant Manager Stacy Nietupski, Chief John Gavallas (back), and Starbucks Manager Ed Batorski hosted the coffee with a cop event on Tuesday, August 27 at the Watertown Starbucks. Residents had the opportunity to have co…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Thomas Hedges, 52, 162 Greenwood St. Watertown, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, August 24 for illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence, failure to drive in the right lane and illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle. He was …

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Police Department received a call at 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 19, from employees at Stonybrook Construction, 1500 Echo Lake Rd. Ext., stating a male, later identified as Daniel Cashman, 88 years old, had entered the lobby with a gun strapped to his hip and asked if …

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WATERTOWN — According to police Jared Harely Alba, 27, 3550 Bivona St., Bronx, N.Y. was arrested at 11:55 p.m. Saturday, August 17 for operation of a drug factory, having intent to sell near a school, carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal alteration of a firearm identification, illegal…

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WATERTOWN — The Police Department will host Coffee With a Cop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27 at Starbucks located at 822 Main St. This is a chance for citizens to get to know police officers in the community, ask questions and share concerns in an informal environment.

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WATERTOWN — On Saturday, August 3, police officers Sergeant Paquin, Officers Donston, Raimo and Marinaro responded to the area of Litchfield Road and Wilder Street for the report of a suspicious minivan with occupants checking for unlocked vehicles parked in the neighborhood.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Albone Sadlku, 21, 61 Minortown Rd., Woodbury was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 11 for second-degree failure to appear. He was released on a $150 cash bond. His court date will be August 20.

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THOMASTON — Police report that Milan Glover, 29, Summit Street, Waterbury was charged with evading responsibility, operation under suspension, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, following too closely resulting in a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, July 27; and was placed on a $2…

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THOMASTON — Police report that Andrew Bochicchio, 30, Campville Road, Northfield was cited with an infraction for traveling unreasonably fast on Saturday, July 20.

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THOMASTON — Sponsorship forms are due by the Wednesday, July 31 deadline for local businesses and organizations  interested in supporting the 28th annual Thomaston Police Explorers Car Show. 

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Endri Balliu, 22, 62 Highwood Ave., Oakville was charged with operation while registration or license is refused, suspended or revoked; penalty for use, possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia; sale of narcotic substance as well as possession of controlled…

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THOMASTON — Police report that Kyle Conrad, 25, Longwood Drive, Naugatuck, was charged with the possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 1/2 ounce cannabis type substance, possession of drug paraphernalia associated with less than 1/2 ounce cannabis type substance on Thu…

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On Wednesday, July 3, Watertown Police Chief John Chief Gavallas, (left), swore in Officer Elizabeth Curto and Officer Mark Beretta with Deputy Chief Josh Bernegger at police headquarters, 195 French St. Officer Beretta is a sworn officer with prior police experience from Weston. He will beg…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Yannetty Carolina Del-orbe, 36, 153 Pond View Dr., Watertown was arrested at 3:45 a.m. Monday, July 8 for second-degree breach of the peace. She was detained for court. Her court date was Monday, July 8.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Michael Pettway, 27, 31 Sky Hollow Crt., Oakville, was arrested at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, June 29 for disorderly conduct. He was released on a $1,000 surety bond. His court date was Monday, July 1.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Joseph Terrenzi, 40, 96 Westmont Dr., Waterbury was arrested at 11 p.m. Saturday, June 22 for second-degree breach of peace. He was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond. His court date will be Tuesday, July 2.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Kevin Smith, 41, 91 Draher St., Watebury, was charged with violating a protective order on Monday, June 17. Mr. Smith was detained for court on the same date. 

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Jose E. Betances, 51, 15 Market St., Waterbury, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6 for violation of probation. He was detained for court. His court date was Friday, June 7.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Endrl Balliu, 22, 62 Highwood Ave., Oakville was arrested at 8:40 p.m. Sunday, June 2 for use of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis greater than half an ounce. 

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Endri Balliu, 22, 62 Highwood Ave., Oakville was arrested at 12:50 a.m. Monday, May 27 for possession of cannabis over half an ounce. He was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond. His court date is Tuesday, June 4.

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The Watertown Police Department is attempting to identify a male party responsible for a commercial burglary at Highgate Liquors, Main Street at 3 a.m. Saturday, May 11.  The male broke into the business and stole cigarettes and alcohol. The male party, possibly a white male with short hair,…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Antwone Santos, 35, 963 North Main St., Waterbury was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19 for possession of cannabis greater than half an ounce and for interfering with an officer. He was released on a $2,500 surety bond. His court date is set for Tuesday, May 28.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Richard Fenn, 75, 245 Cherry Ave., Watertown was arrested at 11:50 p.m. Friday, May 10 for illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence and failure to obey a stop sign. He was released on a $500 non-surety bond. His court date will be Thursd…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Steven W. Dupont, 33, 921 Middlebury Rd., Watertown, was arrested at 11:14 p.m. Saturday, May 4 for illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence and following too closely to a non-commercial motor vehicle. He was released on a $500 surety bo…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Robert J. Carroll, 64, 375 Woodbury Rd., Watertown was arrested at 7:05 p.m. Sunday, April 28 for second-degree breach of the peace. He was released on a $5,000 surety bond. His court date was Monday, April 29.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Timothy James Sticca, 27, 11 North Hoadley St., Naugatuck, was arrested at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21 for second-degree breach of the peace and third-degree assault. He was released on a $2,500 surety bond. His court date is set for Tuesday, April 30.

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The Watertown Police Department is attempting to identify parties involved and present during the use of credit/banking cards stolen from vehicles in Oakville during the morning hours of March 20. The black male suspect (left), utilized a stolen credit card at the Mercury Fuel Gas Station, 5…

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THOMASTON — Police report that Ermir Coko, 38, Litchfield Road, Watertown, was cited for the infraction of a cell phone violation Friday, April 5.

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OAKVILLE — At 2 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, the Watertown Police Patrol Division responded to the area of Buckingham Street and Camp Street for a report of two parties breaking into vehicles.

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THOMASTON — Police report that Jason Basti, 35, Bantam Road, Bantam, was cited for the infraction of following too closely, resulting in a motor vehicle accident in a construction zone Friday, March 29.

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OAKVILLE — The Water-Oak Crime Stoppers will host their annual pasta dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the Grand Oak Villa, 550 Sylvan Lake Rd. Tickets are $9 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets for children ages 10 and under are $6.

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WATERTOWN — On Thursday, March 21 Deputy Chief Josh Bernegger was sworn in as Deputy Chief of Police of the Watertown Police Department during a brief ceremony at Police Headquarters.

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THOMASTON — Police report that Dylan Barriault, 19, Falls Brook Road, Bristol, was cited for the infraction of failure to drive on the right Monday, March 25.

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WATERBURY — Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury will honor Watertown Police Detective Mark Conway with its Person of Influence Award at the eighth annual Out of the Shadows Dinner and Silent Auction, set for 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at La Bella Vista at the Ponte Club, 380 Farmwood Rd.…

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Dennis Overstreet, 30, 1368 Meriden Rd., Waterbury was arrested at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, March 24 for second-degree failure to appear. He was released on a $500 non-surety bond. His court date is set for Monday, April 1.

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OAKVILLE — The Watertown Police Department is attempting to identify two males, one a suspect and one a person of interest, in a shoplifting incident that occurred at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the Liquor Superstore, 1432 Main St.

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THOMASTON — Police report that Harley Fitzpatrick, 39, Fanway Avenue, Bristol was arrested for interfering/resisting arrest, reckless endangerment in the second degree, running from police, reckless driving, operating a motor vehicle under suspension, failure to obey a traffic signal, stop s…