Plainville Police Department

  • Agency: Plainville Police Department
  • Address: 19 Neal Court, Plainville, 06062 CT
  • Chief: Matthew Catania (Chief of Police)

Plainville Police Department is located at 19 Neal Court, Plainville, 06062 CT. The Chief of Police of the department is Matthew Catania. The Plainville Police Department phone number is 860-747-1616.

Plainville Police Department News

East Street Railroad crossing work has started today , expect delays and detours

Railroad Crossing Repairs The Department of Transportation has scheduled the following railroad crossing repairs in Plainville: Town Line Road (Route 177) crossing – Road will be closed at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 30, and re-opening Friday morning, November 2, unless work is completed sooner. East Street (Route 10) crossing – Road will be closed at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 2, and re-opening on Monday morning, November 5, unless work is completed sooner. Roads will be closed during repairs and detours will be set up. Work dates are subject to change due to weather delays or unforeseen conditions.

Reminder: #3, last line clearly states, (3) at any time during periods of precipitation, including, but not limited to, periods of snow, rain or fog. 2012 Connecticut General Statutes Title 14 - Motor Vehicles. Use of The Highway By Vehicles. Gasoline Chapter 246 - Motor Vehicles Section 14-96a - Lighted lamps and illuminating devices required, when. (a) Every vehicle upon a highway within this state shall display such lighted lamps and illuminating devices as may be required under the provisions of sections 14-96a to 14-96aa, inclusive, (1) at any time from a half-hour after sunset to a half-hour before sunrise, (2) at any time when, due to insufficient light or unfavorable atmospheric conditions, persons and vehicles on the highway are not clearly discernible at a distance of five hundred feet ahead, and (3) at any time during periods of precipitation, including, but not limited to, periods of snow, rain or fog.

Tonight's checklist 1. Lock car doors 2. Make sure garage doors are closed and locked 3. Turn on any outside motion detector lights 4. If you see someone in the wee hours of the morning or late at night in your yard, by your cars, on your street, Call police immediately do not check it out on your own!!!!!!! No one knows the criminals intent. Please don't hesitate to call the police, for all you know there could be an officer right around the corner. We can't catch them if we don't know about them. Thank you for your efforts.


Kilo at last nights Pumpkin Fest Kilo: Sgt I don't think I'm allowed here Sgt Huntley: it's okay, you don't start your training on how to read until the end of the month

As part of our speed enforcement initiative, we will start speed enforcement in the area of West Broad Street in the near future.

Railroad crossing repairs Starting the weekend of October 26th 27th and 28th, three railroad crossings will be repaired, Townline Road, West Main at the diner, and East Street at Pine. In the near future we will post the times and detours at each railroad crossing. The railroad company will start this project on Friday October 26th in the evening and continue until it's done on or before Sunday October 28th. As soon as we have more information on the exact detours and times, it will be posted on our Facebook page.

On 10/09/18 and 10/10/18, the Plainville Police Department investigated (2) separate larceny complaints at DSW Shoe Store and Marshalls Department Store. The suspects in both instances are (4) females who appear to be working together and (1) unknown driver. The suspects were able to make off with over $800.00 worth of merchandise from DSW and over $500.00 worth of merchandise from Marshalls. The get away vehicle is described as a tan Mercury Mountaineer. The Plainville Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with identifying these (4) females. Contact Ofc. Boudreau or Ofc. Noble 860-747-1616.

The Plainville Police is interested in locating this female suspect shown in the white tank top. She is suspected of identity theft and used a debit card not issued to her to make a sizable purchase at Walgreens Drug Store in New Britain on 08/11/2018. Suspect has a large tattoo in her right upper arm. Any help would be appreciated in this investigation.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: The Plainville Police Department announces street closures and possible traffic delays for October 20, 2018 between 1:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. due to the annual Pumpkinfest, which is being held in downtown Plainville. The following streets are expected to be closed: Rt.372 from Crown Street to Pierce Street Whiting Street from Maple Street to Central Square Maple Street (west bound lane) from Park Street to Whiting Street No parking areas will include much of: Rt.372 Whiting Street Maple Street Canal Street Pierce Street Crown Street

The Plainville Police Department has recently received several complaints from customers of possible fraud at an automotive repair business in Plainville, Totally RAD Creations at 143 Whiting Street. Through our investigation we determined that Totally RAD Creations is not licensed by the CT Department of Motor Vehicles or the Town of Plainville to operate an automotive repair business. On 10/4/2018, the owner of the business, 51-year-old Rafael Delgado of New Britain, was arrested without incident at his home for C.G.S. 14-52, Operating a Motor Vehicle Repair Business Without a License. He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear in Bristol Superior Court on 10/22/2018. The investigations into the alleged fraud are ongoing. Automotive repair customers are strongly encouraged to conduct business with licensed and insured businesses. A list of CT DMV licensed facilities are available online at

*****REMINDER***** October 3, Wednesday Nationwide Emergency Alert Test On Wednesday, Oct. 3, starting at approximately 2:20 p.m. EDT, FEMA will conduct the first-ever nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) to test national warning capabilities. The test message will be sent to all radio, TV, and participating wireless carriers. Cell phones will buzz and make a loud tone. During this time, cell phones that are switched on, within range of an active cell tower, and whose wireless carrier participates in WEAs, should receive the test message.

Joe Cimadon and Joe Accarpio were sworn in at last night's Town council meeting as two of the town's newest police officers. They will start the academy Friday October 5th.

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