New London man charged with murder of tribal cousin

A 30-year-old New London man, accused of fatally shooting his cousin Ralph Sebastian Sidberry on April 12 in North Stonington, was arrested in Waynesville, Mo., last month and is being held as a fugitive from justice.

Mims returns to court quickly with claim of illegal sentence

Three weeks after he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping and assaulting the mother of his child in April 2016 in Ledyard, Christopher R. Mims was back in front of a New London Superior Court judge Thursday with a claim that the...

Police logs - Aug. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Vehicle stolen in New London found in New York State

A woman suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a man drove away her truck while she was loading furniture into it, dragging her for a short distance. City police said the vehicle was recovered in Westchester County, N.Y., later in the day.

Iced tea bottle helps Norwich police solve 2016 burglary

A discarded iced tea bottle helped police solve a summer 2016 burglary in which more than $5,000 was stolen from two city companies, according to police.

One granted parole, two denied in Matthew Chew homicide case

Mindy Fowler, center, holds a photo of her brother Matthew Chew, as she is flanked by her brother Mike, right, and Lindsay Krodel, Matthew's girlfriend, left, as Chew's mother Marilyn speaks with the media after Idris Elahi was sentenced to 35 years in prison at Connecticut Superior Court in New London on May 23, 2012, for his part in the murder of Matthew Chew on Oct. 29, 2010. Members of the family attended recent hearings for two other men sentenced in his murder, both of whom were denied parole. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Two of the young men convicted for their roles in the Oct. 29, 2010, murder of Matthew Chew in New London were denied early release from prison Wednesday by a three-member panel of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. A third codefendant has been...

Woman dragged behind stolen truck in New London

A woman suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a man drove away her truck while she was loading furniture into it, dragging her for a short distance.

Police seek suspects in Preston home burglary

State police are looking for two people who orchestrated a robbery on Route 2 in Preston by luring elderly homeowners away from their house, with one man claiming he worked for Eversource.

Police logs - Aug. 17, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Jordan Cove Road bridge to be closed in Waterford for 90 days

A portion of Jordan Cove Road will be closed for 90 days beginning next week as crews work to replace the bridge over the Jordan River.

Ledyard woman accused of hitting elderly person with purse

Police arrested a town woman Tuesday after they said she got into an argument with her mother and grandmother and struck one of them with her purse.

Police: Man threatened clerk, baby with rock in Norwich robbery

Facebook has once again helped police solve a crime, this time a robbery in which a man with a large rock threatened a sales clerk and her 1-month-old baby.

New London robbery suspect dropped gun, hat in victim’s car

Ronnie Rogers III, 22, of 38 Mountain Ave. is facing charges of first-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and carrying a pistol without a permit in relation to the incident.

Montville man reported missing since May 4

The Montville Police Department is looking for a 29-year-old man who has been missing since May 4 and was last seen in the Norwich area, according to a state police news release.

Two charged after car, motorcycle collide in New London

Police charged two men Monday night after a motorcycle and a car collided, sending the motorcyclist to the hospital.

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Former bookkeeper gets probation, restitution order in Groton embezzlement case

The owner of Precision Motors in Mystic told a New London judge Wednesday that she was heartbroken when she learned that her bookkeeper, Lynne W. Lee, had been embezzling money from the company.

Second man pleads guilty in 2006 Hamlin homicide

The mother of homicide victim Anthony Hamlin has, as of Tuesday, heard two men admit to a judge that they pummeled her son until he died in a Ledyard field in January 2006.

Police logs - Aug. 16, 2017

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Norwich Police Department announces four promotions

The Norwich Police Department announced the promotion of four members of the department and will hold a public ceremony on Friday.

Man to serve seven years for New London bank robbery

A man who walked into the Chelsea Groton Bank on Montauk Avenue in New London on Nov. 9, 2016 and handed a teller a note that said, "Bank Robbery" pleaded guilty Tuesday in New London Superior Court.