Plans for regional dispatch in Montville on hold

The unionization of emergency dispatchers in Colchester has delayed plans for establishment of a regional dispatch center in Montville.

Police logs - April 25

Arrests by state and local departments.

Stonington bank robbery suspect arrested in Norwich

Police on Thursday arrested the man wanted in an armed robbery on April 7 at the Dime Bank branch in Stonington borough.

Police logs - April 24

Arrests by state and local departments.

Norwich businessman arrested on drug charges

Norwich businessman Zane Megos, who is currently on probation for taking deposit money for apartments and houses that never became available, was arrested Tuesday on drug charges.

K2 overdoses on the rise in New London

Emergency medical service providers report a recent spike in the number of overdoses caused by so-called synthetic marijuana, marketed as K2 or Spice among other names.

Groton man sentenced for severe assaults on wife

Rasheen R. Perez, who was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for assaulting his pregnant wife two years ago and beating her in front of their children a year later, told a judge he would "fight with all I've got to get back in (his wife's)...

Police logs - April 23

Arrests by state and local departments.

Court document details Norwich murder investigation

Accused killer Cecil LaShawn was looking to collect money owed in a drug transaction when he shot Jaclyn Wirth at her Norwich apartment in December 2011, according to an arrest warrant affidavit that was unsealed Tuesday in New London Superior Court.

Enfield prison rededicated to helping offenders succeed in society

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy spoke at a ceremony this morning to rededicate a portion of the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution as a re-entry facility.

Red Crosss, Town of Groton to install free smoke alarms

The American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter and members of the Town of Groton Emergency Department are teaming up to visit residents on Saturday to install free smoke alarms and share fire safety information.

Portion of Main Street in East Lyme reopens after car crash

East Lyme — A section of Main Street from Methodist Street to Pennsylvania Avenue remains closed this morning after a van struck and snapped an utility pole Monday morning.

Main Street in Niantic shut down Monday after van struck utility pole

A section of Main Street in Niantic was closed for a period of time Monday from Methodist Street to Pennsylvania Avenue after a van struck a utility pole.

Stonington police identify borough bank robbery suspect

Police have identified the man who they say robbed the Dime Bank branch in the borough on April 7 and are seeking the public's help in locating him.




Police logs - April 22

Arrests by state and local departments.

State police investigate car versus pedestrian accident in Old Lyme

State police are investigating a car versus pedestrian accident that occurred Saturday afternoon on Pilgrim Landing Road.

UPDATED: Independent investigation finds "no evidence" of wrongdoing on part of suspended New London police chief

The attorney who investigated allegations of misconduct by Police Chief Margaret Ackley “found no evidence to support any wrongdoing on the part of Chief Ackley” and concluded that Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio will not be able to...

East Lyme police charge man under home improvement act

East Lyme police charged a 43-year-old man Saturday with allegedly making a false statement, misrepresentation or fraud under the home improvement act.

Police logs - April 21

Damen J. Johnson, 20, of 33 Walden Ave., New London, was charged Sunday with interfering with a police officer, criminal impersonation, failure to wear a seat belt, driving without a license and possession of drug paraphernalia.