Connecticut man remains held on bond for his role in alleged housing scam

An Easton man arrested last week on federal charges for operating a mortgage-fraud scheme that targeted homeowners who were on the verge of losing their homes remains in federal custody.

Police logs - Nov. 27

Arrests by state and local police.

Investigators went all in to resolve New London cold case murder

Nine years of investigative efforts paid off for police and prosecutors on Nov. 19, when a 12-member jury found Gerjuan "Cali" Tyus and Darius "P-Nut" Armadore guilty of murder after just a few hours of deliberation.

State police continue holiday enforcement operation

The Connecticut State Police had charged nine people with driving under the influence as of 5 p.m. Thursday.

Police logs - Nov. 26

Arrests by state and local police.

Road closures, parking bans for Norwich Winterfest road race and parade Saturday

Several road closures and parking bans will be in effect in Norwich on Saturday for the Winterfest 5K Road Race and Parade.

Webster Bank resolves ADA complaint of deaf person

Webster Bank has agreed to accept video relay calls at all of its branches as the result of a complaint made by a deaf person who said the bank would not do business with him using the interpretive service, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Man accused in Lebanon murder to pursue insanity defense

Attorneys for Alan P. Nadeau, who is charged with murder in the April 12 stabbing death of Christian E. Beloin in Lebanon, told Superior Court Judge Hillary B. Strackbein Tuesday that they intend to pursue an insanity defense.

Police logs - Nov. 25

Arrests by local and state police.

State police gear up for busy Thanksgiving highways

With tens of thousands of travelers driving through Connecticut during the Thanksgiving weekend, State Police are ramping up their plans to keep highways safe for all during the holiday rush.

Woman dies in one-car Westerly crash

A one-car accident at 336 Boston Post Road killed a 64-year-old woman Monday when the vehicle veered off the roadway, crashed into a stone wall and rolled over.

Rabid skunk found in Waterford

A skunk found in Waterford on Monday tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from the Ledge Light Health District.

Robbery reported at Norwich liquor store

Police are investigating reports of an armed robbery Monday at the Square Package Store at 258 Broad St.

Stonington police charge Groton man with first-degree assault

Stonington Police charged a Groton man early Monday morning with first-degree assault after they say he struck a man in the head with a club-like object in the parking lot of the Hyatt Place hotel on Route 27.

Car crash and fire on Route 1, Westerly

Westerly police and fire personnel have responded to a reported vehicle crash involving a fire in the area of Route 1 and Wagner Road.




Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney ask for probe of immigration agency's handling of accused murderer

The state's two U.S. senators and the region's congressman called on Inspector General John Roth of the Department of Homeland Security to immediately investigate what additional steps should have been taken in the Jean Jacques case, who should be...

Animal cruelty case of former Mystic, Niantic dog trainer resolved with probation

Area dog trainer Beatrice A. Nielsen, was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty in August after authorities said they seized 29 neglected animals from a squalid home in Webster, Mass.

Police Log - Nov. 24

Lynn R. Dean, 42, of 191 Woodland Drive, Apt. B, Montville, was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Police seeking help after submerged canoe found in Pawcatuck River

Stonington and Westerly police are searching for the owner of the canoe or word that a boater may be overdue.

State police warn public of phone scams

State Police on Monday warned residents to beware of phone scams that appear to be becoming more frequent.