Police logs - Dec. 21

Arrests from around the region.

New London police gearing up for unrest with request for riot gear

Acting Police Chief Peter Reichard asked the City Council this week for permission to use $28,000 to purchase personal protective equipment, more commonly known as riot gear, for his officers.

VIDEO: Mobile home fire in Mystic declared not suspicious

The 100 Fair Acres Circle mobile home that caught on fire Saturday is expected to be a total loss, according to Old Mystic Fire Chief Kenneth Richards.

Firefighting is family legacy for new fire lieutenant

Firefighter Jeremy Hynek carried on a family tradition Friday with his promotion to the rank of lieutenant with the New London Fire Department.

Definition of 'good standing' at heart of Mashantucket court case

An attorney calls former Mashantucket Pequot Treasurer Steven Thomas’ hiring at Foxwoods in December 2013 “an absurd outcome.”

UPDATED: Oil spill cleared on I-95 northbound in Old Lyme

An oil spill from a disabled tractor-trailer near Exit 70 on Interstate 95 North has been cleared, police from Troop F in Westbrook said.

Police logs - Dec. 19

Arrests by state and local departments.

State report: Troopers justified in shooting of robbery suspect in Westbrook

Two state policemen who shot a man at the conclusion of a high speed chase in Westbrook last year were justified in their use of deadly force, Middlesex County State's Attorney Peter A. McShane has concluded.

Clinton man arrested for writing racist epithet on bathroom stall

A Clinton man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly carved a racially biased word into a stall in the men's room in the Groton City Municipal Building.

Police logs - Dec. 18

Arrests from around the region.

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New London police search for missing teen

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Dec. 5.

Boat models stolen in Stonington Borough

Stonington — Police are investigating a Wednesday morning incident in which a woman got out of a car, smashed the window of the Water Street Barber Shop in the borough and stole two boat models valued at $400...

New London council can't agree on police pact

A measure to fund a new police contract failed by a 3-3 vote Monday after city councilors disagreed about how to pay for the contract.

Accident cleared on I-95 in Stonington

Stonington — Cars are moving again after a rollover accident on Interstate 95 south between Exits 90 and 91 stalled traffic in the area.

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New London man pleads not guilty to Ravi Mart robbery

A 49-year-old New London man accused of robbing the Ravi Mart convenience store on Bank Street at gunpoint last month pleaded not guilty in Superior Court on Tuesday.

Providence woman charged with sex trafficking of minors

A Providence, R.I., woman charged last year with bringing a 16-year-old girl to the Mashantucket Pequot reservation for a prearranged sexual encounter has been indicted on federal sex trafficking charges.