Police logs - Sept. 21, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Two arrested in Norwich on narcotics sale charges

According to a release, members of the Norwich Police Department Detective, Narcotics and Patrol Divisions located the pair on Wednesday during a narcotics sale. One was the subject of several arrest warrants, including failing to appear in court...

Man charged with driving away from traffic stop in East Lyme

A Colchester man is facing charges after he allegedly stopped his red pickup truck for police but then drove off, taking his three minor passengers with him.

New London man pleads guilty in connection with two overdose deaths

A New London man who provided the heroin with fentanyl that led to the overdose deaths of two women in May 2016 pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

Waterford roads reopened after downed trees, wires

Vauxhall Street Extension and Cross Road have reopened after high winds in the region took down trees and wires Wednesday morning.

Families of victim, killer united in suffering at sentencing hearing

The mother of homicide victim Anthony Hamlin hugged the mother of one of his killers Tuesday in New London Superior Court during a sentencing hearing fraught with the conflicting emotions of both families.

Police investigating report of Mystic home invasion

Stonington police say they are investigating a report of a home invasion Tuesday morning at a home on Hewitt Road.

Uncasville man charged with sexual assault

An Uncasville man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a reported sexual assault in Montville in 2016.

Police logs - Sept. 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Culvert replacement to close portion of Oil Mill Road in Waterford

Crews on Monday are slated to begin the complete replacement of the culvert that runs underneath Oil Mill Road, according to police.

Police investigating robbery at People's Bank in Groton

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they said robbed People's Bank Monday morning.

New London man charged in murder is extradited to Connecticut

New London resident James Armstrong, charged with the April murder of Ralph Sebastian Sidberry, is in custody on a $2 million court-set bond after Connecticut State Police flew to Missouri on Friday to take custody of Armstrong.




Justice is imperfect for family members of homicide victim Anthony Hamlin

Darlene Hamlin, mother of murder victim Anthony Hamlin, shows photos of her son's children to the court as she speaks at the sentencing of Christopher P. Vincenti, left, one of two men who plead guilty of manslaughter in Hamlin's 2006 death, in New London Superior Court Monday, September 18, 2017. Several members of Hamlin's family spoke before defense attorney Christopher Morano read a statement from Vincenti's girlfriend and Vincenti addressed the court and Hamlin's family. Judge Hillary B. Strackbein then sentenced Vincente to 20-years in prison. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Several generations and branches of Anthony Hamlin's family filled rows of courtroom benches in New London Superior Court Monday, alternately expressing grief, anger and their struggle for forgiveness and peace.

Man arraigned in North Stonington murder

Court officials on Monday lowered the bond for James Armstrong, accused of fatally shooting Ralph Sebastian Sidberry in April, from $2 million to $1.5 million, citing his lack of a criminal record and early cooperation with police.

Police logs - Sept. 19, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New details emerge as man arraigned in North Stonington shooting

James Armstrong listens to testimony from the bail commissioner as he appears in court Monday, September 18, 2017 on charges of murder in the death of Ralph Sebastian Sidberry. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Court documents regarding James Armstrong of New London paint the picture of a man whose mental state was deteriorating in the years before he allegedly shot and killed his cousin in April.

Police logs - Sept. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.