Police logs - Aug. 27, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

UPDATED: New Britain man charged in I-95 accident that closed the highway Thursday

The crash that left one vehicle on its side and one person in critical condition happened when a driver failed to slow down for congestion.

New London police arrest three in narcotics field operation

Police on Thursday evening arrested three people in an operation that spanned that city and aimed to address quality of life issues.

Ledyard, Stonington take active approach to prevent, respond to mass shooting incidents at schools

The Ledyard Police Union paid for school administrators to attend a school violence training session this week. According to a national instructor, that's highly unusual.

Emergency responders handled two crashes in 3 hours on I-95 Thursday

"Having two big accidents on one day is pretty uncommon," said Flanders Second Assistant Chief Patrick Morris.

UPDATED: Reports of gunfire in New London lead to arrest

A local man is facing several charges after he allegedly shot at a woman Thursday evening, according to police.

Stonington Borough woman charged with Facebook threat

A borough woman was charged with breach of peace Thursday afternoon after police say she posted a message on the Stonington Community forum Facebook page in which threatened to beat local youngsters with a bat.

One of six men charged in staged car crash scheme pleads guilty

Pierre Jeudy, one of the six local men facing federal charges in the scheme, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud stemming from his involvement in an October 2013 crash.

Two New London residents facing drug charges after police searches

Police arrested two city residents Thursday morning under separate search warrants after they said they found cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in a Hope Street apartment and a loaded handgun and narcotics in a house on Mountain Avenue.

Tractor-trailer leaves roadway, hits tree off I-95 in East Lyme

The right lane of Interstate 95 south is closed between exits 72 and 71 after a tractor-trailer left the roadway there and knocked down a tree, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Police: New London pair discharged rifle in residential neighborhood

Police Wednesday night arrested two local residents after they allegedly fired a rifle from the rear porch of their 1 Hamilton St. home.

Bookkeeper at Pawcatuck firm charged with stealing almost $18,000 to support drug habit

Police have charged a part-time bookkeeper at a Pawcatuck firm with using a company credit card to allegedly steal almost $18,000 to support her drug habit.

Life Star responds to I-95 crash in East Lyme

Interstate 95 north has reopened at Exit 74 after a car flipped over there around noon, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Third fire this year at former Salem pheasant farm draws investigators

The third suspicious fire in six months had state and local investigators combing the grounds of a vacant game bird farm on Wednesday for evidence the fire was intentionally set.

Coast Guard crew rescues woman from Thames River

A crew from Coast Guard Station New London rescued a woman from the Thames River on Wednesday.

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Police logs - Aug. 26, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police logs - Aug. 25

Arrests by state and local police departments.

State police: New London woman slept, ate, showered in strangers' home

State police last week arrested a New London woman they said slept, ate and showered in a home that wasn’t hers in April.

New London man, subject of 2014 manhunt, charged in Westbrook

More than two years after an intensive manhunt led to the lockdown of an Old Saybrook neighborhood, police said they’ve found and charged the man they were searching for.

Woman crashes car into Waterford Bank of America

No one was injured when a woman drove her Jeep into a corner of the Bank of America on Boston Post Road on Wednesday morning.