Police logs -- May 25

Xavier Aaron, 19, of 34 Cape Ann Court, New London, was charged Friday with interfering with a police officer, third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and fifth-degre larceny.

Motorcyclist arrested after fleeing police

The 25-year-old Preston man was arrested after he drove a motorcycle more than 100 miles per hour — and on the wrong side of the road — while fleeing a traffic stop.

Police log - May 24

Arrests by state and local departments.

Jury to begin deliberations in Norwich police termination lawsuit

A jury in New London Superior Court is set to begin deliberating Tuesday in the lawsuit of former Norwich patrolman Douglas Morello, who claims he was illegally terminated and is seeking more than $3 million in damages.

Waterford man charged with possession of child pornography

The 40-year-old turned himself in Thursday on a warrant that charged him with third-degree illegal possession of child pornography.

Police logs - May 23

Arrests by state and local departments.

New London police investigating possible hit-and-run accident

The woman was walking her dog on Montauk Avenue on Wednesday evening when she was possibly struck by some type of vehicle causing her to be knocked to the ground, according to police.

Police logs - May 22

Arrests by state and local departments.

State police charge Florida man with sexual assault

A Florida man was extradited from the Indiana Department of Correction and arraigned Wednesday in Norwich Superior Court on sexual assault charges.

Six Groton businesses cited for selling tobacco to minor

Groton Town police on Tuesday cited six local businesses for selling tobacco products to an underage buyer during unannounced compliance inspections.

Former Chaplin tax collector charged with embezzlement

State police have charged the former tax collector for Chaplin on charges she was stealing tax payments made in cash and replacing them with other payments as they came in.

Norwich man on probation for role in 2004 murder faces new drug charges

A city man who spent time in prison for a sexual assault and for his role in a murder that occurred in 2004 is now facing crack cocaine sale charges.

Motorcyclist hit by vehicle in Norwich, driver cited

A Clinton man was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening Wednesday after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle on West Main St.

Ledyard man charged in sexual assault of underage girl

State police detectives arrested a Gales Ferry man Tuesday on charges he sexually abused a young girl.




East Lyme massage therapist found guilty of groping client

A New London jury has found massage therapist Joseph L. Baribeau guilty of sexually assaulting a client during a massage at his East Lyme business in January 2014.

Mystic, Norwich firefighters among fire academy grads

A new class of firefighter recruits will graduate Thursday from the Connecticut Fire Academy and includes firefighters headed to departments in Mystic and Norwich.

Police logs - May 21

Arrests by state and local departments.

Father in Ledyard pool crash case jailed for probation violation

A New London judge revoked probation and imposed a six-month sentence for a father who is awaiting trial for a Ledyard car crash that seriously injured his two young daughters.

Groton looks at options to combat heroin epidemic

The Gloucester, Mass., police department this month announced an innovative program to combat the heroin and opiate epidemic, telling addicts to bring in their drugs and they will be guided to treatment rather than arrested.