Police logs - Aug. 21, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Motorcycle crash kills Norwich man

Police said Anthony Caruso was found dead on the sidewalk at Chelsea Harbor Drive about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, after several people called to report the crash.

Police: Woman failed sobriety tests after crashing into liquor store

Damage sustained to Stateline Discount Liquors in North Stonington is seen in this composite image after a vehicle crashed into the building early Saturday evening, Aug. 19, 2017. (Photos courtesy of store manager Brett Marggraff)

Police said a woman was in custody after she crashed a vehicle into Stateline Discount Liquors, 270 Clarks Fall Road, early Saturday evening.

Police logs - Aug. 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Norwich police ID dead man found in Shetucket River

Police have identified the man as Jay T. Oat, 54, who had a last known address of 28 Curtis St.

Police logs - Aug. 19, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Police: Fugitive arrested in Groton

A man charged with assault in Louisiana was arrested in Groton Friday morning.

Norwich man charged with traveling 111 mph

A 25-year-old Norwich man was arrested in Rhode Island early Friday after state troopers said they spotted a car traveling north on Interstate 95 at a recorded speed of 111 mph.

Appeals court upholds jury decision in New London overdose malpractice case

The state Appellate Court has affirmed a New London Superior Court jury's decision to award $512,000 to the survivors of Jill Procaccini, a 32-year-old woman who died of a methadone overdose in 2008 within hours of being treated for an overdose and...

New London police union endorses acting chief for permanent position

The executive board of the local police union has endorsed acting Police Chief Peter Reichard for the permanent chief’s position and asked that the mayor appoint him.

New London man charged with murder of tribal cousin

A 30-year-old New London man, accused of fatally shooting his cousin Ralph Sebastian Sidberry on April 12 in North Stonington, was arrested in Waynesville, Mo., last month and is being held as a fugitive from justice.

Vehicle stolen in New London found in New York State

A woman suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a man drove away her truck while she was loading furniture into it, dragging her for a short distance. City police said the vehicle was recovered in Westchester County, N.Y., later in the day.

Iced tea bottle helps Norwich police solve 2016 burglary

A discarded iced tea bottle helped police solve a summer 2016 burglary in which more than $5,000 was stolen from two city companies, according to police.

Police seek suspects in Preston home burglary

State police are looking for two people who orchestrated a robbery on Route 2 in Preston by luring elderly homeowners away from their house, with one man claiming he worked for Eversource.

Jordan Cove Road bridge to be closed in Waterford for 90 days

A portion of Jordan Cove Road will be closed for 90 days beginning next week as crews work to replace the bridge over the Jordan River.




Former physician from Old Lyme sentenced in Wisconsin sex assault case

A former physician from Old Lyme who once practiced medicine with the Lawrence + Memorial Medical Group was sentenced Thursday to 80 months in Wisconsin state prison for sexually assaulting female patients at a clinic in Plover, Wis.

New London man sentenced to 70 months for distributing cocaine

A judge in Bridgeport sentenced a New London man to 70 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for his role in a cocaine distribution ring in the region.

Mims returns to court quickly with claim of illegal sentence

Three weeks after he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping and assaulting the mother of his child in April 2016 in Ledyard, Christopher R. Mims was back in front of a New London Superior Court judge Thursday with a claim that the...

Police logs - Aug. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

One granted parole, two denied in Matthew Chew homicide case

Mindy Fowler, center, holds a photo of her brother Matthew Chew, as she is flanked by her brother Mike, right, and Lindsay Krodel, Matthew's girlfriend, left, as Chew's mother Marilyn speaks with the media after Idris Elahi was sentenced to 35 years in prison at Connecticut Superior Court in New London on May 23, 2012, for his part in the murder of Matthew Chew on Oct. 29, 2010. Members of the family attended recent hearings for two other men sentenced in his murder, both of whom were denied parole. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Two of the young men convicted for their roles in the Oct. 29, 2010, murder of Matthew Chew in New London were denied early release from prison Wednesday by a three-member panel of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. A third codefendant has been...