Police logs - July 29, 2016

Arrests by state and local police.

Groton man charged with $1.2 million theft from family's estate

A Groton man is due in court next week to face charges in the theft of more than $1.2 million from the estate of his deceased in-laws.

State, defense sorting out details of New London murder case

Seales, 21, who indicated in court that his full name is Shaquan Lee-Seales, was charged last month with fatally shooting 29-year-old Gilberto Olivencia on Grand Street on Dec. 10, 2015.

Groton police, task force members arrest man awaiting murder trial

Police on Thursday arrested two people on drug charges, including a wanted man facing felony murder and other charges in New Haven.

Norwich man pleads no contest in sexual attacks on women

Alexander S. Perry, who last year was linked through DNA to the 2009 rape and assault of a woman in a Norwich alleyway and charged with commiting a similar crime at Mohegan Sun in 2013, pleaded no contest in both cases Thursday in New London...

I-95 reopened at Connecticut-Rhode Island border

Interstate 95 was closed in both directions at the Connecticut-Rhode Island border following a crash near Exit 1 in Rhode Island on I-95 south, Connecticut State Police said.

Police urge motorcyclists to keep sharp eye on their bikes

In light of two recent motorcycle thefts, Groton Town police are asking motorcyclists to be vigilant in storing their bikes and residents to be on the lookout for suspicious behavior.

Norwich man charged with fraudulently collecting unemployment compensation

A Norwich man was charged Tuesday with using another person's name and Social Security number to illegally collect more than $4,000 in unemployment benefits.

Norwich clinic doctor wants trial in sexual assault cases

A physician charged with sexually assaulting four women at the Concentra Urgent Care Clinic in Norwich turned down an offer Wednesday in New London Superior Court to plead guilty in exchange for a three-year prison sentence followed by 10 years...

Police logs - July 28, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

Police: New London man forcibly kept woman in car during chase

A local man is in custody after police said he led them on a high-speed chase and on multiple occasions did not let a female passenger exit the car he was driving.

Brush fire burning 5 acres in Gales Ferry

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that is burning on about a 5-acre wooded area off Long Cove Road.

UPDATED: Police ID person killed in early morning Mohegan Sun Boulevard crash

One driver was killed early Monday morning in a head-on collision with another vehicle, state police said.

Red Cross helps 5 people following fire Sunday morning in New London

The American Red Cross helped five people after a fire Sunday morning at an apartment complex on Nautilus Drive.




Judge orders competency evaluation for Norwich murder defendant

To find him competent to stand trial, clinicians would have to determine that Patrick Antoine understands the court proceedings and is able to assist in his defense.

Police logs - July 26

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police logs - July 26

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Firefighters contain large Ledyard brush fire

Firefighters from more than 10 area departments have contained a five-acre brush fire that was reported about 1 p.m.

Norwich man arrested after struggle with police officer

A local man was arrested early Monday for assaulting a police officer during a foot chase near the city police station, police said.