UPDATED: New London struck with rash of synthetic marijuana overdoses

A bad batch of synthetic marijuana may be to blame for a rash of overdoses on Thursday that sent six people to the hospital, fire officials said.

Driver in crash that killed Conn College student gets 4.5 years in prison

James Sposito, was sentenced to 4.5 years in jail Thursday for hitting Ahmad Anique Ashraf in an early morning crash on Route 32 in December 2015.

Police logs - July 21

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Silver Alert issued for Norwich teen

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for 15-year-old Jaylynn Bugbee, whom police described as an endangered runaway. Bugbee is described as a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 foot 4 and weighs 135 pounds. She was last seen wearing...

Theft from Waterford Walmart prompts multi-agency manhunt

A New Haven man on Thursday afternoon turned himself in to police after leading multiple law enforcement agencies on a pursuit Wednesday evening.

Norwich Fire Department rescues man with leg injury

Norwich fire officials and city police used a forestry vehicle and a rescue basket to rescue a man with a leg injury in the woods near the Greeneville Dam on Wednesday evening, fire officials said.

5th person arrested in scheme to invade Norwich man's home

A fifth and final person has been arrested in connection with a January home invasion that occurred after a man sought sexual services via Backpage.com.

Feds charge Groton man in multimillion-dollar fraud scheme

A 51-year-old Groton man who runs a wholesale jewelry operation in Rhode Island is facing federal charges for allegedly orchestrating a long running multimillion-dollar fraud scheme that defrauded one company of more than $3.6 million, authorities...

Armed with federal grant, New London police tracking down speeders

The New London Police Department recently was awarded a Major City Speed Enforcement grant.

Police logs - July 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Pedestrian identified in fatal North Stonington accident

A 41-year-old North Stonington man was killed when he was struck by a car Tuesday afternoon near his home on state Route 201, or Cossaduck Hill Road.

Homeless man allegedly assaults Norwich police officers during arrest

A local homeless man initially arrested on larceny and narcotics charges Monday evening allegedly became combative with police at the police station, punching, kicking and spitting on several officers while refusing to be processed on the charges,...

Garbage truck gets stuck in Stonington pond

Crews on Tuesday afternoon were working to extract a garbage truck from a pond after it rolled into the water while unoccupied, according to police.

Norwich man killed in Sprague motorcycle wreck

A Norwich man died Sunday night after he was flung from his motorcycle and into a pole off Main Street in Baltic, according to state police.

Ledyard police charge four men for throwing rocks at home and then fleeing

Police charged four men Monday afternoon who allegedly tried to make a resident leave a home at 1981 Route 12 for a confrontation. When the resident refused to leave, "rocks were thrown at the residence causing damage," police said.

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Five women say former Lisbon man gave them alcohol and groped them

Five women, all in their 20s, finished testifying late Wednesday at Douglas Crossley's sexual assault trial in New London Superior Court. The state is expected to call three additional witnesses Thursday before the defense begins presenting its case.

Bridgeport bondsman convicted of gun trafficking charges

A Connecticut bail bondsman has been convicted of buying guns in Georgia and then reselling them illegally in his home state

Two sought in Lisbon shoplifting of Nike apparel

On Sunday, state troopers out of Troop E in Montville responded to a reported shoplifting at Dick's Sporting Goods in Lisbon. The store reported that about 2 p.m. two people left the premises without paying for Nike brand apparel worth about $300 to...

Witness Facebook posts stall sexual assault trial of former Lisbon resident

A 26-year-old Rhode Island woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Douglas R. Crossley Jr. posted a status update containing a pejorative message about Crossley before she testified Monday and responded to comments made by others after...

Police logs - July 19, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.