Police logs - Dec. 3, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Marijuana in Montville prison leads to arrests

A Bridgeport woman was arrested last month after she was connected to an inmate that had swallowed seven balloons containing marijuana.

Silver alert issued for 16-year-old from Norwich

Police on Tuesday night issued a Silver Alert for 16-year-old Dejahlyn Pires of Norwich.

Sub base firefighters 'made a good stop' in kitchen blaze

Submarine Base firefighters on Thursday evening were able to stop an Osprey Drive kitchen fire from spreading beyond where it started. Navy officials are collecting donations of clothes and household items for the family.

Gypsy dispute ends well for Old Saybrook man

The state will not be prosecuting an Old Saybrook man who was charged in March with pulling a gun on a business rival during an encounter on Spring Street in New London.

New London booking officer attacked in detention facility

A city officer was treated for exposure to biohazardous materials after being attacked by a woman New London police arrested Wednesday.

Head-on crash in Preston leaves 1 dead

One motorist is dead after the car she was driving hit the driver’s side of one vehicle before colliding head on with a third vehicle on state Route 2A Thursday evening.

Gales Ferry summer cottage destroyed by nighttime fire

A fire that broke out Thursday night destroyed a remote Browns Crossing Road summer cottage, Gales Ferry Fire Chief Tony Saccone said Friday morning.

Montville vigil offers comfort, support for those struggling with addiction

Montville mayor Ronald K. McDaniel took the microphone at Thursday's vigil and shared for the first time in public his own family's struggle.

Woman who stepped out of car is killed by a tractor-trailer on I-95

A 31-year-old Middletown woman who had gotten out of her car to check on an infant in the back seat was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer Thursday on Interstate 95.

Route 2A in Preston reopens after head-on crash

Route 2A was closed in both directions at Middle Road because of an accident involving three vehicles, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Two pedestrians struck by vehicle in New London

Two pedestrians were taken by ambulance to the hospital Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in the area of the intersection of Bank Street and Lee Avenue.

Man found dead in New London apartment

Police are investigating the cause of death of a man discovered deceased in his Green Street apartment on Wednesday.

Crash reported on I-95 south in East Lyme

Two lanes of the southbound side of Interstate 95 were closed Thursday afternoon following a crash involving three vehicles, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Crash closes I-95 south, causes life-threatening injuries in Old Lyme

State police have closed Interstate 95 south between exits 71 and 70 because of a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car, according to the state Department of Transportation.




Norwich man, 19, had sexual relations with 13-year-old, police say

Police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Norwich man on sexual assault charges related to his alleged sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl.

Police logs - Dec. 2, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Tractor-trailer crash snags traffic on Gold Star Bridge

Traffic on the southbound side on the Gold Star Memorial Bridge was backed up Thursday morning after a crash involving a tractor-trailer occurred there at about 10:45.

Groton woman pleads not guilty to teen sex charges

Although court records indicate that the alleged sex acts between Dawn M. Kerr and a 14-year-old boy were consensual, it is illegal for an adult to have sex with somebody under 16, which is the so-called age of consent in Connecticut.

Missing Norwich boy prompts alert

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 15-year-old boy.