Search for missing kayaker in Norwich suspended at dusk Monday


A search for a missing Kayaker in Norwich was suspended at dusk on Monday and is expected to continue today.

Police logs - May 5

Christopher L. Williams, 46, of 98 Leafwood Lane, No. 174, Groton, was charged Sunday with evading responsibility and driving without a license.

Major power outage reported in Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook — More than 75 percent of the town is without power, according to Eversource.

Dog rescued from Gales Ferry house fire

A Gales Ferry firefighter rescued a dog from a burning home Sunday afternoon.

Police logs - May 4

David Amorin, 37, of 68 Page St., Norwich, was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal mischief, sixth-degree larceny and two counts of criminal violation of a restraining order.

Calls for help: Riding along on a New London police shift

In New London, police say patrol shifts are involving less crime-based police work and more calls to resolve disputes, help people in crisis.

Car, school bus crash in Old Lyme under investigation

State police are continuing to investigate a Friday afternoon collision between a school bus and a Honda Civic at Route 156 and Mile Creek Road that caused injures that were not life-threatening to four schoolchildren.

Motorcycle, truck collision closes portion of Route 1 in Old Lyme

State and Old Lyme police are investigating a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck on Boston Post Road late Saturday afternoon.

Police logs - May 3

Arrests by state and local departments.

Police: Salem man Tased, arrested for attempted home invasion

A 21-year-old Salem man was Tased and arrested late Friday night after allegedly walking away from a group home, attempting to break into several houses and then trying to assault police officers with a tree branch, state police said.

Three arrested on drug charges in New London

Three people were arrested Thursday on numerous drug charges after a search and seizure warrant executed at a West Street apartment uncovered numerous drugs packaged for street sale.

Student suspended, arrested for bringing gun to Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School

UPDATED: An 11-year-old student who brought a gun, which accidentally discharged in a second-floor boy's bathroom Wednesday at the Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School, has been suspended from school and arrested.

Police seize synthetic marijuana, heroin in Norwich

Police seized heroin and a large amount of synthetic marijuana Thursday after executing a search warrant at 103 Cliff St., Apt. 3.

Groton police warn residents of phone scam

Town police are warning residents of a phone scam in which the caller is posing as a supervisor from Eversource Energy and selling fraudulent debit cards.

Fire quickly extinguished at Branford Manor in Groton

The American Red Cross is helping a family of two, one adult and one child, with emergency food needs after a fire Thursday morning at Branford Manor in the City of Groton.

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