Local police leaders: Taser data doesn't tell the whole story

Data on electronic control weapons was collected in Connecticut for the first time last year. Local police leaders say they don't believe it means much without context.

Police logs - Feb. 6

Local and state police arrests from throughout the region.

New London man arrested on several drug-related charges

Working with state police, New London police Friday morning conducted a search warrant and arrested one man on several drug-related charges, police said.

State police to be on lookout for Super Bowl revelers

While the game is not scheduled to start until 6:30 p.m. Sunday, troopers will be attentive to all roads and highways for drivers operating impaired before and after the game.

Quaker Hill man arraigned in Route 32 fatal hit-and-run

James Sposito, who allegedly hit and killed a Connecticut College student and left the scene, pleaded not guilty Thursday in New London Superior Court to criminal charges.

New London vigil unites the suffering, offers hope to heroin addicts

Even though it was raining lightly during the vigil, family members of addicts seized the opportunity to network with others who are struggling or to ask for help. There were speeches, prayers, handshakes, hugs and tears.

Police logs - Feb. 5

Arrests by state and local police.

Fire displaces North Stonington family

A chimney fire in a Norwich-Westerly Road home Wednesday night displaced four people and caused moderate damage to the home, a fire official said Thursday.

Megos claims arrests the result of harrassment by Norwich building official

Norwich businessman Zane Megos denied that he violated probation or attempted to take a deposit for a condemned apartment during the second day of a court hearing Thursday and said he tried to behave like a “Boy Scout” during his...

Task force arrests Norwich man on heroin, crack charges

An investigation into heroin sales in southeastern Connecticut by the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force led to the arrest of a Norwich man this week on multiple drug-related charges.

Police: Man driving stolen car charged with marijuana possession

A man who abandoned a stolen car when it became disabled on Route 2 was charged after officers found more than an ounce of marijuana in his possession, according to Norwich police.

DEEP testing fox for rabies after it came into contact with Ledyard resident

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is testing a fox for rabies after it charged and came into contact Monday night with the homeowner of 207 Avery Hill Road.

Two arrested in New London after investigation into heroin sales

City police announced Monday that in a joint effort with state police they arrested two people on multiple drug-related charges, including sale of narcotics.




No new heroin overdoses reported as regional response continues

A spokesman for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital said Wednesday that there had been no additional heroin overdose patients at the hospital in the last 24 hours.

Police logs - Feb. 4

Arrests by state and local police.

UPDATED: Route 12 in Ledyard reopened after two-car accident

Ledyard police said they have reopened state Route 12 in the area of Long Cove Road after a two-vehicle accident in which one of the vehicles rolled over.

Montville man arrested after allegedly smoking pot with three juveniles

State police on Tuesday arrested a convicted felon in Montville after he allegedly invited three juveniles into his home and smoked marijuana with them on Saturday, according to police.

Law enforcement agencies taking unified approach to heroin crisis

Area police chiefs, working with the New London State's Attorney's Office, have organized a unified response to the alarming number of heroin overdoses in the region over the past six days.