Police logs - Nov. 17, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

First-ever summit works to find solution to drugged driving

Experts say the opioid crisis, an aging, prescription-taking population and multiple states’ legalization of marijuana could lead to more drugged drivers.

Ledyard police arrest two after Route 12 crash leads to fight

Lt. Ken Creutz said the two men were arguing over a cellphone.

Five Montville cops honored for training in place of ‘Officer of the Year’ award

The town's police department usually honors one town cop as the “Officer of the Year,” but this year the department chose to honor five men for training their new colleagues.

Police Log - Nov. 16, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

New London police union food drive will benefit local center

Members of the police union on Saturday will gather in front of the local ShopRite to collect goods and cash to benefit the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center.

Ledyard police asking for help in locating suspect who burglarized Gales Ferry Spirit Shop

Ledyard police are asking for the public's help in locating an unknown suspect who smashed the glass on the front door of the Gales Ferry Spirit Shop located at 1666 Route 12 and took cash and cigarettes.

Groton Town police investigating Tuesday morning bank robbery

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man they said carried out an unarmed robbery at the Chelsea Groton Bank at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Groton man charged in domestic assault

A Groton man was arrested Sunday after a domestic incident in which a woman suffered bleeding in her skull.

Man hangs from fifth floor of Foxwoods parking garage Saturday night after fleeing from police

A man pursued by police for allegedly passing a counterfeit bill, fled and then hung by his arms from the fifth floor of the Fox Tower parking garage Saturday night.

Overturned car snarls traffic on I-95 in Waterford

Interstate 95 was congested in both directions for about an hour after a car flipped over and landed in the median between exits 81 and 82.

Tractor-trailer, car collide, close lane of I-95 in Waterford

The right lane of Interstate 95 south prior to Exit 82 has reopened after a tractor-trailer and a car collided there Monday morning.

Crews cleaning up hazmat spill at I-95 weigh station

A Naval Submarine Base firefighter hazmat squad is helping clean up materials that began leaking from a tractor-trailer at the Interstate 95 north weigh station Monday morning.

Poquonnock Road closed in Groton after truck strikes bridge

Poquonnock Road is closed after a truck crashed into the train bridge near CVS Pharmacy, according to police.

Two arrested, one injured in fight over Donald Trump in Old Saybrook

A fight over the president-elect got physical in an Old Saybrook Mexican restaurant Friday, landing a Lyme man in the hospital and resulting in police charges for both men.

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