Police logs - July 1

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Car crashes into New London house, sending driver to hospital

A house at 57 Faire Harbour Place was damaged when a car crashed into a basement bulkhead about 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

Portion of Old Norwich Road partially reopened after crash in Waterford

Old Norwich Road is closed between Laurel Glen Road and state Route 32 because a car crashed into a pole there, according to police.

Police: Ledyard woman facing more charges after hitting EMT, breaking cruiser window

The local woman who police said broke a police cruiser window, hit an emergency medical technician and ran away from the emergency room two weeks ago was arrested Wednesday on a warrant stemming from that incident, according to police.

Ledyard police arrest New London man after crash at Naval Submarine Base

A New London man is facing several charges after speeding through town and crashing into the north gate of the Naval Submarine Base early Thursday morning, according to police.

Groton Town police hire two officers

Town police on Thursday announced that two eastern Connecticut residents have become the department's newest officers.

Norwich man taken to Hartford Hospital after motorcycle crash

A 31-year-old city resident was taken by Life Star helicopter on Wednesday to Hartford Hospital after sustaining injuries during a motorcycle accident on Interstate 395 South near Exit 13.

Police find 121 grams of marijuana, stolen handgun in New London home

A local man was arrested Thursday after police said they found 121 grams of marijuana and a stolen .45-caliber handgun in his house.

Prisoner charged with punching New London Superior Court marshal

State police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old woman who allegedly punched a judicial marshal in the eye while being removed from a cell at New London Superior Court, according to police.

Man withdraws suit claiming East Lyme school psychologist had sex with him when he was 14

The plaintiff withdrew the suit “as to all defendants,” including the former school psychologist, the former East Lyme Middle School principal and the East Lyme Board of Education.

I-395 reopens after motorcycle crash

One southbound lane was closed on Interstate 395 after a motorcycle crash between exits 14 and 13, according to the Department of Transportation.

Police say Quaker Hill man claimed ownership of two abused dogs

The local man arrested on Tuesday in connection with a February investigation into animal cruelty was charged because he admitted two of the affected dogs were his in court last week, according to an affidavit.

Police: Speed, improperly secured coiled steel contributed to New London rollover

The ramp connecting state Route 32 to North Frontage Road and Interstate 95 south was closed for four hours Tuesday after a tractor-trailer carrying coiled steel failed to negotiate its curve, police said.

Former sailor stationed in New London pleads guilty to enticing minors

Adam M. Simpson is scheduled to be sentenced in September for enticing minors to perform sexually explicit acts over video chat.

Police: Mohegan Sun supervisor, dealer and patron collaborated to steal at least $29,000

A Mohegan Sun floor supervisor, dealer and patron each have been charged with first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny for their alleged role in a scheme that cost the casino at least $29,250 in May alone.




State police stress safety for Fourth of July weekend

State police will have sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols throughout the area starting Thursday through Monday.

Police logs - June 30

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Coast Guard rescues man from water off Watch Hill

Members of Coast Guard Station New London on Tuesday night rescued a man who’d fallen into the water off Watch Hill after members of his boat’s crew were unable to pull him back on board.

Norwich police welcome two recruits with local ties

Police on Tuesday welcomed two police officer recruits with local ties during a noon swearing-in ceremony hosted at the Norwich Police Department.

Norwich battling spike in fatal overdoses

While the number of drug overdose deaths in the state is projected to surpass last year’s total by more than 100, it could more than double here if the trend set by the first three months of 2016 continues.