Police logs - Feb. 28

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Stonington lobster case ends in mistrial

Superior Court Judge John M. Newson declared a mistrial in the case of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia Friday after a six-member jury told the court it was unable to reach a unanimous decision.

Police logs - Feb. 27

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police say two children found at home of alleged New London drug dealer

Police seized crack cocaine and other drugs from a New London home on Friday and arrested three people as part of a drug trafficking investigation.

State police spokesman Vance to be reassigned

Lt. J. Paul Vance, the longtime spokesman for the Connecticut State Police, is being reassigned as a supervisor in the department's traffic division.

Creutz promoted to police lieutenant in Ledyard

Ledyard — Police Sgt. Kenneth Creutz was promoted to lieutenant during a swearing-in ceremony held Wednesday night at Town Hall.

Police logs - Feb. 26

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Stonington lobsterman accused of keeping undersized catch defends himself at trial

Prosecutor Sarah E. Steere brought live lobsters into a New London courtroom Thursday morning as the trial got underway of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia, who is accused of harvesting short lobsters from local waters.

Coast Guard crew rescues fisherman from Thames River

The motor vessel John F. Kennedy was coming into New London Wednesday night when its crew noticed a man clinging to a pylon near City Pier.

Police locate Preston teen

Preston — Police on Wednesday have canceled a Silver Alert issued for a Preston teen who was reported missing Monday.

Poquonnock Bridge fire chief: 'Major gas leak' occurred at Groton post office

A “major gas leak” occurred a little after 3 p.m. at the U.S. Post Office at 100 Plaza Court in Groton, according to Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department Chief Joe Winski.

Man wanted in New London sexual assault in custody in Virginia

New London – U.S. Marshals have captured a 53-year-old man in Chesapeake, Virginia, who is wanted by New London police for the alleged sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.

Groton woman charged in theft from elderly family member’s account

Groton – Town police arrested a 52-year-old Groton woman Monday on charges she stole more than $45,000 from an elderly family member’s bank account.

U.S. Postal Service investigates missing mail in Uncasville

U.S. Postal officials say they have wrapped up an investigation into complaints of missing mail along a carrier route originating from the Uncasville Post Office.

UPDATED: Two earthquakes recorded in Brooklyn, first reported in Plainfield

Two small earthquakes shook Brooklyn this morning, just north of the town of Plainfield where 11 earthquakes occurred last month.