Police logs - Sept. 30

Arrests by local and state departments.

Family sues dog owner for damages in 2013 attack in Norwich

The victims of a vicious dog attack on Oct. 8, 2013 in Norwich filed a 12-count lawsuit in New London Superior Court against the owner of the two pit bulls allegedly involved in the attack.

Police logs - Sept. 29

Arrests by state and local departments.

Man charged with killing wife in Norwich presented in court

James F. Hodgdon Jr., who is charged with murdering his wife at their Norwich home on Sept. 7, was appointed a public defender Monday when he made his first appearance in the New London court where major crimes are tried.

Boat of ex-Hartford police officer now washed ashore in East Lyme

A former Hartford police officer who was arrested five times in a one-week period over the summer ditched his sailboat at Crescent Beach Saturday after experiencing mechanical problems, but was planning to retrieve it during the high tide Sunday...

Police logs - Sept. 28

Patrick W. Previty, 19, of 351 Pendleton Hill Road, North Stonington, was charged Saturday with failing to drive in the proper lane, driving with a suspended license and driving as a minor with an elevated blood alcohol content.

East Lyme police investigating beached boat

Police are investigating what led a boat to be beached and abandoned on Crescent Beach in East Lyme late Saturday afternoon.

Police logs - Sept. 27

Arrests by state and local departments.

Jury finds McKethan guilty of murder

Three years to the day after 28-year-old Darius Bishop was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head on a sports field in Bozrah, a jury in New London Superior Court on Friday found Dequan McKethan guilty of his murder.

Groton man arrested in connection with Webster Bank robbery

The 39-year-old is charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree larceny.

Police logs - Sept. 26

Arrests by state and local departments.

Former New London woman charged in connection with 2012 assault, robbery

A former city woman faces a series of felony charges related to a 2012 assault and robbery.




UPDATED: Two versions of McKethan murder case presented at closing arguments

A 12-member jury in New London Superior Court will begin deliberations Thursday afternoon in the murder case of Dequan McKethan.

Police Log: Sept. 25

Arrests by state and local police.

FBI, state troopers in North Stonington nab suspected bank robber

Troopers from the North Stonington Resident Trooper’s Office and members of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old Massachusetts woman wanted on bank robbery charges.

UPDATED: Reward offered in Old Lyme bank robbery case

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a male suspect who allegedly robbed the Webster Bank at 7 Halls Road around noon Wednesday.

FBI phone expert serves as state's final witness at McKethan murder trial

The state rested its case against defendant Dequan "Mr. Barlow" McKethan Wednesday after a special agent from the FBI testified about the cell phone records of McKethan and homicide victim Darius Bishop.