Police logs - Nov. 22, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Police: Two arrested in New London after drugs, stun guns found

Two New London residents were arrested on drug and other charges Tuesday after police found cocaine, heroin and stun guns at a residence on Moore Avenue, according to a police department news release.

Norwich police investigating possible shots fired incident

Police are investigating a Monday night incident in which a man said he had been shot at but later became uncooperative, according to Lt. John Perry.

Police launch campaigns to combat drunken driving

The Groton Town Police Department is among the state and local agencies that will be ramping up enforcement over the coming weeks in an effort to combat impaired driving.



Fireman Passero, New London's cat-rescue mayor

After some intervention, the city rescues a cat from a tree, despite a policy against it.


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Sen. Murphy weighs in on Russia probe, North Korea tensions

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., sat down with the editorial board at The Day on Tuesday afternoon for a wide-ranging conversation that touched on threats from North Korea, defense spending, gun control and the tax bill, which he feels has a 50-50 chance...

Year-old civil arrest warrant served against father in Groton parental rights case

Daniel Hatcher, a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and former senior staff attorney for the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, D.C., said child support enforcement and the child welfare system sometimes intersect in...

City approves contract with New London police chief

New London police chief candidate Peter Reichard answers a question during a public interview on Nov. 9, 2017, at Science and Technology Magnet High School in New London. He was selected for the job and the City Council approved a contract with him on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a contract with new police Chief Peter Reichard, the first contract in recent memory with a New London police chief with a specified termination date.

Make a Difference series enters 10th year of helping the community

For many, the days before Thanksgiving are full of chaos as families prepare for their turkey feast. At The Day, it marks the beginning of an annual tradition that truly "makes a difference" for area families in need.



Malloy signs one budget fix and then asks for another

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs one fix to the new Connecticut budget into law, but now wants lawmakers to make another one

Lawyer: Former Connecticut college student charged in body fluids case isn't racist

Brianna Brochu, accused of contaminating her black roommate's belongings at the University of Hartford, addresses the court during a hearing, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Hartford. She's charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief and breach of peace. Prosecutors say they're determining whether to add a hate crime charge. (Mark Mirko/The Courant via AP, Pool)

The lawyer for a former Connecticut college student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate's belongings says he doesn't expect authorities to file hate crime charges

3-year-old killed, 3 others injured in crash after pursuit

Authorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewalk

3 suspects charged in carjacking of three college students

Police in Connecticut say three college students were carjacked and robbed at knifepoint and three suspects have been taken into custody