Police logs - July 2

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Old Lyme man hospitalized after being struck by pickup

A local man is in the hospital after a pickup truck hit him while he was walking in the roadway on Boston Post Road early Friday morning, according to state police.

Task force arrests two men with fentanyl-laced heroin

An investigation into fentanyl-laced heroin culminated in the arrests of two men and the seizure of 500 individually packaged bags of the narcotic Friday.

Woman charged with driving under the influence had 4-year-old in car

A woman arrested by police for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs had a 4-year-old in the car. She was later transported to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital for her high level of intoxication, police said.

Silver Alert issued for missing Norwich teen

Jovani Dietz was wearing a black LSW shirt and khaki pants and was carrying a white backpack with a picture of shark teeth on the front.

Ledyard police searching for missing 15-year-old

Police early Friday morning issued a Silver Alert for a missing 15-year-old girl.

Police logs - July 1

Arrests by state and local police departments.

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New London schools scrap plans for high school at Garde Arts Center

Citing rising costs and complicated construction requirements that have already led to delays, the city’s school district has scrapped plans for an arts magnet high school at the Garde Arts Center in downtown.

Annual wreath-laying ceremony at Samuel Huntington's tomb

The Norwich Historical Society and the Norwich First Friday committee teamed up to honor Samuel Huntington with a wreath-laying ceremony at his grave.

Organization says emails show FRA wants bypass through Old Lyme

A nonprofit organization has obtained emails that it says show state Department of Transportation officials discussed in February that the Federal Railroad Administration prefers a rail investment proposal that would include a new Old...

Daley sworn in as acting Norwich police chief

An informal retirement lunch for Police Chief Louis Fusaro on Friday morphed into a swearing-in ceremony for acting Police Chief Patrick Daley, who has served as deputy chief since March 2015.

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Connecticut to receive $320,564 to address Zika virus

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro says Connecticut will receive a $320,564 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help response to the Zika virus

Crime lab to do toxicology tests dropped by medical examiner

The state crime lab will now perform toxicology testing in homicide, motor vehicle and other cases, after the Chief Medical Examiner's Office eliminated that testing