Police investigating after car crashes into New London home

Police on Friday morning continued to investigate an overnight incident in which a driver crashed a light-colored car into the corner of a Truman Street home and then fled the scene.

Man sentenced to 10 years for 2016 kidnapping

Christopher R. Mims, 33, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison in New London Superior Court for kidnapping the mother of his child and kicking and punching her while he drank alcohol in his Ledyard home last year.

Police logs - July 28, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Old Saybrook police arrest 3 after stolen vehicle crashes into tree

Police on Thursday morning arrested three people they said were involved in the burglaries of several cars.

Fire in North Stonington destroys home of animal rescuer

A fire that began about 11 a.m. Wednesday quickly gutted a home at 182 Cossaduck Hill Road.

Police logs - July 27, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New London police charge two with possession of K2

Narcotics officers with the New London Police department executed a search and seizure warrant on the apartment around 4:14 p.m. Wednesday and located and seized K2.

Fire damages upper stories of Pawcatuck apartment building

When crews from Pawcatuck and Old Mystic arrived about 4:30 p.m., Pawcatuck fire Chief Kevin Burns said flames could be seen coming from the third floor of the three-story apartment building at 37 Stillman Ave. A crew from Westerly also responded.

Vehicle stolen from New London recovered in Groton

Town police on Sunday said they arrested a 21-year-old after they found him driving a vehicle he allegedly stole out of New London.

Police: Suspect shot toward crowd of partygoers in Norwich

Police are investigating after someone fired gunshots toward a crowd departing a large house party in the area of McKinley Avenue about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday.

East Lyme police arrest alleged drunken driver in McDonald's drive-thru

Police said they charged a Florida woman Wednesday who was reported as driving while intoxicated at the drive-thru of the McDonald's on Chesterfield Road.

Groton Town police make 4 arrests after recovering stolen vehicle

Town police on Monday recovered a stolen vehicle and made four arrests while conducting a surveillance operation outside a local hotel.

Police: Man outside Groton hotel had synthetic marijuana

Town and regional officers seized several packs of synthetic marijuana Monday after they said a man they approached in a hotel parking lot attempted to flee the area.

UPDATED: Third Street fire in Norwich ruled arson

City firefighters quickly put a stop to a morning blaze that was later ruled an arson on Third Street thanks to proximity and a functioning smoke detection system, according to Chief Kenneth Scandariato.

Police: New London man beaten with stick, lumber

Two men remain in custody after they allegedly beat another man with a stick and a piece of lumber last week because they thought he had stolen $70.




Jury finds former Lisbon man guilty of five sexual assault counts

The verdict ended a trial in which five young women who once babysat Crossley’s children or visited his family’s home accused him of sexually touching them between 2005 and 2010, when the women were all under the legal age of consent.

Police logs - July 26, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Crossley sexual assault case goes to jury

A six-member jury in New London Superior Court will begin deliberating Tuesday in the sexual assault trial of former Lisbon resident Douglas R. Crossley Jr.

Police logs - July 25

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Norwich Friendly's temporarily closed after 2 fires

Friendly’s on West Town Street temporarily is closed after two pieces of cooking equipment caught fire in two separate incidents Sunday, according to Yantic Fire Chief Frank Blanchard.