Fishing boat captain from East Lyme pleads guilty in tax evasion case

Peter P. Torres, a commercial fishing boat captain from East Lyme, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to failing to file tax returns on approximately $1.27 million he earned between 2006 and 2011.

Youth incarceration down; obstacles remain for some discharges

Changes in sentencing policies for young offenders mean fewer inmates than ever are living at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School, though several youths on any given day remain locked up because there is nowhere else for them to go.

Miguel Vega is charged with shooting death of Rahmel Perry

Vega's first murder trial ended with a mistrial in February 2015 after a 12-member jury announced after four days of deliberation that it was unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

Judge appoints attorney, orders competency hearing in New London murder case

An attorney appointed to represent accused murderer David McKeever requested a competency examination for McKeever when the 48-year-old New London man made his first appearance Tuesday in the court where major crimes are tried.

Mohegan Sun dealer charged with overpaying blackjack player $78,000

A Mohegan Sun table games dealer charged with overpaying a blackjack player more than $78,390 and collecting part of the winnings told investigators he was upset about being reduced from a full-time to a part-time employee and needed the money.

Car strikes pole in Norwich

A car crashed into a pole at 20 Norwich Ave. and caused heavy damage to it about 8:20 p.m. Monday, according to police.

Police logs - Dec. 1

Ricky Demary, 44, of 29 Atlanta St., Groton, was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive right.

State police charge 46 with drunken driving during holiday campaign

State police charged 46 people with drunken driving during their annual Thanksgiving enforcement operation that started Wednesday and ended Sunday morning.

Police logs - Nov. 30

Arrests by local and state polcie deparments.

Local holiday events coincide with Small Business Saturday

With the frenzy of Black Friday a day in the past, communities across the region found ways to attract locals to hometown businesses for Small Business Saturday.

Man thrown from vehicle in Norwich crash

A man suffered injuries Friday after he was ejected from a vehicle that crashed in the area of Hansen and Scotland roads in Norwich.

State police arrest 15 for drunken driving during holiday enforcement campaign

State police charged 15 people with drunken driving during its annual Thanksgiving weekend enforcement operation that started Wednesday and ended Friday morning.

State police investigate armed robbery in Hebron

State police are investigating the early morning armed robbery of the Xtra Mart located at 70 Main St.

At least one injured after vehicle rollover in Norwich

One car with two occupants rolled over in Norwich on Scotland Road just past its split with Hansen Road around 7 p.m. Friday, according to police.

State police continue holiday enforcement operation

The Connecticut State Police had charged nine people with driving under the influence as of 5 p.m. Thursday.




Hash oil lab possible source of Westerly fire

Investigators believe hash oil lab is possible source of fire at Westerly condo building

Police logs - Nov. 28

Arrests by state and local police.

Connecticut man remains held on bond for his role in alleged housing scam

An Easton man arrested last week on federal charges for operating a mortgage-fraud scheme that targeted homeowners who were on the verge of losing their homes remains in federal custody.

Police logs - Nov. 28

Ryan Smith, 28, of 42 Jay St., New London, was charged Friday with failure to appear in court..

Police logs - Nov. 27

Arrests by state and local police.