Police logs - Feb. 15

Arrests by state and local police departments

MADD: Ignition interlock devices saving lives

Since Jan. 1, 2012, ignition interlock devices have stopped more than 21,500 would-be drunken drivers from starting their cars in Connecticut, according to a report released by Mothers Against Drunk Driving this week.

Police: 'Tired' motorist injured after vehicle veers off I-395

A Norwich man sustained minor injuries Thursday when the vehicle he was driving veered off Interstate 395 here and overturned.

Police logs - Feb. 14

Arrests by state and local departments.

Ledyard man faces assault, strangulation charges after domestic disturbance

The 33-year-old was wearing military clothing and a protective vest that bore assault-style rifle magazines when he surrendered at the scene, police said.

Police: 15-year-old charged with assault after stabbing teen

A 15-year-old juvenile was taken into custody without incident Thursday after town police obtained an arrest warrant in the stabbing of a 16-year-old.

Police logs - Feb. 13

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Two injured when car crashes into Groton Ocean State Job Lot

Two people were injured Friday when a Ford Focus crashed through the front doors of the Ocean State Job Lot shortly before noon and came to a stop inside the store, according to a town police news release.

Gun rights groups appeal semi-automatic assault rifle ban to the U.S. Supreme Court

The gun rights groups say the firearms in question are not assault rifles but are common semi-automatic firearms that only shoot once when the trigger is pulled and are identical to others that are not included in the ban.

State's attorney's office reviewing Maynard crash investigation

Waterford police on Friday confirmed that they sent their investigation into the Jan. 14 crash involving state Sen. Andrew Maynard to the state's attorney's office for review Thursday.

Norwich man faces child porn charges

State police arrested a Norwich man Thursday on charges he allegedly emailed child pornography to an individual in Rhode Island.

Two suffer minor injuries in partial ceiling collapse in New London apartment

Two tenants of an apartment on Franklin Street were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Tuesday night.




Animals escape injury in Gales Ferry barn fire

Two dozen animals, including goats and miniature horses, escaped injury Thursday during a fire at a small barn at the Fluff & Udders Farm at 976 Long Cove Road in Gales Ferry.

Ramos apology letter, confession aired to jury at Norwich murder trial

"I was the man who hurt your family," Jose E. Ramos, who is also known as "Kool-Aid," began in an apology letter to the mother of shooting victim Tynel Hardwick. "I wish I could tell you why I did it, but I truthfully don't know."

New London police seize heroin, arrest two suspected drug dealers

Police on Thursday made two separate heroin-related arrests, seizing drugs, cash and paraphernalia from homes on Blackhall and Farnsworth streets.

Police logs - Feb. 12

Arrests by state and local police departments.

22-year-old man missing from Norwich

Norwich police Wednesday night issued a Silver Alert for a 22-year-old who went missing on Wednesday.