Police logs - Jan. 22, 2017

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police logs - Jan. 21, 2017

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police: Norwich man arrested after stealing, crashing box truck

A city man is in custody after he allegedly stole a box truck, led police on a chase and intentionally struck a state police cruiser Friday morning, according to city police.

Clerks at 2 New London stores charged with selling alcohol to minors

Of the 11 stores police and the New London Community and Campus Coalition checked for alcohol sales compliance Thursday evening, two were cited for sale of alcohol to a minor.

Convicted felon testifies he bought gun from Cecil after Wirth murder

A convicted felon serving a nine-year sentence for the armed robbery of a West Hartford jewelry store testified Friday at the murder trial of LaShawn R. Cecil that Cecil sold him a 9 mm handgun in the early morning hours of Dec. 14, 2011.

Lawmakers want to make homicide by sale of opioid a new crime

Two state representatives are hoping to establish a new crime in Connecticut that would allow police to charge drug dealers with homicide by sale of an opioid.

Jury hears 911 call, views video of Norwich crime scene as murder trial begins

Prosecutor Stephen M. Carney played a 911 recording as his opening salvo at the murder trial of LaShawn R. Cecil, who is accused of fatally shooting Jaclyn Wirth while trying to collect a drug debt.

Police: Death near Crystal Mall likely result of hit-and-run

Police are considering a death that occurred near a Crystal Mall parking lot overnight or early Thursday morning the result of a hit-and-run crash.

New London police make arrest a half-hour after bank robbery

New London police have arrested a man in connection with Thursday’s robbery of the Chelsea Groton Bank branch at 1 Montauk Ave.

Police logs - Jan. 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local police departments.

State trooper under investigation over social media posts

A local state trooper is under investigation while state police determine whether he violated the department's social media policy after he described Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in a Facebook post as a “slaughterhouse” after...

Bicyclist hit on Route 32 in Montville

One person was taken to the hospital Thursday in an accident involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist on Route 32.

Stonington police charge 16-year-old boy with stealing car

Police charged a 16-year-old boy with first-degree larceny Tuesday after they said he stole an SUV in the New Haven area and drove to Stonington with it.

One lane of I-95 north closed in Groton

A two-car crash has closed the left lane of Interstate 95 north between exits 88 and 89, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Route 85 in Waterford reopened after crash

Route 85 is reopened at Way Hill Road after a car crash Friday evening.




State Supreme Court hears arguments in Norwich murder case

Attorney Conrad O. Seifert argued Wednesday to the state Supreme Court that it should overturn the conviction of Chihan Eric Chyung because a jury in New London Superior Court had found Chyung guilty in 2014 of both murder and first-degree...

Police logs - Jan. 19, 2017

Arrests by state and local police departments.

East Lyme man pleads guilty to selling heroin that led to overdose death

Christopher Stevens, 25, of East Lyme pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in New Haven to distributing heroin with fentanyl to a man who died of an overdose on June 4, 2016.

Lane of I-95 reopened in Old Saybrook

A two-car crash briefly closed the left lane of Interstate 95 south between exits 68 and 67, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Car hits pole, building in New London

Repairs are continuing after a driver lost control of her vehicle and slammed into a pole and a Blackhall Street business before fleeing the scene, according to fire officials.