Blumenthal seeks police chiefs' input on 'red flag' gun law

Amid an effort to allow more states to briefly seize firearms from troubled individuals, Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Friday met with Connecticut police to hear their thoughts on the state’s “red flag” provision.

Police: Lyme man stole more than $2,000 from ex-girlfriend

A local man has been charged with stealing almost $2,300 by forging checks and photocopying a debit card that belonged to his former girlfriend.

Police logs - March 10, 2018

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Man charged with manslaughter in March 2017 crash

State police on Tuesday arrested Valery Labossiere on manslaughter charges in the March 30, 2017, crash that killed Deion Anthony Pittman.

Police logs - March 9, 2018

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Norwich police: Three arrested in botched drug deal robbery

An 18-year-old Greeneville man and two juveniles were arrested on robbery and related charges stemming from a Feb. 3 incident in which they allegedly robbed and assaulted a 17-year-old male who had arranged a drug deal with the man.

New London police seek suspect in armed robbery

Police are asking the public to help them identify a man suspected of robbing a package store at gunpoint Wednesday evening.

Police logs - March 8, 2018

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Norwich, New London see 2 of state's 7 carfentanil deaths

An opioid drug intended to tranquilize large animals has made its way to southeastern Connecticut, according to the latest data on fatal drug overdoses from the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

UConn Health announces probe into York cell birth

UConn Health on Tuesday announced it has launched its own probe into a Feb. 13 incident in which a female inmate gave birth inside a York Correctional Institution prison cell.

Groton police seek 15-year-old ‘endangered runaway’

Payton Kirkland, who went missing earlier Tuesday, is described as a white male who has red hair and hazel eyes. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 115 pounds.

Groton Town police arrest 3 on drug, gun charges

Town police on Monday arrested three people and seized drugs and a handgun during an operation of the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force.

State police say man facing attempted murder charge assaulted Corrigan officer

A man who is in state Department of Correction custody on charges including attempted murder was arrested again Friday for allegedly assaulting a Corrigan Correctional Institution employee, according to state police.

Route 1 reopened in Waterford after morning crash

A portion of state Route 1 was closed for about six hours Tuesday morning after a truck crashed into a telephone pole and snapped it in half, police said.

New London, Waterford police nab burglary suspect

With the help of surveillance video footage and the Waterford police department, city police on Sunday arrested a Stonington man in connection with a burglary that took place earlier in the day.

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