Police logs - June 21, 2018

Recurring police logs

Case against former Montville substitute teacher pushed to July

Ryan Fish, 23, pleaded not guilty in May to multiple charges connected to a handful of slapboxing matches in his math class between September and October.

Police logs - June 20, 2018

Recurring police logs

Groton police: Drug arrests yield 133 bags of heroin, $2,542 in cash

A Norwich woman and Hartford man were arrested after officers said they found 26 grams of crack cocaine, 133 bags of heroin, 60 benzodiazepine pills, nine opiate pills, 2 grams of marijuana and 1 gram of cocaine.

Still searching: Volunteers hope to bring home boater lost off Groton

Volunteers Lisa Garner, left, and Ronald Surrell search the coast along Harkness Memorial State Park for Sofia McKenna on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Waterford.  An informal search covers area in Groton, New London and Waterford every day looking for McKenna who remains missing after a May 27 boating mishap off Avery Point in Groton.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A coalition of volunteers is Michelle McKenna’s last hope that her daughter, Sofia, will be found.

Griswold man charged after 1-year-old found in street

State police arrested a Jewett City man early Monday after he was found passed out with a one-year-old in his care wandering in the street.

Police: Norwich man thrown from motorcycle in I-395 crash

A Norwich man was thrown from his motorcycle Sunday evening after he crashed into the back of a pickup truck on Interstate 395 north, state police said.



Malloy leaves New London twisting in the wind

The state did not insist on any specific assistance for New London for hosting offshore wind...


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In the Times: More ways to get your good news public

Times food columnist Lee White, far right, gestures during a food panel discussion May 31 at Groton Public Library. (Photo by Libby Friedman)

The community has been craving this kind of give-and-take with local editors.

Connecticut advocates reflect on World Refugee Day

Many agencies in Connecticut support the various needs of refugees upon their arrival in the state. Representatives from some talked about the work they're doing and what World Refugee Day means to them.

Spaulding Pond beach in Norwich gets thumbs-up from first-day swimmers

Lifeguard Ciara McDonough monitors swimmers at Spaulding Pond beach in Mohegan Park on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The beach was closed for the entire summer of 2017 after budget negotiations were settled too late to hire lifeguards for the season. The beach will be open for swimming from noon to 6 p.m. daily until the third week in August.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The beach opened for the summer Wednesday after having been closed last year in city budget wrangling.

Preparing for Basque Fest

Workers with Arrow Paper and Party Supply erect a tent on Parade Plaza for Saturday's inaugural New England Basque Club Basque Fest on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The festival, the club's largest event ever, will celebrate the Basque's distinctive dance, music, art, rural sports and cuisine. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Workers with Arrow Paper and Party Supply erect a tent on Parade Plaza for Saturday's inaugural New England Basque Club Basque Fest on Wednesday.



Court upholds conviction in Brown University athlete assault

Rhode Island Supreme Court upholds the conviction of a Connecticut man who assaulted a former Brown University basketball player, leaving him permanently impaired

Man calls 911 from police cruiser to complain about officer

Rhode Island police say a man called 911 from the back of a cruiser to complain about an officer who volunteered to give him a ride