UPDATED: Police investigating burglaries from East Lyme to Rhode Island

Get the weekly rundown
Sign up to receive our weekly Legal Insider newsletter

Groton — Town police say they are working with other local law enforcement agencies to solve a recent rash of commercial burglaries.

The latest occurred early Monday at the Midway Pizza on Fort Hill Road in Groton. Police suspect the burglary occurred sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. when someone forced entry and stole an undetermined amount of cash.

Police departments from East Lyme, Stonington, Westerly and Hopkinton, R.I., have reported similar burglaries, according to Groton Police Lt. James Bee.

Burglaries have been reported at Charlie’s Place Restaurant and Yankee Clipper in East Lyme, Stonington Pizza and Seafood Etc. in Stonington, Ella’s in Westerly and the Pavilion in Hopkinton, R.I.

East Lyme Police Sgt. Wilfred Blanchette said both East Lyme burglaries occurred early Monday. Based on the number of burglaries, Blanchette said he suspects a group of individuals committed the crimes.

Bee said law enforcement agencies are working together and investigating several leads that may connect the burglaries.

Anyone with information regarding these burglaries, or who saw suspicious activity in the area of the aforementioned businesses is encouraged to call the Groton Town Police Department at (860) 441-6712.

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Party over: Something in the air crashes Stonington senior prom

The Stonington High School senior prom came to an abrupt end Saturday night when someone sprayed an irritant into the air, causing coughing dancers to flee the Mystic Marriott ballroom.


Police logs - May 26, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.


Police logs - May 25, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.


New London school employee charged with sex assault makes first court appearance

Middle school paraprofessional Jevon Elmore, charged with second-degree sexual assault, was ordered held Friday in lieu of a $150,000 bond.

TRENDING

PODCASTS