Police logs - Nov. 16, 2018

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Victim testifies in Norwich Goth strangulation trial

Michael Lovering says that after he confessed to sexual relations with his roommate's girlfriend, his roommate strangled him.

Groton police investigating report of shots fired in Midway Oval section of town

There are no apparent victims and no threat to the public, police said

Man still not competent to stand trial in tribal cousin's murder, will remain in confinement

James Armstrong appears in court Sept. 18, 2017, on charges of murder in the death of his cousin Ralph Sebastian Sidberry. The 31-year-old Eastern Pequot Tribal member continues to suffer from schizophrenia and personality disorders and is not competent to stand trial, according to a court document and testimony at a hearing Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in New London Superior Court.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Accused murderer James Armstrong wore a tie-dye NASA T-shirt over his hospital garments during Tuesday's competency hearing in New London Superior Court and sat quietly as the court officials discussed his future.

Former Conn College employee faces 20 years for embezzlement

The former director of auxiliary services at Connecticut College is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to using various embezzlement schemes to steal $173,010 during his time at the school.

State police ID man who died in I-95 tractor-trailer crash

State police said 41-year-old Mayro A. Estrada of Providence died in Tuesday's crash off Interstate 95 south in Groton.

Surgeon and amputee scheduled to testify at Norwich 'Goth' trial

A man who had his legs amputated is expected to begin testifying Thursday at the trial of his former roommate, who is charged with inflicting life-altering injuries.

18-year-old New London man charged with illegally carrying a pistol

Jonathan Lopez of 13 Brainard St. was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit after police responded to a call Tuesday night.

Police logs - Nov. 15, 2018

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Traffic delays on I-95 northbound, southbound near exits 70 and 71 after separate accidents

Two separate car accidents in the vicinity of exits 70 and 71 on both north and southbound sides of Interstate 95 are causing significant traffic delays Wednesday night.



Police logs - Nov. 14, 2018

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State trooper charged with DUI is suspended

A state trooper, who was charged Sunday in Norwich with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, has been suspended, police said.

New London police union to collect donations for food center

Members of the city police union, AFSCME Local 724, will collect food in front of the ShopRite in the New London Mall Saturday to benefit the Gemma Moran United Way/Labor Food Center.

Tractor-trailer driver dies in crash off I-95 in Groton

A tractor-trailer driver died Tuesday after driving off the left side of Interstate 95 south and down an embankment just past Exit 89, state police said.

Lisbon man charged with sexual assault in domestic violence incident

Police charged a Lisbon man Sunday night with sexual assault and other charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident.



Criminal justice employees, advocates prepare for Gov.-elect Ned Lamont

With Ned Lamont officially the governor-elect, state Department of Correction officials are crafting a strategic plan while the ACLU of Connecticut waits to see whether he upholds campaign promises.

Monte White will serve 20 years in prison for stranger rapes

Monte P. White, 35, of New London, will be sentenced Jan. 28 to 20 years in prison for two counts of first-degree sexual assault and for an unrelated sale of narcotics charge.

Trial begins in Norwich "Goth" strangulation case

Kristopher Prudhomme, 30, accused of strangling his former roommate with the leather string from a corset and leaving him to suffer for hours at their Norwich apartment, is on trial in New London Superior Court.

New London man charged with robbery

Police arrested a New London man Saturday after he allegedly pulled a knife on another man and robbed him of an undisclosed amount of money

East Lyme police identify victims in fatal crash Saturday

A 35-year-old Niantic man was killed and two others were injured in Saturday night's crash on Flanders Road-Route 161.