Police logs — Aug. 26, 2019

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Stonington police charge man with home invasion

Police charged a Pawcatuck man with home invasion early Saturday morning after they say he broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend and assaulted her.

Police logs - Aug. 25, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.

Colchester woman pleads guilty to embezzling from Mystic employer

A 56-year-old Colchester woman pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport to embezzling more than $400,000 while working as a bookkeeper for the Greylock Property Group of Mystic.

Police logs - Aug. 24, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.

Groton City police: Be on the lookout for deer

City police are reporting that they've received "a number of sightings of deer on city streets and the Clarence B. Sharpe Highway" and are encouraging drivers to watch their speed and be on the lookout.

Despite 'Moorish Rights' comments, man competent for trial in New London murder

In this file photo, Metese Hinds of New London appears during his arraignment in New London Superior Court on Oct. 25, 2017, on charges of violation of a protective order. He is accused of fatally stabbing Raheeim General on Blackhall Street in 2017 and has been determined competent for trial.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Metese Hinds told evaluators he has been labeled a "savant" since the age of 7 but never attended any formal schooling due to his grandparents' beliefs in "Moorish Rights."

Unsealed warrant: New London teacher, Gaskin speculated about sex with students in texts

The Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School teacher arrested in connection with a school sex case had speculated about students having sex with staff members in a text message exchange with Corriche Gaskin, according to police.

Police logs - Aug. 23, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.

Shot New Haven police captain being released from hospital

The off-duty New Haven police captain shot while intervening in a deadly shooting earlier this month is being released from the hospital

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Norwich police seek information on person who abandoned dog

Police said Wednesday that they are seeking information to identify an individual who left a dog outside the dog pound earlier this month.

Police logs - Aug. 22, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.

Man who allegedly harassed Stonington forum moderator arrested again

The man accused of harassing the moderator of the Stonington Community Forum Facebook page and fighting with highway department employees in 2016 is now facing assault and larceny charges in Rhode Island.

Norwich Stop & Shop reopened after odor prompted evacuation

The Norwich Stop & Shop Supermarket temporarily closed Wednesday as fire and utility crews investigated a strange odor in the store.

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Norwich police to conduct alcohol, vape and e-cigarette sales compliance checks

Norwich police announced plans to conduct alcohol, vape and e-cigarette sales compliance checks.

Police logs - Aug. 21, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.

Norwich police investigating early Tuesday shooting

One person was taken to the hospital with injuries following a shooting inside a house on Surrey Lane early Tuesday morning. A preliminary investigation suggests it was targeted.

New London teen facing adult criminal charges in two states

New London police retrieved 17-year-old Adonis Smith from the Adult Correctional Institution in Cranston, R.I., on Tuesday morning and delivered him to Superior Court.

State police investigating vandalism at Hart's Greenhouse in Preston

Someone meticulously cut approximately 100 irrigation lines used to water and fertilize hundreds of mum plants behind the greenhouses.