Police chase leads to crash, drunken-driving arrest in Norwich

A police pursuit on Monday led to a crash, a fire and ultimately an arrest of a woman on drunken-driving charges, police said.

Woman injured when sailboat runs aground off Stonington

A woman who was injured Monday morning when a 36-foot sailboat that she was on ran aground near Sandy Point, according to police.

Man detains suspected thief with gun in Willimantic

A man used a legally-owned gun Monday to detain a would-be burglar who police said was attempting to steal from a vehicle, police said.

Police logs

Dewan M. Greene, 44, of 125 Poquonnock Road, Apt. 1, Groton, was charged Monday with fifth-degree larceny.

Groton City police report a rash of stolen motor scooters

Groton City police are reporting a rash of stolen motor scooters over the past several weeks.

At least one injured in New London shooting

City police are investigating a shooting Monday night at the Crystal Avenue high rise where at least one person was shot.

Police logs -- May 25

Xavier Aaron, 19, of 34 Cape Ann Court, New London, was charged Friday with interfering with a police officer, third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and fifth-degre larceny.

Motorcyclist injured in Stonington crash

Police say a motorcyclist was seriously injured Saturday afternoon when he went off the road in the area of 875 Pequot Trail.

Man dies in Westerly quarry fall

Police say a 28-year-old local man fell up to 100 feet at a quarry in the Bradford section of town early Sunday morning and later died.

Fire destroys Pawcatuck garage, car inside

Pawcatuck firefighters saved a house from being destroyed Saturday night after fire engulfed an attached garage.

Motorcyclist arrested after fleeing police

The 25-year-old Preston man was arrested after he drove a motorcycle more than 100 miles per hour — and on the wrong side of the road — while fleeing a traffic stop.

Waterford man charged with possession of child pornography

The 40-year-old turned himself in Thursday on a warrant that charged him with third-degree illegal possession of child pornography.

New London police investigating possible hit-and-run accident

The woman was walking her dog on Montauk Avenue on Wednesday evening when she was possibly struck by some type of vehicle causing her to be knocked to the ground, according to police.

State police charge Florida man with sexual assault

A Florida man was extradited from the Indiana Department of Correction and arraigned Wednesday in Norwich Superior Court on sexual assault charges.

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Police log - May 24

Arrests by state and local departments.

Jury to begin deliberations in Norwich police termination lawsuit

A jury in New London Superior Court is set to begin deliberating Tuesday in the lawsuit of former Norwich patrolman Douglas Morello, who claims he was illegally terminated and is seeking more than $3 million in damages.

Police logs - May 23

Arrests by state and local departments.

Police logs - May 22

Arrests by state and local departments.

Six Groton businesses cited for selling tobacco to minor

Groton Town police on Tuesday cited six local businesses for selling tobacco products to an underage buyer during unannounced compliance inspections.