Man who allegedly harassed Facebook forum moderator now charged with smashing windows of two vehicles

State police charged Morgan Dean, 40, with first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree criminal trespass.

Police logs - Nov. 22, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Stonington police charge man with making, igniting two Molotov cocktails

Police charged a local man Wednesday with making two Molotov cocktails and igniting them along a wooded area of North Main Street on Oct. 24.

North Stonington man charged with home invasion

Marc Caswell allegedly assaulted someone with a baseball bat.

Police logs — Nov. 20, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Water main break in Waterford closes road

Drivers are to stay away from the Fog Plain/Sandy Hollow road area.

Suspect takes a swim behind New London cemetery

Firefighter Alex Raymond, a member of the Taftville-Yantic Fire Company dive team sorts through pond debris along side Capt. Chris Colonair, left, as the dive team assists New London Police in an evidence search as part of a police investigation in the pond at Cedar Grove Cemetery Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Police chased down and eventually apprehended the man after he jumped in the water.

Driver in Preston homicide had fully loaded pistol in Hartford home

State police said they were looking for "pistols, revolvers, projectiles, ammunition, bullet casings and fragments," when they searched Soto's home on Oct. 27 and found a Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun.

Former Norwich counselor to serve 2½ years for Medicaid fraud

A former Norwich counselor was sentenced Tuesday to 2 ½ years in prison for defrauding Medicaid by submitting bills for thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims for herself and others.

Groton City police charge trio for memorial bench vandalism

City police announced that they have arrested three juveniles for vandalizing 10 memorial benches at Eastern Point Beach and two other benches off a city owned pier on Shore Avenue back on April 28.



Grasso Tech student charged with assaulting police officer

Police arrested an 18-year-old student at Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School on Monday on charges she assaulted a police officer at the school.

New London high school student charged after discovery of a pellet gun

Police arrested a high school student on Monday morning following this discovery of an unloaded pellet gun and marijuana in his backpack.

7 forced out when fire badly damages Norwich apartment house

Firefighters work to put out hotspots in an apartment house fire at 88 Otrobando Avenue in Norwich on Sunday, November 17, 2019.  There were no injuries in the fire which began about 12:30 p.m. and displaced six people.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A fire badly damaged a three-unit apartment building at 88 Otrobando Ave. in the city's Yantic section early Sunday afternoon.84 Otrobando Ave. in the city's Yantic section.

Police logs — Nov. 18, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.



U.S. Supreme Court will not take up father's appeal in Ledyard crash case

Marcus Harvin is serving 14 1/2 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash in Ledyard that left one of his daughters with a permanently disabled arm.

Two public defenders appointed in Preston drive-by homicide

Judge Hillary B. Strackbein appointed attorneys Kevin C. Barrs and M. Fred DeCaprio from the public defender's office to represent Francis Giannelli of Glastonbury.

Police logs - Nov. 17, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Federal judge denies motions to dismiss charges in CMEEC Kentucky Derby trips

A federal judge on Friday denied nearly all the motions to dismiss filed by the five defendants charged in connection with lavish trips to the Kentucky Derby.

Griswold man charged with manslaughter in deadly 2018 crash

Scott M. Robb, 36, of 148 Mathewson St., Apt. 210, also was charged with failure to drive in the proper lane, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.