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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Police Arrest Teen on Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Charges

Police Arrest Teen on Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Charges

A Montville teen allegedly broke into a home, walked into a bedroom and woke up one of the girls sleeping there, police said.
CT Woman Charged With Stealing Her Son's Ashes That She Brought to the Casino

CT Woman Charged With Stealing Her Son's Ashes That She Brought to the Casino

The woman ran out of the funeral home with her son's urn.
Police: Couple Sells Heroin on Craigslist

Police: Couple Sells Heroin on Craigslist

Police charged the couple after conduct surveillance on them.
State Police Still Trying to Crack 2006 Homicide

State Police Still Trying to Crack 2006 Homicide

Federal, state and local authorities will return Wednesday to a field in Ledyard where a man was found dead in 2006.
Police: East Lyme Spa Front for Prostitution Ring

Police: East Lyme Spa Front for Prostitution Ring

Two East Lyme women were arrested Tuesday after a lengthy investigation into Rainforest Spa.
It's 204 Months in Federal Prison for Former Waterford Man

It's 204 Months in Federal Prison for Former Waterford Man

Mark Missino also faces up to 40 years in state prison for allegedly stealing firearms, jewelry and other items during a home burglary spree.
New London Man Gets 30 Months for Distributing Heroin

New London Man Gets 30 Months for Distributing Heroin

Authorities say the man was involved in a large-scale drug trafficking and distribution network operating in New London County.
Seeking ID, Waterford Police Release Image of Suspect

Seeking ID, Waterford Police Release Image of Suspect

Police say the man attempted to rob the Cumberland Farms in the Quaker Hill section of Waterford.
Silver Alerts Issued for Two Missing Montville Teens

Silver Alerts Issued for Two Missing Montville Teens

Police said Tailor Benoit, 15, and Yaira Hernandez, 16, may be in the New London area.
Police: Montville Woman, Griswold Man Tried to Sell Stolen Rifles

Police: Montville Woman, Griswold Man Tried to Sell Stolen Rifles

Police say the man is a convicted felon and that the firearms, including an illegal assault weapon, were stolen from an acquaintance of the woman.
Convicted Felon Gets 77 Months for Distributing Heroin

Convicted Felon Gets 77 Months for Distributing Heroin

Authorities say the New London man was selling the drug throughout southeastern Connecticut.
Feds: New London Heroin Dealer Gets 70 Months in Prison

Feds: New London Heroin Dealer Gets 70 Months in Prison

The case is tied to an investigation to combat the large-scale trafficking of heroin and cocaine from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico into and around southeastern Connecticut.
Waterford Police Hiring Patrol Officer

Waterford Police Hiring Patrol Officer

The application deadline is approaching.
Groton Man Facing 40 Years for Role in International Cocaine Operation

Groton Man Facing 40 Years for Role in International Cocaine Operation

Juan G. Cheverez and another man from Groton were reportedly involved in the trafficking and distribution of large amounts of cocaine in southeastern Connecticut.
Animal Importer Arrested in Madison Faces Slew of Cruelty Charges

Animal Importer Arrested in Madison Faces Slew of Cruelty Charges

Donna Lee Carswell, 64, of Grovetown, GA was arrested and accused by the state Department of Agriculture of placing sick animals into adoptions in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
End of Watch: MPD Officer Joseph N. Sachatello III

End of Watch: MPD Officer Joseph N. Sachatello III

Eleven years ago today, while working to keep Montville safe, Officer Sachatello lost his life.
Former Montville Councilor McFee Arrested, Charged With Stealing Sign During Election Season

Former Montville Councilor McFee Arrested, Charged With Stealing Sign During Election Season

McFee is alleged to have taken a disparaging sign, Dump Dana, that former Montville Town Councilor Gary Murphy posted