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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
New London Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charges

New London Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charges

The New London Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service investigated large-scale trafficking of heroin and cocaine into Connecticut.
Ledyard Man Sentenced to 10 Years of Prison for Sexual Assault

Ledyard Man Sentenced to 10 Years of Prison for Sexual Assault

James Matthewson was arrested in February 2014 on multiple charges of sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.
Ledyard Police Seeking 'Erratic' Motorcyclist

Ledyard Police Seeking 'Erratic' Motorcyclist

If you know anything about the motorcycle driver described below, police want to hear from you.
Malloy Signs New Law That Expands Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Malloy Signs New Law That Expands Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Governor signs bipartisan bill in Fairfield that requires installation of ignition locks after first drunk driving offense.
Prosecutors Appeal Ruling that Overturned Skakel Conviction in Moxley Murder

Prosecutors Appeal Ruling that Overturned Skakel Conviction in Moxley Murder

The state is seeking to reinstate the 2002 murder conviction of Kennedy nephew Michael Skakel.
CT National Guard Soldier Killed in Accident Identified

CT National Guard Soldier Killed in Accident Identified

The 43-year-old man was killed Thursday, August 7, when the military truck he was traveling in rolled over after a crash on I-95.
Do You Recognize This New London Woman?

Do You Recognize This New London Woman?

Waterford police are attempting to contact her and need the public’s help.
New London Mourns Loss of Firefighter Brendan McGuirk

New London Mourns Loss of Firefighter Brendan McGuirk

Funeral and calling hour information from the obituary is below.
Millstone Power Station Conducting Security Drill August 5

Millstone Power Station Conducting Security Drill August 5

Community members will see increased police, fire and EMS presence at the Millstone Power Station due to a rehearsal drill.
$19,000 Diamond Ring Stolen from Mystic Store

$19,000 Diamond Ring Stolen from Mystic Store

Groton Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the people suspected of stealing a diamond ring from a Mystic jewelry store.
New London Residents, Lock Your Car Doors

New London Residents, Lock Your Car Doors

Police are reminding New London residents to lock their car doors and remove valuables, after a string of recent break-ins.
New London Woman Stabs, Robs Elderly Man: Police

New London Woman Stabs, Robs Elderly Man: Police

The man was sent to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Child Left in 103-Degree Car in Groton: Police

Child Left in 103-Degree Car in Groton: Police

Two New London residents were arrested after allegedly leaving a child in a hot car at a Groton shopping plaza.
Child Left in 103-Degree Car in Groton: Police

Child Left in 103-Degree Car in Groton: Police

Two New London residents were arrested after allegedly leaving a child in a hot car at a Groton shopping plaza.
One Alleged Drug Factory in New London; Two Men Arrested

One Alleged Drug Factory in New London; Two Men Arrested

Police arrested two Jefferson Avenue men after a lengthy investigation.
New London Home Invasion Results in Arrest of 15-Year-Old: Police

New London Home Invasion Results in Arrest of 15-Year-Old: Police

The alleged home invasion took place in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 23.
15 Men; One Gun; Four Arrests

15 Men; One Gun; Four Arrests

New London police officers were called to Colman Street on Friday, July 18, after receiving a report of a large crowd and one man reportedly brandishing what was thought to be a handgun.