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  • Jury selection underway in New London shooting case

    Monday Aug 13 | via The Day 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Jury selection began Monday in New London Superior Court in the case of Javier J. Muniz, who is charged with shooting a man in the leg in New London on June 22, 2017.

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  • Young Woman Videos Registered Sex Offender Allegedly...

    Friday Aug 10 | via The Wilton Daily Voice 

    A video of a registered sex offender offering young women rides in his car has the gone viral after one of the women recorded the incident and posted it online. The video, which had more than 50,000 views on Facebook , shows John Dinoto, 74, of New London asking Angell Whittington if she needs a ride, according to News 8. Dinoto served almost 20 years of a 45-year sentence for multiple counts of sexual assault of a child in the 1990's, according to the Connecticut Sex Offender Registry database.

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  • Former schoolmates resolve Groton restaurant shootin...

    Thursday Aug 9 | via TheDay.Com 

    Three former schoolmates charged in connection with a botched robbery in October 2016 that ended in a shooting  at the 99 Restaurant & Pub in Groton have been sentenced recently in New London Superior Court. Groton Town Police say Timothy B. McKoy of Groton, now 20, Cevon T. Riley and Renso Gonzalez, both 19 and of New London, had attended high school together and planned to rob another teen when he arrived to sell them an ounce of marijuana.

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  • New London police report bank fraud attempts

    Saturday Aug 4 | via The Day 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: New London - City police said they charged three people Friday with attempting to withdraw large sums of cash from fraudulent accounts at the Bank of America on Frontage Road.

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  • Man charged with assault, stealing elderly man's car...

    Wednesday Aug 1 | via TheDay.Com 

    New London - Police arrested a Brookfield man on Wednesday who they say assaulted an elderly man in the parking lot of a New London Walgreens store in June and stole his car.

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  • Man wanted in connection to murder arrested

    Tuesday Jul 31 | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    Authorities say 18-year-old Jamir Johnson was arrested Tuesday morning in Halifax as police were conducting undercover surveillance in response to more than four dozen home and car break-ins in the area. He was arrested following an alleged foot chase.

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  • Teen wanted for New London, Conn. murder arrested in...

    Tuesday Jul 31 | via WWLP 

    A teen wanted for murder in New London was arrested in Massachusetts early Tuesday morning for allegedly breaking into several homes and cars. Halifax police say that at around 3:30 a.m., officers arrested 18-year-old Jamir Johnson, who is suspected in several house break-ins, as well as 54 car break-ins that have been happening in the town over the past few weeks.

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  • Suspect in New London murder arrested in Massachusetts

    Tuesday Jul 31 | via The Day 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: New London - Halifax, Mass., police early Tuesday arrested a man wanted in the December murder of 21-year-old Quvonte Gray.

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  • 5 arrested in Dudley drug raid

    Monday Jul 30 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Five people were arraigned Monday in Dudley District Court after police found 91.5 grams of crack cocaine, an estimated $3,000 in cash and weapons during an early-morning search at a Williams Street residence Sunday. Shawn J. Gliniecki, 44, of 10 Williams St., Dudley, Jamal Tillman, 29, of New London, Connecticut, Eric Brown, 30, of New London, Connecticut, Benjamin Wilterdink, 28, of Hampton, Connecticut, and Sherri Wright, 44, of Brooklyn, Connecticut, were all charged with cocaine trafficking, 36 grams or more, and conspiracy to violate drug laws.

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  • Four arrested in Dudley drug raid

    Monday Jul 30 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    DUDLEY - Four people were arrested after drugs, money and a weapon were allegedly found during a search of a house on Williams Street early Sunday morning. Dudley Police, assisted by members of the local drug task force and SWAT team, reportedly found 90 grams of crack cocaine, a 9 millimeter handgun and $3,000 in cash during a search of 10 Williams St. at 1:45 a.m. Arrested were Shawn Gliniecki, 44, of Dudley; Sherri Wright, 44, of Brooklyn, Conn.; Benjamin Wilterdink, 28, of Hampton, Conn.; and Jamal Tillman, 29, of New London, Conn.

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  • 4 people arrested with 3k cash, crack cocaine

    Sunday Jul 29 | via TheDay.Com 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Dudley police say they and the Southern Worcester County Drug and Counter Crime Task Force executed a search warrant in Dudley early Sunday morning and arrested four people.

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  • Man expected to plead not guilty in Griswold triple ...

    Saturday Jul 28 | via The Day 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: NEW LONDON - A Connecticut man accused in the killings of a couple and their adult son in what authorities called a botched fake robbery is expected to plead not guilty to murder and other charges.

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  • Police Logs

    Saturday Jul 28 | via TheDay.Com 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Franklin Dallas, 25, of 93 Depot Road, Uncasville, was charged Friday with third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation, second-degree unlawful restraint and disorderly conduct.

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  • Hughes reasserts self-defense claim as murder trial ...

    Friday Jul 20 | via The Day 

    Defendant Dante A. Hughes looks on during the first day of testimony in the State of Connecticut vs. Dante A. Hughes murder trial in New London Superior Court on July 11. Hughes is accused of fatally shooting Joey Gingerella in the parking lot of Ryan's Pub in Groton on Dec. 11, 2016. Joey Gingerella, a sociable guy known affectionately as "Jo Jo Nice,"  invited Dante Hughes to play pool as closing time approached at Ryan's Pub in Groton on Dec. 11, 2016.

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  • Police arrested more than 20 people during Sailfest ...

    Wednesday Jul 18 | via The Day 

    New London - Police arrested more than 20 people on the Saturday and Sunday during the annual Sailfest event, charging most of them with breach of peace. Between 5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday, police on duty at Sailfest charged 11 people with breach of peace, which can apply in cases where a person assaults or threatens someone in a public place.

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  • Girlfriend of murder defendant insists she doesn't r...

    Tuesday Jul 17 | via TheDay.Com 

    The woman at the center of Joey Gingerella's shooting death in the parking lot of Ryan's Pub in December 2016 disowned much of what she had told police during two recorded interrogations when she testified Tuesday at the murder trial of her boyfriend, Dante A. Hughes. "I was really, really intoxicated the first time," Latoya Knight testified under cross-examination by Hughes' attorney, Walter D. Hussey.

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  • Hudson waives right to hearing, pleads not guilty in...

    Jul 16, 2018 | via The Day 

    Jerome Hudson, accused of fatally stabbing Travon Brown in New London on Dec. 17, 2017, waived his right to a probable cause hearing and pleaded not guilty to murder during his appearance Monday in Superior Court. Hudson has been incarcerated since he was arrested on unrelated drug charges on the day of the homicide.

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  • Police charge New London woman in severe stabbing

    Jul 14, 2018 | via The Day 

    Groton - A New London woman has been charged in the stabbing of a Groton woman after an assault Friday, police said in a release Saturday. About 6:43 p.m. Friday, police were called to the Pequot Medical Center in Groton for a report of a patient with stab wounds.

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  • CT Man Sentenced For Gun, Drug Offenses, Violating S...

    Jul 13, 2018 | via The Danbury Daily Voice 

    A convicted felon in Connecticut is heading back to prison after being busted with an illegal, stolen weapon and selling drugs. In October 2008, New London resident James Bowers was sentenced to 10 years in prison, followed by eight years of supervised release after being found guilty of possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

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  • Courtroom hears Gingerella's final moments on 911 call

    Jul 12, 2018 | via The Day 

    Defendant Dante A. Hughes, listens to testimony during the first day of testimony Wednesday in his murder trial in New London Superior Court. Homicide victim Joey Gingerella's moans of pain in the moments before his death were broadcast in a New London courtroom Thursday morning when the state played a 911 call placed by the bar patron who was within feet of Gingerella when he was shot.

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