Man Tells Police He Wants to Go to Jail Because He’s Homeless and It’s Cold – NBC Connecticut

A man who is accused of shoplifting at a store in Middletown told police that he wanted to go to jail because he’s homeless and it’s cold, according to police. Police said they responded to the Bob’s store on East Main Street in Middletown on Sunday night to investigate a shoplifting complaint and the store …

Trump Lawyers Lay Out Defense: Abuse of Power Is Not Impeachable – NBC Connecticut

President Donald Trump’s legal team is asserting that he did “absolutely nothing wrong” and calling the impeachment case “flimsy” and a “dangerous perversion of the Constitution.” The brief from Trump’s lawyers, filed before arguments expected this week in the Senate impeachment trial, offered the most detailed glimpse of the lines of defense they intend to …

Armed, Suicidal Person Search Led To Schools, Hospital Lockdown | New London, CT Patch

Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, police learned an armed, suicidal person was headed to L+M to kill themselves. NEW LONDON, CT — Mitchell College sent an ‘shelter in place alert out to students and staff and CB Jennings Elementary School was placed on a “secure hold.” Both security measures were taken Tuesday morning after a …

Meriden Police Say Officer’s Use of Force Did Not Violate Policy – NBC Connecticut

Meriden police said it does not appear their officer violated any department policies with the use of force during an arrest Friday. According to police, the situation began when detectives saw a white Nissan driving recklessly. They followed the vehicle, which struck another car, causing injuries. Video surfaced on social media of the driver’s arrest, …

Dulos, Troconis Expected to Bond Out Thursday: Attorneys – NBC Connecticut

Fotis Dulos is expected to post bond Thursday after being arrested Tuesday of murder charges in the death of his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos. Fotis Dulos intended to post the bond Wednesday after a court appearance, but was unable to because of a paperwork issue, according to an attorney. Fotis Dulos, his girlfriend and a …

Drug-Ring Member Gets 6 Years In Federal Prison | New London, CT Patch

Royshawn ‘Boy Roy’ Allgood, 30, of New London, is another of the southeastern Connecticut drug trafficking ring who’ll spend years in prison NEW LONDON, CT —Another of the dozens arrested, charged, and now convicted, southeastern Connecticut drug traffickers has received his sentence. Royshawn ‘Boy Roy’ Allgood, 30, of New London, will spend almost six years …

’A More Dangerous World’: Iran Killing Triggers Global Alarm – NBC Connecticut

Global powers warned Friday that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint after the U.S. assassinated Iran’s top general, although Britain and Germany also suggested that Iran shared blame for provoking the targeted killing that dramatically ratcheted up tensions in the Mideast. China, Russia and France, all permanent members of the …