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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for New London.

Friday
Sep192014

Teen Boy Reported Missing in Waterford

(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- A teenage boy was reported missing in Waterford on Thursday.

The Day reports that authorities are looking to find 17-year-old Samson Normandin.

He is described as an African American boy with black hair and brown eyes. He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds.

 Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterford Police.


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Friday
Sep192014

Mystic Man Arrested for Drunk Driving at UConn Campus 

(GROTON, Conn.) -- University of Connecticut Police arrested a Mystic man on Friday after he was seen allegedly driving drunk at the school's Avery Point campus.

Justin Joseph Wallace, a 19-year-old student, was charged with driving under the influence, failure to use a control signal, possession of alcohol by a minor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to The Day.

Campus police witnessed the student making a left turn without a signal and subsequently gave Wallace a series of sobriety tests after suspecting intoxication.

Officials said they found 17 full beers and a glass marijuana pipe in his car.


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Friday
Sep192014

New London Man Pleads Guilty in Southeast CT Drug Ring Case

(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A New London man pleaded guilty this week to his involvement in a Southeast Connecticut drug ring.

Angel Collazo Garcia, also known as "Yuyo," admitted to conspiring to distribute cocaine in the region, officials announced Tuesday.

Jose Reynoso Monegro, also known as "Culito," was also sentenced in the case. The New York resident faces 35 months in prison for trafficking heroin.

Representatives with the U.S. Attorney's Office said Garcia, 47, sold cocaine, marijuana, and other drugs from a series of garage bays on Walker and Bristol Streets in New London.

Garcia and Monegro were part of a group that coordinated large-scale shipments of drugs from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico into and around Connecticut.

Garcia faces a maximum of 20 years in prison if convicted.


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Thursday
Sep182014

Man Charged with Scamming South Windsor Bank

(SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn.) -- A man was arrested Wednesday, and charged with scamming a South Windsor bank out of cash.

Andrew Delmaro, of Ellington, is charged with second-degree larceny and is scheduled to appear in court next week.

South Windsor Police said 21-year-old Delmaro's arrest stems from a July investigation.

"Delmaro deposited a check then asked for the transaction to be cancelled, and retrieved his check. Delmaro was then able to withdraw the money from other branches knowing that he was not entitled to do so," South Windsor Police said in a statement.


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Thursday
Sep182014

Man Wanted for Rhode Island Bank Robbery Caught in Groton

(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- A man wanted for a bank robbery in Rhode Island was captured in Groton on Tuesday.

According to the Groton Police, 36-year-old Lawrence Sullivan was wanted for robbing a bank in Westerly, Rhode Island on Monday.

On Tuesday, Sullivan was tracked to the Super 8 Motel on Route 12. At about 8 p.m., he was apprehended and taken into custody.

He is being held on $500,000 bond.


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