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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for New London.

Tuesday
Sep302014

Two Arrested for 2011 Waterford Home Invasion, Kidnapping

(WATERFORD, Conn.) -- Police arrested two men Monday in connection to a 2011 Waterford home invasion and kidnapping.

Benjamin Stavens, of New London, and Matthew Hamler, of Waterford, were wanted for the incident in which they both knew the victim. The two face charges of conspiracy to commit home invasion, burglary, assault, and kidnapping.

No further details were released on the nature of the crime.

Police expect to make an additional arrest in connection to the investigation.


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Tuesday
Sep302014

Police Investigating Larceny in Waterford

Waterford Police Department(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- Police are looking for the suspect in an August 23 larceny in Waterford.

The Waterford Police Department reports that a wallet was stolen at GameStop inside Crystal Mall.

Police want to identify the two men pictured. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Tidd at 860-442-9451.


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Tuesday
Sep302014

Update: Man Identified in New London Death

(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- Authorities have identified the man who was found in distress on Sunday.

According to the New London Police Department, 44-year-old Donald Bauman of Quaker Hill was found at 904 Pequot Avenue.

He was then taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital where he died.

Police say his death is still being investigated.


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Monday
Sep292014

Waterford Police Warn of Phone Scam 

(WATERFORD, Conn.) -- Waterford Police are cautioning area residents against a phone scam from an individual claiming to be from a police department in Ohio.

Officials were alerted to a male caller "with [a] heavy middle-eastern accent," purporting to be a law enforcement agent and leaving a message for the resident that involved her son.

After calling the number, which was listed as 567-342-9086, police said they spoke to a woman, "again with a heavy middle-eastern accent," who claimed she was with the U.S. Department of Treasury.

The woman requested information until officers identified themselves as police, prompting her to hang up.

Officials warn residents to refrain from giving personal information over the phone.


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Monday
Sep292014

Waterford Police Looking for More Information on Recovered Stolen Motorcycle 

Waterford Police Department(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- Police are looking for more information about the recovered stolen motorcycle pictured here.

The Waterford Police Department says the motorcycle was taken from SunSet Ribs in Waterford around 5:15 p.m on Sunday.

Anyone who may have information can call 860-442-9451.


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