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    BUNNELL RETIRES Montville Po­lice Lt. Leonard Bun­nell is retiring after 42 years of service.   Bun­nell said he fo­cused on bring­ing train­ing, stan­dard op­er­at­ing pro­ce­dures, man­power and up­graded fa­cil­i­ties to Montville over the years. When asked about what many de­scribe as his ma­jor ac­com­plish­ments, Bun­nell cred­its oth­ers. Bun­nell said “the old cliché: to pro­tect and serve” was why he wanted to be a cop to be­gin with. SCHOOL SUPER FIRED A vet­eran Water­ford Coun­try School su­per­vi­sor is being charged with pro­vid­ing al­co­hol to a 15-year-old boy who was in a pro­gram at the school and sex­u­ally as­sault­ing him at her home. …More »

    CAR THEFT ARREST A Hartford man is accused of breaking-into a  motor vehicle in Montville in July, and also breaking-into the home of the vehicle’s owner.   25-year old Christofer Cruz-Morales is being held on 50-thousand dollars bond.  Police say Cruz-Morales allegedly burglarized the vehicle on July 26th, the same day that police reported other cars in town, including one belonging to former Montville Emergency Management Director Ray Occhalini being burglarized or stolen.  His car was later found in Hartford.   The post FRIDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    SENATE CANDIDATES DEBATE Bringing the state out of its economic doldrums is the focus of several of the questions posed last night to the two hopefuls in the 19th district state senate race. Democratic incumbent Cathy Osten is seeking a fourth term, and is being challenged by retired Norwich police detective, Republican Mark Lounsbury. Osten says she’s been at the forefront of efforts at the State Capitol to bring in more jobs to the state.    The post FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    “PERSON OF INTEREST” IN FATAL HIT AND RUN State police say they have interviewed a person of interest in the Tuesday night fatal hit and run accident in North Stonington that killed a Pawcatuck woman.  They say they have several leads as they investigate the crash in collaboration with the state’s attorney’s office. 25-year old Krystal Ris-kee was struck by a motorist as she was walking along Route 2 in North Stonington near the Route 184 rotary.    The post THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    FAMILY PLEADS FOR SURRENDER The family of a Pawcatuck woman killed in a Tuesday night hit-and-run accident on Route 2 is asking the driver to come forward.  Rhandi and Nicole Riske are the mother and younger sister of 25-year old Krystal Riske. They say they realize people make mistakes but that this was a heavy one.  State police say Krystal and her boyfriend were walking along the highway near the Route 184 rotary in North Stonington around 7 p.m.    The post THURSDAY MORNING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »


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