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  • Gun-advocate votes could sway election

    Friday | via The Day 

    Economy, jobs, taxes and spending are the dominant issues for the majority of Connecticut voters, but for a passionate minority there is no more important issue than Second Amendment rights and whether the gun law passed in the wake of the 2012 Newtown school shooting went too far in restricting them. This is why the only clear anti-gun control candidate in the race for governor, petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti, could well influence the outcome.

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  • Malloy praises Visconti for gun stance

    Thursday Oct 16 | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took advantage of petitioning candidate Joe Visconti 's first appearance at a gubernatorial debate Thursday to criticize Republican Tom Foley 's nuanced position on Connecticut's gun control legislation, praising Visconti for his outspoken opposition to the law. "At least he tells you what he thinks and what he wants to do," Malloy said of Visconti, who said he would push to repeal provisions in the law that ban large-capacity ammunition magazines and expand the state's ban on assault weapons.

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  • After resignation, McElroy arrested for workersa com...

    Thursday Oct 16 | via TheDay.Com 

    A former New London police officer was arrested today and charged with fraudulently collecting more than $50,000 in workers' compensation benefits. David McElroy, 55, of 63 Hayward Ave., Colchester, was arrested by inspectors from the Office of the Chief State's Attorney and charged with one count of workers' compensation fraud, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

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  • After resignation, McElroy arrested for workers' com...

    Thursday Oct 16 | via The Day 

    A former New London police officer was arrested today and charged with fraudulently collecting more than $50,000 in workers' compensation benefits. David McElroy, 55, of 63 Hayward Ave., Colchester, was arrested by inspectors from the Office of the Chief State's Attorney and charged with one count of workers' compensation fraud, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

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  • Internal review clears Lynch of wrongdoing in arrest...

    Friday Oct 10 | via The Day 

    Acting Police Chief Peter G. Reichard said an internal review of the arrest last month of downtown business owner Richard L. Martin has cleared patrolman Todd Lynch of wrongdoing. The review, conducted by patrol Captain Todd Bergeson and reviewed by Reichard, included taking witness statements and viewing video of the Sept.

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  • Police logs - Oct. 10

    Friday Oct 10 | via The Day 

    Andrea Brown, 22, of no certain address was charged Thursday with two counts of second-degree failure to appear in court. Ashley E. Kelly, 23, of Willimantic was charged Thursday with two counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.

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  • New London Police Officers Involved in Taser Death C...

    Thursday Oct 9 | via Patch.com 

    On 10/04/14, at approximately 3:51 a.m., the New London State's Attorney and the Chief of the New London Police Department requested that the State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad respond to the New London Police Department to investigate an in-custody death which had occurred there . State Police Detectives responded and did determined that on 10-03-14, at approximately 7:06 p.m., the deceased -identified as Lashano Gilbert DOB 03-02-83 -was arrested by New London Police for an [alleged] attempted carjacking in the city.

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  • Police identify New London officers involved in Tase...

    Wednesday Oct 8 | via The Day 

    State police today released the names of the New London police officers involved in two separate struggles with a carjacking suspect who died shortly after police said they used a Taser on him for the second time in an 8-hour period. Sgt. Scott Johnson, Officer Melissa Schafranski and Officer Curt Lavimoniere were injured during interactions with 31-year-old suspect Lashano Gilbert, according to state police.

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  • NAACP Investigating New London Taser Death

    Wednesday Oct 8 | via Patch.com 

    The New London and Connecticut NAACP State Conference will launch a full investigation into the allegations of police misconduct and excessive force by the New London Police Department. On Monday, Oct. 6, the family of Lashano Gilbert, filed a formal complaint with the Connecticut NAACP alleging that New London Police Officers violated his civil rights, according to a press release from Tamara Lanier, CT NAACP Criminal Justice Chair.

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  • Police Logs

    Wednesday Oct 8 | via TheDay.Com 

    James M. Keramidas, 37, of 380 Meridian St. Ext., Apt. 14, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving with a suspended license or registration.

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  • New London police identify officers involved in Tase...

    Wednesday Oct 8 | via The Day 

    State police on Wednesday released the names of the New London police officers involved in two separate struggles with a carjacking suspect who died shortly after police said they used a Taser on him for the second time in an eight-hour period. Sgt. Scott Johnson, Officer Melissa Schafranski and Officer Curt Lavimoniere were injured during interactions with 31-year-old suspect Lashano Gilbert, according to state police.

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  • New London Named 35th Most Dangerous City in the U.S.

    Monday Oct 6 | via Patch.com 

    New London joins three other Connecticut towns on Location, Inc.'s NeighborhoodScout list of the 100 most dangerous cities with 25,000 or more people in the U.S. "Our research reveals the 100 most dangerous cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the number of violent crimes per 1,000 residents," according to the NeighborhoodScout page . "Violent crimes include homicide, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault."

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  • Medical school graduate dies after being tasered twi...

    Sunday Oct 5 | via Daily Mail 

    A medical school graduate died early Saturday after Connecticut police subdued him twice with a stun gun in an 8-hour period. Lashano Gilbert, a Bahamian man who attended medical school in Cuba, was in New London visiting family when police say he tried to carjack a woman.

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  • Man free on rape charge arrested in Norwich home inv...

    Sunday Oct 5 | via The Day 

    A New London man facing sexual-assault charges in connection with a 2013 incident was charged Saturday in an alleged home invasion. Manno Joseph, 28, of 18 Square St., is scheduled to appear Monday in Norwich Superior Court on charges of home invasion, third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

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  • Autopsy done on man police subdued with Taser

    Sunday Oct 5 | via The Day 

    It could take four to six weeks to determine what killed the 31-year-old carjacking suspect who died early Saturday after city police had used a Taser on him for the second time in eight hours. The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy today on the body of 31-year-old Lashano Gilbert.

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  • New London man dies after police use stun gun on him

    Sunday Oct 5 | via WTNH 

    Connecticut State Police are investigating the death of a medical school graduate from the Bahamas who became unresponsive after New London officers used a stun gun on him for the second time in eight hours. Authorities say 31-year-old Lashano Gilbert died at a New London hospital shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  • Man dies after police use stun gun on himvisit|artic...

    Sunday Oct 5 | via Connecticut Post 

    Connecticut State Police are investigating the death of a medical school graduate from the Bahamas who became unresponsive after New London officers used a stun gun on him for the second time in eight hours. Authorities say 31-year-old Lashano Gilbert died at a New London hospital shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  • Autopsy done on man New London police subdued with T...

    Sunday Oct 5 | via TheDay.Com 

    A handout photo of Lashano Gilbert before the NAACP held a press conference in front of the New London Police Department Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 regarding the Gilbert's death after New London Police used a Taser on Gilbert to subdue him during an extended struggle in the lockup at New London Police Headquarters early Saturday morning. - It could take four to six weeks to determine what killed the 31-year-old carjacking suspect who died early Saturday after city police had used a Taser on him for the second time in eight hours.

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  • Autopsy done on man New London police subdued with T...

    Sunday Oct 5 | via The Day 

    Family photo of Lashano Gilbert, who died early Saturday after city police said they used a Taser on him twice in eight hours. Lashano was a medical school graduate from the Bahamas who was visiting relatives in the city.

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New London Law

I got into a single car accident six months ago, I fractured my ribs, face, and spine in 3 places and had spinal fusion, along with severe head trauma and brain bleeding. don't remember but i Refused a roadside sobriety test (Dmv suspeneded 3 years) due to my injuries I wasn't really able, but in my stooper told the cop I had been drinking. the officer didn't get a warrant for my B.A.C. as required because I said that. I've been going to court for 5 months, and they can't get results on me from hospital, pretty sure my lawyer asked them to look at this as my first and judge is considering. I'm aware dmv will still consider this my second. I asked "why we weren't fighting it" and my lawyer said "they could bring in doctors from hospital who will say I was intoxicated an the on call officer
In California, you can be arrested and convicted of a DUI without any blood alcohol level. Instead, they can convicted...
then it asks if my license was revoked which it was for 6 months then ask explain....how do i get out of answering either question on an application. Help please
You correctly answer no but explain you suffered an administrative suspension of your DL. It will be difficult not to...
I have a CT license, and received a suspension in RI for first offense DUI. I realize CT will be notified of this through the compact agreement and may suspend my CT license. Will I be notified by CT if they do suspend my license, or should I assume it is suspended in CT due to RI conviction? to be more concise: can i drive in CT until I am notified otherwise?
Yes, but make sure they have your current address. Periodic checking on the status of your license is advisable....
I was parked at a rest area for over 2 hours. I'm on probation for 6th degree larceny with 4 months to go. I was sleeping in the car when a cop knocked on the window. I picked the keys up from the floorboard, put in ignition to roll down window. Did 2 field sobriety tests and cop kept barking different orders during the test and saying what did I tell you to do? I did everything he asked. He put me in cuffs and said I was under arrest. Was informed that another cop followed me for 10 miles after almost hitting him, which was impossible because I was parked there for at least 2 hours. I still blew .15 but it's not that I'm trying to beat the charge, it's that I'm the primary source of income for my parents and going to jail would kill them. I can't afford an attorney so I need help.
If you can't afford an attorney, you need to ask the court for one. That's your right. Don't do this without a lawyer.
The DUI happened in a different part of the state than where I'm on probation for. However, my fear is that I will be violated of probation. I don't actually deal with a probation officer anymore, I deal with the state program and give random tests every 3 months. I have 4 months left of probation. I was parked at a rest area (sleeping) but had to put the keys in the ignition to roll down the window so I wasn't pulled over. Any thoughts on this? Does CT give 1st timers jail or just a program? Im already looking into a program here, wondering if I do it before it's ordered it might help me.
Getting into a program early will help. If the court allows you to use an Alcohol Education program, you might be able...
This person also owes me an extreme amount of money which I believe he committed Larceny to obtain this money however the police have said it is a "gray" area. Will the police arrest him if I tell them his location when he checks in on a social network, does this help prove this individual has bad character and fraud-ed me into loaning him money?
His arrest on the warrant wont have any impact on whether or not any action will be taken about the "larceny" case....
I attended a party where i had planned to stay the night being it was a hotel. Within the course of 3 hours I consumed 3 shots and a beer. Towards the end i went into the hot tub, which was separate from the room. While in their someone from the party comes in and says "the cops are here, we have to leave". So i get redressed and leave the pool area and assumed it was okay too leave. I planned on just going straight home however my friend offered for me to drive two other people from the party home too. So I reluctantly did, and no more than 4 minutes down the road from the party I get pulled over for not signaling and arrested for DUI. Not to mention passed all of their tests too.
You should contact a DUI lawyer in your area. If you passed all the tests you may be able to fight the case. In...