The Norwich Police Log


Submitted a year ago

July 31-August 3

Note: The police log is a snapshot of what police are up to day to day. It’s curated content provided by the police and does not include names, addresses or other details. The reports have often not been verified through investigations.

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July 31


At 1:32 p.m. police responded to a cow outside its pasture near Route 5. “A little blast from the siren encouraged the cow back into its pasture.”



At 9:20 p.m. there was a report of kids racing around a field near Happy Hill. Police walked up into the field and did not hear or see anything.



At 5:20 p.m. police responded to Trumbull Lane for an ambulance call for a 19-year-old male who had a seizure and was still incoherent.


August 2


At 12:08 p.m. police assisted Hanover Ambulance with a medical (mental breakdown) crisis. The person was transported via ambulance.


At 3:34 p.m. a woman called concerned she may have a scam letter asking for money.


At 6:47 p.m. there was a Lifeline call for a male that had fallen. Police were requested to help as the house was locked. When police arrived, a Norwich FAST member on scene and was able to get into the house.



August 3


At 9:42 a.m. police responded to a residential burglary alarm, which was cancelled while in route.


At 5:16 p.m. police responded to an alarm at Ledyard Bank. Police were told to cancel the response, but by that point police had already checked the building and found it was secure.


At 6:38 p.m. Hartford Dispatch advised that Hanover PD were requesting help locating a vehicle that reportedly had a child in the trunk. When Norwich police caught up to the driver, he told police his 11 year old daughter had been sitting in the back,

on a bench seat that has a proper seat belt. The vehicle was an old style minivan with a large sliding door on the passenger side. Behind the driver's seat and front passenger's seat there was a large open space with a small bench seat near the back of the van. There was a very small cargo area located just behind the bench seat. The driver had his daughter come outside to speak with police. She said the same thing.


At 8:21 p.m. VSP requested assistance with a motor vehicle v. deer incident on I-91 north, near mile marker 80/6. VSP stated that all their units were too far away and would not be responding.



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