March 2011

Arrest in Connection to House Fire 
On March 23, 2011, after investigation by the Ledyard Police Department Detective Division and the Office of the Ledyard Fire Marshal, a 17-year old youthful offender was arrested and charged with Arson 3rd Degree. This investigation was in connection to the February 28, 2011 structure fire at 4 Autumn Way in Ledyard.

Larceny Arrest
In December of 2010 the Ledyard Police Department received a complaint from the management of the Ledyard Mobil located on Colonel Ledyard Highway, which had discovered inconsistent transactions taking place with an employee. As a result, a criminal investigation was initiated into the employee which led to an arrest warrant being applied for and granted. On March 24, 2011 Jessica A. Bryant DOB 07/09/1988 of 212 Prospect Street Norwich was arrested and charged with Larceny 6th Degree (2 counts). She was processed and released with a court date of 04/08/2011 at GA 10 New London.

Larceny Arrest
In October of 2010, a resident of Blacksmith Drive in Ledyard reported that numerous items of jewelry had been taken from their home. Investigation by the Ledyard Police Department led to the November 23, 2010 arrest of Steven J Young DOB 12/21/1989 of 577 Shewville Road for Larceny 4th Degree. Based on subsequent information which was developed during the course of this investigation, a 2nd arrest has occurred. Christina Clouston DOB 10-20-1992 of 577 Shewville Road in Ledyard was arrested on March 29, 2011 and charged with Larceny 4th Degree. She was released on a $500 non-surety bond with a court date of April 12, 2011 at GA 10 in New London

Assault Arrest
On March 29, 2011 at approximately 2127 hours the Ledyard Police Department received the report of disturbance having taken place at a residence on Lantern Hill Road in Ledyard. Arriving Police were informed that the accused had fled the residence. An immediate track was initiated utilizing Ledyard Police K9 "Ringo" in an effort to locate the suspect. After a short distance the suspect was located by "Ringo" lying in a field. The suspect became combative with Police and a taser was deployed to assist in taking him into custody. Keith Ward DOB 12/24/1968 of 787 Lantern Hill Road was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Interfering with an Officer, and Risk of Injury to a Minor. He was held and presented at GA 10 in New London.