Risk of Injury Arrest
On July 18, 2012 at 0249 hours the Ledyard Police Department received the report of 2 children being left unattended in a room at the Two Trees Hotel on Indiantown Road in Ledyard. Officers responded and their investigation found that the two children, aged 7 months and 2 yrs old, had been left alone in a room for approximately 1 hour. As a result the child's parents, Tyler Hunter DOB 06/28/1990 and Deborah Hundley DOB 10/01/1984 both of Lincoln Nebraska ,were arrested and charged with Risk of Injury to a minor. They will be arraigned at GA 10 New London today. The children were placed into the custody of the Department of Children and Families.
Stolen Vehicle & Multiple Warrant Arrest
On July 10, 2012 at approximately 1:15 p.m. the Ledyard Police Department received the report of a suspicious vehicle parked near the saw mill at Saw Mill Park in Ledyard. A responding Ledyard Officer located the vehicle and found it had been stolen from New London and displayed a registration plate which was stolen from Westerly, Rhode Island. A canine track was conducted utilizing a Connecticut State Police canine and Ledyard Police Officers. This led to a home at #7 Lee Brook Drive.
Investigation led to the arrest of Samuel Greene DOB 08/10/1976 of 7 Lee Brook Drive Ledyard for the charge of Larceny 2nd of an automobile. Greene was also wanted on 8 outstanding arrest warrants for Failure to Appear in Court. He was held on $172,000 bond and will be presented at GA 10 in New London on July 11, 2012.
Vehicle Versus Utility Pole Accident
On July 24, 2012 at 0332 hours the Ledyard Police Department received the report vehicle versus pole crash on Route 12 just north of Long Cove Road in the Gales Ferry section of Ledyard. The Ledyard Police Department, Gales Ferry Fire Department, Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital Paramedic responded. Responders found that a 2000 Nissan driven by Paul Lunt DOB 07/08/1924 of Norwich had left the travel portion of the road striking the pole. The crash caused the pole to snap and wires to be brought down. As a result of non-serious injuries, Lunt was transported to the WW Backus Hospital for treatment. The cause of this accident remains under investigation. Due to the utility repairs required, Route 12 will remain closed for the majority of the day.