FRIDAY EVENING UPDATE

NFA STUDENT CHARGED WITH THREATENING POST

Charges have been filed against a Norwich Free Academy student after he apparently posted a threatening video on social media.   Police say 18-year old James Noel of Lisbon posted a video on Snapchat of a room at the high school, with the message  “At the shooting range”.   Police say a Woodstock Academy student noticed the video, and contacted NFA officials. Police say there was no real threat to the school,

 

FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE

Ferace Promoted

In a swearing-in ceremony yesterday in Norwich, a 23 year police force veteran became the new deputy chief. The now Deputy Police Chief Chris Ferace joined the city department back in 1993. His first beat was walking one of the busier downtown areas. Retired Norwich Chief Louis Fusaro called Ferace’s promotion a “great decision.”

Home Invasion

A Norwich man was charged with home invasion and assault in an incident that took place on Wednesday night.