NORWICH – A parolee sits in the local jail without bail, standing accused of possession of heroin and assault of a local detective.
Joshua A. Shurock, a 28-year-old resident of Norwich, was arrested Thursday.
The Norwich Police Department’s detective and a uniformed officer approached a subject following receipt of a tip while on Court Street, said police. Upon approach, it was reported that the individual ran, resulting in a foot chase.
Police said Shurock was taken into custody after a brief struggle.
He faces charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony; assault in the second degree, a class D felony; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor.