Public Information Notice - Fairfield Environmental Case
The following information was made available to the public at a meeting held on September 18, 2019, at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.
DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF STATE'S ATTORNEY
KEVIN T. KANE
CHIEF STATE'S ATTORNEY
300 CORPORATE PLACE ROCKY HILL, CONNECTICUT 06067
PHONE (860) 258-5800 - FAX (860) 258-5858
STATEWIDE PROSECUTION BUREAU 860-258-5839
John Whalen, Supervisory Assistant State's Attorney
John Bannan, Supervisory Inspector
Tamberlyn Conopask, Senior Assistant State's Attorney
Matthew Schroeder Inspector
Direct E-mail contact to us: email@example.com
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Helpline Telephone Number: 877-846-3428
State v. Scott Bartlett
State v. Jason Julian
State v. John Michelangelo
Docket No: CR19-331941 CR19-331942 CR19-331943
Connecticut Rules of Ethics 3.6 and 3.8 prohibit any statements that have a substantial likelihood of prejudicing pending proceedings. This includes statements from the prosecutor, law enforcement officers and anyone associated with the prosecutor specific to the case.
Duty to uphold certain privileges which apply to law enforcement records and files. And to prevent any inappropriate influence or interference with the investigation or prosecution. This includes protecting witnesses and evidence from interference, or retaliation.
Relevant contacts for questions/concerns about site contamination:
State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) - Reporting Environmental Concerns and Problems
Article XXIX of the Connecticut Constitution Identifies general rights of people impacted by crime.
State law includes persons who suffer direct or threatened physical, emotional, or financial harm because of the crime.
Connecticut General Statues Title 54 specifically enumerates victims' rights, including:
State Prosecutor's Responsibilities and Obligations to Victims:
Opportunity to communicate with the Prosecutor;
Notification of court proceedings;
Ability to provide an impact statement.
Victim Impact Statement:
Addressed to Connecticut Superior Court
Send electronically to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidance on the Impact Statement provided by the Connecticut Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services
CONNECTICUT JUDICIAL BRANCH
OFFICE OF VICTIM SERVICES
225 Spring Street, Fourth Floor, Wethersfield ,CT 06109
Administrative Unit Telephone: (860) 263-2760
Fax: (860) 263-2777
TDD: (860) 263-2778
Victim Impact Statement Informational Guide
As a crime victim , you have the right to give a victim impact statement to the court at the time of the sentencing of the defendant. A victim impact statement is your opportunity to describe to the court the physical, emotional and financial effects that the crime had on you and your family .
You have no obligation to provide a victim impact statement to the court. However, no one knows better than you how this crime may have changed your life. Your victim impact statement will help the judge understand how the crime has affected your life.
Your victim impact statement will be delivered to the court at the sentencing hearing. You may stand up in court and deliver your statement yourself. It may be helpful for you to write out what you are going to say; this' may be a stressful time, and you may forget some of the things you wanted to say, having notes with you can help you stay focused .
You may write your victim impact statement and the victim services advocate or the prosecutor can read it for you. Even if you don't plan on attending the sentencing hearing, you may provide your written victim impact statement to be read at the hearing.
To guide you in preparing your victim impact statement , here are a few things to think about:
Has the crime affected you physically? Did you miss time from work or school because of
Have you had any property loss or other kind of financial loss as a result of the crime?
Has the crime affected you emotionally? Has your daily routine changed since the crime?
Has your outlook on life changed as a result of the crime?
Has the crime affected those people who are close to you? Has it affected your relationships?
injuries? Did you have medical expenses that were not covered by insurance?
If you would like assistance preparing your victim impact statement, contact the victim services advocate assigned to the court in which your case is being handled.