|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
05/01/06 STATE POLICE /
INTO COURTROOM INCIDENT
On May 27, 2005 Connecticut State Police responded to
The initial investigation revealed that during open court a defendant was determined to be in contempt of court. That defendant utilized a metal file holder and attempted to throw it at the “bench”. The
State Police Troopers and State Police Major Crime Detectives initiated a criminal investigation into the entire courtroom disturbance: investigators interviewed all witnesses present in the courtroom. In addition State Police Investigators interviewed all people involved in subduing the accused and taking him into custody.
At the conclusion of this investigation all of the facts and circumstances of this entire incident were submitted to the Office of the
A complete review of all the State Police investigative information and all witnesses statements led MARY GALVIN the
The other person involved in this incident ANTHONY ROGERS who also used force during the altercation has received court punishment from the presiding judge. The State’s Attorney therefore ruled that additional prosecution was not warranted.
Sgt. J. Paul Vance