|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 3, 2008
State Troopers Intercept Bank Robbery Suspect;
Today, March 3, 2008, at approximately 10:40 a.m. a bank robbery was reported in
At approximately 11:05 a.m. a State Trooper on patrol, in the
The suspect continued on
The area was secured as a crime scene and the State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad was summoned to respond to conduct the investigation into this police shooting. They will be assisted by the
The deceased male is identified as JOSEPH H. BAK DOB: 12/19/84 LKA
The two State Troopers involved in this police shooting are identified as:
Trooper First Class Steven Orlowski who is a 14-year veteran of the State Police Department and Trooper First Class Chick Bistany who is a 10-year veteran of the State Police Department. There wereno injuries sustained by any police personnel.
Both State Troopers have been assigned to administrative duties pending the completion of this investigation which is State Police Department Policy.
The investigation is continuing.
LT. J. Paul Vance