TROOPER ARRESTED IN SOUTHINGTON ON MULTIPLE CHARGES

This article was published on: 10/5/20 2:35 PM by Mike Minarsky

Middletown – On 10/3/2020, at approximately 10:30 pm, Connecticut State Police learned that Trooper First Class Christopher Russell was arrested by the Southington Police Department and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Risk of Injury to Minor, and Assault 3rd. As a result of the arrest, a State Police supervisor has seized Russell’s department firearms, badge, identification, and police cruiser. Russell’s police powers have been suspended, and an internal affairs investigation is underway. Russell has been employed by the State Police since 2008. Any questions related to the arrest should be directed to the Southington Police Department.

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