Archive: Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield Arrest

Archive: Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield Arrest

February 10, 2009

Cofield Suspended 240 Days

E. Curtissa R. Cofield, the judge who called a state trooper racial names such as "Negro trooper" during her drunken-driving arrest in October, was suspended Monday for 240 days.

January 27, 2009

Cofield Case

Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged

Repeatedly using vulgar and racial insults, Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa Cofield argued with a police officer — addressing him as "Negro trooper" at one point — who was trying to process her on a charge of drunken driving in Glastonbury last October, a police video released Monday shows.

October 11, 2008

Community Court Judge Charged With DUI; Allegedly Hit Police Car Parked At Work Zone

The presiding judge of Hartford's community court was charged with driving under the influence Thursday night after her BMW struck a state police car parked at a construction zone, police said.

October 28, 2008

Judge Appears Before Judge | Charged With Driving While Intoxicated After Her Car Struck Police Cruiser

Like any defendant, Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield walked through the metal detector Monday at Superior Court in Manchester.

November 26, 2008


Judge's Behavior 'Reprehensible,' Rell Says

Gov. M. Jodi Rell said Tuesday that the racially charged language that state Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield reportedly directed at police during her drunken-driving arrest last month was "clearly reprehensible."

December 9, 2008


Judge Accepted For Alcohol Program

Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield stood in a cramped courtroom Monday and apologized for sideswiping a state police car with her BMW in October, an accident police say was caused by drunken driving.

January 19, 2009

Postscript: E. Curtissa R. Cofield

State Officials Eager To View Recording Tied To Judge's Arrest

The case of E. Curtissa R. Cofield, the Superior Court judge accused of using racially charged language during her drunken driving arrest, has slipped off the news pages in recent months. But that could soon change.

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