Archive: Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield Arrest
February 10, 2009
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
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
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
RACIAL SLURS ALLEGED
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
COFIELD DUI CASE
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
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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