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Archive: Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield Arrest

  • Cofield Suspended 240 Days

    Cofield Suspended 240 Days

    'I Am Not A Racist'

  • Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged

    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. Cofield...

  • 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. The accident involving Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield, 59, of Heritage Drive in Glastonbury, happened about...

  • 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. It was an entrance she wasn't accustomed to using. Cofield sat on the bench at the courthouse for five years. Cofield appeared Monday before Judge William Bright on charges...

  • 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." Rell issued the statement in response to The Courant's request for comment...

  • 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. Within minutes, the hearing at Superior Court in Manchester was finished and Cofield was...

  • 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. Two state institutions, both with extraordinary influence over judicial appointments,...