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Records Detail Workers' Comp History Of Trooper Charged With Assault

Records Detail Workers' Comp History Of Trooper Charged With Assault

The state police trooper arrested after a bar fight last weekend in Groton has been on either workers' compensation or leave from work 11 times since 2004, state records show.

Jeffrey Meninno was charged with second-degree assault after sources said he broke another man's jaw in a fight at the Chapter One Bar and Grill in Mystic. He was released on a $2,500 bail and is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in New London on June 20.

Meninno was placed on worker's compensation in September 2016 for an injury the nature of which is not described in comptroller records. His status was changed in January, placing him on unpaid leave, according to records from the Comptroller's...

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