| Nov 9, 2010
| 5:12 PM
State police have obtained a video showing an off-duty Windsor Locks police officer drinking at Suffield bar before he was involved in a car crash that killed a teenager, sources close to the investigation have told The Courant.
The video comes from a...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 6:59 PM
The off-duty Windsor Locks police officer who drove the car that hit and killed a 15-year-old boy was drinking at a tailgate party outside the UConn- West Virginia football game hours before the crash, state police sources have told The Courant.
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:14 PM
Jeanne Johnson called 911 seconds after hearing the thud of a crash outside her Windsor Locks home and spotting a man stumbling outside his crumpled car. As she watched, the man reached back into the car and grabbed an object.
"He threw something in my...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 8:10 AM
A Windsor Locks police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to manslaughter charges resulting from a crash that killed 15-year-old Henry Dang.
An arrest warrant application released after Officer Michael Koistinen's arrest indicates that...
| Nov 24, 2010
The lawyer representing the family of Henry Dang expects to file civil lawsuits against the off-duty Windsor Locks police officer whose car struck and killed the teenager, as well as the officer's father, who was one of the first emergency responders at...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 4:17 PM
Some town residents said Tuesday that they've lost faith in the police department and the first selectman is promising a separate probe in the wake of an officer's arrest and the ongoing investigation into the crash that killed 15-year-old Henry Dang....
| Nov 26, 2010
| 3:23 PM
The Windsor Locks police officer currently awaiting trial in the death of a 15-year-old boy is receiving his annual salary while on paid administrative leave and town officials are reviewing their options, including whether to fire him.
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:57 PM
The officer who drove the car that struck and killed a teenage bicyclist, allegedly after a night of drinking, was rejected by five police departments before getting his job in Windsor Locks, where his father is a high-ranking officer.
Once in Windsor...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:45 PM
WINDSOR LOCKS — Police Officer Michael Koistinen was fired Wednesday night by the town's police commission.
Koistinen is facing a number of criminal charges, including first-degree manslaughter, in connection with the crash that killed 15-year-...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:50 PM
A retired state trooper working in Afghanistan as a contractor was killed Saturday.
Paul Protzenko, 46, of Enfield, who retired from the state police in 2009, was in Afghanistan training local police officers in crime scene investigation and police...
| May 9, 2011
| 1:26 PM
A captain in the Granby police department who is facing federal child pornography charges is also being charged with possession of a controlled substance.
State troopers searching the Suffield home of David Bourque, 50, for evidence of child...