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  • Video Shows Officer Drinking At Tavern Before His Car Hit, Killed Teen

    Video Shows Officer Drinking At Tavern Before His Car Hit, Killed Teen
    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...
  • State Police: Officer Was Drinking At UConn Game Before Fatal Accident

    State Police: Officer Was Drinking At UConn Game Before Fatal Accident
    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. The...
  • Warrant Contains Evidence Officer Drank For Hours Before Crash

    Warrant Contains Evidence Officer Drank For Hours Before Crash
    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...
  • Windsor Locks Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter Charges

    Windsor Locks Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter Charges
    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...
  • Teen's Family Plans Lawsuits In Fatal Crash

    Teen's Family Plans Lawsuits In Fatal Crash
    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...
  • Fatal Crash Raises Local Misgivings About Police

    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....
  • Windsor Locks Officer, Father On Leave, Drawing 100% Pay

    Windsor Locks Officer, Father On Leave, Drawing 100% Pay
    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. Michael Koistinen...
  • Officer In Windsor Locks Crash Had Been Rejected By Five Police Departments

    Officer In Windsor Locks Crash Had Been Rejected By Five Police Departments
    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...
  • Windsor Locks Police Officer Is Fired

    Windsor Locks Police Officer Is Fired
    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-...
  • Retired State Trooper Killed In Afghanistan

    Retired State Trooper Killed In Afghanistan
    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...
  • Granby Police Capt. Charged with Marijuana Possession

    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...