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Police: Suspended CT trooper broke mirror after argument at wedding


SOUTHINGTON — Local authorities have arrested an eight-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police on assault and other offenses after they say he took a mirror off a wall and broke it during an argument.

Police said Christopher Russell got into an argument with a family member Saturday while they were at a wedding.

When they returned to Russell’s Southington home, the argument “continued and became physical,” when Rusell “took a mirror off the wall” and broke it, Southington Police said.


A child was in the home during the argument, police said.



Christopher Russell, 46 Photo: Contributed /Southington Police Department

Photo: Contributed /Southington Police Department



Police said they were sent to the home around 8:40 p.m.

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CNY wedding linked to coronavirus cases, deaths; venue’s license suspended

A wedding in Central New York has been linked to a cluster of coronavirus cases and three deaths.

The Rome Sentinel reports more than 100 people attended a wedding reception at the Twin Ponds Golf and Country Club in New York Mills on Aug. 29. A number of those people also attended the wedding ceremony held at the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Horseheads, in Chemung County, before gathering at the Mohawk Valley golf course, according to WIBX.

The crowd at the reception was twice the amount allowed by the state, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. Guests were not required to wear face masks, no hand sanitizer was made available, and chairs were spaced just two feet apart, not allowing for social distancing.

“Most worryingly, the licensee reportedly failed to close off, clean and disinfect areas that had been inhabited by a person later confirmed to test positive for

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LI Wedding Venue’s Liquor License Suspended After Reception

BAITING HOLLOW, NY — Giorgio’s Baiting Hollow, a popular Long Island wedding venue, was one of 16 more bars and restaurants statewide that had their liquor licenses suspended for “egregious” violations of coronavirus regulations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.

Giorgio’s license was suspended Saturday. On Friday, investigators with the state’s task force reported seeing 95 people at a wedding reception — nearly twice the legal limit.

Half of the guests were seen “standing and mingling inside the premises, while the other half were outside on a deck, standing, socializing, and drinking — most without facial coverings,” according to a news release from Cuomo.

Giorgio’s did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

So far, 217 businesses have had their liquor licenses suspended statewide for breaking coronavirus rules and 1,161 charges have been filed and processed, Cuomo said.

Over the past week, the state’s task force, led by New York

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Wedding Venue’s Liquor License Suspended After Reception: Cuomo

BAITING HOLLOW, NY — Giorgio’s Baiting Hollow, a popular Long Island wedding venue, was one of 16 additional bars and restaurants that had their liquor licenses suspended statewide for “egregious” violations of coronavirus-related regulations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

Giorgio’s Catering, located at 100 Fox Hill Drive, had its license suspended on Saturday, a release from Cuomo said. On Friday, investigators with the state’s task force reported seeing 95 people at a wedding reception on the premises — nearly twice the legal limit, Cuomo said.

Half of the guests, the release said, were seen “standing and mingling inside the premises, while the other half were outside on a deck, standing, socializing, and drinking — most without facial coverings.”

Giorgio’s did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

So far, 217 businesses have had their liquor licenses suspended statewide; 1,161 charges have been filed and processed, Cuomo said.

Over the past

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