Friday, June 27, 2008
[CT] DV charges erased, Lt. Blanchette moved on to other crimes
Keep a cop that breaks the law and what do you get?
DEA joins investigation of Norwich cop State's attorney's office also involved in probe of police lieutenant, brother as New York drug connection is alleged
By Claire Bessette
An investigation into the arrest of city police Lt. Michael Blanchette in May for a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia has expanded to involve the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the state's attorney's office... In 2004 Blanchette was arrested on domestic disturbance charges... The charges were dismissed after Blanchette agreed to attend classes and counseling... [Full article here]
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