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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