Hamden

State Police Trooper Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Hamden

STATE POLICE LIGHT CSP CONNECTICUT
NBC Connecticut

A Connecticut State Police trooper was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct in Hamden over the weekend and an internal affairs investigation is underway.

Hamden police said they responded to reports of a domestic dispute and Dimitrie Bogiatzopoulos and his wife, Norah Bogiatzopoulos, were in a verbal dispute, which escalated into a physical altercation.

State police said they learned of Trooper Dimitrie Bogiatzopoulos' arrest on Saturday.

Hamden police said Dimitrie and Norah Bogiatzopoulos were both charged with disorderly conduct and are scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court.

As a result of the arrest, authorities said a State Police supervisor has seized Dimitrie Bogiatzopoulos' department firearms, badge, identification and police cruiser.

According to state police, Bogiatzopoulos' police powers have been suspended and there's currently an internal affairs investigation.

Bogiatzopoulos has been a trooper with Connecticut State Police since 2007, state police added.

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