GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) – Police say a Connecticut judge has been charged with driving under the influence after allegedly hitting a state trooper’s car in a construction zone in Glastonbury.

Judge E. Curtissa Cofield and the trooper were injured in the incident, which occurred Thursday night on Route 2.

Cofield, presiding judge of Hartford Community Court, was appointed to the bench in 1991. She handles cases that include underage drinking and other alcohol-related offenses.

Cofield could not be reached for comment. A judicial branch official said she was not at work Friday.


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