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A Mazda driven by Michael Koistinen in a deadly crash in Windsor Locks in 2010. The hood is missing, and the windshield is shattered. Still image from a courtroom pool video feed.

Former Windsor Locks Police Sergeant Facing Coverup Allegation In Deadly Crash

A former Windsor Locks Police Sergeant went on trial today, on a charge of interfering with the prosecution of his son in a fatal traffic accident.

10/01/2012

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Jury Selection Under Way In Ex-Windsor Locks Cop’s Trial

Jury selection has begun in the manslaughter trial of a former Windsor Locks police officer charged in an off-duty accident that killed a teenager on a bicycle.

05/21/2012

In this image, Michael Koistinen's father, Sergeant Robert Koisteinen is shown entering the police station, shortly after his son's crash. Image from The Town of Windsor Locks’ Police Response to a Fatal Accident Involving Off-duty Police Officer Michael Koistinen. Image from a town investigation report.

Windsor Locks Police Sergeant Fired

The Windsor Locks police commission voted Wednesday night to dismiss Sergeant Robert Koistinen, whose son Michael,struck and killed a 15 year old on a bicycle in October 2010.The elder Koistinen had been charged with hindering […]

01/11/2012

Father of Policeman Charged In Bicyclist's Death Also Faces Charges

The father of a Windsor Locks policeman fired after an accident which killed a teenage bicyclist now faces charges in connection with the accident. Robert Koistinen of Suffield, a sergeant with the Windsor Locks police,  […]

01/07/2011

Windsor Locks Cop Charged in Fatal Crash Fired

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) – A Windsor Locks police commission has fired an officer accused of being behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a teenage cyclist. The commission voted Wednesday on […]

12/08/2010

Police Commission to Decide Whether Officer in Accident Should Be Fired

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) _ A Windsor Locks police officer accused of being behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a teenage cyclist will learn this week whether he gets to keep […]

12/06/2010

Lawyer Says Driver Was Not Drunk or on Phone at Time of Accident

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) _ The lawyer for a Windsor Locks police officer says his client had been drinking at a bar before his car struck and killed a teenage bicyclist last month. But the […]

11/16/2010

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