During the investigation, the State's Attorney's Office determined that probable cause existed to obtain an arrest warrant for Troche.
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Officer Marlena Ofiara was arrested on Nov. Download our local news and weather app for iOS or Android — and choose the alerts you want. Police said Officer Christopher Troche approached a woman while on routine patrol and made "unwanted contact" with her. The New Haven Police Department said an officer was arrested after being accused of patronizing a prostitute while on-duty earlier this year. Search for:.
This is the third police officer arrest this month. He turned himself into the police department on Sunday. Back to Article.
Troche was placed on administrative leave on April 5. The police department says they take all complaints on officers that violate the public's trust serious. Close Menu.
He's been a member of the police department since September and is currently ased to the patrol division. It was extremely important to this investigation that the victim trusted that the New Haven Police Department would take the complaint serious and fully investigate regardless of the nature and immigration status," Public Information Officer Scott Shumway said in a statement.
An internal affairs and criminal investigation have been ongoing ever since.