State police dispatcher arrested on charges of enticing a minor

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MIDDLETOWN — A Connecticut State Police dispatcher was arrested on charges of enticing a minor and risk of injury to a minor.

Jeffrey Norton, 48,  of Waterbury, was arrested Wednesday in Middletown. He has worked for the state police since 2004 and is a dispatcher at Troop I in Bethany.  Police said he has been placed on paid administrative leave pending outcome of the investigation.

Norton was charged with risk of injury to a child and enticing  a minor for sex, using a computer. No other details of the case were released.

He was released on a bond of $1,500 and is scheduled to appear in court on March 16.

Correction: A previous version of this story named the suspect as Jeffrey Morgan.