2 state troopers taken off police duties pending outcome of investigation

WETHERSFIELD — Two state troopers have been reassigned to non-police duties pending the outcome of an investigation, Wethersfield police said in a statement Wednesday evening.

Police say “an incident that occurred in Wethersfield involving two off-duty Connecticut State Troopers” is under investigation.

On Thursday, State Police identified the men as Trooper Rupert Laird, assigned to Troop C in Tolland and Trooper Xavier Cruz, who is assigned to Troop K in Colchester. Both started on the force in 2012.

Wethersfield Police said this investigation is still on going.

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