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Middlefield officer arrested for lying about crash

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MIDDLEFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

An officer in Middlefield found himself on the other side of the law.

Scott Halligan, 45, was arrested Sept. 15 for lying about the circumstances of a car crash.

Details about the crash were not immediately available.

He was charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident and second-degree conspiracy to commit falsely reporting an incident. Both are misdemeanors.

Halligan has been released from custody on a promise to appear in court.

His next court date, according to officials, is Nov. 10 at Meriden Superior Court.

Halligan was a DARE officer for the school system.

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