State trooper assaulted victim in front of a child, Vernon police say

A state trooper was arrested following a domestic dispute at his home in Vernon.
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 9:49 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 7:45 PM EDT
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VERNON, CT (WFSB) - A state trooper was arrested following a domestic dispute at his home in Vernon.

State police said Jaime Solis, 29, was arrested by Vernon police on Monday around 7 p.m.

Police said Solis turned himself in on additional charges Wednesday.

Solis was charged with additional charges of two counts of disorderly conduct, two counts of assault third-degree, two counts of threatening second-degree, and one count of risk of injury to a minor.

He was released on a $50,000 bond Wednesday and is due in Rockville Superior Court Thursday.

Vernon police said they responded to an address on Mark Circle just before 6 p.m. Monday.

They said they found a victim with a head injury. The victim was brought to an area hospital by emergency personnel.

The investigation determined that Solis assaulted the victim in front of a child. The child was not hurt.

Solis was charged with second-degree assault, disorderly conduct and risk of injury to a minor on Monday.

He appeared in Rockville Superior Court Tuesday on the previous charges.

Solis received a protective order with strict instructions from the judge.

The judge is allowing Solis to return home under police supervision and get his belongings, but he cannot live there.

He was suspended by the Connecticut State Police and placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation and a state police internal affairs investigation.

Solis is out on bond and will return to court on Tuesday September 13.

Solis was assigned to Troop D in Danielson and has been a Trooper since 2020.

Connecticut State Police released a statement on Solis’ arrest:

You see the warrant for Solis’ arrest here:

State trooper accused of assaulting victim in front of child