Report: Connecticut police stopping minorities at high rates

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Five people were arrested for trespassing in the governor's office at the State Capitol in Hartford on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Officers from the State Capitol Police were called for a "complaint of persons refusing to leave the governor’s office" around 12:15 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located the group and issued them a misdemeanor summons after they refused to leave the office.

Police charged 66-year-old, Norwich resident Elanah R. Sherman, 67-year-old, Unionville resident Gary Gross, 57-year-old, West Hartford resident Melissa Marshall, 67-year-old, Windsor resident Molly Pauline Cole and 67-year-old, West Haven resident Elaine M. Kolb with second-degree criminal trespass.

All five were released on a promise to appear in Hartford Superior Court on July 26.

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