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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
January 7, 2011



   The investigation into the fatal crash in Windsor Locks on October 29,2010, is on-going.  The Connecticut State Police, at the request of the Hartford State‚Äôs Attorney, have continued to investigate all of the facts and circumstances related to the entire fatal crash incident.

   As a result of information and leads developed by State Police Detectives in this investigation, an arrest warrant application was submitted to Hartford  Superior Court for the arrest of Robert Koistinen.

   Today, 01/07/11, the arrest warrant was issued by the court for the arrest of the accused.

   The accused was advised of the warrant and he did surrender at 11:30 a.m. to State Police at Troop H in Hartford. He was processed and released on $10,000 non-surety bond to appear in Hartford Superior Court on 01/11/11.

ARRESTED:  KOISTINEN, Robert      DOB: 08/23/57

                       90 Diane Lane

                       Suffield, CT


Hindering Prosecution, 3rd Degree, in violation of CGS 53a-167

Interfering with an Officer, in violation of CGS 53a-167a

The State Police investigation into this incident is continuing.


Lt. J. Paul Vance