Allegation of noose in workplace may head to trial - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

Allegation of noose in workplace may head to trial

Posted: Updated:

DERBY, Conn. (AP) - Charges have not been dismissed against a Polish immigrant who may instead go to trial over accusations he brandished a noose to a black co-worker.

Tadeusz Chmielewski faces a disorderly conduct charge after an incident in Orange in May when he allegedly tried to slip a noose around a co-worker's head. Chmielewski pleaded not guilty.

The New Haven Register reports that Chmielewski tried Thursday to enter a rehabilitation program.

Wydell Sims, who told police Chmielewski tried to place the noose around his neck, argued against his attempt to enter the rehabilitation program.

Chmielewski's lawyer says he only held the rope up and did not try to put it around Sims' neck.

Derby Superior Court Judge Charles Lee says a jury should resolve the dispute over the noose.

Information from: New Haven Register, http://www.nhregister.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Connecticut NewsConnecticut NewsMore>>

  • Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

    Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:33:11 GMT
    New Haven police say they have charged a Westbrook with making a hoax call in November to say an armed man was heading to shoot up Yale University.
    Police say they have charged a Connecticut man with making a call in November in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on his way to shoot up Yale University. New Haven police said Wednesday that 50-year-old Jeffrey Jones, of Westbrook, has been charged with falsely reporting an incident, threatening, reckless endangerment, misuse of the emergency 911 system and breach of peace.
  • New London running out of cash, mayor says

    New London mayor: city running out of cash

    New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio has asked the state for help because the city is running out of cash and won't be able to make its $1.7 million payroll this week.
    New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio has asked the state for help because the city is running out of cash and won't be able to make its $1.7 million payroll this week.
  • Cops: 73-year-old man shoots neighbor in dispute

    Cops: 73-year-old man shoots neighbor in dispute

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:37:28 GMT
    A 73-year-old Connecticut man will be appearing before a state judge after being charged with shooting his neighbor three times during an argument on Easter morning.
    A 73-year-old Connecticut man will be appearing before a state judge after being charged with shooting his neighbor three times during an argument on Easter morning.
Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices