Bridgeport Sgt. John Devone charged in custody dispute

State police have arrested a Bridgeport police sergeant in an ongoing child custody dispute. Sgt. John Devone was charged yesterday with interfering with police.

Troopers say Sgt. John Devone tried to prevent authorities from returning his grandson to the boy's mother in Georgia.

Troopers say Sgt. John Devone tried to prevent authorities from returning his grandson to the boy's mother in Georgia. (3/26/13)

BRIDGEPORT - State police have arrested a Bridgeport police sergeant in an ongoing child custody dispute.

Sgt. John Devone was charged yesterday with interfering with police.

Troopers say he tried to prevent authorities from returning the boy, who is Devone's grandson, to the boy's mother in Georgia.

They say Sgt. Devone is currently on paid leave.

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