No charges filed against New Canaan police officer Lt. Fred Pickering in bar fight

Police say no charges will be filed against a New Canaan police officer who was involved in a bar fight. They say Lt. Fred Pickering

Lt. Fred Pickering was placed on administrative leave

Lt. Fred Pickering was placed on administrative leave following the incident while he was off-duty at a bar in February.

NEW CANAAN - Police say no charges will be filed against a New Canaan police officer who was involved in a bar fight.

Lt. Fred Pickering was placed on administrative leave following the incident while he was off-duty at a bar in February.

Police are now conducting an internal investigation into whether Pickering violated any of the department's rules.

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