The Stamford Courthouse had to scramble to get the job done with a skeleton crew Monday after what authorities called a "rather sizable pipe burst" sent arraignment operations to the Stamford Police Department for the day.
to Capt. Richard Conklin, the burst sent water pouring in through
ceiling fixtures Monday morning, forcing crews to begin conducting
courtroom operations out of the Stamford Police Department's various
conference rooms and even the lobby.
Service arrived at the station to lend a hand and the department pulled
in some personnel to assist with juggling those awaiting to appear
before a judge.
"We made the best of a bad
situation," Conklin said. "It seemed to work out pretty well. They're
working on fixing the pipe now and seeing what took place. If there's
some extensive damage and it's something they're scrambling to deal
with, we'll play tomorrow by ear as well and continue to accommodate