AG Jepsen going after pension of convicted former Redding highway super

Attorney General George Jepsen has filed a suit in Hartford Superior Court seeking to revoke or reduce the pension of former Redding highway superintendent  Bruce L. Sanford of Redding, who recently pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree larceny and was sentenced on January 17. Mr. Sanford workedc for Redding from July 1990 to July 2011 and rose to highway department superintendent. He embezzled town funds for repairs and parts for a lawn mower and an antique truck and a lawn mower. “Additionally, he sold multiple vehicles owned by the municipality and kept the proceeds,” Jepsen said. Sanford is serving three months in prison as part of a five-year prison sentence, followed by three years probation.