Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
It looks so royal from the outside, but inside was a royal mess police said.
Guests at the Jewish ceremony ripped down ceiling tiles and a light fixture in the 141-year-old, 62-room mansion, he told the newspaper. He also told police he saw boys and girls engaging in oral sex in the mansion’s bathrooms, the Advocate reports.
Sheryl Finnie Baker, the mother of the girl celebrating her bat mitzvah, denied that there was any sexual activity in the bathrooms and told the Advocate that the reports are "blown way out of proportion […] all I knew was that I was dancing, and then there were five police cars outside."
According to a police report, Finnie's wife told police, "My husband is an ass when he is drunk." Court files show he was released on $475 bond.
The palace has been featured in the 1975 and 2004 versions of The Stepford Wives films.