New Canaan Teen Charged with Disorderly Conduct


The New Canaan Police Department. Credit: Michael Dinan

Police on Sunday afternoon arrested a 17-year-old New Canaan man and charged him with disorderly conduct.

At about 1:20 p.m. on Jan. 5, officers were dispatched to a Millport Avenue home on a report of a domestic dispute between two occupants, police said.

Following an investigation, police cited the teen for the misdemeanor offense.

It isn’t clear what the argument involved, whether or how the victim is related to the juvenile, whether it turned physical or how badly the victim was hurt—police withheld details, saying it was a domestic matter.

Under state law, a person is guilty of disorderly conduct when, with intent to cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or by offensive or disorderly conduct, annoys or interferes with another person, among other reasons.

Police released the teen after he promised to appear in state Superior Court. They withheld his name because of his age.

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center in Stamford provides services, support and education for the prevention and elimination of domestic violence. Its 24-hour hotline is 203-588-9096. Espanol: 203-663-6641. National: 888-724-2900.

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