Police: New Canaan Man Has Violated Protective Order 48 Times


Police on Thursday arrested a 49-year-old New Canaan man by warrant and charged him with violation of a protective order.

The prior day, officers took a complaint from the victim regarding an order that prohibits contact of any kind, according to a police report.

During a subsequent investigation, police determined that the man has violated the protective order 48 times, the report said. A resident of Avalon Drive East, he turned himself in to police at about 1:30 p.m. on March 31.

The man was released on $100,000 bond and scheduled to appear the following day in state Superior Court.

According to Connecticut Judicial Branch records, the man has been arrested several times in the past:

  • Charged Aug. 26, 2020 by New Canaan Police with second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct (pleaded not guilty, scheduled to appear June 8);
  • Charged Sept. 10, 2020 by New Canaan Police with two counts of risk of injury to a minor, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct (offense date Aug. 20, 20220, pleaded not guilty);
  • Charged Dec. 24, 2021 by New Canaan Police with two counts of violation of a protective order (on Oct. 28, 2021 and Dec. 3, 2021), pleaded not guilty;
  • Charged April 29, 2021 by Danbury Police with second-degree breach of peace and two counts of second-degree threatening, pleaded not guilty and scheduled to appear May 19.

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