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Fired Danbury Officer Charged With Assault In Traffic Stop

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DANBURY, Conn. -- A former Danbury police officer, who was fired in June for a March incident involving a traffic stop , has been charged with assault, according to CTNews.

Christopher Belair was charged with one count of third-degree assault, according to the report.

State Police detailed in a report that Belair "berated an undocumented immigrant he suspected of drunk driving during a traffic stop at around 1 a.m. on March 8," according to the report. State Police later identified the victim as a 35-year-old Danbury resident, according to the CTNews report.

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