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Former Danbury Mayor Eriquez Arrested In Domestic Violence Incident

A Danbury man was arrested after failing to appear in court on  several charges, police said.
A Danbury man was arrested after failing to appear in court on several charges, police said. Photo Credit: Alfred Branch

DANBURY, Conn. —  Former Danbury Mayor Gene Eriquez was arrested Sunday morning in connection with a domestic-violence incident, the Danbury Police Department told the News-Times.

Eriquez was arrested at his home at about 4 a.m. on charges of third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and interfering with an emergency call and released on a written promise to appear in court, the News-Times said.

Eriquez, chairman of Danbury's Democratic Town Committee, was Danbury’s mayor from 1989 to 2001.

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