A 20-year-old Norwalk man was arrested early Friday on charges of assaulting his former girlfriend and violating a protective order. Bail was set at $200,000 for Ryan Jackson, who listed his address as 17 Freedman St. Police were called to the womans Fairfield Avenue apartment by her mother and had to break down the door to get in. Officers said the woman was being restrained by Jackson, who avoided getting Tasered by cooperating.
The 20-year-old victim, the mother of three boys, a baby, a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, had sought advice from police on Wednesday after Jackson allegedly came to her residence and got into a fight with her. She told police he slapped her, broke cabinets, put a hole in the wall and said he loved her and didn't want to lose her. She said he threatened to strangle her.
Jackson was charged with unlawful restraint, two counts of criminal violation of protective order, two counts of assault, six counts of injury/risk/impairing morals.
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Craig Turnbull, 33, of 32 Haviland St. backed his pickup truck into two parked vehicles early Friday as he left The Office Café, a strip club located at 201 Liberty Square, police reported. He was charged with evading responsibility and operating while under the influence.
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