Norwich man accused of assaulting woman with hammer

Norwich — Police on Thursday arrested a Norwich man who allegedly struck a woman in the head with a hammer.

Officers responded to a domestic violence report at 1 Sullivan Drive, Norwich, early Thursday morning and arrested Justin Passalugo, 33, of 46 Briar Hill Road.

Police allege Passalugo hit an adult female with a hammer Wednesday night. A juvenile at the scene reported the incident to police, who charged Passalugo with first-degree assault, disorderly conduct and risk of injury to a minor.

The alleged victim was treated at the hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.

Passalugo was arraigned Thursday in Norwich Superior Court and held on $100,000 bond, police said.

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Old friend declines to attend wedding she can't endorse

DEAR ABBY: My dear friend of many years is marrying for the fourth time. Her fiance is verbally abusive and a heavy drinker. After a particularly bad period she went through with him, I told her that if she went ahead and married him, she should just let me know when it was over...


Neighbors oppose Mystic marina redevelopment project

On May 28 a large group of neighbors are expected to attend a public hearing on a master plan application by owners of Seaport Marine to redevelop the property into the Smiler's Wharf development.


Conn College grads urged 'to dare'

College President Katherine Bergeron urged this year’s graduates to not only remember the school’s first graduating class, but to be “glad to dare” as they had 100 years ago.


Preston Democrats seek candidates for fall election

The Preston Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates to run for office in this fall’s municipal election.

TRENDING

PODCASTS