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Fight at Garner Yields Significant Injuries, Assault Charges

The following arrest information was supplied by the Connecticut State Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

 

A fight at Garner Correctional Institute in Newtown earlier this week led to multiple charges for one inmate.  

Edward Cruz, 35, was charged with first-degree assault, third-degree assault and failure to submit fingerprinting on Nov. 11 at approximately 10:02 a.m.

According to police, Cruz was involved in an altercation with two other inmates. The physical altercation sent one inmate to Danbury Hospital with significant head injuries and left the other inmate with a black eye.

Cruz was scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on the above charges on Nov. 15.

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felicia dorsey November 18, 2012 at 06:17 AM
what are the names of the other 2 inmates?
felicia dorsey November 18, 2012 at 06:18 AM
are they still under staffed ? is there still an overflow of inmates?

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