Norwalk officer arrested, charged with threatening and breach of peace

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NORWALK — An off-duty incident involving Norwalk Police Officer Hector Delgado has led to his arrest, following a citizen’s complaint and a subsequent criminal investigation, Police Chief James Walsh announced Friday evening.

The complaint, received on Thursday, June 6, prompted an immediate investigation by the Norwalk Police Detective Bureau.

The investigation resulted in an arrest warrant for Delgado on charges of first-degree threatening, second-degree breach of peace, and following too closely with a motor vehicle.

Delgado was taken into custody on Friday, June 7, at 6 p.m. and held on a court-set bond of $50,000.

He is scheduled to appear in court on June 21.

Following his arrest, Delgado was placed on administrative leave and his police powers were suspended, Chief Walsh stated in a news release.

In his statement, Chief Walsh emphasized the department’s commitment to integrity, accountability, and professionalism.

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