- [CT] Winsted Officer Herbert arrested again, different woman -A Winsted police officer allegedly told a doctor Sunday night that he was going to use the four knives he had with him to scare his wife... The admission reportedly caused concern among hospital staff...
- [CT] Officer Hebert's 3rd domestic-related arrest in 3 months - A Winsted police officer has been arrested three times in the past three months for separate incidents. For the third time, Torrington police officer, Rob Hebert, 33, has been accused of getting violent or out of control...
By Register Citizen Staff
July 2, 2008
The case against former Winsted police officer Robert Hebert was continued by a Waterbury Superior Court judge Tuesday until July 8. Hebert, 33, 23 Fairview Ave., Plymouth, was arrested by Torrington police June 27 and charged with breach of peace. He was released after posting a $1,000 bond. Hebert was arrested at 12:29 a.m. at his girlfriend's home on Lovers Lane. The arrest is the fourth in less than a year for Hebert, who is on probation for past domestic violence crimes. Hebert lost his job as an officer with the Winsted Police Department shortly after his February arrest. He was convicted in March of two counts of second-degree breach of peace for November and February arrests and sentenced to serve two years probation. Hebert is in jeopardy of being violated on his probation and, if convicted, could serve the year in jail previously suspended. [Link]
FORMER WINSTED COP ARRESTED FOR FOURTH TIME
By Walt Gogolya firstname.lastname@example.org
Jun 30, 2008
A former Winsted police officer, who is currently on probation for domestic violence crimes, was arrested for the fourth time in less than a year after police responded to a domestic disturbance at the home of his girlfriend. Robert Hebert, 33... was arrested at the home of Dawn Kiesel... and charged with breach of peace Saturday at 12:29 a.m. Hebert was released on a $1,000 bond and scheduled to appear in Bantam Superior Court at a later date. No court date was available in the report. Kiesel, 36, was also arrested and charged with breach of peace. She was released after posting a $1,000 bond. A court date has yet to be set... He was arrested Feb. 16 for an incident that took place at Walgreens in Torrington where, police say, Hebert was involved in a verbal altercation with Kiesel’s ex-husband outside the store. Hebert lost his job as an officer with the Winsted Police Department shortly after his February arrest. Hebert and his girlfriend were also involved in an altercation... on Jan. 25, where Hebert reportedly tried to leave Kiesel’s home and she grabbed the steering wheel of his car, police said. Hebert continued driving for a short distance, dragging Kiesel alongside the car. She was not hurt, police said. Hebert is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 25 for this matter. In November 2007, Hebert was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct after he allegedly told a doctor at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital that he was going to use the four knives he was carrying to scare his wife, [LK]. The admissions reportedly caused concern among hospital staff at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and they called Torrington police. According to information on the state’s judicial Web site, Hebert received a suspended sentence of six months in jail and was given two years probation on March 7... [Full article here]
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