|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2008
STATE POLICE MAKE ARREST
IN ASSAULT/RISK OF INJURY TO MINOR CASE
On May 8, 2008, at 4:06 p.m., Enfield Police contacted State Police Troop C and reported that they had received a report from an
The Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Unit assumed the criminal investigation. State Police Detectives learned that the accused Scott Perigo, DOB 8-16-90, was staying with his girlfriend at her residence located at
Sometime in the early morning hours on 05/08/08 the baby began to cry, so accused Scott Perigo attended to the infant. During the course of changing the baby’s diaper, the child urinated on Piergo and he assaulted the baby causing serious injury.
Doctors at CCMC report that the baby sustained multiple skull fractures, and contusions to the body. The baby's prognosis is unknown at this time.
As a result of the investigation an arrest warrant was drafted and submitted to the Tolland Superior Court to charge accused Scott Perigo with Assault, 1st degree, and Risk of Injury to a Minor.
On Tuesday, 7-8-08, accused Scott Perigo, DOB 8-16-90, was arrested at the Troop C Barracks in Tolland on the above stated charges and held on a $250,000.00 bond pending his appearance in Tolland Superior Court GA #19 on 7-9-08.
The investigation is continuing by State Police Eastern District Major Crime Unit.
Lt. J. Paul Vance