|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 18, 2010
STATE POLICE AT TROOP B MAKE ARREST IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE
On 04-15-10, a woman came to Connecticut State Police Troop B in North Canaan to file a complaint regarding the sexual assault of her two young boys. The assaults were reported to have occurred in North Canaan during the year 2008.
The complainant indicated that the boys were assaulted by their swim instructor in 2008, while attending swim lessons in North Canaan.
A criminal investigation into the allegation was initiated by the North Canaan Resident State Trooper and State Police Major Crime Detectives. After an extensive two-month investigation, State police investigators developed information and leads that led them to submit an arrest warrant application to Superior Court for the arrest of the accused.
An arrest warrant was issued by GA#18 for the accused in this case. On 06/18/10, the accused was taken into custody by State Police. He was transported to State Police, Troop B, where he was processed and held on bond.
ARRESTED: Martin Gingras DOB:9/28/77
413 Horne Avenue Apt#2
CHARGES: Sexual Assault, 1st degree, 53a-70
Risk of Injury, 53-21(a)(2).
The accused is being held on a $275,000.00 bond. He will be arraigned at GA #18 on Monday 6/21/10.
Lt. J. Paul Vance