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Arrest Made in Essex September Stabbing Incident – More arrests are expected

By CT State Police 

(Middletown, CT – Oct. 8, 2021) – On 09/20/2021 at approximately 8:33 pm, members of the CT State Police, Central District Major Crime and patrol personnel at Troop F, Westbrook, investigated a stabbing incident that occurred in the parking lot at Best Way Sunoco, 1 Saybrook Road, in Essex.

In the incident, a 35-year-old male from East Hartford sustained a stab wound to his chest area and was treated at a hospital for serious injuries. In addition, a 33-year-old female from Middletown sustained a laceration to her facial area and was treated and released from the hospital.

Suspect: Ronald Brooks

The suspect who stabbed both victims was eventually identified as Ronald Brooks, DOB 01/01/1997, of Staten Island, NY.

On 10/04/2021, an arrest warrant was issued from Middletown Superior Court for Ronald Brooks for the commission of the crimes of Assault in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Criminal Attempt to Commit Assault in the First Degree and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon.

On 10/07/2021, at approximately 3:00 pm, Brooks surrendered himself at Troop F, where his arrest warrant was executed by Central District Major Crime Detectives.

He was held on a court ordered $250,000.00 bond and will be arraigned at GA #9 on 10/08/2021.  Additional arrests not directly associated with the stabbing incident are expected.

Photo courtesy of CT State Police Media.

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