New Haven Alder Arrested on Domestic Violence-Related Charge

A New Haven alder was arrested on a domestic violence-related charge on Thursday morning, according to police.

Officers were called to a home in the 500 block of Elm Street for an incident around 3:15 a.m.

They arrested 66-year-old Frank Douglass. Douglass represents Ward 2 on the New Haven Board of Alders.

He was charged with breach of peace (domestic violence), according to police.

It is not clear what took place at the home which led to Douglass' arrest.

He was held on $1,000 bond and is expected to be in court on Thursday morning.

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