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Police: New Canaan Man Charged In Domestic Dispute With Wife

New Canaan Police charged a man with violating a protective order against his wife recently.
New Canaan Police charged a man with violating a protective order against his wife recently. Photo Credit: File

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan Police said they arrested a local man on multiple charges after a domestic incident with his wife on Wednesday, Feb. 26, according to Patch.com.

Officers responding to a report of a domestic incident found the victim with red marks and swelling around her mouth, Patch.com reported.

A protective order was on file for Benjamin Ritter, 66, to stay away after an incident in May 2013, police said. Ritter was charged him with third-degree assault, interfering with a 911 call and criminal violation of a protective order, the story said.

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