Troopers Investigate Assault in Norfolk, Winsted Man Arrested
On Thursday, 06/30/2022, at approximately 6:53 pm, Troop B, in North Canaan, received a report regarding a woman, who appeared to be in medical distress, walking in the Parker Hill Road area, in the Town of Norfolk. The caller provided a clothing description and Troopers responding to the area quickly located the woman. After the initial investigation was conducted, it was learned that the woman had been assaulted while out for a walk and that the accused had allegedly attempted to sexually assault the woman. With assistance from Connecticut DEEP, a suspect was positively identified as Jason Heath, DOB 02/17/2002, of 114 West Road, Winsted, CT. Heath was taken into custody at approximately 9:28 pm, was transported to Troop B, and charged with the following:
C.G.S. 53a-70 Sexual Assault 1st Degree
C.G.S. 53a-61 Assault 3rd Degree
C.G.S. 53a-181 Breach of Peace 2nd Degree
C.G.G. 53a-64bb Strangulation/ Suffocation 2nd Degree
C.G.S. 53a-95 Unlawful Restraint 1st Degree
C.G.S. 53a-181d(b(1) Stalking 2nd Degree.
Heath was held on a $250,000.00 surety bond, which he was unable to post, and is scheduled to appear at Torrington Superior Court, on Friday, 07/01/2022, at 10:00 am.