A man who had been living with his sister in East Haven before he allegedly assaulted her and went to jail must stay there

A man who had been living with his sister in East Haven before he allegedly assaulted her and went to jail must stay there, a judge decided late Thursday afternoon. James Gibbons, 52, is being held in the Northeast Correctional Complex in St. Johnsbury with no bail option. Essex County State’s Attorney Vince Illuzzi made the argument that Gibbons should not be allowed to go free while his case is pending, and Judge Robert Gerety Jr. agreed with the prosecutor. Among the reasons the judge wrote in support of his decision were Gibbons’ previous and recent prior conviction of domestic assault, the evidence supporting his guilt in the current assault case against his sister is great, and he poses a danger to people who report his behavior to police.

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