East Haven man arrested for refusing to wear a facemask at courthouse, causing disturbance


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — An East Haven man was arrested Friday at the New Haven courthouse on Elm Street for causing a disturbance and refusing to wear a face mask.

State Police troopers said 36-year-old Pedro Borrero caused a disturbance at the courthouse and would not wear a mask when he was asked to do so. Borrero was arrested and received charges for breach of peace and violating a face-covering order.

Borrero was issued a $2,500 bond and is set to appear in court in March.

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