Hartford police officer facing sexual assault charge after alleged incident on Block Island

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (WLNE) — An officer with the Hartford Connecticut Police Department has been accused of sexual assault stemming from an incident in Block Island.

Rhode Island State Police confirmed Justin Damone has been charged with first-degree sexual assault.

Police said they are not releasing further information at this time.

According to the Rhode Island Department of Corrections website, a Justin Damone with his residence listed as “out-of-state” is currently being held at the ACI Intake Center.

ABC 6 News has reached out to the Hartford Police Department for comment and are awaiting a response.

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