Man wanted by police arrested in Monkton

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MONKTON — A 39-year-old St. Albans man wanted by police was arrested in Monkton on Sunday.

Police say they were notified of an assault on Pond Road at around 12:55 a.m.

Following an investigation, police allege that Christopher M. Allen had assaulted a household member.

It was also found that Allen had “prevented access to emergency services for the victim, destroyed their cell phone, made several threats to endanger their life, and was wanted on two arrest warrants,” a statement issued by police reads.

Police also conducted a search of Allen’s vehicle and he was found to be in possession of heroin.

Following an investigation, police say Allen set fire to the driver’s seat of the vehicle while making threats to the victim.

There was damage to the vehicle as a result of the fire.

His charges include possession of heroin, third-degree arson, arrest on a warrant, domestic assault, interference with access to emergency services, unlawful mischief, and criminal threatening.

He was transported to the New Haven barracks for processing and later transported to and lodged at Marble Valley Correctional Facility.