Connecticut Man Arrested for Assualt and Possession of a Weapon



 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander




State Police in Queensbury arrested a Connecticut man Monday in the Town of Lake Luzerne after he was involved in a physical altercation with another subject he was familiar with. Eric L. Lafountain, 37 years old from East Haddam, Connecticut, was arrested for Assault 2nd and Criminal Possession of  Weapon 3rd degree after he was accused of striking the other subject in the face with a beer bottle causing physical injury. A fugitive from justice charge was also lodged against Lafountain after it was learned that he is currently on Parole in the State of Connecticut. Lafountain was arraigned at Warren County Central Arraignments and remanded to Warren County Jail without bail.