City remains tight-lipped about settlement for former Sgt

By Ashley Babbitt

Managing Editor

NORWICH – Attorney F. Paul Battisti spoke with The Evening Sun Thursday, and said a matter that’s been continuing for more than a year as finally been resolved.

In May 2016, when this first came to light, Battisti said, “I represent Justin Carpenter, and unfortunately the only way to contest the forthcoming allegations is to either resign or have an arbitration hearing. My client is not going to resign.”

Representatives from Norwich City Hall said they are prevented from discussing the details of the allegations due to employments laws.

“He [Carpenter] is a good officer,” said Battisti. “He maintains he did nothing wrong.”

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