A Danbury couple faces charges they used an electric dog collar on a 9 year old girl. A school employee called the Department of Children and Families about suspected abuse, triggering a joint investigation by DCF and Danbury Police.
As a result of the investigation, police arrested 43-year-old Eduardo Montanez and 34-year-old Paula Montanez of Danbury. He is charged with assault, cruelty to persons and two counts of risk of injury to a minor. She faces risk of injury and conspiracy charges.They are due in Danbury Superior Court Weednesday.
Police say the couple was upset about the girl’s progress in school.