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UPDATE: Judge Orders Gagnon Committed To Psychiatric Hospital

Sep 19, 2017 12:05AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Ipswich Fire Chief Daniel Gagnon (Twitter photo)

(Editor's note: The following information was released by the office of Middlesex DA Marian Ryan.)

DRACUT - Gregory Gagnon, 41 of Dracut, the Fire Chief for the town of Ipswich, was arraigned today in Lowell District Court on the charge of strangulation in connection with an alleged assault on a female victim who is known to him. Judge Ellen Caulo ordered the defendant to undergo inpatient mental health treatment. The defendant was further ordered upon his release from the treatment facility to comply with his treatment plan, submit to GPS monitoring, consume no drugs or alcohol, surrender all firearms, possess no firearms and not be in any residence or location where a firearm is present, to stay away from the residence and place of work of the listed victim and to remain on house arrest. The next court date in this case is November 3, 2017

The victim in this case has asked that we convey her request for privacy at this time.  

These charges are allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.


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