Lincoln Water Commissioner arrested on assault charges

Lincoln Water Commissioner arrested on assault charges

LINCOLN - A member of the Board of Water Commissioners has been arrested for charges of domestic violence following an altercation in the parking lot of Bob & Timmy's Grilled Pizza and Wide World of Indoor Sports in North Smithfield.

Eric Fox, 35, of 2 Cass St., was arrested on March 24 and charged with domestic simple assault/battery, domestic disorderly conduct, simple assault or battery, and disorderly conduct, after he allegedly pushed his ex-wife to the ground and punched her boyfriend.

His father, Edward Fox, was also taken into police custody for disorderly conduct.

Fox, a Johnston firefighter, is a lifelong resident of Lincoln. A Democrat who outed incumbent Republican Jean Kay, he was elected to the Water Commission, District 2, in November.

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