Disorderly Charge for New Canaan Woman, 52


Police on Monday night arrested a 52-year-old New Canaan woman and charged her with disorderly conduct. 

At about 9:23 p.m. on Feb. 7, officers were dispatched to a Pocconock Trail home regarding a dispute between the woman and another person at the residence, according to a police report.

Following an investigation, she was arrested on the misdemeanor charge. 

It isn’t clear what the dispute involved, whether it turned physical or whether the arrested woman is related to the other person. Police withheld details, saying it’s a domestic matter. Under state law, a person is guilty of disorderly conduct when he or she, “with intent to cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or by offensive or disorderly conduct, annoys or interferes with another person,” among other reasons.

Police held the woman on $500 bond and scheduled her to appear Tuesday in state Superior Court.

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center in Stamford provides services, support and education for the prevention and elimination of domestic violence. Its 24-hour hotline is 203-588-9096. Espanol: 203-663-6641. National: 888-724-2900. Here’s a podcast with the organization’s executive director.

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