Police Blotter: Suspicious Incident in Old Lyme, Motel Melee in Niantic

Arrests reported by State Police Troop F and Troop E, and East Lyme Police Department September 12-18, 2012


Reported Prowler in Old Lyme

Old Lyme Town Police and State Police Troop F are investigating a suspicious incident at 60 Rogers Lake Trail in Old Lyme. Police were called after a homeowner reportedly saw someone in her backyard. The suspect fled on foot when the outside lights were turned on. Anyone with any information should call Old Lyme Police Officer Martin Lane at (860) 434-1986. 

All arrest information is provided by State Police Troop F, Troop E, and East Lyme Police Department. An arrest does not signify a conviction. 

September 12

Woodrow M. Scott, 31, of 37 York Avenue, East Lyme, was arrested by East Lyme Police during a motor vehicle stop on a warrant for failure to appear in the second degree. 

September 13

John Hindman, 27, of 6 Champlin Hill Court in Niantic, was charged with burglary in the third degree and larceny in the third degree. Bond was set at $50,000.

Dawn M. Kirby, 38, of 10 King Arthur Drive, Niantic, was arrested following a police investigation into reports of a domestic disturbance. She was charged with disorderly conduct (a fight capable of causing minor injury). 

September 16 

At 3:20 a.m., East Lyme Police Department responded to reports of a fight at The Niantic Motel, 265 Flanders Road, in Niantic. The accused, Nakeisha E. Winkfield, 24, of 3022 Hemberger Street, Philadelphia, Pa., was identified as one of the people involved in the dispute.

According to the police report, she became beligerent and refused to comply with orders to leave the premises. She resisted arrest when police tried to take her into custody, which resulted in minor injuries to the police officers.

Winkfield was charged with criminal trespass in the first degree, interfering with a police officer (simple assault), assault on a public safety officer, and disorderly conduct. She was held in lieu of bond, which was initially set at $5,000 and later raised to $25,000.    


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