Seniors arrested after engaging in sexual behavior in wooded area, Fairfield police say


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Six people were arrested after allegedly engaging in sexual activity in the woods at a conversation area in Fairfield, police said.

On August 12, officials received complaints about people engaging in lewd and sexual activity at the Grace Richardson Open Space area. 

Police said the area was being publicized on the internet as an area for people to meet and have sex, according to the Associated Press.

Officers with the Fairfield Police Department’s Quality of Life Unit were set to watch the area and observed several violations.

On Friday,  Daniel Dobbins, 67, Otto Williams, 62, Charles Ardito, 75, John Linartz, 62, Richard Butler, 82, and Joyce Butler, 85, were arrested.

The group’s charges ranging from breach of peace to public indecency. They were released on promises to appear in court.


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