A New London woman is accused of attacking her mother and two deputies.
Kylie R. Crain, 27, New London, is charged with attempted battery of an officer, spitting at an officer, resisting an officer, two counts of misdemeanor battery, two counts of disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property.
At approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Deputies Sara Besel and Bryan Strobusch were dispatched to a home on Church Road in the town of Lebanon in response to a domestic disturbance report.
Dispatch reported hearing screaming and swearing in the background.
When Besel arrived, a small child answered the door and let her into the house. The child directed Besel to a bathroom, where two women were crying.
As she passed through the house, Besel noted the closet door near the front entrance had been damaged, and there were items scattered on the hallway floor. She also saw an older man with two other small children in the living room.
One of the women in the bathroom was Crain’s mother. She had blood on her face and lower lip.
The second woman, Crain’s cousin, told Besel that Crain had punched her mother in the face.
Besel then spoke with Crain, whom she described as “very intoxicated, swaying on her feet and stumbling while walking.”
According to the criminal complaint, Crain said she needed to go into the garage to smoke a cigarette. While they were walking into the garage, Besel asked Crain about the scrapes on her knuckles.
Crain responded that her mother had come to Sociables Bar to pick her up, and they began arguing.
Crain reportedly said she punched her mother several times, trying to “make her hurt.” She then started yelling at the deputy.
The mother said she had been watching Crain’s children while she was at work that night. She said Sociables Bar called her and asked that she pick up Crain because she was drunk and causing problems, the complaint says.
After the mother was able to escort Crain out of the bar, Crain allegedly knocked her down to the ground.
When they arrived home, Crain initially refused to exit the car. She allegedly came into the house about 15 minutes later, tackled her mother onto the living room floor, then got on top of her and began punching her in the face.
Crain’s three children witnessed the incident, the complaint says.
When Besel returned to the garage, Strobusch was there with Crain, who was sitting in a chair and smoking a cigarette.
Besel told Crain to stand up, put out her cigarette and to come with her to the county jail.
Crain reportedly refused to comply and began yelling at the deputies. When Strobusch said her children could hear her yelling and to comply with their orders for her children’s sake, Crain flicked her cigarette at Strobusch, hitting him in the chest with it.
The deputies then pulled Crain out of the chair and handcuffed her.
As they were escorting her out of the house, Crain reportedly screamed and lunged at her mother.
After Besel placed Crain in the squad car, Crain spat on the deputy’s face and uniform.
The officers reported Crain bit Besel in the arm when she raised it to cover her face. She is also accused of trying to kick Strobusch.
A preliminary breath test indicated Crain had a 0.24 blood-alcohol content at the time of her arrest.