Cops: Conn. man tried to burn booze-soaked woman - FOX 35 News Orlando

Cops: Conn. man tried to burn booze-soaked woman

Posted: Updated:
Connecticut News Connecticut News

VERNON, Conn. (AP) - Police in eastern Connecticut arrested a man after they say he doused a woman with an almond liqueur and unsuccessfully tried to light her on fire in front of several children.

Vernon police responded to a domestic disturbance at an apartment at about 3:30 a.m. Friday and found the woman soaked in the liqueur. She told officers that 32-year-old Ramon Gomez doused her with amaretto before attempting multiple times to set her on fire with a lighter.

Police say several children also were splashed with the liqueur. They and the woman escaped unharmed.

Gomez was arrested at his Manchester home on charges including attempted assault.

Gomez is detained on $100,000 bail pending arraignment Friday in Rockville Superior Court. It's not clear if he has a lawyer.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Connecticut NewsConnecticut NewsMore>>

  • Dad delivers baby into toilet

    Dad delivers baby into toilet

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:30:58 GMT
    A Connecticut father proudly helped deliver his own baby... into a toilet.
    A Connecticut father proudly helped deliver his own baby... into a toilet.
  • Healthy food pilot program launched in Connecticut

    Healthy food pilot program launched in Connecticut

    An online marketplace for farmers markets and a nonprofit Connecticut health insurance company are launching a new program to bring local, fresh food to Fairfield County residents.
    An online marketplace for farmers markets and a nonprofit Connecticut health insurance company are launching a new program to bring local, fresh food to Fairfield County residents.
  • Report: Connecticut averages 14 domestic homicides a year

    Report: Connecticut averages 14 domestic homicides a year

    A new report shows Connecticut each year averages about 14 homicides committed by intimate partners. The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic violence examined deaths that occurred between 2000 and 2012. Between those years, there were 162 female victims and 26 male victims. Most of the perpetrators, 166, were male, 166. Twenty-two were female.
    A new report shows Connecticut each year averages about 14 homicides committed by intimate partners. The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic violence examined deaths that occurred between 2000 and 2012. Between those years, there were 162 female victims and 26 male victims. Most of the perpetrators, 166, were male, 166. Twenty-two were female.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices