Police Stun Woman with Taser During Christmas Day Arrest
MANCHESTER — Officers shocked a woman threatening people with a gun with a Taser on Christmas when she refused to surrender, police said.
On Monday at 2:45 p.m. officers responded to the area of C Street off Boynton Street for a woman, later identified as Carrie Portinari, 43, of Manchester, who was threatening people with a rifle, police said.The Bearcat responded to the scene as well and after a short time Portinari came out of the house. Portinari refused to listen to commands to, became confrontational and officers had to use a Taser to subdue her, police said.
She faces multiple misdemeanor and felony level charges.