Police: Woman saved after screaming for help

WESTPORT— A woman was rescued when someone called police after hearing her cry for help.

On June 15, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Westport officers responded to Hales Court on a report of a woman on the ground yelling for help. The victim had fallen and David Price, 69, began dragging her on the ground.

The victim was yelling for someone to call the police because Price would not let her call and continued to drag her. Officers arrested Price who also violated a protective order against him.

Price was charged with disorderly conduct, interfering with an emergency call and criminal violation of a protective order. He was given a bond of $1,500 and was scheduled to appear in court on June 16.

That day, Price was also given an order of protection against the victim. The order clearly states that Price is to stay away from the residence of the protected party.

On June 17, Price arrived at the victim’s address and parked in the rear. He retrieved some personal items then left. Officers located Price at Compo Beach a shortly after where he was taken into custody.

Price was charged with violation of a protective order and held on a $15,000.00 bond. He’s scheduled to appear in court on June 20.