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Westport Couple Arrested After Fireworks

WESTPORT, Conn. – Sparks flew after Westport's annual firework display at Compo Beach on Friday night after residents Arlene and Martin Yolles assaulted a Parks and Recreation employee, police said.

Arlene Yolles, 66, of 24 Richmondville Ave., reportedly honked her horn and repeatedly bumped her car into a Parks and Recreation employee who was directing traffic after the event. Her husband, Martin, 68, then reportedly got out of the car and shoved the employee out of the way, police said. The employee was not injured.

Other Parks and Recreation employees alerted police. A description of the car and registration was broadcast to other officers, and an officer on a motorcycle located the car.

Arlene Yolles was charged with reckless driving and released on promise to appear in court Thursday. Martin, who was charged with breach of peace, was also released on a promise to appear in court Thursday.

Also from the police blotter:

• Five Westport teens were arrested Monday night with alcohol, police said. Christopher Bell, Conor Homscheid, Christopher Orban, Jacob Krosse and Jacob Felman, all 18, were spotted by a patrolling officer standing outside a parked car in the Exit 41 commuter parking lot on Wilton Road. Inside the car, the officer saw several cans of beer inside a cooler. Each teen was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor and issued an infraction with an answer date of July 15.

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