Jay woman faces terrorizing charge

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WILTON — A Jay woman was arrested Friday night on a charge of terrorizing with a firearm, Wilton Police Chief Heidi Wilcox said.

Molly Hinkel, 23, attempted to drive away from a residence in Wilton and others there didn’t think she was in a condition to drive, Wilcox said. Hinkel pulled out a firearm; no one was injured.

The firearm was removed by police, Wilcox said.

Hinkel also faces charges of driving under the influence and assault, the chief said.

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Hinkel was released from the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington on $1,000 cash bail Friday night.

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  • FrankE

    These are the kind of people who make guns a four letter word. Responsible gun owners go out of their way to promote safety and just one nut case like this ruins it for everyone. I just hope that whatever she is eventually convicted on, she be banned from owning or possessing guns for life.