Meriden, New Britain women arrested after disturbance on airplane

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WINDSOR LOCKS — Two women face charges after police said they yelled and used vulgar language at children while on an airplane at Bradley International Airport on Sunday. 

Kaylene Valentine, 21, of 525 Crown St., Meriden and Desiree Goffe, 23, of 183 Kelsey St., New Britain, were both charged with risk of injury to a child and second-degree breach of peace. 

State police responded to Bradley International Airport on Sunday around 12:40 p.m. for a report of a fight on a JetBlue flight that was arriving from Florida, according to a police report. Troopers were told by the captain that a fight took place on the plane. 

Police identified Valentine and Goffe and learned they were traveling together. Valentin’s and Goffe’s seats were reportedly being kicked and tapped by a two-year-old and a four-year-old, and the women yelled directly at the children, using vulgar language, the report said. The women’s actions caused the passengers on the plane to be nervous and scared, the report noted.  

Both women were released on $5,000 bonds and are scheduled to appear in Enfield Superior Court on Sept. 28. 

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