Police: Woman squirted lighter fluid at group over 3-year-old's taunt 08/04/2016 6:41 am PDT Comments WTIC via WTIC: VERNON, Conn. -- (WTIC) -- A Vernon woman is facing charges after police said she squirted lighter fluid at a group of neighbors that included a child. On Tuesday, August 2, police were called to apartments on Union Street around 9:40 p.m. There was a heated exchange between Laverne Mayo, 48, and a several other neighbors outside, police said. At one point, a 3-year-old who lives in a nearby apartment was taunting Mayo through the window, police said. That's what police believe led to the argument between the groups. FULL STORY: Police: Woman squirted lighter fluid at group over 3-year-old's taunt - WTIC Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.