Meriden dentist, previously charged with sexual assault, arrested for the fourth time

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Jeffrey Krahling

MERIDEN — A dentist who was arrested three times earlier this year on sexual assault charges was arrested again Friday night on various charges including a stalking charge.

On Friday around 10:00 p.m., police responded to a report of a burglary in progress.  As they arrived on the scene, officers saw a car leaving from the area which they found to be registered to Jeffrey Krahling.  Officers said they were unable to stop the car at that time.

Police said they determined that Krahling was involved in the incident and he was arrested at his home in Wallingford with the assistance of the Wallingford Police Department and the State Police.

Krahling was charged with two counts of risk of injury, criminal mischief 2nd degree, violation of a restraining order, stalking 1st degree, criminal mischief 3rd degree, tampering with a witness, intimidating a witness, breach of peace, reckless endangerment, interfering w/ police, criminal attempt to commit assault on a officer (two counts). reckless driving.

His bond was set at $1,000,000.

Krahling, 51, is a dentist with a practice in Meriden. In September and October he was charged with with sexual assault in the fourth degree in three cases. 

Police said he is accused of sexually assaulting patients as they were undergoing procedures at his office.

Krahling, was released on a $100,000  bond for those charges and at that time, and was still licensed to practice.