Westport man charged in domestic dispute
A Westport man was arrested on a warrant Thursday in relation to an incident of domestic abuse.
Ward Kaye, 46, of Post Road East, was charged with third-degree strangulation, third-degree assault, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said Kaye allegedly grabbed his wife by the throat and attempted to strangle her. When officers arrived on the scene, they reportedly discovered a marijuana pipe in his possession, with marijuana residue inside it, police said.
Kaye was released on a $25,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Norwalk Superior Court on Oct. 4.