Man and mother-in-law face charges following dispute
A 39-year-old man and his 63-year-old mother-in-law are both facing assault charges following a dispute on Saturday, July 5.
Gocha Kurtsikashvili, of 41 Millport Ave., New Canaan, was arrested July 5 on charges of third-degree assault, interfering with a 9-1-1 call and disorderly conduct.
His mother-in-law, Nanuli Guguchia, of the same address, was arrested on charges of third-degree assault and disorderly conduct.
Police said Guguchia call 9-1-1 at about 11:30 p.m. to report that she had was involved in a physical dispute with Kurtsikashvili. Guguchia told police her son-in-law had been drinking earlier that night before they started arguing, then she reportedly slapped him in the face and he punched and kicked her, according to the report.
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The call was not completed, however, because Kurtsikashvili took the complainant's cellphone as she spoke with police, the report stated.
When police arrived at the residence, they found Guguchia with a swollen eye and Kurtsikashvili with a red mark on his face, police said.
Kurtsikashvili was held in lieu of $10,000 bond and was transported to court July 7.
Guguchia was released on a promise to appear in court July 7.