Strangulation, unlawful restraint
Police were dispatched to the Wendy’s Restaurant, 15 Boston Post Road on a domestic violence complaint April 26 at 9:12 p.m.
According to the police report, during the investigation officers learned that Frederick Buzzell, 30, of 210 Alden Avenue, New Haven, had gotten into an argument with his girlfriend over her cell phone, which resulted in him allegedly striking and choking her, then leaving the restaurant with the phone.
Officers located Buzzell a short distance away. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation, second-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree breach of peace, sixth-degree larceny, and possession of marijuana.
He was held on $7,500 bond for court April 28.
Information provided by the Orange Police Department.