DARIEN, Conn. -- A Darien man was charged with violating a protective order after police said he got into an argument with the protected person and pushed them into a wall.
Police said that there is a protective order against 21-year-old Joseph Pulvirenti Jr. that orders him to refrain from assaulting, threatening, abusing, harassing, following, interfering or stalking the protected person. On April 5, police said the protected person came to police headquarters and said that they had gotten into an argument with Pulvirenti that had turned physical.
The person told police that at one point in the argument, Pulvirenti pushed on the person's shoulders to get them out of the way, causing the person to hit a wall in the hallway, according to police. The person did not have any injuries or bruises, police said.
A warrant was issued for Pulvirenti's arrest, and on April 5 officers saw him sitting in a parked car on West Avenue. He was placed under arrest and charged with violation of a protective order and disorderly conduct. He was held on a $10,000 bond and appeared in court on April 7.
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