Local Man Charged with Strangulation, Assault, and Disorderly Conduct

Joseph Smutny. Sept 19, 2019 Photo Greenwich Police Dept

Joseph Smutny. Sept 19, 2019 Photo Greenwich Police Dept

On Wednesday evening, while investigating an unrelated incident Greenwich Police came into contact with a local man who was wanted on an active arrest warrant for an incident stemming back to June 28, 2019 on Ivy Street in Byram.

Police say they obtained an arrest warrant for Joseph Smutny, 44, of South Water Street in Greenwich after investigating an altercation that took place in June.

Smutny was charged with Strangulation 2nd degree, Assault 3 and Disorderly Conduct.

Smutny was released from custody after posting his $10,000 bond and was assigned a court appearance the next day, Thursday, Sept 19.