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Tuesday, May 21 News

Westport man accused of strangulation after argument over money

WESTPORT — An argument about money led to strangulation charges against a Westport man, police said.

On March 4 around 6 p.m., officers were dispatched to a Westport residence on report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, the victim reported being held against a wall and choked by David Levieff following an argument over money, police said.

Levieff, 51, was arrested and brought to headquarters, where he was charged with disorderly conduct and third-degree strangulation.

Levieff was released after posting $2,500 bond and was scheduled to appear in state Superior Court in Norwalk on March 5.

svaughan@hearstmediact.com; 203-842-2638; @SophieCVaughan1

Sophie Vaughan|Reporter, Stamford Advocate

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