FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police say a couple is facing charges after an argument turned violent.
Police say Brian Meindl, of Fairfield, and Melissa Barney, of Easton, were together in Melville Park Friday even though they have a total of four protective orders against each other.
Officers called to the park said Barney had bruises and marks on her face and neck.
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Meindl was charged with assault and strangulation while Barney was arrested for violating a protective order.