Charges dismissed against NY Times tech writer David Pogue and wife

June 22, 2011

Disorderly conduct charges filed against Westport resident David Pogue, the New York Times tech writer, and his wife Jennifer were thrown out Wednesday during their second appearance at state Superior Court in Norwalk.

Mark Sherman, the lawyer representing David Pogue, said earlier in the day he had hoped the charges would be dropped, and that Pogue and his soon-to-be ex-wife were getting along well since the incident, which took place May 16 at the Woody Lane home in Westport the couple used to share.

The dispute between Pogue, 48, and his 47-year-old wife, a former plastic surgeon, occurred after she paid a visit to the home on a night that Pogue had visitation rights with their three children.

An argument ensued, and Jennifer Pogue allegedly bit her husband’s arm, police said. She said that Pogue took her iPhone and struck her in the head…

Read more at Westport News.