Charge Dropped Against NY Times Tech Columnist

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A disorderly conduct charge has been dropped for esteemed New York Times tech columnist David Pogue.  

Police responded to the Westport home of David and his wife Jennifer in May after after a domestic dispute between them turned violent, Westport Now reported last month.

Mark Sherman is representing David and said on Wednesday that the charge against his client was dropped. Both sides wanted the charges dropped, their attorneys said.

Sherman said Pogue is relieved and that the dismissal is the outcome they had hoped for.

Attorney Wayne Keeney, who represents Jennifer Pogue, said neither spouse wanted to pursue the charges against the other, but that prosecutors recommended family counseling.

In addition to a column in the New York Times, Pogue writes for Scientific American and does funny videos on CNBC. CNBC and NBC Connecticut are both owned by NBC Universal.

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