FAIRFIELD — Miguel Roman, a 30-year-old West Haven resident, was charged with assault and disorderly conduct by police last week following a domestic dispute.

At around 3:45 a.m. on Dec. 28, police responded to a case of a domestic dispute at a Carthage Street residence. A police investigation found that Roman and the victim had engaged in a verbal argument that turned into a physical altercation, according to the police report. The victim sustained scratches and other minor injuries.

Roman was taken into custody and held in lieu of $5,000 bond. He was scheduled to appear in court Dec. 28.