GREENFIELD — A Saratoga County man was arrested on Thursday after police said he struck a woman on the side of her head with a pistol.
Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies responded to the Saratoga Springs Police Department for a domestic incident complaint. Police determined that Joshua W. Pozefsky, 28, of Greenfield, entered and unlawfully remained in a Greenfield residence.
He also allegedly assaulted the woman and threw her cell phone out the window of a moving taxi cab, according to a news release.
Sheriff’s patrol officers found Pozefsky hiding in a closet in the residence where the reported burglary occurred. A K-9 officer helped officers find the firearm.
Pozefsky was charged with felony counts of second-degree burglary and second-degree assault, as well as misdemeanors of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and fourth-degree criminal mischief.
He was arraigned in Corinth Town Court and sent without bail to Saratoga County Jail.