A state representative was arrested over the weekend.
Police say Brenda Kupchick was involved a domestic dispute with her sister on Saturday night.
She allegedly scratched her sister’s face during a confrontation.
Police say she was attempting to prevent a family matter from escalating.
The state representative was charged with disorderly conduct, and third degree assault.
Kupchick represents Fairfield and Southport.
Her sister, Lisa Fabrizi was charged with disorderly conduct.
Both women were due in court today.