Monticello Man Charged With Choking Woman in Front of DaughterAug 31st, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles
MONTICELLO MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY STRANGULATION IN THE 2ND DEGREE FOLLOWING DOMESTIC DISPUTE
Monticello police arrested James Degraw, 39 of Monticello on Tuesday August 28, 2012. Degraw was charged with felony strangulation in the 2nd degree and misdemeanors for assault in the 3rd degree and endangering the welfare of a child.
Monticello police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at 6:55 pm Tuesday in a residence at the Horizons Apartment Complex in the Village of Monticello. Investigating officers found that Degraw had choked, struck and thrown into a wall a 34 year-old female. The victim had sustained bruising to her neck and wrists. The incident had also taken place in the presence of the couples 3 year-old daughter.
Degraw was arraigned before Town of Thompson justice martin miller and remanded to the Sullivan county jail without bail pending further court action.