Man Accused of Choking Johnson City Woman
Police arrested a Johnson City man after he allegedly grabbed a village woman by the throat and choked her until she almost passed out.
Authorities say 22-year-old Lermaine Huggins was charged with second-degree strangulation, a felony.
Investigators say police were called to a Grand Avenue residence around 6:30 p.m. on Friday for a possible domestic dispute.
Police say Huggins had been involved in a fight with a woman who was described as his girlfriend. Huggins was arrested by officers at the scene of the dispute.
A detective division spokesman said the woman did not seek medical attention.
Huggins was arraigned at the Broome County Public Safety Building and ordered held in the jail.
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