A Walton man is being charged with a violent felony, accused of choking a woman and stealing prescription medication.

Delaware County Sheriff, facebook
Delaware County Sheriff, facebook


Delaware County Sheriff’s officials say they arrested 40-year-old Ryan Kite February 25 after getting a call about a burglary in progress on Seeley Wood Road in the Town of Walton.

Deputies arriving Tuesday afternoon were informed Kite had fled the scene.  He was found in the evening in the Village of Walton.

Kite is charged with a violent felony count of burglary and misdemeanor criminal mischief and criminal obstruction of breathing.

Sheriff’s officials say following his arraignment, Kite was released on his own recognizance under the state bail reform law.

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