A Springville man was arrested early Sunday morning for attacking and choking a man at his home.
Jason Raspberry, 44, of 9225 Hwy. 641 southeast of Paris, was arrested at 1:10 a.m. by Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy William Whitaker on assault and resisting arrest charges.
Whitaker reported he was sent to the scene of a reported domestic assault. A woman met him at the road and said Raspberry attacked her husband. Whitaker and Sheriff’s Sgt. Blake Jenkins went into the home and found Raspberry in a bedroom. He refused to show his hands or follow any orders.
Jenkins and Whitaker grabbed Raspberry and placed him under arrest.
Whitaker said Raspberry refused to walk, and so law enforcement had to drag him to a patrol car. After further questioning, Whitaker was able to determine that Raspberry had allegedly smacked and choked the man during an altercation. The man he allegedly attacked had marks around his throat but refused medical treatment. He said he was afraid for his life during the attack.
Raspberry was taken to the Henry County jail and charged with domestic assault, aggravated assault and resisting arrest.
He is scheduled to appear April 2 in Henry County General Sessions Court. No bond was listed.
In unrelated incidents:
• A New York man was arrested Friday morning in Henry County on child abuse charges.
Delano St. Martin Williams, 39, of Queens, N.Y., was arrested at 3:07 a.m. at the Sheriff’s Department by Sgt. James Sanders. He was charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect.
He is scheduled to appear April 2 in General Sessions Court. His bond was listed as $250,000.
• A Paris man was arrested Saturday for burglary.
Gary A. Medlock, 46, of 122 Brooks St., was arrested at 6:47 p.m. at a business on Mineral Wells Avenue by Whitaker.
He was charged with burglary and theft over $2,500.
He is scheduled to appear April 2 in General Sessions Court. His bond was set at $2,000.