Sulphur Springs Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Main Street Tuesday night around 11:16 p.m. There they arrested Justin Karl Roderick, 58, of Sulphur Springs for Assault Family Violence Restriction of Airway/Circulation.
The victim told police that Roderick had choked her to the point that she could not breathe or scream for help. Roderick had been drinking all day and was highly intoxicated. As officers arrested Roderick, he resisted arrest and had to be forced into the back of the patrol unit.