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Man Accused of Assaulting, Putting Girlfriend In Choke Hold

Scotty Ray Price

Scotty Ray Price, 36, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at 1:47 p.m. Sunday on 9th Street in Sulphur Springs for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman was dispatched a disturbance at his residence. Upon arrival, the man was alleged to have assaulted his girlfriend by punching her in the face and body numerous times, and placing her in a choke hold, which impeded her breathing, Hoffman wrote in arrest reports.

The man allegedly admitted to putting the woman in choke hold. The woman allegedly had numerous injuries. Consequently, Price was arrested for family violence assault causing bodily injury and impeded breathing, Hoffman alleged in arrest reports.

Price remained in the county jail Monday. His bond was set at $10,000 on the felony assault charge, according to jail reports.

Author: Faith Huffman

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