Idaho Falls Police arrested Timothy O. Dwyer for attempted strangulation, a felony, Saturday night at the Guest House Inn.
Police responded to the 800 block of Lindsay Boulevard around 11 p.m. after the victim reported the incident. The victim told police that Dwyer, 45, strangled her and smashed her face with his hands.
Dwyer fled from the hotel, but officers located him around 1:45 a.m.
Idaho State Journal staff
Nate Eaton and Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com