Pocatello Man Arrested for Attempted Strangulation


0  Updated at 11:34 am, June 15th, 2011 By: Managing Editor
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Man Arrested For Assaulting Woman

A Pocatello man is behind bars after police say he tried to strangle a female victim. 37-year-old Adrian Cortes, was arrested Monday night. When Cortes attempted to strangle his 33-year-old victim, she tried to call 911 for help. Police say Cortes took the phone away and ended the call. Cortes has been charged with one felony count of attempted strangulation and two misdemeanor counts of disruption of an emergency call and domestic battery.


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