Man Charged with Attempted Strangulation


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Pedro Maldanado-Barrera

(BLACKFOOT, ID) – A Blackfoot man is in custody on a felony charge of attempted strangulation.  Twenty-six-year-old Pedro Maldanado-Barrera was arrested Sunday following a domestic dispute. Court records indicate that Maldanado-Barrera is accused of domestic battery resulting in traumatic injury. A child was also in the home at the time of the incident. Authorities declined to offer any more details about the case, but clarified that the suspect resisted arrest and obstructed officers when they arrived.

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