LAGRANGE, NY -- A 53-year-old LaGrange man is facing multiple charges after choking and using a dumbbell to menace a female victim, state police from the Poughkeepsie barracks said.
Alfrederick Morrison Jr., has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (a Class D felony), menacing in the second degree and criminal obstruction of breathing (both Class A misdemeanors).
Troopers were dispatched by Dutchess County 911 to a McDonnell Road residence on Tuesday, May 10 for a disturbance. Subsequent to a verbal dispute, Morrison choked the victim and menaced her with a dumbbell, police said.
Morrison was arraigned before Town Justice Stephen O’Hare in the Town of LaGrange Justice Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail on $15,000 cash bail.
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