Geneva man charged with felony strangulation after overnight incident

Police report the arrest of a 55-year-old Geneva man following an investigation into a domestic incident.

During the early morning hours — police responded and arrested Michael Mendez, of Geneva for second-degree strangulation.

The charge is a Class D felony, according to police, who say that it stemmed from his obstructing the breathing of an individual.

The incident caused physical injury, according to police. However, they did not specify the extent of physical injury sustained.

Mendez was processed at centralized arraignment.

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