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Saturday, Sep 29, 2012County: Hillsborough
Alleged: Jason Aponte
A local man is accused of choking a woman and throwing her dog through a glass pane door, injuring it.
Jason Aponte, 29, of Walnut St. was arrested Saturday morning and charged with second degree assault, simple assault, criminal threatening, obstructing the report of a crime and cruelty to animals.
According to a press release, about 8:45 a.m. police received a call about a domestic incident and went to the Walnut Street address. Police said Aponte had punched the woman, choked her and prevented her from calling for help. She had minor injuries.
He also picked up the dog and threw it through a glass pane window. When police arrived the dog could not put weight on one of its legs, had a visible deep laceration and was yelping.
The dog was taken to the animal shelter where it received medical treatment, according to Lt. Michael Moushegian. The dog is expected to be OK.
What's next:Aponte is being held on $15,000 cash/surety bail pending arraignment Monday in 9th Circuit Court, Nashua Division.
- Union Leader - Oct 1, 2012
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