Potsdam man charged after fight with woman

Jerrid French
Jerrid French(WWNY)
Updated: Jan. 16, 2020 at 2:01 PM EST
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POTSDAM, N.Y. (WWNY) - A 30 year old Potsdam man faces charged following a domestic incident in the village.

Police said Jerrid French fought with a woman at her home, placing his hands around her neck so she couldn't breathe, preventing her from calling for help and stopping her from leaving the scene.

According to police, he eventually left the home and officers were able to arrest him on Main Street late Monday morning.

French was charged with two counts of criminal obstruction of breathing, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, criminal mischief and unlawful possession of marijuana.

He was issued an appearance ticket and released.

French was also ordered to stay away from the alleged victim.

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