Man arrested for choking woman

A Vermillion county man is in jail after police say he choked a woman.

Posted: Jan 5, 2019 11:41 PM

FAIRVIEW, Ind. (WTHI) – A Vermillion county man is in jail after police say he choked a woman.

James Vandevender, Jr., of Clinton, was arrested Friday night at a home in Fairview.

Police say he had been fighting with a woman, held her down and choked her.

Investigators say they also found meth, drug paraphernalia and a syringe.

Vandevender is facing several charges including domestic battery and strangulation.

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