MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Local News

September 25, 2012

Haskell man charged in assaults

A Haskell man has been charged with attempting to strangle his girlfriend and her son, according to court records.

Charles Isaac Burris, 41, was charged with two counts of felony assault and battery by strangulation Tuesday in Muskogee County District Court.

Burris is accused of placing his hands around his girlfriend’s neck on Sunday, choking her, striking her and kicking her in the face, according to the records.

He also is accused of choking her son in the same manner.

Burris is held at the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility on $20,000 bond. He returns to court at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 to set a date for a preliminary hearing.

 A conviction of felony assault and battery by strangulation could carry up to three years imprisonment and/or a $3,000 fine for the first offense.

 

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks