FORESTPORT — A 45-year-old man is accused of choking another person in Forestport on Tuesday, according to law enforcement officials.
Sheriff’s deputies said Michael A. Wahl, of Boonville, kicked and choked the other person during a domestic dispute at a residence on Glenwood Place in Forestport Tuesday morning. The victim was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica and the authorities were notified at about 12:15 p.m.
Wahl was taken into custody in Boonville Tuesday night and he is charged with one count each of second-degree harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing, authorities said. He is scheduled to appear in court.