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Rome man charged with choking girlfriend to blackout

Posted 7/1/22

A 25-year-old man is accused of choking his girlfriend until she blacked out on West Court Street in Rome, according to the Rome Police Department.

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Rome man charged with choking girlfriend to blackout

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ROME — A 25-year-old man is accused of choking his girlfriend until she blacked out on West Court Street in Rome, according to the Rome Police Department.

Police said the female victim woke up at about 6 a.m. June 21 to an angry boyfriend, 25-year-old Adrian T. Clark, of Rome. Police said Clark wrapped his arm around his girlfriend’s throat and dragged her out of bed in the chokehold.

The woman passed out from the choking and told police she woke up at about 8 a.m. in her bedroom closet, authorities
stated.

She went to the emergency room at Rome Health and contacted 911. A warrant was issued for Clark and he was taken into custody on Tuesday.

Clark is charged with second-degree strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing, police stated. He is scheduled to appear in Rome City Court.

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