CASEYVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) - A Caseyville, Ill. man is accused of trying to choke his ex-girlfriend.
Brandon J. Johnson, 27, has been charged with aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery, two counts of criminal damage to property over $300, and reckless driving.
St. Clair County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 900 block of Wells Avenue Thursday for a report of a domestic battery and criminal damage to property in progress.
When deputies arrived, the victim said Johnson had tried to choke her, threw her to the ground, and punched her several times.
Deputies say Johnson had left the scene before they arrived, and as he was leaving, he hit two vehicles.
Johnson is held on a $75,000 bond.