Domestic dispute lands man in jail

MORRISONVILLE - Benjamin K. Hale, 21, was jailed following a reported violent domestic dispute Jan. 6.

State police allege Hale assaulted and choked a woman. He was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing. Hale was also charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree sexual abuse.

He was remanded to Clinton County Jail, where he posted his $1,000 cash bail. Hale was expected to reappear in court this week.

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