Accused of choking his girlfriend shortly after midnight on Monday, a Rome man has been taken into custody.
Police said Aaron M. Godfrey, 23, of West Dominick Street, got into an argument with his girlfriend at their residence at about 12:07 a.m. Monday. Police said Godfrey choked the woman during the argument. Members of her family came to the residence to help her, authorities stated.
Godfrey is charged with one count of criminal obstruction of breathing, police said. He is scheduled to appear in City Court.