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Portageville man arrested for choking his brother

WARSAW –A 45-year-old Portageville man was arrested Thursday for allegedly choking his brother during an incident at the Town of Pike.

Peter E. Carpenter of East Koy Road, was arrested by Wyoming County sheriff’s deputies in a Town of Genesee Falls establishment after the incident. Carpenter is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, two counts of criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child because an 11-year-old child witnessed the fight.

Carpenter was arraigned in Pike Town Court and released to another family member. He is due back in court next week.