A 60-year-old man was arrested Thursday following a domestic altercation in a home in the Village of Bemus Point, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office reported.
Calvin W. Thomas of Sunnyside Avenue, Bemus Point, was charged with aggravated family offense, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and criminal obstruction of breathing. At around 8:30 p.m., he allegedly grabbed an individual by the neck and refused to allow the victim to leave the Sunnyside residence, according to sheriff's deputies.
Because of prior convictions, Thomas was charged with aggravated family offense, as well as the other charges, according to the report.
Thomas was held in Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail, and is scheduled to return to Town of Ellery Court at a later date.