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Harmony man arrested on allegations of strangulation

Friday, August 21, 2009

Benjamin A. Johnson
A Harmony man was recently arrested on allegations of attempting to strangle an unidentified female during a domestic dispute.

According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Benjamin A. Johnson, 34, was taken into custody Wednesday evening after a struggle in which he allegedly choked the victim and broke her cell phone in an attempt to stop her from calling for help. He was preliminarily charged with domestic battery, strangulation and interfering with reporting a crime at the Clay County Justice Center.

During the course of the investigation, officers discovered an undisclosed amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the home. This resulted in additional charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia being added to Johnson's charging information.

Facing a $7,000 cash bond (with 10 percent allowed), jail officials confirmed Johnson remains incarcerated while awaiting formal arraignment in court per the calendar.

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I can,t beleive it. A woman beater, and the police found drugs on the man. And he can get out of jail for $700.00. This is so wrong. Come on where is the justice on this. Is,nt the justice system suspose to protect the innocent,maybe like women and children! B. Johnson, You are not a real man. Mother,s and Father,s teach your son,s ,you never, never, hit anyone. And always protect the weaker sex, and children. Johnson, how would you like to be beaten and choked by someone much bigger and stronger than you? You,r the punk!!!!

-- Posted by rightwaygirl on Sun, Aug 23, 2009, at 1:07 PM

I agree right way girl

-- Posted by confused33 on Mon, Aug 24, 2009, at 8:49 AM

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