A Brownfield man was recently indicted for second-degree felony assault by strangulation  with a prior conviction after an altercation in April with his live-in girlfriend.
A second-degree felony is punishable by a term of two to 20 years in prison and an optional fine not to exceed $10,000.
On Wednesday, April 16  Jesus Garcia Gonzales, Jr.,29, was arrested on a third-degree felony charge of Assault of a Family Member  and Impeding Breath or Circulation after a 22-year-old female, his girlfriend, alleged Gonzales assaulted her and then choked her.  She also reported that a 19-year-old female was assaulted in the process.
Gonzales was arrested shortly after Brownfield Police made contact with the subject, as according to the report, there was evidence of an assault.
Bond for Gonzales was set at  $15,000. He made bond on April 21.
According to the indictment, Gonzales has a previous conviction stemming from an incident on July 26, 2012.
Another indictment handed down recently regarding a domestic violence charge involved another Brownfield man who was indicted for assault family violence by strangulation involving an incident in May.
Trenton D. Jones, 23, was arrested on May, 6 for third-degree felony assault of a family or household member by impeding breath or circulation after an altercation with his girlfriend.
A third-degree felony is punishable by not less than two years in prison and not more than 10 years with an optional fine not to exceed $10,000.
At the time of his arrest, Jones’ bond was set at $20,000. Jones made bond on May 9.