Man charged with choking girlfriend

DOLGEVILLE -A man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly choked his girlfriend, police said.

Ryan M. Bladek, 33, of 2 Oak St., was charged with third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing.

Police said during a domestic dispute Bladek caused his girlfriend injury when he obstructed her breathing when he placed his hand around her throat and applied pressure.

Authorities also said neighbors could hear the woman begging Bladek not to kill her.

He was arraigned in the Town of Manheim Court, where he was released to reappear at a later date.