Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Saltillo man on Wednesday night for allegedly assaulting his ex-wife.
The victim told HCSO Deputies that John Diogo Fernandez assaulted her during an argument. Fernandez allegedly threw her on the ground and then choked her along with striking her on the right side of her head multiple times.
Deputies observed and photographed red marks on the victim’s throat. The victim advised that she’d like to press charges.
Deputies then located Fernandez and he admitted to the argument but refused to answer further questions about the incident.
Fernandez was arrested and charged with Assault Family/House Member Impeding Breath/Circulation.