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DL man accused of assault by strangulation

A Detroit Lakes man has been charged in Becker County District Court with a felony count of domestic assault by strangulation.

Jared Lee Zavoral, 31, of 230 Barbara Ave., Apt. 317, Detroit Lakes, is accused of allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat during an argument and dragging her down onto the floor during an argument at a Detroit Lakes apartment on April 13.

According to the criminal complaint, the woman said she was unable to breathe; the officer who responded to the complaint noted bruising and red marks on her neck and torso.

Also according to the complaint, Zavoral allegedly pulled the telephone away from her and ripped the cord from the wall when she attempted to call 911.

Zavoral has been released on $5,000 bail pending his next court appearance, at a May 28 omnibus hearing.