Greenwood man arrested on strangulation, offensive touching charges

Ronald L. McBroom, 31, of Greenwood, DE – Harrington Police Dept.

A Greenwood man was arrested after police say he tried to choke a woman while she held their infant child.

According to the Harrington Police Department, on Tuesday officers arrested 31-year-old Ronald L. McBroom, of Greenwood, following a domestic incident on Cozy Woods Circle.

Officers responded to the residence and spoke with the victim, who told police that they were engaged in an argument with McBroom which escalated when McBroom allegedly walked up to the victim and choked her with his hand.

The victim was holding their infant child when the altercation became physical, according to police. McBroom then began causing damage inside the home before fleeing the scene.

Warrants were issued for McBrooms arrest. He was contacted by telephone and notified. A short time later he surrendered himself to police without incident.

He was presented via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 7 and charged with Strangulation (E Felony), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor), Offensive Touching (Misdemeanor), and Criminal Mischief Under $1000 (Misdemeanor). He was released from custody after posting $2,700 secured bond.

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