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Bell County man charged with strangulation of his wife after two incidents

Updated: Dec 5, 2020

From the Bell County Kentucky Sheriff's -

Nicholas Dye - BCDC

On Thursday evening December 3, 2020 Bell County Deputy Frank Foster arrested a Calvin man on an outstanding warrant for two choking incidents.


The complaint warrant taken out by Sgt. Patrick Brooks states that on August 21, 2020, 23 year old Nicholas Dye “without consent intentionally impeded the normal breathing or circulation of blood of another person by applying pressure on the throat or neck of his wife by being into a physical altercation with her, placing her into a choke hold bringing her to the ground."


Another incident on September 15, 2020 Dye is alleged to have committed the same offense causing his wife to lose consciousness.


While being arrested by Deputy Foster, Nicholas Dye was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.


He was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with two counts of strangulation 1st degree, assault 4th degree (domestic violence) minor injury, possession of controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, and he was served an outstanding warrant.


Also assisting in this case was Chief Deputy Doug Jordan and Deputy Marti Messer.

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