Fort Walton Beach, FL (June 17, 2019) – Police have arrested 45-year-old Brian Titus after he choked a woman after the two became involved in an argument in Fort Walton Beach.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of the incident, where they found that Titus had wrapped his hands around the woman’s neck and choked her. He also allegedly dragged her down the stairs while they were arguing.
A witness had seen the events take place and corroborated it with the statements being made by the victim.
When police investigated, they found the victim with bruises, redness to her neck, scrape marks, and more.
Titus has since been arrested and charged with battery and felony battery and is being held in jail on a $30,000 bond.
Fort Walton Beach Battery Laws
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