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Man Facing Felony Assault Charges After Choking Family Member While He Was Drunk

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A man earned himself a trip to jail for reportedly choking a family member while he was drunk.

41-year-old Cody Smith now faces felony assault charges.

The victim told police that she tried to get her things and leave a residence in the 3900 block of Pleasant Drive on Monday night.

At one point, Smith tried to close a door on her.

She says he also grabbed her by the throat, pushed her over a handrail and tried to choke her.

If convicted, smith could spend up to 10 years in prison.

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