Man Arrrested After He Chokes Girlfriend Using His Dreadlocks‏

Caleb Grotberg

Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded Monday, at 2:28 a.m., to a residence in the 3200 block of Southeast 22nd Avenue on the report of a domestic assault.

Officers arrived and spoke to the adult female victim who told police that her boyfriend assaulted her and choked her with his dread-locked hair. The victim provided a good description of the suspect and officers canvassing the neighborhood located the man and took him into custody.

The victim was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to numerous, non-life-threatening injuries.

32-year-old Caleb Grotberg was charged with Kidnap in the Second Degree, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, Assault in the Fourth Degree, Menacing, and Strangulation; all Domestic Violence felony crimes.

Grotberg was booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned on Tuesday.

Albany Tribune

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