18-year-old Pedro Castro is jailed tonight in lieu of a $15,000 bond after police say he came into his bedroom intoxicated, grabbed his sleeping husband by the throat while he was sleeping, and choked him until just before he lost consciousness. Police documented marks and scratches on the victim. Castro fled the scene before police arrived, and a felony warrant was issued for his arrest.
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
On 08/17/2021 at 0723 hours the victim called police when the defendant, Pedro Castro, came into the victim’s room and choked him. The victim stated he was asleep on the bed when the defendant, who was intoxicated, came into the bedroom and grabbed the victim by the throat with both hands. The victim stated he had a very difficult time breathing but did not lose consciousness. There are visible injuries on the victim who has scratch marks on both shoulders and scratch marks on his neck. The defendant fled the scene prior to police arriving. Due to the victim’s statements and visible injuries to the victim, police determined the defendant to be the primary aggressor. Parties say that they are married.