Victim tells police she can “handle the beatings”, abuser says “she’s on punishment, she’s not going anywhere”

39-year-old Braden Barry remains jailed on a $10,000 bond, charged with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, after a neighbor noticed his girlfriend appeared to have been beaten. The victim was eventually able to whisper for someone to call the police, after Barry said his girlfriend was “on punishment” and not going anywhere.

Man kicks in bathroom door, drags girlfriend out by hair, and chokes her, police say

36-year-old Rama Mengasha, is charged with aggravated assault/strangulation after police say he kicked in the bathroom door while his girlfriend was attempting to show, drug her out by her hair, and held her in a chokehold.