Jairo Cortes chokes wife during argument over man approaching her at nightclub

24-year-old Jairo Cortes had a domestic incident with his wife, Jamie Lopez, at their Paragon Mills Road residence on June 8th. Upon arrival, officers spoke with Lopez, who stated that she and Cortes argued at the nightclub, which continued to their house. Lopez stated the argument was over a man approaching her at the bar. Lopez said that Cortes had become aggressive and started questioning her about the unknown male, during which he struck and choked her, leaving visible marks on her neck and face. A third party stated he observed the occurrence and wished to remain anonymous. Cortes was taken into custody for aggravated assault.