Jay Joshua Peter allegedly threatened woman with gun after strangling her
He allegedly strangled a woman twice and then threatened her with a gun.
Jay Joshua Peter, 25, was arrested on Nov. 29 after the woman reported he had assaulted her.
Court documents state Peter fought with the woman on Nov. 26 when he reached over and strangled her. He also allegedly hit her with a beer bottle and pushed her face into the seat beat release.
On Nov. 29, the two argued again and Peter allegedly strangled the woman. According to court documents, she tried to run away and then Peter dragged her toward a residence. He then pointed a gun at her and told her he was going to kill her before she leaves.
Peter was charged with two counts of Strangulation, two counts of Family Violence, Terrorizing and Special Allegation: Possession or use of a Deadly Weapon in the Commission of a Felony.