Twenty-eight-year-old Shane Tainagongo was arrested and charged with Strangulation as a third-degree felony and Family Violence as a misdemeanor.

Court document state on Jan. 11 Tainatongo allegedly punched a woman in the face twice, choked her and broke her phone. Police noted the woman had bruising and redness on her face. 

Tainatongo, court documents state admitted to breaking the phone but said he only pushed the woman after she hit him.