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Police: Man choked woman at Johnson City nightclub

Staff Report • Jan 21, 2013 at 9:55 AM

A Whitesburg man faced multiple charges after an incident early Sunday at a Johnson City nightspot, police said.

Matthew N. Drinnon, 30, 126 Greenview Drive, Whitesburg, was charged with aggravated domestic assault, resisting arrest and public intoxication following an investigation at Electric Cowboy, 1805 N. Roan St.

Police said Drinnon assaulted and choked a female victim at the bar. He was intoxicated and resisted arrest, according to the police report.

He was being held at the Washington County Detention Center on $16,000 bond.