Wyalusing man arrested for strangling woman, breaking windshield


SEPT. 21 UPDATE (WETM) – New and disturbing details released by the Pennsylvania State Police paint a clearer picture of what happened in the September 17 incident.

According to the official criminal complaint and an affidavit from a State Trooper, Walters slapped the woman in the face, then grabbed her by the throat. He allegedly pushed her against a car window while squeezing her throat. The woman told State Police that when she was trying to leave the scene, Walters jumped on the hood of her car and broke her windshield.

Correction: Walters was arrested by the Pennsylvania State Police, not the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office as previously stated.

STANDING STONE TWP, Pa. (WETM) – James Walters, 25, was arrested by the Pennsylvania State Police for strangling a 23-year-old woman.

Just before 3 p.m. on September 17, State Police responded to the area of US Highway 6 and Rummerfield Creek Road in Standing Stone Township for a domestic incident.

Walters was arrested and charged with strangulation, simple assault, harassment, and criminal mischief.

The arrest report said there was also $400 of windshield damage to a car.

The Pennsylvania State Police told 18 News that Walters is being held on $50,000 bail.

18 News is working on getting more information on this story and will provide updates as they become available.

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