Man charged with strangulation

Staff Report

January 28, 2014

YADKINVILLE — A Hamptonville man was charged over the weekend following a domestic violence incident.

Roger Curtis Taylor, 45, was arrested at his residence on Sunday and charged with one felony count of assault by strangulation.

According to a release from the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the Hamptonville residence regarding a report of an assault in the early morning hours Sunday. Reportedly, Taylor had an argument with his girlfriend which led to him strangulating her. The sheriff’s office said she had visible signs of the assault.

Taylor was given no bond and his first appearance in court was Wednesday.